The COVID-19 pandemic has threatened to stall many development projects nationwide, including those under the federal Opportunity Zone program, but experts say those investments could gain new momentum after a series of recent steps by regulators.
New Jersey shopping centers that once buzzed with a steady hum of activity have been quiet since late March, with most retail businesses shut down to contain the spread of COVID-19. Retail landlords are now scrambling to figure out how to deal with tenants who say they can’t pay rent because their revenue streams have stopped cold — even though property owners still have their own financial obligations.
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.
Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC has bolstered its commercial real estate team with the hiring of a longtime regulator with the state’s Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
A new year is upon us, bringing new opportunities and new uncertainty for New Jersey’s commercial real estate market. To make sense of it all, we recruited some of the industry’s most influential professionals, developers and thought leaders to share their predictions for the year ahead. You can find those insights and more in our special 2020 Market Forecast.
Technical changes to the 10-year-old Site Remediation Reform Act incorporate many lessons learned since the law was originally enacted, industry insiders said last week, as a bill that would update the program now awaits a decision by Gov. Phil Murphy.
The longtime general counsel of an area development firm has joined Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC.
Many market watchers say that New Jersey real estate has become increasingly attractive to investors from beyond the state. Some believe that trend could only grow under the next generation of the embattled EB-5 visa program.
A decade after a landmark law that changed the landscape of environmental cleanups in the state, stakeholders are now mulling how to improve New Jersey’s site remediation program while navigating other proposed changes by policymakers.