Hospitality & Tourism

Whether it’s the proximity to New York City or all of the tourist attractions that New Jersey has to offer, the Garden State’s hospitality industry is booming. Hotels are increasingly becoming part of major redevelopment projects.

Lawmakers OK bill to impose casino license suspension

A bill that is headed to Gov. Chris Christie’s desk would impose a five-year casino license suspension on billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who owns the shuttered Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City.

Architect unveils 3D animation of proposed Morristown hotel (VIDEO)

Attendees at a recent Morristown planning board meeting were offered a virtual tour of where a developer hopes to build a new 117-unit hotel — thanks to a 3D animation produced by the project’s architect.

Industry hopefuls meet industry leaders at career seminar

A career seminar hosted by Montclair State University’s Feliciano School of Business connected attendees with real estate industry leaders in several specialties, including brokerage, property management, value-add investing, development and institutional investing.

Victory for gas tax dedication, failure for casino expansion

Amid the stunning outcome of Tuesday’s presidential election, New Jersey residents voted as expected and overwhelmingly rejected a ballot question to expand casino gaming in the state.

Developer seeks OK for Morristown’s first new hotel in decades

The development team behind what would be Morristown’s first new hotel in more than 35 years is now making its case to local officials, appearing before the town’s planning board for the first time last week.

Developer pitches Newark site for North Jersey casino

A local developer is pushing a site in Newark as the home of a casino if voters approve a statewide gaming expansion next month — and he is meeting with operators from Atlantic City about the proposal.

Nonprofit sues Paterson hospital over scrapped hotel project

A nonprofit group in Paterson is suing St. Joseph’s Medical Center over its decision to pull out of a plan to build a hotel on hospital property, according to a published report.

Owner launches energy upgrades to Teaneck hotel

Alfred Sanzari Enterprises has launched a multimillion-dollar upgrade to the energy infrastructure at the Marriott at Glenpointe, the hotel in its Teaneck business complex.

Trump Taj Mahal becomes latest A.C. casino to close

The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Hotel in Atlantic City was set to close early Monday morning, becoming the fifth gaming hall in the resort town to shut down in less than three years.

Developer acquires, plans upgrades at W. Windsor hotel

A developer has acquired its second Princeton-area hotel, with plans to reinvest in the property and position it as a key piece of the Carnegie Center business campus.