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Archive for March, 2014

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.

Forum Feature: Giving Office Parks a New Lease on Life

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

There are opportunities to repurpose New Jersey’s increasingly obsolete suburban structures, such as malls and office parks, but it takes a lot of effort and cooperation.

Forum Feature: What’s Plan B? Energy Resiliency in Redevelopment

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

A range of options, addressing both supply alternatives and asset isolation and protection, is available to municipalities that want to make themselves more energy-resilient during emergencies.

Forum Feature: Does Green Infrastructure Create Real Estate Value?

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

The use of green-infrastructure elements can add real estate value through both higher revenues and lower costs, but they must be incorporated early in the design process.

Draft 2014 New Jersey Hazard Mitigation Plan Available for Comment

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

For the first time, the state will accept public comment on its newly released draft Hazard Mitigation Plan. All interested parties are encouraged to submit comments.

NRDC: Risk Assessment Must Be Part of New Jersey’s Sandy Recovery Programs

Friday, March 7th, 2014

A national organization that co-signed New Jersey Future’s comments on the draft plan for the next round of federal Sandy aid emphasizes why robust risk assessments must be included in how aid is distributed.

Advocates Call for Valid Risk Assessment, Mitigation Planning in State’s Draft Post-Sandy Action Plan

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

New Jersey Future calls for more emphasis on planning, transparency and risk assessment in the new Sandy Action Plan, saying to do less wastes taxpayer funds.

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