Murphy signs permit extension bill, drawing praise from developers

Real estate industry advocates are cheering the passage of a state law to extend the timeline for governmental permits and approvals for projects that were stalled by the pandemic.

Bergman details guidelines, building upgrades for returning office tenants

Bergman Real Estate Group has unveiled its plans for helping tenants return safely and confidently to its portfolio of office space across New Jersey.

NJAA sounds alarm on rent repayment bill, citing unintended consequences

The Statehouse in Trenton By Joshua Burd A new proposal by state lawmakers would require apartment landlords to set up payment plans with tenants who could not pay rent during the coronavirus crisis, but multifamily industry advocates are raising concerns…

Perth Amboy developer, supermarket owner steps up to feed city families

A developer and supermarket co-owner is leading an effort to help hundreds of families who are facing food shortages in Perth Amboy.

Brokers, architects focus on workplace safety as office workers return post-COVID

Brokers, architects and other commercial real estate professionals are now advising office landlords and tenants on the process of returning to the workplace, outlining strategies such as de-densification, ramped up cleaning and sanitizing and communication to help keep workers informed and ensure social distancing.

Kislak Family Foundation donates $50,000 to New Jersey pandemic relief

The Kislak Family Foundation has earmarked $50,000 that will go toward supporting the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund.

Amato, a second-generation homebuilder, faces new tests as Shore Builders Association leader

Homebuilder Chris Amato is navigating challenges to the industry as both the head of his family-owned firm and as the new president of the Shore Builders Association of Central New Jersey.

Murphy announces $100 million rental assistance program

The state will provide at least $100 million in assistance to low- and moderate-income renters impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, under a program announced Friday by Gov. Phil Murphy.

Design firm: Many office workers eager to return, but concerned about getting sick

A new survey has found that many workers are looking forward to going back to the office, but remain concerned about getting sick and not having enough personal space.

C&W preaches partnership between landlords, tenants in post-COVID office planning

Landlords and tenants may have different needs in the wake of COVID-19, but cooperation and communication will be key as both groups prepare for the post-pandemic workplace.