Vantage RES names new director of investment sales

Vantage Real Estate Services has hired a 35-year commercial real estate industry veteran as its new director of investment sales.

Hitting home: Professionalism, advocacy are long-held values for NJAA president

With six months to go as president of the New Jersey Apartment Association, industry veteran Steve Waters says he will continue his focus on both education and government affairs — supporting a membership that comprises more than 210,000 units statewide.

Taking cues

Newark’s dedicated blue-chip employers and anchor institutions have virtually all expanded or made commitments to grow, leading to billions of dollars’ worth of new commercial development. It’s a major reason why developers believe the time is right to, once and for all, bring new market-rate apartments to Newark’s central business district.

Developers, property managers hail successes at recent NJAA awards

The state’s booming multifamily sector has been on display in recent weeks as developers and property managers celebrate their newest awards from the New Jersey Apartment Association.

NJAA honors top multifamily operators, service providers at annual gala

Three multifamily owners and management firms took home the top honors at the New Jersey Apartment Association’s recent Garden State Awards of Excellence gala, where the organization recognized dozens of rental communities and service providers.

NJAA draws record crowd to PAC fundraiser with state lawmakers (SLIDESHOW)

Dozens of state lawmakers met face to face recently with leaders in the multifamily sector, as the New Jersey Apartment Association hosted its annual political action committee reception.

NJAA wins national honors for communications, website

The New Jersey Apartment Association has earned three national honors for its work in digital communications and editorial content.

Planned Cos. wins NJAA maintenance competition, represents state at national event

A maintenance technician with Planned Cos. took home the gold at a recent competition hosted by the New Jersey Apartment Association, earning him a visit to a national event in San Diego.

Report by business, labor groups fights back against criticism of incentives

Amid growing criticism of the state’s incentive programs, a group of prominent business and labor associations are aiming to set the record straight in Trenton.

For apartment sector, uncertainty in Washington threatens policy priorities

Despite the benefits of last year’s federal tax reform, the apartment sector is grappling with uncertainty and unpredictability in Washington, D.C., raising questions about the future of affordable housing and other high-stakes policy issues. That was one key message from experts who gathered recently during the New Jersey Apartment Association’s annual conference and expo, which drew a registered crowd of more than 1,600 to the Atlantic City Convention Center.