The health care effect: Inside the deal for Hackensack Meridian’s new hub at Metropark — and what it says about the industry’s role in commercial real estate

Plans for a high-profile Hackensack Meridian Health facility in Woodbridge are only 18 months in the making. Yet it was the product of relationships that had formed years earlier at the upper levels of New Jersey’s real estate and health care sectors, helping to make good on years of planning by state and local officials to activate the Metropark train station.

ULI awards showcases the best in land use, redevelopment while highlighting ongoing challenges in New Jersey (SLIDESHOW)

Th Urban Land Institute’s Northern New Jersey chapter hosted its largest event of the year, honoring projects, professionals and companies in nearly 20 categories as recipients called for continued cooperation between developers and policymakers.

Hackensack Meridian breaks ground on new office, health center at mixed-use Metropark site

Construction is set to begin on nearly 250,000 square feet of new corporate and medical office space in Woodbridge, the future home of a Hackensack Meridian Health facility and the first piece of a distinctive mixed-use project at the Metropark train station.

EDA approves $114 million tax credit for major HMH health care hub, apartments at Metropark

The state has pledged nearly $114 million in tax credits over 10 years to a project that would transform the Metropark train station in Woodbridge, where plans call for 235 apartments and nearly 250,000 square feet of office and medical space for Hackensack Meridian Health.

ULI Northern New Jersey unveils honorees for April awards gala

The Urban Land Institute’s Northern New Jersey chapter has announced the winners of its 2024 Excellence Awards, highlighting a host of projects and professionals involved in land use and development in the state.

Prism touts construction progress as steel rises for new HMH medical facility at ON3

A new 80,000-square-foot ambulatory care center is rising in Clifton as part of what will be another addition to Prism Capital Partners’ mixed-use ON3 campus.

Russo, Saraceno among honorees as Meadowlands YMCA raises $846,000 for food pantry

Two of the state’s leading developers were among the honorees last week as the Meadowlands Area YMCA marked a fundraising milestone for its food pantry program.

Prism breaks ground on 80,000 sq. ft. Hackensack Meridian facility at ON3

Prism Capital Partners has broken ground in Clifton on a new 80,000-square-foot ambulatory care center for Hackensack Meridian Health, the latest addition to its flagship ON3 campus.

Starbucks, Jersey Mike’s among new retailers at Hackensack’s Print House, NAI Hanson says

Starbucks and Jersey Mike’s are coming to a mixed-use community at the former Bergen Record site in Hackensack, joining previously announced retail tenants such as Blue Foundry Bank and Hackensack Meridian Health at the River Street property.

EDA approves $271 million tax credit for massive health, life sciences campus in New Brunswick

The state has approved a $271 million tax credit for a plan to build more than 570,000 square feet of research and academic space in downtown New Brunswick, including a new home for the state’s flagship medical school and facilities for startups and entrepreneurs.