Chris Murphy Says “There Could Not Be a Better Time to Be in This Market” | CAPRE’s New Jersey Apartment Summit Preview

NEWARK, NJ -- Chris J. Murphy, Esq. leads the land use and economic incentive advisory practices at Murphy Partners LLP, a boutique law firm with offices in Newark, New Jersey and New York City. Chris regularly represents clients in connection with the procurement of zoning, land use, and other development approvals, with a particular focus on the City of Newark. He also specializes in helping clients identify, negotiate, and secure real estate and economic development incentives, such as tax credits, tax abatements and exemptions, cash grants, low-interest loans, and other forms of non-dilutive financing. Prior to founding Murphy Partners LLP, Chris was a member of the Lt. Governor’s New Jersey Business Action Center, where he advised businesses and developers through the State’s vast array of economic incentive and financing programs offered through NJEDA and other state agencies. Chris will be a featured speaker at CAPRE’s Apartment Summit, so we connected with him to learn about the latest on the ground in Newark. CAPRE: What's the latest at Murphy Partners? What's your firm's strategy for the rest of 2019 and into 2020? Murphy: We have had a great year. Since starting the firm in 2017, we have grown at a steady pace, adding highly skilled attorneys with specialized skillsets to service our commercial real estate focused clientele. As a focus driven, cost leader in the commercial real estate legal space, we believe we offer a valuable alternative to the traditional law…