Breaking through

As you’ll read in this month’s cover story, Stanbery Development Co. has spent more than four years navigating local politics and state regulations in its quest to redevelop a vacant office complex in Parsippany. But the firm is now on a path toward fulfilling its vision, which calls for a mixed-use, downtown-style development anchored by high-end restaurants and retail.

Industry leader Reinhart joins Brunelli to lead mixed-use development practice

R.J. Brunelli & Co. has hired Peter S. Reinhart, the head of Monmouth University’s real estate program and a former longtime executive with Hovnanian Enterprises, to lead a new division within the retail brokerage focused on mixed-use developments.

Holistic thinking, public-private approach remain a focus at New Jersey Future’s redevelopment forum

New Jersey Future’s annual Redevelopment Forum drew a crowd hundreds to New Brunswick recently, in a show of support for big-picture planning, adaptive reuse and public-private collaboration when it comes to development in the Garden State.

Greenbaum Rowe adds two real estate attorneys

Two experienced real estate attorneys are among several recent hires at Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP.

Bijou promotes development exec, eyes expansion into Montclair and Morristown

Bijou Properties has announced a key promotion within its ranks as part of a plan to expand beyond its hometown of Hoboken and into markets such as Montclair and Morristown.

The changing landscape of stormwater management: New rule will require innovative techniques

On Dec. 3, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection published amendments to the state’s Stormwater Management Rule (NJAC 7.8) that, when adopted, will change fundamentally the way stormwater management systems are designed in New Jersey. The key amendment will replace the existing requirement, which asks developers to incorporate so-called non-structural strategies “to the maximum extent practicable,” with a firm requirement to use a technique known as green infrastructure in new development.

Murphy signs law to create new TOD office at NJ Transit

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed into law a bill that requires NJ Transit to establish an office of transit-oriented development and conduct an annual inventory of its real estate holdings, potentially paving the way for new opportunities across the state.

What infrastructure improvements does New Jersey need to support development for the next 20 years?

What infrastructure improvements does New Jersey need to support development for the next 20 years? We assembled a panel of industry experts to tackle this month’s question.

Lawmakers pass bill to create TOD office within NJ Transit

State lawmakers have approved a bill that would create an office of transit-oriented development within NJ Transit and require an annual inventory of the agency’s real estate holdings.

A growth industry in the making

Insiders say that now is the time to discern which municipalities will be receptive to the prospect of legalized recreational cannabis, if and when it becomes a legal industry in New Jersey. That prospect is likely many months from being a reality, if not more, but the concept has the support of Gov. Phil Murphy and several well-known lawmakers.