Newark CRE Summit Preview: Dave Minno Says Newark Has Strong Fundamentals, But May be Due for a Correction in the Offing

NEWARK, NJ – David J. Minno, AIA, PP is a Principal at Minno Wasko Architects and Planners. He boasts extensive experience with housing, community design, senior housing and light commercial projects. Minno has worked on many planned development communities as a land planner and frequently serves as an expert witness on planning and zoning cases. He holds a Master’s degree in Architecture and MBA from the University of Pennsylvania. CapRE recently caught up with Minno to hear about his recent activity in the New Jersey multi-family sector and what he is most excited about in the New Jersey multi-family market. CapRE: It’s always great to hear from you Dave. Please share with our readers a bit about all of your exciting activity in Newark lately. Minno: We are very busy on a number of new, fairly large projects in Newark. There are three large developments on our boards – one you probably know about is the redevelopment of the Newark Bears stadium project called Riverfront Square. This is a multi-phase project with a large mixed-use component, which includes retail, entertainment, residential and office. There is another planned community in the Ironbound section of Newark, at 55 Union Street. This is about 403 rental units in a 12 story building, just two blocks from Penn Station. There will be two roof top amenity spaces and ground floor retail space. It is the first large residential project to be attempted in the…