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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.