Category Archives: Construction & Real Estate

Hoboken gets Engel & Völkers, plus 41 jobs.

HOBOKEN, N.J. — Hoboken will get its first Engel & Völkers real estate office soon. The opening is in conjunction with expansion nationwide and the company’s recent partnership with New Jersey’s Empire Realty Group. Engel & Völker ...

New Jersey office market best in 12 years.

PARSIPPANY, N. J. — According to Transwestern‘s Third-Quarter Office Market report for 2015, the office market in New Jersey had its strongest third quarter in 12 years. Rents and leases have increased, leaving the state 880,000 square feet on th ...

Construction project underway in Montvale.

MONTVALE, N.J. — A $125 million construction project is underway for The Shoppes at DePiero Farm. The retail project, undertaken by The S. Hekemian Group, will encompass 225,000 square feet. The center is rising on the iconic 28-acre DePiero farm, the ...

Prudential Tower in Newark brings more than 1,000 jobs.

NEWARK, N.J. — Prudential Financial’s recently completed 20-story office tower on Broad Street resulted in more than 1,000 temporary jobs and 400 permanent ones. More jobs are expected in the near future, as a result of the project. “There is ...

Vince Lombardi Center of Hope opens in Newark.

NEWARK, N.J. – The Vince Lombardi Center of Hope has opened in Newark to provide after-school services to children and youth. It was made possible by the the city and community partners. The center is at 201 Bloomfield Ave. It is the third center of its ...

RE/MAX of New Jersey innovates listings with technology.

MOORESTOWN, N.J. — RE/MAX of New Jersey has launched a technology portal to help Realtors and agents to expand their marketing capabilities and to automate listing materials. Autopilot is a service powered by Imprev and its marketing platform, Design Ce ...

New Jersey’s ugly duckling looks to become a swan.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The stalled American Dream shopping and entertainment center in East Rutherford could be back on track despite financial troubles and being called the ugliest building in the state by Gov. Chris Christie. A municipal bond project ...

Three companies expand in Seacaucus.

SEACAUCUS, N.J. — Three companies have expanded with leases in the Rugby Realty building in Seacaucus, and an existing tenant renewed its lease. The building, 300 Lighting Way, quickly is filling up. The new tenants combined will occupy 30,000 square f ...

Gateway art projects grows into own space.

NEWARK, N.J. — The Gateway complex in Newark is set to welcome an art project that previously only was a pop-up at the complex. The Gateway Project will set up shop in 25,000 square feet at 2 Gateway Center. It will include 60 studios that artists can ...

Expansion afoot for Standard Chartered Bank.

NEWARK, N.J. — Standard Chartered Bank is expanding in Newark. The bank has signed a lease for an additional 14,000 square feet in 2 Gateway Center. The additional space will allow the international banking and finance firm to grow, and to bring its pre ...

New Jersey City University plans new business school.

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — New Jersey City University is set to begin work on its School of Business at Harborside Plaza 2 in the heart of the city’s financial district. The location will centralize NJCU’s growing undergraduate and graduate busines ...

Fantas-Eyes has prescription for HQ expansion.

MAPLEWOOD, N.J. — Fantas-Eyes, a designer and importer of eyeglasses, has expanded with the purchase of a new corporate office and distribution center in Maplewood. Bussel Realty Corp., which represented the seller, reported the eyeglass company purchas ...

College of New Jersey expands housing, adds retail.

EWING, N.J. – The College of New Jersey plans to add two residential buildings to house 166 students and a retail component with restaurants and a bank. The move is in response to the college having leased all 446 of its student beds in a three-month p ...

Liberty Science Center plans new development, 594 jobs.

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Liberty Science Center plans to build a science and technology center that will create 2,526 construction jobs and 594 permanent jobs. Science center officials are working with Jersey City officials to build the new addition on land ...

Bridge Development Partners plans industrial building.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Bridge Development Partners found success with an office building it opened in September in Parsippany, and now the company plans to construct a new industrial building there. It has acquired 18.03 acres of land that it plans to u ...