Investors take pause, reassess as interest rates shock commercial real estate market

The rapid rise in interest rates has caused a sudden slowdown and growing uncertainty in New Jersey’s investment sales market, leading buyers to reassess their plans in the near term, while placing newfound pressure on even the strongest asset classes.

Top developers, owners see continued growth for industrial market, despite new headwinds

More than 200 attendees turned out April 26 for “The View from the Top: A Conversation with Leaders in Logistics Real Estate,” a conference hosted by Real Estate NJ at The Highlawn in West Orange. Speakers included (clockwise from top…

Industrial builders flock to Franklin after zoning change, bringing new life to aging office sites

Franklin Township has more than 4 million square feet of industrial space in its development pipeline — most of it in the town’s well-known Somerset section — with a growing list of projects that call for razing and repurposing the sites of outdated office buildings.

I.CON panel: For spec builders in top logistics markets, it pays to wait to sign a lease

In today’s booming industrial market — with rents rising by the month and supply at unprecedented lows — developers are now grappling with a seemingly unprecedented question: How soon is too soon to sign a lease at a building that’s still under construction? According to some leading owners, it pays to wait.

Blackstone logistics, clean energy firms detail solar panel projects across New Jersey portfolio

A pair of Blackstone affiliates have unveiled plans to build rooftop solar panels across a portfolio of New Jersey warehouses, bringing renewable energy to some 10,000 homes in the state.

Blackstone, Hampshire tap JLL to market 215,000 sq. ft. industrial project in West Caldwell

By Joshua Burd A joint venture is proceeding with plans to build more than 200,000 square feet of new industrial space at the site of a former office building in West Caldwell, according to brokers with JLL. The partnership of…