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.

Life after COAH

Covering real estate had never crossed my mind when I came out of school and started as a metro reporter in Middlesex County. But it wasn’t long before I found myself at council meetings and planning board hearings, listening to developers make their pitch to a town.

EDA approves $245M tax credit for new Camden office tower

State officials have awarded nearly $245 million in tax credits to spur a trio of prominent South Jersey companies to move to Camden as part of the city’s sweeping waterfront redevelopment.

South Jersey firms unveil plans for $245 million office tower in Camden

Three prominent South Jersey companies, including the insurance firm run by business and political leader George E. Norcross III, have unveiled plans to move their headquarters to Camden under a proposed $245 million office tower on the city’s waterfront.

Camden Tower: By the numbers

A rendering of the proposed Camden Tower in Camden — Courtesy: Conner Strong & Buckelew A proposed 18-story office tower on the Camden waterfront could become the new headquarters for three prominent South Jersey corporations. Here is how the project breaks…

NAIOP unveils deal of the year finalists for upcoming gala

With two months to go until its annual gala, NAIOP New Jersey has revealed the finalists for its Deal of the Year Awards.

A new lease on life: Prism, local officials prepare for ‘next chapter’ of Roche campus

The resurrection of the Roche property in Nutley and Clifton is well underway — and Prism Capital Partners is already seeing tangible signs of the promise that its sprawling campus holds.

Are incentives here to stay in N.J.? Gubernatorial hopefuls weigh in at NAIOP forum

Two of the candidates in this year’s gubernatorial election would look to scale back or reconfigure the state’s development and business incentives, while three others appear ready to continue the existing programs as a way to extend the growth of New Jersey’s economy.

Hackensack firm unveils new Bergen County gov’t complex

A locally based architecture firm its touting the opening of a modern, $140 million county government building that it designed in the heart of downtown Hackensack.

Greenbaum Rowe names co-chair of redevelopment, land use group

Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP has added a veteran commercial real estate attorney to help lead its redevelopment and land use practice.

Greenbaum among CRE leaders to be honored at NAIOP gala

Arthur M. Greenbaum, a titan of New Jersey real estate law, will receive a lifetime achievement award and headline the list of honorees at NAIOP New Jersey’s annual gala this spring.