Lawmakers pass bill to create TOD office within NJ Transit

State lawmakers have approved a bill that would create an office of transit-oriented development within NJ Transit and require an annual inventory of the agency’s real estate holdings.

Report by business, labor groups fights back against criticism of incentives

Amid growing criticism of the state’s incentive programs, a group of prominent business and labor associations are aiming to set the record straight in Trenton.

Editor’s note: After a busy year, a look at what’s to come

Ask anybody in the real estate business and they’ll most likely agree: Being busy is a good thing. We couldn’t agree more as a publication that covers this industry and thrives on all of the deal making, construction activity and other bits of news that help us bring you a monthly magazine and a daily newsletter. The market has been so busy that I’m not quite sure where the time has gone, yet here we are as we prepare to close out the first year of Real Estate NJ.

At NAIOP forum, coalition unveils playbook for redevelopment policy

A group of commercial real estate leaders gathered Tuesday to unveil a new policy agenda to promote smart growth and redevelopment, urging lawmakers and Gov.-elect Phil Murphy to take action that will help New Jersey stay competitive in the years to come.