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.

Murphy ‘supercharges’ New Brunswick project with plans for state innovation hub

Gov. Phil Murphy has thrown his support behind a high-profile redevelopment project in New Brunswick, pledging to create a focal point for research and innovation that will feed sectors such as health care, higher education and technology.

Capital markets broker joins NAI Hanson

NAI James E. Hanson has added to its capital markets team with the hiring of a new broker.

CBRE brokers $52 million loan for buyer of New Brunswick tower

A joint venture has acquired a 186-unit student housing building in downtown New Brunswick, with CBRE arranging more than $52 million in acquisition funding.