The U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the 10 finalist projects in its Rebuild by Design competition.
This is the latest in a series of articles from our friends at NJ Spotlight laying out the critical policy challenges that the next governor and Legislature will face, as well as their positions on these issues.
Unless we focus on difficult, long-term issues, we risk making New Jersey less competitive and hindering our future growth and prosperity.
The State Planning Commission has approved a resolution supporting Somerset County’s Strategic Investment Framework, a recognition well deserved.
Two new pieces of legislation, dealing with economic incentives and non-condemnation in redevelopment areas, offer opportunities to focus New Jersey’s development in smart-growth areas.
New Jersey Future would like to support the most current version of the Economic Incentives Act, as long as it advances the intent of the original version.
New Jersey’s “first suburbs” are becoming a leading indicator for the state’s increasing diversity, accompanied by all its opportunities and challenges. They are also often overlooked in favor of larger cities.
A new report from Somerset County that examines seven prototypical suburban commercial sites, with recommendations for redevelopment, could serve as a model for other counties.
Re-imagining suburban office parks will be key to New Jersey’s economic vitality in the future. Municipalities can play a key role in making that easier.
A significant loophole in the Assembly’s current version of the Economic Opportunity Act would invite sprawl subsidies. There’s still time to fix it.