NJBA leaders: Outlook for organization, industry strong despite challenges to housing supply

The Atlantic Builders Convention wraps up Wednesday, as the popular conference marks its return to Atlantic City after last year’s cancellation due to the pandemic. Below is part two of our conversation with Jeff Kolakowski, the CEO of the New Jersey Builders Association, and Josh Mann, the association’s board president.

Housing supply, affordability back in focus as Atlantic Builders Convention returns

The New Jersey Builders Association is set to welcome thousands of homebuilders, service providers and vendors to Atlantic City from Oct. 11 to 13 for the Atlantic Builders Convention, the largest building industry tradeshow in the Northeast, after an 18-month hiatus.

Atlantic Builders Convention returning to Atlantic City, with registration now open

The Atlantic Builders Convention is coming back to Atlantic City, marking the return of one of the region’s largest events after last year’s statewide shutdown due to the pandemic.

Bill to allow third-party code inspections awaits action by Murphy

Commercial real estate leaders are awaiting the fate of a bill that would allow building owners in New Jersey to hire third-party, private-sector professionals to obtain faster code inspections.

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.