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Forum Keynote: Target Investments at Assets, not Companies

Friday, March 21st, 2014

New Jersey, and the entire region, can learn from New York’s success how best to invest in economic growth.

Report: Many Older New Jerseyans Don’t Live in Aging-Friendly Places

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

A new report identifies a significant mismatch in New Jersey between where large numbers of older residents live and which municipalities are most prepared, from a land-use perspective, to accommodate them.

UPDATED: Three Public Hearings Scheduled on New Sandy Action Plan

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

UPDATED WITH NEW DATE for third hearing: Three public hearings are scheduled to solicit public comment on the newly released Sandy Recovery Action Plan. An informational webinar will offer strategies for effective testimony.

AIA-NJ Honors New Jersey Future Executive Director

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

New Jersey Future Executive Director Peter Kasabach received the Resident of the Year Award at AIA-NJ’s annual awards gala.

Former New York City Economic Development Head To Deliver Redevelopment Forum Keynote

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

The former head of New York City’s Economic Development Corporation will deliver the keynote address at New Jersey Future’s annual Redevelopment Forum.

Five New Jersey Projects Included in Next Round of HUD’s Rebuild by Design Competition

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

The U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the 10 finalist projects in its Rebuild by Design competition.

Nominations Now Open for 2014 Smart Growth Awards

Monday, November 4th, 2013

Nominations are now open for New Jersey Future’s 2014 Smart Growth Awards. Winners will be honored at our annual celebration June 5, 2014.

Somerset County’s Investment Framework Gets State Planning Commission Support

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

The State Planning Commission has approved a resolution supporting Somerset County’s Strategic Investment Framework, a recognition well deserved.

New Report Recommends Regional Coordination, Variety of Coastal Strategies

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

A new report from the Urban Land Institute’s Advisory Services Panel outlines a broad range of recommendations for long-term resilience strategies in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

Voters in S. Hunterdon Approve Regional School District

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Voters in three S. Hunterdon municipalities overwhelmingly approved regionalization of their schools, something that can have significant land-use implications as well as academic and financial benefits.

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