Appraisal startup Valcre adds Otteau Group, Pyramid to New Jersey client roster

An appraisal software platform has added Otteau Group Inc. and Pyramid Real Estate Advisors to its growing list of New Jersey-based clients.

The best of The Briefing 2022

We’re always excited to look ahead to a new year in New Jersey commercial real estate. First, however, please join us in looking back at our top stories of the year, including our most-read items and a few editor’s picks. Happy New Year and best of luck!

Big energy: How fast-growing Solar Landscape became a force in New Jersey commercial real estate

Solar Landscape has become a key player with a visible presence in New Jersey’s commercial real estate industry, having leased more than 20 million square feet of rooftop space for its solar projects.

Bell Works team inks six new office leases, five renewals at Holmdel property

Six companies have signed new leases for office space at Bell Works, while another five tenants have renewed or expanded at the sprawling campus in Holmdel.

Private Lender Law details joint venture with digital platform Mortgage Automator

The Marlboro-based practice known as Private Lender Law is teaming with a digital loan management platform in a bid to further streamline its closing services for clients.

Connell, Brightcore debut 9,200 new solar panels at The Park in Berkeley Heights

The Connell Co. has unveiled a collection of more than 9,000 solar panels at its flagship campus in Berkeley Heights, the latest addition to the 185-acre property known as The Park.

Defending against the rise of cyberattacks in real estate

The real estate industry has become a growing target for cyberattacks. Real estate transactions require valuable and sensitive information, including personal and financial details for buyers, sellers and real estate organizations.

Finite resources demand a new approach to investment decisions

Ten years ago, Superstorm Sandy slammed into New Jersey, killing 38 people, devastating coastal areas, inflicting billions of dollars in damage and causing power outages for millions of residents and businesses for weeks. For many, it was a turning point that changed the way they invested and did business. Given today’s accelerating pace of life-altering disruptions — the pandemic, inflation, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, extreme weather events — I believe New Jerseyans are ready to modify their behavior to reduce their risk and financial exposure to the adverse impacts from climate change.

Marcus & Millichap: Tech platform aims to create new opportunities for CRE buyers

A new technology platform by Marcus & Millichap is primed to draw additional investors to New Jersey’s commercial real estate market, while helping locally based owners find opportunities beyond the Garden State.

Signature Acquisitions debuts rooftop solar across 16 New Jersey office buildings

Signature Acquisitions has installed a 3.75-megawat solar energy system covering more than 200,000 square feet of rooftop across 16 office buildings in New Jersey.