TechUnited taps Onyx Equities’ Schultz as new innovation committee chair

A trade group for technology firms and entrepreneurs in New Jersey has tapped a well-known commercial real estate executive to lead a newly formed innovation committee.

NJIT, developers break ground on 548-bed residence hall in Newark

Construction is set to begin on a new eight-story, 548-bed residence hall at the New Jersey Institute of Technology’s campus in Newark, one that will create much-needed space for the university and repurpose the former site of an elementary school.

NJIT launching real estate, entrepreneurship centers with gift from Profeta, its largest ever

The New Jersey Institute of Technology is launching new education and research centers focused on real estate and entrepreneurship, following a gift from The Paul V. Profeta Foundation that amounts to the largest-ever donation to the Newark-based university.

MHS Architects hires project manager to support growing pipeline

Marchetto Higgins Stieve Architects has made its first new hire of 2020, continuing its rapid expansion amid the ongoing boom for luxury residential projects.

EDA, NJIT announce new center for brownfields cleanup

The state Economic Development Authority is teaming with the New Jersey Institute of Technology to establish a new initiative aimed at helping local governments clean up and reposition brownfield sites within their borders.

Murphy reiterates plan to veto incentives extension, hopes for ‘common ground’

Gov. Phil Murphy doubled down on his pledge to veto a bill to extend New Jersey’s embattled tax incentive programs, while still offering hope for a compromise with state lawmakers.

Gilbane moves New Jersey office to downtown Newark

Gilbane Building Co. is moving its New Jersey office to downtown Newark, in a nod to the construction firm’s growing ties to the city as well as its recent expansion in the state.

Kearny Point, Bell Works among sites eligible for EDA rent grants for startups

The state has approved nine locations at which technology or life sciences startups can apply for rent support grants that would help them move into incubators, accelerators or co-working spaces, including some of New Jersey’s largest redevelopment projects.

NJIT touts plans for new apartments, next phase of Gateway project in Newark

The New Jersey Institute of Technology has unveiled its latest expansion plans in Newark, joining developer PRC Group and city officials on Wednesday to detail a proposed 99-unit apartment building on its campus.

New EDA incentive aimed at spurring projects, research near N.J. colleges

Businesses that locate near New Jersey’s colleges and universities and form research partnerships with the institutions can now qualify for enhanced tax credits under the Grow New Jersey program, the state Economic Development Authority said Thursday.