Developers, municipalities prepare for virtual entitlement process amid health crisis

By Joshua Burd As the real estate industry prepares for life in the wake of COVID-19, the new normal — at least in the near term — will include the likes of virtual planning and zoning board hearings. New Jersey…

Developers eyeing large-scale studio projects in New Jersey, spurred by popular film tax credit

Developers and property owners in New Jersey are betting that a tax credit for film production will get the cameras rolling in the Garden State, with demand already surging and expected to grow after a recent expansion of the program by Gov. Phil Murphy and lawmakers.

What all real-estate companies, developers and professionals need to know about political contributions

With the presidential election now less than a year away, 2020 promises to be a year in which politics is difficult to escape. But before businesses and individuals rush to engage in political activity and make political contributions at the county and municipal levels, it is important to review New Jersey’s pay-to-play laws. Because what the real-estate world doesn’t know about political contributions may come back to hurt it.