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.

Developer launches site work, proceeds with adaptive reuse of historic Paterson complex

A developer is moving ahead with a sweeping adaptive reuse plan in Paterson, where it hopes to transform a historic industrial complex into a destination for residents and businesses.

LAN Associates opens new office in Voorhees, amid growing demand in South Jersey

LAN Associates, a full-service architecture and engineering firm, has expanded its footprint with the opening of a new office in southern New Jersey.

Developers, public officials kick off 70-unit veterans’ housing project in Monmouth County

A joint venture has broken ground on a 70-unit multifamily project in Tinton Falls that will be geared toward homeless veterans and others who served in the U.S. armed forces.

NAIOP honors deals of the year, industry icons as virtual gala marks 50th anniversary

The state’s commercial real estate community gathered virtually on Wednesday as NAIOP New Jersey honored a group of transformative projects and industry leaders, including the family of a developer who helped found the chapter a half-century ago.

A look at NAIOP New Jersey’s Deal of the Year finalists

Nine of the state’s most impactful development projects will take center stage Wednesday night as NAIOP New Jersey hosts its annual commercial real estate awards gala.

NJAA: Landlords, renters need further support from federal and state governments

The New Jersey Apartment Association is renewing calls for additional assistance to both renters and landlords, as highlighted by the recent national eviction moratorium by the federal government and continued discussions among state policymakers.

Brogan: Apartment owners still facing economic, legislative concerns as health crisis continues

With New Jersey’s coronavirus crisis entering its seventh month, the state’s apartment industry still faces a long list of challenges amid legislative efforts to address the economic fallout. Real Estate NJ connected with David Brogan, the executive director of the New Jersey Apartment Association, who weighed in on everything from rent collections to state and federal policy proposals that he believes would have dire financial consequences for landlords.

American Dream announces reopening, debut of retail offerings

The American Dream complex in East Rutherford will reopen Oct. 1, nearly six months after the coronavirus crisis dealt yet another setback to the massive retail and entertainment venue.

Dresdner Robin helps secure zoning change for Hoboken medical marijuana dispensary

A proposed medical marijuana dispensary in Hoboken is moving forward after a series of zoning and neighborhood impact studies completed by Dresdner Robin.

City native spearheading long-awaited redevelopment at Elizabeth transit site

A new mixed-use building will bring 267 upscale apartments and 36,000 square feet of office, restaurant and retail space to the corner of Union and West Grand streets in Elizabeth, the site of a long-vacant redevelopment parcel near an NJ Transit train station.