Working for Smart Growth:
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Survey Will Help Identify Downtown Revitalization Needs

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

A survey of municipal officials and executives in charge of downtown revitalization will help identify towns’ most urgent redevelopment needs.

Investing in Transit Is an Economic Incentive

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Cities around the country are discovering that investments in transit bring economic benefits. New Jersey could take a lesson.

Forum Plenary: A Tale of Three Cities

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Three cities offer three approaches to urban downtown revitalization.

2014 Smart Growth Awards Announced

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Three housing developments; two downtown plans; a transformative open-space plan; an anchor of hope for its surrounding community; and a region-wide plan for smart economic growth are all winners of New Jersey Future’s 2014 Smart Growth Awards. Former State Planning Commission Chairman Joe Maraziti will receive the Cary Edwards Leadership Award.

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.

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