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Thinking Beyond Amazon in the Meadowlands Industrial Market By: Andrew Somple, SIOR, Senior Vice President

Thinking Beyond Amazon in the Meadowlands Industrial Market By: Andrew Somple, SIOR, Senior Vice President

Along with my colleague, Judy Troiano, and Chuck Lanyard, President of The Goldstein Group, I recently spoke at the 11th Annual Meadowlands Conference hosted by the Northeast New Jersey Chapter of the Appraisal Institute to discuss the challenges and opportunities presented by the current commercial real estate market in Northeast New Jersey, particularly the Meadowlands. 

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New Jersey Office Market is in a State of Transition, Not Demise By: Judy A. Troiano, CCIM, CIPS, Senior Associate

New Jersey Office Market is in a State of Transition, Not Demise By: Judy A. Troiano, CCIM, CIPS, Senior Associate

Typically, towns in New Jersey were defined by office parks that seemed to dot the land surrounding every major thoroughfare in the state. The suburban sprawl seen in New Jersey was unlike anything seen throughout the country and was geared towards commuter-centric development with large residential subdivisions separated from office parks that were only accessible via highways and major roads. That vision has changed drastically over the past several years.

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Three Key Takeaways from CAPRE’s Fifth Annual Northeast Industrial Real Estate & E-Commerce Summit

Three Key Takeaways from CAPRE’s Fifth Annual Northeast Industrial Real Estate & E-Commerce Summit

Kenneth Lundberg, Senior Vice President, NAI James E. Hanson

The commercial real estate world has seen change in recent years at what seems like a break neck pace to both those within and outside of the industry. This rapid change has led to a great debate among commercial real estate professionals as to the direction of the market as we head into the summer of 2017. Along with dozens of other industry leaders, I recently attended CAPRE’s Fifth Annual Northeast Industrial Real Estate & E-Commerce Summit on April 25th at Maritime Parc in Jersey City where we discussed this very important topic and the impacts it will have on our respective markets. It was my distinct pleasure to represent NAI Hanson on a panel moderated by Kevin McGowan of McGowan Real Estate Advisors with fellow industry leaders Jose Cruz from HFF, Kyle Schmidt from Cushman and Wakefield, Andrew Houston from Talos Capital and Greg Rogerson from J. G. Petrucci.

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Mixing Generations of Best Practices for Success

Mixing Generations of Best Practices for Success

Russell J. Verducci, Associate Vice President I started my career in commercial real estate 12 years ago. To put that into context, I started using email in high school and I did not have a cell phone until college. Mark Zuckerberg was still a normal (if not...

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High Demand for Warehousing/ Distribution Spaces Will Continue to Power Northern NJ Commercial Real Estate Market in 2017

High Demand for Warehousing/ Distribution Spaces Will Continue to Power Northern NJ Commercial Real Estate Market in 2017

By: Scott K. Perkins, SIOR, CCIM Managing Director of Corporate Services at NAI James E. Hanson

This piece was originally featured in the January 27th issue of the Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal.

There is ever-increasing demand for warehousing/distribution buildings from e-commerce distributors and 3rd party fulfillment operations. As consumer online purchases increase, expectation of delivery windows are decreasing from two-days to same-day shipping, spurring the continued demand for space closer to major population centers. 

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Montvale: Complete the Streets, Embrace the Future

Montvale: Complete the Streets, Embrace the Future

Judy Troiano, CCIM, Senior Associate In the past, we embraced suburban sprawl - the expansion of human populations away from central urban areas into low-density, mono-functional, car-dependent communities.If you look at a satellite image of New Jersey, or any state,...

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