Gutierrez-Scaccetti to NAIOP: Warehouse fee would fund much-needed truck traffic planning

Business groups have lined up against Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposal to charge a fee on warehouses for each truck they receive, but a top state official said the levy is needed to address a chronic lack of traffic planning around new industrial developments.

No such thing as ‘business as usual’ for the CRE industry

How developers and local leaders can respond to changes in business, demographics By Michael G. McGuinness Economic, industry and demographic trends are changing the way business is done in New Jersey — and impacting the strategies of investors, developers and…

Victory for gas tax dedication, failure for casino expansion

Amid the stunning outcome of Tuesday’s presidential election, New Jersey residents voted as expected and overwhelmingly rejected a ballot question to expand casino gaming in the state.

McGuinness: TTF breakthrough was ‘No. 1 issue’ for NAIOP N.J.

A long-awaited but contentious solution to the state’s transportation funding crisis is heading to the desk of Gov. Chris Christie, who has agreed to sign the $16 billion infrastructure plan.

Christie, lawmakers reach deal to fund road projects

A bipartisan deal, unveiled Friday at the Statehouse, calls for raising the state’s gas tax for the first time since 1988 to replenish the Transportation Trust Fund. The 23-cent-per-gallon increase will fund a $2 billion TTF plan over the next eight years, with 100 percent of gas tax revenues constitutionally dedicated to repair and replace the state’s roads and bridges.