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.

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.

Shuttered Revel casino gets rebranded

The defunct Revel casino in Atlantic City has a new name and a new management team.

Developer Blatstein bullish on Atlantic City’s future

Speaking to a crowd of fellow real estate and retail professionals, developer Bart Blatstein on Tuesday made a pitch for bringing new development and investment to Atlantic City.

Atlantic City real estate values plunge amid resort’s struggles

THE RUNDOWN: Like its gaming revenue, property values in Atlantic City have plummeted over much of the past decade. That’s according to a new story by The Press Atlantic City, which found that total property assessments in the city have fallen from more than $20 million in 2008 to roughly $7 million today.

First new hotel in decades coming to downtown Montclair

The Pinnacles Cos., in a joint venture with The Hampshire Cos. and investment partner Circle Squared Alternative Investments, broke ground recently on downtown Montclair’s first new full-service hotel in decades.