State officials, NJPAC tout ‘exciting next phase’ after mixed-use project lands Aspire award

A new chapter is set to begin for the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, where a long-awaited, mixed-use development is expected to transform the existing venue and have an exponential impact on its role as a catalyst in the city.

EDA approves $25 million in grants for Newark, Atlantic City commercial corridors

State officials are sending more than $25 million in grant funds to support 13 businesses and commercial projects in the downtowns of Newark and Atlantic City.

EDA pledges $200 million Aspire tax credit for mixed-use ‘NJPAC District’ project in Newark

A sweeping plan to expand the New Jersey Performing Arts Center campus in Newark has secured a 10-year, $200 million tax credit award under the state’s Aspire program, in a key step for a project that would include 350 apartments and new commercial and community spaces.

State officials promise a proactive approach to repurpose Bell Labs campus in Murray Hill

The news that Nokia Bell Labs will build a new research and development hub in downtown New Brunswick — ensuring that it remains in New Jersey — was undoubtedly triumphant. But it was not lost on Gov. Phil Murphy that the company would be leaving its home of more than 80 years in the Murray Hill section of Berkeley Heights and New Providence.

Plan for ‘Hoboken Connect’ apartment tower advances with $90 million EDA tax credit

A key piece of a sweeping redevelopment in Hoboken is moving ahead with the support of a 10-year, $90 million tax credit award that was approved last month by state officials.

EDA approves $400 million Aspire tax credit for residential, commercial phases in Sayreville’s Riverton project

The state has approved a 10-year, $400 million tax credit award that will support key phases of Riverton, the massive project that could bring 6.5 million square feet of development to a once-contaminated, long-dormant waterfront property in Sayreville.

EDA to consider $400 million tax credit award for 6.5 million sq. ft. Riverton project in Sayreville

State officials are set to consider a 10-year, $400 million tax credit award that would help advance the massive but long-delayed redevelopment of the former National Lead property in Sayreville, where plans call for 6.5 million square feet of development across a mix of uses.

Nokia to open new 360,000 sq. ft. facility in New Brunswick by 2028, eyeing ‘the next 100 years’ of its historic Bell Labs research arm

Nokia Bell Labs will break ground in 2025 on its new 360,000-square-foot facility in downtown New Brunswick, executives said Monday, as they hailed a project that will allow it to remain at the forefront of innovation while boosting its appeal for the state’s future talent pool.

EDA adopts changes to Aspire tax credit program amid higher development costs, increased need for affordable housing

The state has approved several key changes to Aspire, the tax credit program for developers, as it looks to expand eligibility and ensure its continued role in affordable housing production.

State to invest $20 million, partner in development of Jersey City science and tech hub

The state will invest up to $20 million and partner in a planned 120,000-square-foot facility in Jersey City that will serve as a hub for life sciences, health care and technology adjacent to the acclaimed Liberty Science Center, officials said Thursday.