New Census municipal data show that redevelopment continues to accelerate as a way to accommodate New Jersey’s population growth, and population losses continue to spread in the state’s exurban and rural areas.
Demographics and Trends
Since the Great Recession, the growth rate in New Jersey’s transit-oriented areas has outstripped the growth rate in exurban areas and in the state overall, according to an analysis of new Census data.
Despite what you may have heard, New Jersey is still growing. A New Jersey Future analysis of growth since 2000 takes a look at the different sectors that are contributing to New Jersey’s continuing population growth.
The New Jersey State Redevelopment and Development Plan just turned 15. It’s working, but it needs to work better.
As redevelopment becomes the norm for accommodating growth in New Jersey, a new report identifies the drivers of redevelopment cost and risk, and highlights strategies to reduce them.
A new report analyzes the question of housing affordability for New Jersey’s older residents, and finds barriers in two types of communities.
An analysis of growth in residential certificates of occupancy and changes in home values suggests that distressed municipalities have fared at least as well as their non-distressed counterparts since the Great Recession.
Two recent articles highlight the difficulties many New Jersey towns have in making themselves accommodating to older residents.
Redevelopment Forum keynote speaker Lynn Richards from Congress for the New Urbanism argued that this is the moment for great change in how we grow and develop.
New Jersey Future staff will speak in four sessions at APA-NJ’s annual planning conference Jan. 29 and 30, including a special screening of the documentary film Shored Up.