LanTree touts leasing momentum, virtual platform at 70-unit Bayonne project

A developer is off to a fast start at a new 70-unit apartment building in Bayonne, where it’s now relying on virtual tours in order to maintain social distancing for staff and prospective renters.

Colliers: Amazon continues swift expansion in New Jersey, leading the way in Q1

Amazon continued its rapid expansion in New Jersey in the first quarter, accounting for three of the top five industrial leases in northern and central New Jersey to start the year.

Mack-Cali donates $100,000, hotel rooms to Jersey City hospital staff treating COVID-19

With Jersey City Medical Center on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis, Mack-Cali Realty Corp. has donated a block of area hotel rooms to support health care workers at the hospital.

Murphy halts all ‘non-essential’ construction in N.J., limiting residential and commercial activity

Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday tightened restrictions on the types of construction allowed under the state’s social distancing policies, as New Jersey continues its battle against the spread of COVID-19.

Kennedy Funding closes $1.5 million loan for Detroit medical facility

Kennedy Funding has closed a $1.5 million loan for the owner of a health care facility in Detroit, where plans include using the site for testing and treating COVID-19 patients.

NKF: Large deals boosted Q1 office market, with COVID-19 impact now looming

New Jersey’s office market saw two major leases and a pair of blockbuster sales in the first quarter, headlining an active start to the year before the onset of the coronavirus crisis.

Russo launches virtual tours at Union rental project

With interest still strong at its new luxury rental complex in Union, Russo Development has launched a virtual leasing platform to help maintain that momentum.

The virus that is radically reshaping our world

My original plan for this Earth Day was to report on New Jersey’s sustainability challenge and how commercial real estate is adapting to natural, governmental and market forces. Given the magnitude and velocity of the COVID-19 disruption that is hourly reshaping our economy, industry and very existence, that plan quickly evaporated. Instead, this piece discusses the general impact of COVID-19 on our economy, and how CRE developers, owners, asset managers and affiliated professionals are meeting these challenges, assisting in relief efforts and informing government at all levels on how best to navigate their strategic response.

Pennrose launches virtual tours at New Brunswick PAC apartments

Prospective renters can now remotely tour one of New Brunswick’s newest luxury apartment buildings, part of a landmark performing arts center project in the downtown.

Hammer: Eviction moratorium comes with ‘big fear’ for multifamily owners

Alan Hammer is not only a commercial real estate attorney with nearly 50 years of experience, but a self-described “hands-on” apartment operator in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Simply put, he’s all too familiar with the dilemma that landlords in the region will face on the first of the month and beyond, with moratoriums on evictions during the coronavirus crisis.