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.

Newark cultural institutions eye high-profile projects, creation of new downtown arts hub

A series of high-profile development projects are poised to infuse three of Newark’s cultural anchors, while helping to advance economic growth in and around the downtown.

JLL: Buyer wanted for 127,000 sq. ft. CAE training center in Whippany

The site of a fully leased aviation training center in Morris County is on the market for sale, in a newly announced offering by JLL’s New Jersey capital markets team.

PS&S acquires leading transportation, infrastructure firm B. Thayer Associates

PS&S, the Warren-based professional services firm, has acquired the assets of a New York-based consulting practice involved in some of the region’s largest infrastructure projects.

Denholtz unveils luxury rentals, retail space in latest investment in Red Bank

Denholtz Properties has taken another key step in its plan to help jumpstart Red Bank’s west side, as it prepares to open a new luxury apartment building alongside its headquarters and NJ Transit rail service, making good on a plan that began around 2016.

Reverse appeals can lead to unexpected property tax liabilities for commercial property owners

As the real estate market remains strong, and property values continue to rise across many asset classes, commercial property owners need to be aware of the growing trend with municipalities aggressively seeking to substantially increase tax assessments for commercial properties by filing their own tax appeals.

Steadman retiring as FMERA executive director, with Kopach set to take the helm

The state agency that guides redevelopment of the iconic 1,100-acre Fort Monmouth property will soon have its first new leader in more than a decade.

Murphy taps longtime insurance executive to lead Atlantic City-based CRDA

A longtime insurance executive is taking the helm of the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, a key state agency involved in guiding and funding projects in Atlantic City.

LCOR reveals new-look office, apartment towers amid plan to transform Hoboken terminal

A developer has unveiled new details of a plan to transform the area around Hoboken Terminal, including a proposed 635,000-square-foot office tower and nearly 400 apartments alongside open space, infrastructure upgrades and a renovation of the historic transit hub.

ULI to honor top New Jersey projects, industry players at 2022 awards gala

The Urban Land Institute of Northern New Jersey is set to honor more than a dozen commercial real estate projects, deals and industry leaders as part of its upcoming annual awards gala.

NJBA installs Bovino as president among new slate of board officers

The New Jersey Builders Association has installed a longtime member and 36-year veteran of the homebuilding industry as its 69th board president.