Payless IDs N.J. stores slated for closure

Payless Shoe Source will close seven stores in New Jersey amid some 400 store closures nationwide, the latest in a wave of downsizing by some of the nation’s most recognizable retail brands.

Details of Hard Rock’s plans for the former Taj Mahal

Sitting on 17 acres of prime Boardwalk real estate, the former Taj Mahal is in line for a $375 million overhaul under the ownership of Hard Rock International and the Morris and Jingoli families.

Rutgers College Avenue project wins top architecture award

A project that has helped redevelop the heart of Rutgers University’s main campus in New Brunswick has earned a prestigious recognition in the design field.

HFF marketing more than 1,000 units at 52-acre Plainsboro community

A sprawling garden apartment community outside Princeton is on the market to investors seeking a property in a high-barrier-to entry suburb, according to brokers with HFF.

Construction underway on latest Woodmont rental project

Woodmont Properties has started construction on another transit-centric residential development in Middlesex County, this time in South Amboy at a site along the Raritan Bay.

‘Mini-city’ education center commits to American Dream project

An education-themed entertainment center is slated to occupy 80,000 square feet within the planned American Dream complex in East Rutherford, the operator said Monday.

New availabilities outpace Q1 demand in N.J. office market, researchers say

New Jersey’s two largest cities started the year with high-profile office deals, but consolidations have caused an uptick in vacant space for the regional leasing market in the state.

Hoboken council to weigh new waterfront hotel plan

A second hotel could be coming to the Hoboken waterfront under a redevelopment plan that is slated to be formally introduced to city officials later this week.

C&W seeking tenant for top floors at PSEG tower in Newark

The new owner of the Public Service Enterprise Group headquarters tower in Newark has kicked off $4 million in upgrades and is marketing five vacant floors atop the 26-story office building, according to brokers with Cushman & Wakefield.

Denholtz plans upgrades at Somerset County office building

With occupancy at nearly 100 percent, Denholtz Associates has unveiled plans to upgrade a 54,600-square-foot office building in the heart of Somerset County.