Big energy: How fast-growing Solar Landscape became a force in New Jersey commercial real estate

Solar Landscape has become a key player with a visible presence in New Jersey’s commercial real estate industry, having leased more than 20 million square feet of rooftop space for its solar projects.

Reduce, reuse, recycle: Vintage Jersey properties are ripe for repurposing

As one of America’s original 13 colonies, New Jersey has a rich and historic past. This includes former industrial properties or commerce centers in urban areas, more recently developed office parks in the suburbs and older office buildings — many of which largely stand empty — in central business districts. These vacant relics — together and individually — can be transformed into new, vibrant centers for live, work and play.

Hundreds turn out as NAIOP New Jersey honors industry titans, contributors

NAIOP New Jersey welcomed a crowd of 300 for its annual President’s Awards and Hall of Fame Dinner, honoring eight commercial real estate industry leaders spanning multiple generations, in one of the association’s most popular events of the year.

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.

NAIOP New Jersey details slate for annual President’s Awards, Hall of Fame Dinner

Eight key players in the state’s commercial real estate sector will take the stage in early November as part of NAIOP New Jersey’s annual President’s Awards and Hall of Fame Dinner.

NAIOP New Jersey details Landante’s new role as director of communications, policy

NAIOP New Jersey has announced the addition of a public affairs and public relations veteran as its newest director of communications and policy.

Decarbonization, electrification journey driving investment and business decisions

As we celebrate Earth Day, it’s impressive to see how many more investment, siting, purchase and business decisions are being driven by growing public demand to reduce our carbon footprint. Government agencies, investors, consumers and businesses are quickly becoming aware of the need and benefits of embracing this paradigm shift. Owners and developers of commercial and industrial real estate property are increasingly accommodating their tenants’ demands for charging stations, solar panels and other brokered services. The popularity of electric vehicles (EV) continues to gain momentum across the globe as green investing is influencing automakers’ plans and the economics of owning an EV are becoming more favorable. Sustainability has become mainstream as society realizes its benefits, including lower costs, cleaner air, less traffic congestion, higher rate of return on investments, less dependence on foreign oil, better quality of life and less extreme weather.

Bills targeting ‘warehouse sprawl’ unlikely to come from Trenton, top lawmakers say

With a new team of legislative leaders in place, New Jersey’s booming industrial market appears to be safe, for now, from state-imposed limits on new warehouse development.

Untethered work: What’s driving office change

Both employers and employees affirm that remote workers can be successful, but it’s still debatable about what the changes mean for commercial real estate, and the office sector in particular.

NJ Transit seeks to ramp up role of real estate, development office, DOT chief says

State officials are seeking to “provide a stronger response” to developers looking to build around NJ Transit’s rail and bus stations, hoping to jumpstart a plan to monetize the agency’s vast but underutilized real estate portfolio.