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.

NAI Hanson: Township acquires, preserves would-be development site in Hunterdon County

The Hunterdon County township of Raritan is preserving 48 acres near Route 202 after acquiring the property, according to a broker with NAI James E. Hanson.

PGIM Real Estate commits $150,000 to nonprofits focused on racial equity, social justice

PGIM Real Estate has announced several new partnerships aimed at bolstering the firm’s commitment to supporting racial equity and social justice in the U.S.

Plan for 1.2 million sq. ft. studio, hospitality complex in Carteret wins key approval

A sprawling project that would bring film and television studios, hotel rooms and restaurants to a former industrial site in Carteret is moving forward after securing a key local approval.

Nonprofit eyes rehab, expansion of Trenton home as permanent hub for living and learning

A nonprofit serving marginalized high school girls in Trenton has purchased a three-story house in the city that it now hopes to renovate into a permanent dwelling for the organization, one that would nearly quadruple its student population, while bringing its team of educators and administrators under one roof.

Two attorneys join McManimon Scotland redevelopment group as associates

By Joshua Burd McManimon, Scotland & Baumann LLC has announced two new additions to its team of redevelopment attorneys. Based in Roseland, the firm said Brandy Herfort joins its practice as an associate after clerking for Superior Court Judge Lisa…

Murphy touts $49 million upgrade of New Brunswick train station, as development booms

The New Brunswick train station is a getting a nearly $50 million upgrade, thanks to an infusion of state funds detailed Friday by Gov. Phil Murphy and other officials.

DMR Architects: You build trust by trusting people
"You build trust by trusting people." — Lloyd Rosenberg, President & CEO That philosophy has allowed DMR Architects to become a top architecture, interior design and professional planning firm, with a practice that is among the industry’s most diverse and…
Dessert maker takes 20,000 sq. ft. at new Denholtz food, beverage facility on Fort Monmouth

Denholtz Properties has lured another user to its new food and beverage hub on Fort Monmouth, where a fast-growing dessert business will now build out a new production facility.

Hartz details pitch for industrial park, open space at massive Hercules site in Roxbury

Hartz Mountain Industries has unveiled its proposal to redevelop a massive former manufacturing site in Morris County, including plans for a five-building, 2.5 million-square-foot industrial campus and hundreds of acres of open space.

Veris Residential brings electric vehicle charging stations to 750-unit Jersey City high-rise

Veris Residential Inc. has unveiled a partnership that has brought two dozen electric vehicle charging ports to a newly built, 750-unit apartment tower in downtown Jersey City.