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New Jersey Future Offers Grants To Foster Noncontiguous Clustering

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

New Jersey Future is offering a competitive grant to encourage municipalities to develop noncontiguous-clustering ordinances.

New Jersey Future Offers Webinar Series, Grant Program for Noncontiguous Cluster Development

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

New Jersey Future is offering two new webinars and a grant to encourage municipalities to take advantage of updated non-contiguous cluster development tools.

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.

Key Issues: Silence on the Environment

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

This is the second 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.

Four Key Issues for New Jersey’s Future

Sunday, October 20th, 2013

Unless we focus on difficult, long-term issues, we risk making New Jersey less competitive and hindering our future growth and prosperity.

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.

Crowd-Mapping New Jersey’s Growth

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

A new crowd-mapping tool from Rowan University’s GeoLab seeks updated information on new development in New Jersey.

New Legislation Changes the Smart Growth Playing Field

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

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.

Governor Signs Bill Improving Municipal Tools for Cluster Development

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

A bill, strongly supported by New Jersey Future, that improves cluster development tools available to New Jersey municipalities is now law.

Cluster Development Bill Sails through the Assembly

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

New Jersey Assembly overwhelmingly approves the cluster development bill, which could see a Senate vote as soon as May 13.

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