‘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.

Rutgers real estate program eyes new degrees, new investment as it looks to the future

With a foundation in place and support from many of the state’s top commercial real estate leaders, the Rutgers Center for Real Estate is now looking ahead to the next five years and beyond. The program’s leaders feel that further growth will hinge on expanding and fine-tuning the course offerings — such as creating a standalone real estate major and a master’s in real estate — while navigating the challenges of fundraising and scaling up to support their growing student population.

Waves of change bring opportunity to New Jersey’s suburbs

Jersey is looking better all the time — especially the suburbs. That’s my conclusion after reading a new Rutgers University report that provides an impressive amount of detail and analysis on economic, demographic and market trends which can help public officials plan for the future in ways that may help regenerate our suburbs and the overall state economy.

Monmouth students win intercollegiate real estate competition

The Kislak Real Estate Institute at Monmouth University recently hosted its second annual Intercollegiate Real Estate Academic Competition, where students from the West Long Branch school won top honors among six teams that participated.

NAI Hanson adds sales associate in Parsippany office

NAI James E. Hanson has announced a new hire aimed at bolstering its team of Parsippany-based brokers.

Investment, redevelopment have brought new life to Piscataway office market

Piscataway’s office market has bounced back in recent years, with rents rising and vacancy falling, thanks to new investment and redevelopment that have helped revitalize and right-size the township’s stock of buildings.

New Brunswick PAC, ‘the best example of what redevelopment can do,’ opens its doors

The long-awaited New Brunswick Performing Arts Center has opened its doors, marking the debut of a $172 million, mixed-use project that is poised to transform the city’s acclaimed arts district.

NBPAC project unveils newly named theaters, largest-ever gifts for playhouse

The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, a $172 million mixed-use project rising in the city’s downtown, has added to its cachet with two newly announced naming gifts.