April is New Homes Month — who’s celebrating in New Jersey?

Nationally, April is known as New Homes Month and is intended to highlight the benefits of purchasing a new home. April is also recognized as National Fair Housing Month to commemorate the passage of the 1968 federal law, which prohibits discrimination concerning the sale, rental and financing of housing. These two annual recognition events represent a paradox for many of us in New Jersey.

NJBA installs Mann as 68th president alongside newest slate of board officers

The New Jersey Builders Association has installed its newest president, tapping a Millburn-based developer and attorney to help guide the organization in the year ahead.

Developers press their case, setting sights on bill to allow third-party code inspections

A bill that would allow building owners to obtain faster code inspections using third-party, private-sector agents has moved through the Legislature in recent weeks, raising the hopes of developers and other industry stakeholders who support the proposal.

NJBA: New foreclosure prevention law will foster continued ‘pro-housing environment’

Developers are cheering the adoption of a law to stem foreclosures in New Jersey, calling it a move that supports the housing market while preventing the buildup of vacant properties.

Greenbaum Rowe attorney tapped for newly created NJBA redevelopment counsel post

The New Jersey Builders Association has tapped a partner with Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP for the newly created position of redevelopment counsel.

NJBA honors top communities, professionals at annual SAM awards

Some of the state’s newest residential communities shared the spotlight last week, headlining dozens of honorees at an annual banquet hosted by the New Jersey Builders Association.

Kolakowski named NJBA chief executive

The New Jersey Builders Association has tapped a longtime member of its leadership and government affairs team as its new CEO.

Murphy signs permit extension bill, drawing praise from developers

Real estate industry advocates are cheering the passage of a state law to extend the timeline for governmental permits and approvals for projects that were stalled by the pandemic.

Tantleff, Manicone primed to play key roles as NJBA officers

As the housing industry looks to move beyond the coronavirus crisis, two female executives are poised to play prominent roles as board members of the New Jersey Builders Association.

Short stepping down as NJBA chief executive

Carol Ann Short, the CEO of the New Jersey Builders Association, is stepping down after three decades with the influential trade organization.