Home rule, redevelopment in focus at Rutgers forum

Commercial real estate leaders, policy experts and public officials gathered last month to tackle an all-too-familiar problem in New Jersey — rethinking the state’s suburban office parks and retail centers to position them for the economy of the future.

Rutgers reveals latest group of advisers, emerging leaders for real estate program

The Center for Real Estate at Rutgers Business School has unveiled this year’s group of board members and industry leaders that will guide the program and its students.

NAI Hanson: Medical chain expands into Newark

A health care provider is bringing its brand of urban medical clinics to New Jersey, choosing a recently opened development in Newark for its first location in the state.

Rutgers study seeks to unravel debate over rental units and school children

A new study is shedding new light on a widespread, age-old debate between developers and local governments in New Jersey: Do new apartments mean new school-age children? According to the findings, the answer depends on several key factors.

Investors plan new chapter for historic Camden office building

A building in downtown Camden that was once the epicenter of recorded music is now poised to become Class A office space, under a plan to restore the historic property while honoring its past.

For apartment sector, uncertainty in Washington threatens policy priorities

Despite the benefits of last year’s federal tax reform, the apartment sector is grappling with uncertainty and unpredictability in Washington, D.C., raising questions about the future of affordable housing and other high-stakes policy issues. That was one key message from experts who gathered recently during the New Jersey Apartment Association’s annual conference and expo, which drew a registered crowd of more than 1,600 to the Atlantic City Convention Center.

Environmental, land use attorney joins McManimon Scotland

By Joshua Burd McManimon, Scotland & Baumann LLC has added to its team of environmental and land use attorneys with one of its newest hires. The Roseland-based firm announced the recent addition of Alexander D. Lehrer as an associate. His…

‘Fierce competition’ in focus at Rutgers CRE finance summit

For a market that is seeing an extended growth period, it isn’t all that complicated to sum up what exactly is driving the major trends in commercial real estate lending: Fierce competition. At least, that’s according to panelists at a recent conference hosted by the Rutgers Center for Real Estate, where lenders and other experts gathered to discuss the state of commercial real estate finance in New Jersey and beyond.

Monmouth students offer vision for Roche site, win top prize at NAIOP competition

A team of Monmouth University students earned top honors recently at NAIOP New Jersey’s annual Intercollegiate Case Study Competition, offering a vision for redeveloping the former Hoffmann-LaRoche campus in Nutley and Clifton.

Rutgers, Monmouth students set to weigh in on Roche campus at NAIOP program

Less than a month after hosting a forum for local residents and other stakeholders, the former Hoffmann-LaRoche campus will welcome aspiring commercial real estate professionals.