The state’s Business Action Center has long billed itself as a one-stop shop for helping companies grow in New Jersey and attracting new ones from out of state. That often means finding solutions for commercial real estate needs, from helping a scientist find lab space to assisting Amazon with its ever-growing network of fulfillment centers. It also means helping developers and their professionals navigate the web of state agencies that are involved in real estate decisions, from NJ Transit to the Department of Environmental Protection.
To Carl Goldberg, the need for moderately priced, workforce housing continues to grow in New Jersey, but the cost of structured parking can be a significant hurdle. It’s why he sees an opportunity for the state to help local officials solve that equation.
American Water has opened the doors to its new 220,000-square-foot headquarters in Camden, the first completed piece of a high-profile, billion-dollar redevelopment of the city’s waterfront.
Recent surveys show support for the notion that the fundamentals underpinning commercial real estate will be stronger in 12 months than they are today. This is thanks in part to the belief that rents will rise and the idea that the benefits of the new federal tax law, including the Opportunity Zone program, will bring capital off of the sidelines.