NBPAC project unveils newly named theaters, largest-ever gifts for playhouse

The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, a $172 million mixed-use project rising in the city’s downtown, has added to its cachet with two newly announced naming gifts.

NAIOP reveals deal of the year finalists for upcoming gala

NAIOP New Jersey has announced the finalists for its coveted Deal of the Year awards, highlighting six of the state’s most impactful projects and transactions of 2018.

Murphy unveils planning grant for Opportunity Zone municipalities

State officials are hoping to spur action by municipalities that are home to Opportunity Zones, unveiling a grant offering to help local leaders strategize for the federal program.

Booker urges ‘savvy investors,’ public officials to partner in Opportunity Zones

The new federal Opportunity Zone program is far from perfect in its early stages, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker told a crowd of New Jersey real estate leaders on Monday, but it offers a powerful new incentive for the private and public sectors to steer economic development to low-income areas.

Home rule, redevelopment in focus at Rutgers forum

Commercial real estate leaders, policy experts and public officials gathered last month to tackle an all-too-familiar problem in New Jersey — rethinking the state’s suburban office parks and retail centers to position them for the economy of the future.

Rutgers reveals latest group of advisers, emerging leaders for real estate program

The Center for Real Estate at Rutgers Business School has unveiled this year’s group of board members and industry leaders that will guide the program and its students.

JLL: Transit hub office clusters still shine, despite 2017 hiccup

For all of the appeal of having office space near a train station, eight of New Jersey’s best-known “transit hub” submarkets took a collective step back in 2017, although they continue to stand apart from the state’s suburban highway corridors.

For Pierson, believing in untapped markets has been a key ingredient for success

Pierson Commercial has gained a foothold in some of New Jersey’s largest and best-known cities, fueling its growth in recent years while remaining just as active in the state’s suburbs and highway retail corridors.

JLL: Mini-burger chain among three retail leases in downtown New Brunswick

A mini-burger chain has committed to its first New Jersey location in New Brunswick, in one of three retail leases in the city announced by JLL.

EDA takes formal steps to support New Brunswick redevelopment site

State officials and the New Brunswick Development Corp. will begin efforts to strategize and craft a financial model for a redevelopment site in New Brunswick, where Gov. Phil Murphy has called for creating a campus for research and innovation.