News & Insider Reports

Tim Lizura Stepping Down From NJEDA

Jun 20, 2018

TRENTON, NJ — The President and Chief Operating Officer of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA), Tim Lizura, is resigning from his post, effective next month. Lizura has been in this post since 2012 and has been with NJEDA for twenty-two years, during which he built a reputation as a highly respected public official. […] more

TRENTON, NJ — The President and Chief Operating Officer of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA), Tim Lizura, is resigning from his post, effective next month. Lizura has been in this post since 2012 and has been with NJEDA for twenty-two years, during which he built a reputation as a highly respected public official. […] more

Q&A with Shergoh Alkilani: New Jersey Falling Behind Due to Fear of Progress, Must Innovate to Stay Competitive

May 30, 2018

JERSEY CITY, NJ — Shergoh Alkilani started his career in 1995 working for a New Jersey regional real estate developer and builder of multifamily residential apartments and retail shopping centers. At age 16 he founded Visual i/o Solutions, a provider of information technology services to small and medium sized businesses and retailers. He continued to […] more

JERSEY CITY, NJ — Shergoh Alkilani started his career in 1995 working for a New Jersey regional real estate developer and builder of multifamily residential apartments and retail shopping centers. At age 16 he founded Visual i/o Solutions, a provider of information technology services to small and medium sized businesses and retailers. He continued to […] more

Toms River’s Indian Head Plaza Sees New Occupancies Despite Prior Pathmark Departure

May 25, 2018

TOM’S RIVER, N.J. — Indian Head Plaza on Route 9 continues to fill vacancies after its acquisition last year. Ollie’s Bargain Outlet newly leased the plaza’s available Pathmark store and is projected to open its doors within three months. Ollie’s is a national discount chain with three stores in New Jersey, and this new store […] more

TOM’S RIVER, N.J. — Indian Head Plaza on Route 9 continues to fill vacancies after its acquisition last year. Ollie’s Bargain Outlet newly leased the plaza’s available Pathmark store and is projected to open its doors within three months. Ollie’s is a national discount chain with three stores in New Jersey, and this new store […] more

Titanium Realty Group’s Diego Hodara: Keep an Eye on the Effect that Amazon, Retail, and Driverless Cars Will Have on Close-in Suburbs

May 22, 2018

JERSEY CITY, NJ — Multi-family is an integral part of the Gold Coast commercial real estate equation, and you never quite know what’s happening in New Jersey when it comes to rental or condo trends. So at CapRE’s Second Annual New Jersey Gold Coast North & Bergen County CRE Summit, Brian Klebash, Founder and CEO […] more

JERSEY CITY, NJ — Multi-family is an integral part of the Gold Coast commercial real estate equation, and you never quite know what’s happening in New Jersey when it comes to rental or condo trends. So at CapRE’s Second Annual New Jersey Gold Coast North & Bergen County CRE Summit, Brian Klebash, Founder and CEO […] more

Harrison NoG Case Study: Attracting Retail When the Industry is in Flux

May 2, 2018

JERSEY CITY, NJ — The southern portion of Harrison, New Jersey has seen a transformation in the last ten years. No longer just an industrial area, it’s become a transit-oriented region with a wealth of amenities and a thriving community. However, the best part of the revitalization may still be to come. GRO Architects have […] more

JERSEY CITY, NJ — The southern portion of Harrison, New Jersey has seen a transformation in the last ten years. No longer just an industrial area, it’s become a transit-oriented region with a wealth of amenities and a thriving community. However, the best part of the revitalization may still be to come. GRO Architects have […] more

Harrison NoG Case Study: Creating a Sense of Place in Industrial No Man’s Land

Apr 5, 2018

JERSEY CITY, NJ — The southern portion of Harrison, New Jersey has seen a transformation in the last ten years. No longer just an industrial area, it’s become a transit-oriented region with a wealth of amenities and a thriving community. However, the best part of the revitalization may still be to come. GRO Architects have […] more

JERSEY CITY, NJ — The southern portion of Harrison, New Jersey has seen a transformation in the last ten years. No longer just an industrial area, it’s become a transit-oriented region with a wealth of amenities and a thriving community. However, the best part of the revitalization may still be to come. GRO Architects have […] more

Q&A with Lori Grifa: New Jersey is Dynamic, Firms Large and Small Hitting All Cylinders

Mar 12, 2018

JERSEY CITY, NJ – Lori Grifa is an Attorney and Partner at Archer, in Hackensack. Grifa has practiced law for more than 25 years. In her career, she has expertly untied the administrative and regulatory knots that frustrate and plague the business community. She brings a deep level of experience, knowledge and insight to matters […] more

JERSEY CITY, NJ – Lori Grifa is an Attorney and Partner at Archer, in Hackensack. Grifa has practiced law for more than 25 years. In her career, she has expertly untied the administrative and regulatory knots that frustrate and plague the business community. She brings a deep level of experience, knowledge and insight to matters […] more

Rutgers University’s Launches Black and Latino Urban Entrepreneurship Retail Acceleration Program

Feb 26, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Rutgers University’s Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development has launched the Black and Latino Urban Entrepreneurship Retail Acceleration Program. BLUE-RAP, a six-month program, will help black and Latino owners of retail stores and restaurants in the state of New Jersey thrive, purchase property, and open additional locations in growing downtown […] more

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Rutgers University’s Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development has launched the Black and Latino Urban Entrepreneurship Retail Acceleration Program. BLUE-RAP, a six-month program, will help black and Latino owners of retail stores and restaurants in the state of New Jersey thrive, purchase property, and open additional locations in growing downtown […] more

Mack-Cali Releases Q4 & FY2017 Earnings, Announces Purchase of Parcel from L+M for $53M

Feb 22, 2018

JERSEY CITY, NJ — Mack-Cali  has purchased L&M Development Partners’  Jersey City property located at 25 Christopher Columbus Drive. Mack-Cali plans to create a 600,000 square foot luxury apartment building with 718 units, including space for retail, a school, and possibly a daycare center. The parcel is located on the waterfront and has already been […] more

JERSEY CITY, NJ — Mack-Cali  has purchased L&M Development Partners’  Jersey City property located at 25 Christopher Columbus Drive. Mack-Cali plans to create a 600,000 square foot luxury apartment building with 718 units, including space for retail, a school, and possibly a daycare center. The parcel is located on the waterfront and has already been […] more

What are the Ripest Opportunities in New Jersey for Re-Positioning Office Buildings Into Other Uses?

Feb 12, 2018

JERSEY CITY, NJ – Earlier this month, we welcomed a pair of long-time New Jersey insiders to CapRE’s 2018 New Jersey Forecast to discuss New Jersey’s office leasing, investment & development sector. Jose Cruz, Senior Managing Director at HFF and Michael J. DeMarco, Chief Executive Officer at Mack-Cali Realty Corporation each provided distinct perspective when […] more

JERSEY CITY, NJ – Earlier this month, we welcomed a pair of long-time New Jersey insiders to CapRE’s 2018 New Jersey Forecast to discuss New Jersey’s office leasing, investment & development sector. Jose Cruz, Senior Managing Director at HFF and Michael J. DeMarco, Chief Executive Officer at Mack-Cali Realty Corporation each provided distinct perspective when […] more