Government & Public Policy

From zoning disputes to the federal tax code, public policy affects the commercial real estate sector far more than you may realize. For industry leaders, government and politics demand constant attention.

Engineering group honors PS&S water treatment expert, a 60-year industry veteran

A veteran engineer and architect with PS&S has earned a top honor from the American Society of Civil Engineers’ New Jersey section.

How can state and local leaders help bring new foot traffic to their downtowns?

How can state and local leaders help bring new foot traffic to their downtowns? We assembled a panel of industry experts to tackle this month’s question.

‘STEAM Lab’ coming to Atlantic City, seeking to prepare students for future economy

The Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City is teaming with business leaders to create a new training center for local students, seeking to grow the region’s economy beyond the hospitality sector.

Bergen County rec complex, senior center upgrade nearly complete, Dresdner Robin says

A community in Bergen County is nearing completion of a revamped recreation and senior center complex, following design and site work by a team with Dresdner Robin.

Murphy signs permit extension bill, drawing praise from developers

Real estate industry advocates are cheering the passage of a state law to extend the timeline for governmental permits and approvals for projects that were stalled by the pandemic.

Day Pitney attorney named land use section chair for State Bar Association

A real estate and land use attorney in Day Pitney LLP’s Parsippany office has taken over a key position with the New Jersey State Bar Association.

C&W inks sale of Woodbridge redevelopment site to Russo, Onyx

Russo Development and Onyx Equities have closed on a 21-acre parcel in Woodbridge, clearing the way for a project that will add 376 apartments and new retail space to the township.

Tantleff, Manicone primed to play key roles as NJBA officers

As the housing industry looks to move beyond the coronavirus crisis, two female executives are poised to play prominent roles as board members of the New Jersey Builders Association.

NJAA sounds alarm on rent repayment bill, citing unintended consequences

The Statehouse in Trenton By Joshua Burd A new proposal by state lawmakers would require apartment landlords to set up payment plans with tenants who could not pay rent during the coronavirus crisis, but multifamily industry advocates are raising concerns…

DMR touts ongoing work in residential, public-sector projects during pandemic

DMR Architects is progressing on a host of residential, governmental and education projects in New Jersey, with design and construction ongoing in spite of the coronavirus crisis.