A mid-pandemic snapshot of the CRE industry

While there has been some gradual improvement in commercial real estate deal activity from earlier this year, nearly half of those taking part in a recent NAIOP survey believe the pandemic will significantly affect their business operations for at least another 12 months.

Health, quality of life a growing focus in designing warehouse and logistics buildings

The race to attract quality labor has led industrial developers and users to focus increasingly on wellness-oriented design and features, but that shift has become all the more important in recent months as occupiers look to keep employees safe from COVID-19.

Workforce wellness, resiliency and ironclad industrial sector: Keys to recovery

Despite the ongoing adverse impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, some experts report that the macroeconomic trends are looking favorable nationally, and especially for New Jersey, but it’s going to be pretty slow going. Marked differences exist among the various sectors, not all of which have bottomed out yet.

I.CON panel: Industrial values holding strong, despite post-COVID uncertainty

Industrial space remains a coveted asset class for investors, despite questions about short-term rent growth and other uncertainties in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

Industrial market’s strength on display as NAIOP kicks off virtual conference

More than 1,000 industry professionals have registered for this week’s I.CON event, NAIOP’s flagship conference for the industrial sector, despite its move this year to a virtual format. And with an industry that appears to be as bullish as ever, organizers believe they can still deliver the kind of experience and value that attendees have to come to expect from the annual gathering.

NAIOP industrial conference going virtual this year, association says

I.CON, the annual mass gathering of industrial real estate professionals, is going virtual.

Demographics and data inform sound decisions

Current and accurate data on population shifts and consumer spending enables the real estate industry, government officials and businesses to make informed choices on investments and resource allocation.

Industrial’s surge brings opportunity — and the need for critical growth strategies

Industrial real estate is still surging as commercial real estate’s hottest property type, and that’s no more evident than right here in New Jersey, providing a chance to showcase the innovation and creativity that’s taking place in the industry.

Earth Day 2019 Rx: Focus on recycling

April 22 is Earth Day, always a great time to reflect on what we as citizens can do to make the planet a little greener: reducing waste, conserving energy, reusing or donating products and recycling.

NAIOP panel: Disruptors abound in CRE, from co-working to reverse logistics

Commercial real estate faces no shortage of disruptive forces, a panel of industry leaders told NAIOP New Jersey last week, citing everything from ridesharing services and automation to changing corporate and consumer preferences.