Profeta Center graduates second class of minority entrepreneurs

The Profeta Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at New Jersey Institute of Technology has graduated its second class of minority entrepreneurs, paving the way for the launch of more than two dozen businesses led by Newark-area residents.

NJIT takes 74,000 sq. ft. in sublease at Fidelco-owned property in downtown Newark

New Jersey Institute of Technology has filled more than 74,000 square feet of office space in Newark, securing a location in a high-profile property owned by Fidelco Realty Group.

A proud moment as NJIT’s Newark Startup Studio graduates 45 minority entrepreneurs

I hope you’ll indulge me this morning as I highlight a proud moment for all of us at Real Estate NJ. It came at this week’s Newark Summit, where New Jersey Institute of Technology President Teik Lim addressed the hundreds that were assembled in downtown Newark.

State to invest $20 million, partner in development of Jersey City science and tech hub

The state will invest up to $20 million and partner in a planned 120,000-square-foot facility in Jersey City that will serve as a hub for life sciences, health care and technology adjacent to the acclaimed Liberty Science Center, officials said Thursday.

New entrepreneur workshop at NJIT’s Profeta Center marking successful first semester

Paul V. Profeta, the publisher of Real Estate NJ, recently pledged a significant sum of money to New Jersey Institute of Technology in order to launch the minority Enterprise Center at 211 Warren St. on the NJIT campus in Newark. The building has since been named the Profeta Center. The work of the Profeta Center began in earnest this fall with the inception of the “Free Entrepreneurial Workshop” being held Saturday mornings from September through November.

Panel: Newark remains a land of opportunity for housing, business — despite long-term hurdles

Optimism is nothing new in Newark, with its rich transportation network, cultural institutions and key anchors in business, health care and academia. But the city still struggles with poverty, education challenges and other barriers that have kept it from blossoming alongside places such as Jersey City, Hoboken and other urban markets, despite billions of dollars in new investment. Panelists said as much last week during Real Estate NJ’s Newark Redevelopment Update, as they debated those challenges and how to unlock the city’s long-held potential.

Join us June 7 for The Newark Redevelopment Update

Despite billions of dollars in new investment, Newark still trails the likes of Jersey City, Hoboken, Harlem and Brooklyn Heights, which have been transformed by redevelopment and an influx of new residents. When will it finally happen? What still needs to be done?

Hear from the developers and insiders behind the city’s most important commercial real estate projects, as they tackle those questions and more in this must-attend event.

Charity Realty: NJIT affiliate takes 19,000 sq. ft. for new Morris County lab facility

The New Jersey Institute of Technology has leased nearly 19,000 square feet in Roxbury to develop a new multipurpose lab space, in a deal arranged by Charity Realty International LLC.

Profeta highlights parents’ legacy of education, as NJIT unveils new real estate center

The New Jersey Institute of Technology unveiled the new Paul Profeta Real Estate Technology, Design and Innovation Center, made possible by the largest-ever gift to the Newark-based university.

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.