People on streets: Retail, amenities a growing focus as Newark development boom continues

As developers continue to invest in downtown Newark, the city is attracting both new residents and businesses. That makes it all the more important to create amenities and spaces that will bring permanent foot traffic during the day and at night, which has become a growing focus for both public- and private-sector leaders in the state’s largest city.

SJP rebrands Jersey City office building, targets science and tech users

SJP Properties has rebranded an office building in downtown Jersey City with an eye toward emerging and specialized industries, tapping JLL as the property’s leasing agent.

Schotz joins Newmark Knight Frank to lead agency services in New Jersey

Jeff Schotz, one of the state’s best-known leasing executives, is returning to brokerage as the new head of Newmark Knight Frank’s agency leasing team in New Jersey.

DeMarco, Pozycki see a corporate anchor as the next step for Jersey City waterfront

The sweepstakes for Amazon’s second headquarters had ended just a few hours earlier, but Mike DeMarco invoked the name of another technology giant with an outsized footprint. With less fanfare, comparatively speaking, Google in recent years has steadily grown its presence across Manhattan’s West Side, energizing neighborhoods such as Chelsea and the Meatpacking District. And published reports say the company is preparing for another major expansion that would push its portfolio in the city beyond 6 million square feet.

It’s the kind of story that Jersey City can only hope for. DeMarco doesn’t think it’s so far-fetched, given all the city has to offer.

SJP: Jet.com expands (again) in Hoboken with 42,000 sq. ft. lease

SJP Properties and Jet.com have signed another expansion at the Waterfront Corporate Center complex in Hoboken, where the e-commerce firm now occupies more than 200,000 square feet.

SJP details plan for new restaurant at Fort Lee residential towers

A new restaurant with a Cuban-, Asian- and American-inspired menu is coming to SJP Properties’ two-tower, 900-unit luxury residential development in Fort Lee.

Construction set to begin for 84-unit rental project in Newark

A development group is set to break ground on 84 new apartments just north of downtown Newark, a project that will revitalize a busy corner just off Interstate 280.

SJP launches new division for third-party development, construction services

SJP Properties has announced the creation of a new division within the firm, formalizing its push to expand its third-party development and construction management business.

Newark’s construction boom is bolstered by a long-awaited change in perception, CBRE says

Experts say Newark is enjoying not only a surge of new private-sector investment, but also a level of interest that is helping to break the stigma that has plagued it for decades.

SJP, local officials hail completion of second luxury tower in Fort Lee (SLIDESHOW)

A joint venture led by SJP Properties has formally unveiled its second 47-story apartment tower in Fort Lee, where local officials are hailing the project as a milestone decades in the making.