LeFrak, Simon donate $100,000 to children of Jersey City shooting victims

Two of the biggest names in Jersey City real estate have teamed to help the families impacted by the December mass shooting in the city, which claimed the lives of four victims.

The domino effect: Without rental assistance, who’s left holding the bag?

When COVID-19 hit the United States, most Americans never imagined the impact it would have on daily life. As the virus spread, states like New Jersey started to implement policies to promote social distancing and to help those impacted by the economic fallout of the crisis, including policies such as an eviction moratorium. While such a policy addresses one specific immediate-term problem, it does not address the systemic need for rent revenue that supports an entire multifamily ecosystem, which is a critical component of New Jersey’s economy and significantly supports the State and municipalities through taxes. Without rental assistance and an understanding that rent is still due, multifamily jobs will be lost, private-sector financial obligations may not be met, utilities will not be paid and municipalities might see shortfalls due to the inability to pay property taxes. That is why we need a rental assistance program immediately.

ULI NNJ taps industry leaders to help prepare commercial real estate’s next generation

More than two dozen aspiring commercial real estate leaders were on hand last month to hear directly from two of the state’s top industry practitioners, as part of a mentoring program by the Urban Land Institute of Northern New Jersey.

NAIOP announces new date for CRE awards gala

NAIOP New Jersey has announced a new date for its iconic commercial real estate awards gala, as residents and businesses continue to weather the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

KRE Group launches platform with virtual education, entertainment for social distancing

Kushner Real Estate Group has unveiled a new virtual platform to provide a calendar of online social, fitness, entertainment and educational options to help the public practice social distancing during the COVID-19 crisis.

Prism uncovers critical safety gear at ex-Roche campus, donates to Hackensack UMC

Prism Capital Partners is doing its part to help the health care community in the fight against COVID-19, having donated a trove of critical safety gear found at its flagship ON3 campus.

Developers in Hoboken, Oceanport launch virtual tours amid COVID-19 crisis

With the coronavirus crisis still escalating, two prominent New Jersey developers are now among those to offer virtual tours of their newly opened residential properties.

Construction to carry on after being deemed essential, drawing praise from NJBA

Construction is set to continue in New Jersey after being deemed an essential business during the coronavirus crisis, providing a lift to developers even as they await additional guidance.

First residents move into new 116-unit apartment complex in Rahway

A new luxury apartment building in downtown Rahway has welcomed its first residents after the recent launch of its leasing campaign.

Brogan: Apartment industry bracing for impact of ‘stay at home’ order, economic uncertainty

With millions of New Jersey residents ordered to stay at home, apartment owners and managers are set to play a critical role in the effort to curb the spread of COVID-19. They’re also bracing for a major impact from a teetering economy and the prospect of some residents being unable to pay rent, which looms large against the backdrop of paying their own employees, mortgages and property taxes. That’s not to mention the need to respond to tenant emergencies and disruptions to the supply chain, which have impacted everything from cleaning supplies to appliances