NJPAC redevelopment underway as construction begins for redesigned outdoor space

Construction is underway for a project that will revamp the New Jersey Performing Arts Center’s outdoor space, in the first piece of a major redevelopment for the Newark theater complex.

State officials, NJPAC tout ‘exciting next phase’ after mixed-use project lands Aspire award

A new chapter is set to begin for the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, where a long-awaited, mixed-use development is expected to transform the existing venue and have an exponential impact on its role as a catalyst in the city.

EDA pledges $200 million Aspire tax credit for mixed-use ‘NJPAC District’ project in Newark

A sweeping plan to expand the New Jersey Performing Arts Center campus in Newark has secured a 10-year, $200 million tax credit award under the state’s Aspire program, in a key step for a project that would include 350 apartments and new commercial and community spaces.

Remembering Marc Berson, ‘a first-class gentleman’ and a giant in business, philanthropy

Tributes have poured in for Marc E. Berson, the revered philanthropist, developer and business leader who died on Saturday, leaving a legacy of service and humility despite his vast success and influence, with a lasting impact from helping to revitalize his native Newark.

Real estate magnate, philanthropist Wentworth to be inducted to New Jersey Hall of Fame

Real estate and business titan Finn Wentworth will be among this year’s inductees to the New Jersey Hall of Fame, joining a who’s who of past and present leaders in industry, culture and sports in the Garden State.

Developers, officials unveil plan for $125 million Lionsgate studio complex in Newark

A sprawling studio complex is coming to the former site of a Newark public housing complex, under a $125 million project unveiled Tuesday by its development team and public officials.

In real time

I try to walk a fine line when reporting on legislation and public policy proposals that may or may not come to fruition. Among them is the push to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey, which always seemed somewhat imminent under Gov. Phil Murphy, but still took several years and a voter referendum to become reality.

Newark cultural institutions eye high-profile projects, creation of new downtown arts hub

A series of high-profile development projects are poised to infuse three of Newark’s cultural anchors, while helping to advance economic growth in and around the downtown.

NRBP set to host two-day real estate forum with virtual, in-person program

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.

JLL: Buyer wanted for landmark 245-unit apartment tower in downtown Newark

A gleaming 22-story apartment tower in Newark that opened in 2018, marking the city’s first ground-up, luxury high-rise in more than 50 years, is on the market for sale.