New Brunswick cancer hospital tops out, as leaders tout social impact of $750 million project

The future home of the state’s first freestanding cancer hospital is taking shape in downtown New Brunswick, where a crowd of business and political leaders gathered Wednesday to tout the progress of the city’s largest and most impactful development project to date.

Murphy touts $49 million upgrade of New Brunswick train station, as development booms

The New Brunswick train station is a getting a nearly $50 million upgrade, thanks to an infusion of state funds detailed Friday by Gov. Phil Murphy and other officials.

Devco celebrates Title IX anniversary, women’s sports at Rutgers in latest NIL deal

New Brunswick Development Corp. has unveiled its latest partnership with collegiate athletes at Rutgers University, as it marks the 50th anniversary of the historic Title IX gender equality law and the arrival of women’s sports at the school’s flagship campus.

How Devco does it: Inside $1.5 billion pipeline — and decades of high-profile New Jersey projects

New Brunswick Development Corp. is forging ahead after a year in which it broke ground on more than $1.5 billion worth of projects — a milestone that’s all the more notable for a team that never does the same project twice.

On the money

I’ve spent a decade watching Devco tackle some of the state’s largest, most ambitious redevelopment projects with complex capital stacks and broad coalitions of stakeholders. It’s a topic that we feature in this month’s cover story, which follows a year in which the organization broke ground on more than $1.5 billion worth of development. That makes it all the more timely for us to highlight an operation that is seemingly unlike any other developer in New Jersey.

Murphy, industry leaders break ground on 550,000 sq. ft. research campus in New Brunswick

Construction is set to begin on a two-building, 555,000-square-foot research complex in New Brunswick, the future home of the state’s flagship medical school and a place where startups can work side by side with New Jersey’s top health care and academic institutions.

Devco, Jingoli mark completion of train-to-hire construction program in New Brunswick

A job training program tied to the construction of a new cancer hospital in New Brunswick has graduated its first class, with the help of city business leaders and anchor institutions.

New Brunswick health care, education leaders break ground on $750 million cancer center

Construction is underway on what will be the latest addition to the New Brunswick skyline — a 12-story, 510,000-square-foot cancer hospital operated by two of the city’s anchor institutions.

New Jersey needs turnkey lab space, faster approvals to compete for life sciences users

Experts say New Jersey faces a growing challenge: While it’s still a major draw for pharmaceutical research and development, speed to market has become increasingly important to life sciences users. That means the state’s lack of move-in-ready lab space — and its lengthy approval process for new construction — puts it at a disadvantage to competing markets.

Murphy signs $14 billion incentive package

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed into law a bill that would create a seven-year, $14 billion package of tax incentives for key businesses and development projects in the state.