By Joshua Burd Kellen and Chris Murphy are no strangers to the world of real estate and public policy in New Jersey, but in recent months they’ve been seeing it from an entirely new vantage point. Early this year, the…
State officials have formally rolled out two funding programs meant to spur investment in street-level retail space in five cities: Trenton, Paterson, Passaic, Camden and Atlantic City.
The state Economic Development Authority last month unveiled two new funding tools aimed at helping street-level retail and downtown businesses in Passaic, Trenton, Paterson, Camden and Atlantic City.
Two of the candidates in this year’s gubernatorial election would look to scale back or reconfigure the state’s development and business incentives, while three others appear ready to continue the existing programs as a way to extend the growth of New Jersey’s economy.