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.

Hoboken details revised hotel plan with $4.5 million in community givebacks, union labor

A developer seeking to build a new waterfront hotel in Hoboken has pledged $4.5 million in community investments, under a deal that city officials say could be a model for future projects.

Stockton’s plan to buy Atlantic Club falls through, reports say

Stockton University’s plan to purchase the former Atlantic Club Casino Hotel has fallen through, marking the latest setback for the Atlantic City property more than four years after it closed its doors.

N.J. Hall of Fame breaks ground on museum at American Dream

The New Jersey Hall of Fame has broken ground on its permanent home at the sprawling American Dream complex in East Rutherford, hosting stakeholders and dignitaries on Wednesday for a ceremonial kickoff to the project.

Rutgers reveals latest group of advisers, emerging leaders for real estate program

The Center for Real Estate at Rutgers Business School has unveiled this year’s group of board members and industry leaders that will guide the program and its students.

JLL: Newark hotel inks leases with seafood eatery, recruiting center

A local seafood restaurant and a U.S. Army recruiting center will be among the newest retail tenants at a hotel next to the Prudential Center in Newark, according to JLL.

N.J. Hall of Fame finds permanent home at American Dream

The nonprofit New Jersey Hall of Fame has found a permanent home at what will become the sprawling American Dream retail and entertainment complex in East Rutherford.

Purchasing manager is among newest hires for Hollister

Hollister Construction Services has made another addition to its team with the hiring of a new purchasing manager.

CSG attorney tapped as state trustee in Tropicana sale

State regulators have designated an attorney with Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC as the trustee for a Nevada-based company’s acquisition of the Tropicana Casino & Resort in Atlantic City.

Bell Works names operator for rooftop hotel, conference space

Somerset Development has tapped an international hospitality brand as its operator for a planned rooftop hotel at Bell Works, the landmark mixed-use complex in Holmdel.

Veteran estimator joins Hollister executive team

By Joshua Burd Hollister Construction Services has hired an industry veteran to lead its estimating team. In a news release Thursday, the firm announced the addition of Bruce Schlesier as vice president of estimating. In the new role, Hollister said…