Remediation is now everyone’s business

Throughout the state, New Jersey is cleaning contaminated sites and turning them into productive, attractive new uses that are safe for the population and the environment. The state’s LSRPs are proud to be part of this success.

DEP plans new and improved online permitting system, commissioner tells NAIOP

The Department of Environmental Protection is taking a page out of the TurboTax playbook — at least when it comes to permitting for land use and other areas — with plans to roll out a new electronic submission system for more than 100 permit activities in its ongoing effort to streamline New Jersey’s regulatory structure.

Affordable housing opens at former brownfield site in Jersey City (SLIDESHOW)

A developer has opened the doors to a new 64-unit affordable housing complex in the Greenville section of Jersey City.

Freehold senior housing project slated for fall groundbreaking

A developer is on track to begin a new 75-unit, age-restricted rental community in Freehold, with plans to complete a series of state environmental approvals in the coming weeks.

Flood wall decision looms large for Hoboken rail yards project

State officials could soon make a decision on key flood protection measures in Hoboken — one that could make or break a long-awaited, 2.3 million-square-foot redevelopment of the rail yards at the southern edge of the city.

Environmental firm touts milestone in N.J. cleanup program

A Hoboken-based firm is nearing a milestone in the state’s Licensed Site Remediation Professional program, having closed nearly 150 cases under the six-year-old guidelines.

Remediation, consulting business continues to evolve for Parsippany firm

With a history of guiding companies and site owners through government-mandated cleanups, EWMA has moved to expand its role in transactional real estate and adaptive reuse projects, all while seeking to add service lines that allow for longer-term relationships with its clients. In the process, the Parsippany-based firm has completed both an external rebranding in the marketplace and an internal plan to add new layers of expertise and build its talent pipeline for the future.

Hartz completes new service facility at former Kearny landfill site

Hartz Mountain Industries and Cummins Inc., a global engine maker and power company, have completed a new 57,000-square-foot facility in Kearny, marking a milestone in a complex, long-running effort to redevelop a former landfill in the Hudson County town.

Riverfront park revival continues in Newark

Public officials and business leaders broke ground Wednesday on the next phase of a project to expand Newark’s Riverfront Park, a plan that calls for a boardwalk, walkway system and other amenities to connect the Passaic River to the city’s downtown.