Business and commercial real estate leaders in Newark are set to gather next week for a popular event that showcases the city’s growing construction and economic development pipeline.
The nonprofit New Jersey Future will honor major redevelopments in Hoboken, Orange and Trenton, as well as former Gov. James Florio, as part of its annual Smart Growth Awards celebration in early June.
Gov. Phil Murphy has named a former banker and current public official in Connecticut as the next CEO of the powerful New Jersey Economic Development Authority.
The developer of the American Dream project in the Meadowlands has assembled the nearly $3 billion financing package needed to complete the massive retail and entertainment complex, allowing it to resume construction and look ahead to a March 2019 opening.
Two of the candidates in this year’s gubernatorial election would look to scale back or reconfigure the state’s development and business incentives, while three others appear ready to continue the existing programs as a way to extend the growth of New Jersey’s economy.