Homebuilders joined key public officials at the Atlantic Builders Convention last month to confront New Jersey’s housing supply and affordability crisis, pledging a spirit of cooperation as they search for solutions.
Commercial real estate truly is a people business, which explains why our stories highlighting new hires, promotions and other personnel moves are among the most popular. We’re fortunate to see a steady diet of these updates from all corners of the industry, including the types of announcements that have come from DMR Architects just about every year since we launched Real Estate NJ — five hires here, three new additions there — all to support a growing pipeline and portfolio that includes everything from apartments and hospitals to government buildings.
The debate over New Jersey’s corporate incentive programs has been well-chronicled in recent years, but regardless of where you fall on the issue, there’s no denying their influence on the state’s commercial real estate market. That influence was all but gone for two years after Grow New Jersey and other subsidy programs were allowed to expire in summer 2019, with no immediate replacements in sight until Gov. Phil Murphy and lawmakers agreed on new incentives late last year. The state is now putting those offerings to work, starting with the jobs-based Emerge program that will fill the void left by Grow New Jersey.
The Atlantic Builders Convention wraps up Wednesday, as the popular conference marks its return to Atlantic City after last year’s cancellation due to the pandemic. Below is part two of our conversation with Jeff Kolakowski, the CEO of the New Jersey Builders Association, and Josh Mann, the association’s board president.
The New Jersey Builders Association is set to welcome thousands of homebuilders, service providers and vendors to Atlantic City from Oct. 11 to 13 for the Atlantic Builders Convention, the largest building industry tradeshow in the Northeast, after an 18-month hiatus.
The Atlantic Builders Convention is coming back to Atlantic City, marking the return of one of the region’s largest events after last year’s statewide shutdown due to the pandemic.
The escalating coronavirus crisis rippled through New Jersey’s commercial real estate sector on Thursday, as two top trade associations were among those to postpone upcoming events.
Don’t miss out on the education, connections, events and insight opportunities we’re hosting for the home building industry at the Atlantic Builders Convention in Atlantic City. Mark your calendars and join us April 1 through April 2 at Harrah’s in Atlantic City, where the convention, seminars and networking festivities are conveniently all under one roof.
Some 6,000 attendees descended on this year’s Atlantic Builders Convention in Atlantic City, the top tradeshow and annual celebration of the region’s homebuilding industry.
A recent high-profile court ruling may not have ended the battle over affordable housing in New Jersey, but insiders say it has become an important guidepost in a process that is still filled with uncertainty.