The Rock Brook Consulting Group has promoted two veteran members of its engineering team.
Every year has its ups and downs. Every market has highs and lows. Both were true when it came to New Jersey’s commercial real estate sector in 2021, a year that marked ongoing dominance for some asset classes, as COVID-19 continued to loom over others. Whether those trends endure in 2022 remains to be seen, but we’ve recruited some of the industry’s most prominent developers, service providers and insiders to help set the stage. You can find their predictions, insights and more in our special 2022 Market Forecast.
The phrase ‘Carbon Neutral’ is the latest climate-based trend we are seeing amongst some of the world’s largest companies, including Amazon, FedEx, Ford and many others. Becoming carbon neutral is the process of a building, or company, achieving net-zero carbon dioxide emissions. Carbon neutrality is achieved by reducing carbon emissions or a combination of offsetting emissions where they would be generated elsewhere.
The state’s commercial real estate sector renewed its support of the United Way of Northern New Jersey, raising more than $250,000 in a program that showcased plans to transform Newark’s flagship office complex, while recognizing a top broker with JLL.
As we adapt to a new way of living and working amidst a global pandemic, the concept of adaptive reuse has been more attractive than ever. For commercial real estate, the strategy of repurposing empty, ubiquitous office space into profitable areas has been a game changer in reducing low occupancy rates and reviving development deals.