Professional Services

It might be the developers and investors who dream big, but they rely on thousands of service professionals every day to bring their plans to fruition.

Planned Cos. names new chief operations, revenue officers

Two long-serving executives are set to join the C-suite at Planned Cos., a Parsippany-based firm that provides janitorial, maintenance and other services to residential and commercial buildings.

Tapping into technology: Virtual, augmented reality providing new frontier for design firm

Rotwein + Blake is hoping to tap into the next wave of innovation in the design of commercial real estate: virtual and augmented reality. The Livingston-based architecture firm is now hoping to integrate the technology into its practice going forward, seeing it as a tool that can both enhance the design process and create additional value for its clients.

WCD: New and improved cost cap insurance could spur additional environmental cleanups

A consulting and engineering firm has teamed with a global insurance agency to expand coverage for environmental cleanups, with the goal of spurring remediation at sites that are otherwise seen as too costly or risky for property owners to take on.

Engineering a solution: How PS&S helped create a path forward for Atlantic City’s iconic Steel Pier

The newest addition to the Atlantic City skyline is not another casino, but a 230-foot-tall observation wheel that will become the latest and greatest piece of the iconic Steel Pier. The year-round attraction is now open to the public, but that might not be the case without the work of an architecture and engineering firm with deep ties to the seaside resort town.

Design firm unveils new Parsippany HQ for maker of Nutella, Tic Tacs (SLIDESHOW)

Drawing inspiration from well-known brands such as Nutella, a Millburn-based architecture firm is touting the design of a newly completed headquarters space for Ferrero USA.

Babineau joins Rutgers real estate center executive committee

One of the state’s top real estate attorneys has joined the executive committee at The Center for Real Estate at Rutgers Business School.

CRE mortgage broker firm hires business development exec for new unit

Eastern Union Funding, a Howell-based commercial real estate mortgage brokerage firm, has hired a director of business development for a newly launched division.

Urban logistics set to change industrial real estate’s competitive landscape

The rising demand for sites that will support urban logistics centers has driven growth in Northern New Jersey, while also creating competition among developers, as forgotten industrial markets reemerge. Retailers, parcel carriers and food and beverage companies have all increased their demand for industrial space less than ten miles from Manhattan. Formerly obsolete locations throughout New York’s boroughs are reemerging as competitive alternatives to the New Jersey markets.

Ripco adds salesperson in N.J. office

Ripco Real Estate has expanded its brokerage team in New Jersey with the hiring of a new salesperson, the retail real estate firm announced recently.

G.S. Wilcox announces two new hires

Commercial mortgage banking firm G.S. Wilcox & Co. has expanded its team with an eye toward the future, touting the recent hiring of two senior associates.