Camden leaders focused on new housing, population growth after years of large corporate projects

After years of high-profile public and corporate development projects, Camden city officials say new housing is key to convincing the thousands of employees who now come to work in the city each day to also live there.

Shifting gears

Camden city officials are now focusing on quality-of-life improvements that they feel will help draw new residents, following decades of population declines and years of corporate and institutional projects spurred by lucrative, often-controversial tax breaks from the state,

What challenges do New Jersey’s cities and downtowns face coming out of the pandemic?

What challenges do New Jersey’s cities and downtowns face coming out of the pandemic? We assembled a panel of industry experts to tackle this month’s question.

Sports betting exchange platform takes 8,800 sq. ft. in Camden, WCRE says

A sports betting and trading firm has leased nearly 8,800 square feet of office space in Camden, under a newly announced transaction by Wolf Commercial Real Estate.

Michaels adds vice president of capital markets

The Michaels Organization has named a new executive to lead its debt and equity platform for both new development and acquisition opportunities.

Colliers touts 70,000 sq. ft. industrial lease in Camden

A cocoa bean distributor has leased more than 70,000 square feet at a Camden industrial building, under a newly announced transaction by Colliers International.

Besides public health, what is a top policy or legislative concern for the commercial real estate industry?

We assembled a panel of industry experts to tackle this month’s question. Here’s what they had to say.

Dollar store chain inks seven new locations in South Jersey, Soloff says

A dollar store chain is adding seven locations in southern New Jersey, under a series of newly announced transactions by Soloff Realty & Development Inc.

Final phase of Camden redevelopment project underway, HMFA says

The Michaels Organization has broken ground on 58 apartments in Camden, the final piece of a project to redevelop a former public housing complex in partnership with state officials.

HMFA awards $22.5 million in tax credits, supporting 1,200 affordable units

State officials have awarded more than $22 million in new funding under a federal tax credit program for affordable housing developers, supporting 17 projects that will create some 1,200 units for families, seniors and residents with special needs.