Lafayette solar project approval clears way for completion by September

July 5, 2015 By Eric Obernauer New Jersey Herald LAFAYETTE — The township Land Use Board has approved plans for a 9.9-megawatt, 36-acre solar energy facility on property situated along…

A Nifty Device to Stop Cars From Driving Too Close to Bikes

June 29th 2015 City Lab Sarah Goodyear Maybe your state is one of the more than two dozen around the U.S. with what is known as a three-foot passing law—a…

Planning Board Gives Preliminary Approval To Controversial Project

June 25th 2015 Barnegat Patch Patricia Miller The Barnegat Planning Board recently approved preliminary plans for The Edge at Barnegat, a project that includes a mix of retail and space…

Education, arts, healthcare driving Jersey City real estate market

June 24, 2015 Real Estate Weekly While office and industrial properties are still being built, bought, sold, and leased, non-traditional business sectors have moved to the forefront in terms of…

Surge in travel leads to new hotel construction in North Jersey

June 21, 2015 By Kathleen Lynn The Record An improving economy and a surge in business and leisure travel have led to plans for new hotels in Teaneck, Rutherford, Wayne,…

Biking Every Street in Hudson County, the 10 Top Streets from the Trip

June 9, 2015 By Gabe Bailer, PP, AICP, LEED-GA NJ Urbanthinker To my knowledge, I don’t think anyone has ever accomplished this great feat – to walk, bike, run skateboard or…

New Jersey: Magic, not tragic

June 6, 2015 By Anthony Bourdain CNN (CNN) I woke up this morning in Borneo and went for breakfast in a crowded kopi tiam (coffee shop), where I greedily devoured a…

Officials break ground on Whole Foods project once called Newark’s ‘Holy Grail’

June 2, 2015 By Dan Ivers NJ Advance Media NEWARK — In the early 1980s, a 15-year-old Barry Brown spent much of his time working at Hahne & Co., a…

Fight over proposed Haddonfield drug rehab center puts zoning laws front and center

June 1, 2015 By Tom Joyce Newsworks Recovery Centers of America, the company attempting to build a drug treatment center in Haddonfield, says it’s listening to the concerns of local…

Five Essentials of a Cool Downtown

Introducing these elements into any downtown will increase its foot traffic, patronage, and coolness factor to boot. Here’s the recipe for a cool downtown: