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Economic Opportunity Act Retains Incentives’ Focus on Smart-Growth Locations

Friday, December 5th, 2014

An examination by New Jersey Future shows that the state’s new business incentive programs are largely effective at following state plan guidelines and directing job growth to smart-growth areas.

New Report Highlights Opportunities To Protect Pinelands Water Resources

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

A new report highlights the current and future pressures that development in the Pinelands growth areas is putting on water resources, and offers recommendations to minimize its negative effects.

Placing Economic Value on Natural Systems

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

This year’s Sustainable Raritan River Conference focused on the economic value of natural systems.

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.

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