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.

Sanzari debuts new dual-branded Hilton hotel in Teaneck (SLIDESHOW)

Alfred Sanzari Enterprises has opened the doors to a new 15-story, 350-room hotel in Teaneck, celebrating the latest addition to its flagship Glenpointe complex.  

Zip line operator closes on land in Morris County, NAI Hanson says

An operator of zip line parks has acquired two vacant parcels spanning 48 acres in Morris County, paving the way for its expansion into the Northeast.

Developer unveils 130-unit, waterfront condo building in Asbury Park (SLIDESHOW)

A developer has taken the wraps off a new luxury condominium building in Asbury Park, the latest piece of its high-profile, $300 million redevelopment along the city’s iconic beachfront.

Hard Rock’s long-awaited debut in Atlantic City comes with a new opportunity

The new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has opened its doors in Atlantic City, with the promise of being a new type of destination that will grow the market and bring new visitors to the resort town.

Ocean Resort debuts in Atlantic City, providing new hope and a fresh start

As a crowd packed the famed Atlantic City boardwalk on Thursday, an investment group hailed the opening of the new Ocean Resort Casino at the former Revel property.

Atlantic City casino, North Jersey mall among top 100 U.S. property taxpayers, report says

An Atlantic City casino and a well-known North Jersey mall are among the nation’s top 100 property taxpayers.

Hard Rock CEO Allen hopes new hotel, casino will strike a different tone in Atlantic City

The new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will open June 28, with a model that aims to set a new standard in Atlantic City. For one thing, the resort will have an added emphasis on entertainment, leveraging Hard Rock’s own vast network of performers to help program the venue and bolster other nongaming revenue streams such as meeting business and hotel stays. But its owners have sought to be different from past generations of New Jersey casinos in another way, focusing on community outreach that they say will continue well past the grand opening.

Editor’s note: Mastering the middle

Even before I started covering commercial real estate full-time, I still came across development stories during my earlier days as a metro reporter in Central Jersey. One of those stories came when I was covering Bound Brook, a borough in Somerset County that had a tired downtown and a history of being battered by flooding from the Raritan River. But in early 2011, we learned that a developer named George Capodagli was interested in building the type of new apartments that were starting to crop up elsewhere in the state.

Hard Rock unveils design of new Atlantic City hotel and casino (RENDERINGS)

With two weeks until its grand opening, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City has unveiled the design for the new state-of-the-art resort on the city’s iconic Boardwalk.

Connell debuts new Embassy Suites in Berkeley Heights (SLIDESHOW)

A developer has opened the doors to a new hotel in Berkeley Heights, aiming to capture demand from the region’s network of life sciences companies and other corporate users.