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.

The RealReal opens 490,000 sq. ft. e-commerce center in Perth Amboy

An online luxury consignment shop has officially added to its footprint in New Jersey, marking the opening of its nearly 500,000-square-foot distribution center in Perth Amboy.

Developer, HMFA break ground on 103-unit affordable project in Mount Laurel

Construction is underway on a 103-unit affordable housing complex in Mount Laurel, thanks in part to a subsidy package from the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency.

Kearny Point access road slated for ‘complete green street’ redevelopment

The main access road into the sprawling, distinctive Kearny Point development is slated to become significantly greener and more welcoming to pedestrians and cyclists, thanks to a new $3 million federal grant that was awarded to its host municipality.

Audible unveils 80,000 sq. ft. ‘innovation cathedral’ at historic Newark church

Audible has completed its restoration of a historic church in downtown Newark, debuting a new 80,000-square-foot office and innovation space as part of its growing footprint in the city.

NAIOP honors transformative deals, industry icons at annual gala

Two of the state’s most ambitious redevelopment and adaptive reuse projects were among the top honorees Thursday at NAIOP New Jersey’s annual gala, where a crowd of hundreds celebrated the commercial real estate industry and some of its leading figures.

Pennrose, HMFA mark start of 172-unit affordable project at former Army camp

Pennrose has broken ground on the first piece of a 172-unit affordable housing development in Edison, seeking to redevelop a former U.S. Army property that dates back to World War II.

Monmouth to honor Zucker, Marchetta at annual real estate dinner

Monmouth University will honor Ralph Zucker and Anthony Marchetta at its upcoming real estate awards dinner, adding to the list of industry leaders to be highlighted at the annual event.

C&W details bank’s acquisition of 70,000 sq. ft. Fort Lee office building

A financial services firm will occupy more than half of its newly acquired 70,000-square-foot office building in Fort Lee, following a transaction arranged by Cushman & Wakefield.

With conversion nearly complete, leasing launches at iconic Newark tower

A development group has nearly completed its restoration of a landmark tower in downtown Newark, where it will soon debut 265 apartments and a mix of new commercial space.

HMFA: Tax credits will fund affordable 1,200 units, focus on Opportunity Zones

The state has detailed plans to finance 1,200 affordable housing units under a federal tax credit program, with an added focus on projects in Opportunity Zones and other newly added criteria.