Builders, public officials look to confront New Jersey’s housing supply and affordability crisis

Homebuilders joined key public officials at the Atlantic Builders Convention last month to confront New Jersey’s housing supply and affordability crisis, pledging a spirit of cooperation as they search for solutions.

Rutgers buys 3,700 sq. ft. office building in downtown Newark, NAI Hanson says

Rutgers University has acquired a 3,700-square-foot office building in downtown Newark, under a newly announced transaction by NAI James E. Hanson.

New Brunswick health care, education leaders break ground on $750 million cancer center

Construction is underway on what will be the latest addition to the New Brunswick skyline — a 12-story, 510,000-square-foot cancer hospital operated by two of the city’s anchor institutions.

Industry leaders reunite, reconnect at first NAIOP New Jersey event post-pandemic

Commercial real estate leaders gathered Thursday in Holmdel, where NAIOP New Jersey honored several companies as the industry took a key step in moving beyond the pandemic.

NAI DiLeo-Bram agent inks 28,000 sq. ft. in Edison, Woodbridge office leases

Rutgers University has leased more than 14,000 square feet of office space in Edison, in the largest of four newly announced deals by NAI DiLeo-Bram & Co.

Kokes Properties hires Rutgers grad, former intern as development associate

Kokes Properties has added to its growing team with the hiring of a development associate.

Regional mindset, new recipe needed to keep our talent and project pipeline flowing

It’s high time that New Jersey’s local officials start doing things differently and placing a higher priority on talent attraction, collaborative regional (not parochial) planning and being on the same page. Economic development experts from outside the state seemed to concur at NAIOP New Jersey’s recent Annual Meeting and Commercial Real Estate Outlook.

‘The Hub’ in New Brunswick eyes groundbreaking with higher ed, health care partners in tow

The first piece of a long-awaited research, business and retail campus in downtown New Brunswick is slated to break ground next summer after securing commitments from four of the state’s largest institutions in health care and higher education.

Government officials not acting fiduciarily responsible

Since mid-March, our national GDP has plunged and New Jersey’s unemployment rate is startling, as budgeted state and local revenues are hemorrhaging. COVID-19 has made matters far worse and the budgetary pains and economic slowdown will be significant and sustained under any scenario. Our state and local elected officials must now make difficult decisions that do not jeopardize our future.

Vallone: Rutgers seeking COVID-positive patients for clinical trial

A longtime New Jersey developer is helping to recruit volunteers for a clinical trial at Rutgers University that is aimed at fighting the coronavirus pandemic.