Sustainable and ecofriendly projects were in the spotlight on Wednesday night, as the U.S. Green Building Council of New Jersey handed out its annual green building awards.
Industry leaders will come together in early June for the March of Dimes’ annual real estate award reception for northern and central New Jersey, honoring developer Sam Morreale to support efforts to improve the health of mothers and babies.
A crowd of more than 800 turned out Thursday for NAIOP New Jersey’s 31st annual commercial real estate awards gala, where the organization honored some of the industry’s top executives and unveiled its coveted Deal of the Year Awards.
The New Jersey Hall of Fame recently inducted its 2017 class, which included Jon F. Hanson of The Hampshire Cos., during a star-studded event in Asbury Park.
Former Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno (left) and Hank Sheinkopf, president of Sheinkopf Communications Ltd., were among the speakers on Tuesday at “Connecting Bridges and Borders in Real Estate Property Management,” a program hosted by the New Jersey City University School of Business.
An upcoming conference in Jersey City will shine a light on property management, with a focus on promoting international business and sharing best practices from around the world.
In New Jersey’s booming industrial market — where rent growth is unprecedented and speculative development is rewarded — owners and investors still face a major challenge when it comes to deploying capital and keeping their pipelines filled.
State officials are weighing their options for modernizing the Department of Community Affairs, Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver said last week, from electronic permitting to the potential to allow municipalities to privatize code enforcement. Far less certain is how they will tackle more high-profile issues such as affordable housing, shared services and the tax credit programs that have fueled development in recent years.
For a market that is seeing an extended growth period, it isn’t all that complicated to sum up what exactly is driving the major trends in commercial real estate lending: Fierce competition. At least, that’s according to panelists at a recent conference hosted by the Rutgers Center for Real Estate, where lenders and other experts gathered to discuss the state of commercial real estate finance in New Jersey and beyond.