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La Casa de Don Pedro’s 2nd Annual Burgers and Brew

September 4, 2014
6:00 pmto8:30 pm

La Casa de Don Pedro’s 2nd Annual Burgers and Brew

Join La Casa de Don Pedro for their second annual Burgers and Brew! The casual evening celebrates the end of summer with a bonfire overlooking the beautiful Orange Reservoir at the South Mountain Reservation. With unlimited burgers and seasonal brew the evening promises to be great fun.

Thursday, September 4, 6:00pm to 8:30pm
McLoone’s Boathouse
9 Cherry Lane
West Orange, NJ

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RealShare New Jersey

September 11, 2014
7:45 amto12:25 pm

The 13th annual RealShare NEW JERSEY is where the top industry leaders will unite to discuss what’s hot, what’s new and where to look for your next big deal.

Hear from the Garden State’s power players as they share their insights on whether there are potential office acquisitions in a still-depressed market environment, the impact of home rule, why investor interest is swelling for Class B industrial space in the still booming sector, why Jersey City has 11,000 units of multifamily development in the pipeline and much more. Attend this half-day event for unique networking opportunities with the state’s CRE-elite and leave with knowledge and connections for your next business deal.

*CEU credits pending as of July 2014.

Hyatt Regency New Brunswick 
2 Albany Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Transportation Summit

September 12, 2014
8:00 amto11:00 am

Transportation Summit

Connecting the Region:
For the 21st Century
Investments for our future

Transportation and mobility in the Meadowlands has been one of the cornerstone advocacy initiatives of the Meadowlands Regional Chamber for the past 25 years. We know the key to growing and sustaining an economy for the future is contingent on good transportation planning and investment. This Transportation Summit will inform attendees as we explore ideas that can have great impact on the region. We have assembled the Who’s Who of public officials and transportation leadership for a powerful and engaging morning of discussion.
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Hilton Hasbrouck Heights / Meadowlands
650 Terrace Avenue
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604


Downtown New Jersey Conference

September 12, 2014
9:00 amto3:00 pm

September 12: Downtown New Jersey Conference “How to Get Feet on the Street in Your Downtown”

Join planners, developers, and municipal leaders as they discuss the latest trends and best practices in downtown redevelopment. Learn how leaders in the field have successfully attracted people to downtown areas and developed downtown retail space. Among the numerous moderators and speakers participating in the conference are President & CEO or the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Chris Dagget, Former Mayor of Rahway Jim Kennedy, Stephen Santola of Woodmont Properties, and many other distinguished leaders.  

Friday, September 12, 9:00am to 3:00pm
Hamilton Stage
360 Hamilton Street
Rahway, NJ 07065

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ULI: Harrison: Northern New Jersey’s Next Hoboken?

September 17, 2014
9:00 amto4:00 pm
Join us as ULI members and colleagues convene at the newly constructed Red Bull Arena in Harrison  for a morning  panel discussion  focused on what is likely to become New Jersey’s next major transit oriented development location. An optional walking tour of segments of the redevelopment area will follow.
The first panel will feature Harrison’s perspective on redevelopment featuring representatives from the municipality and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The second panel, featuring both developers and leasing experts, will speak to the development  process and demand.  The last panel will wrap up with a discussion of the perception of Harrison from a capital market perspective. Topics will include financing, institutional development and investor demand.
AICP CM currently pending.
Space is Limited so Register Now! Register here. 

Alliance for Action: New Jersey Statewide Transportation Conference

September 18, 2014
8:00 amto1:00 pm
New Jersey Statewide Transportation Conference

Get the details on major transportation initiatives and projects from state and regional leaders.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

 Registration 8:00 a.m. Program 9:00 a.m.

PNC Bank Arts Center

Robert Meyner Reception Center

Garden State Parkway, Exit 116

Holmdel, NJ 

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Screening: Documentary film ‘Shored Up’

September 20, 2014
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

New Jersey Future is sponsoring the screening of Shored Up. At the conclusion of the film there will be a panel discussion and question-and-answer session featuring the film’s director and several local coastal and environmental scientists.

The screening begins at 7:00 pm at Holy Cross School, 40 Rumson Rd. in Rumson. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Through New Jersey Future’s sponsorship of the event, admission is free.

What: Screening of the documentary film Shored Up

When: Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Where: Holy Cross School, 40 Rumson Rd., Rumson

Admission: Free

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People’s Climate March – Solutions Not Superstorms

September 21, 2014
11:30 amto1:30 pm

climate march

Join the march on September 21st for the People’s Climate March — the largest mobilization demanding climate action in history.

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In September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. UN Secretary­ General Ban Ki-­moon is urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement to dramatically reduce global warming pollution.

Sunday, September 21 in New York City. 

The March – 11:30 am, Sunday, September 21st

Assembly location: the area north of Columbus Circle.

March Route:

    • The march will begin at 11:30 am.
    • leave Columbus Circle and go east on 59th Street
    • turn onto 6th Ave. and go south to 42nd Street
    • turn right onto 42nd Street and go west to 11th Ave
    • turn left on 11th Ave. and go south to 34th Street

End Location: 11th Ave. in the streets between 34th Street and 38th Street




Governor’s Conference on Housing and Economic Development

September 22, 2014toSeptember 23, 2014

governor's conference

The 2014 New Jersey Governor’s Conference on Housing and Economic Development is an annual conference designed to offer educational and worthwhile sessions for housing professionals, community development professionals, public officials and planners on a variety of cutting edge and current topics.  This year’s conference has tracks that focus on housing redevelopment, economic development, redeveloping post-Sandy, and state and federal resources for development projects, including both residential, commercial.  Check out the list of exciting sessions and dynamic speakers on-line at  We look forward to seeing you there!


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2014 Rising Seas Summit

September 24, 2014toSeptember 26, 2014

Join ACCO in New York City for the 2014 Rising Seas Summit from September 24-26, presented in conjunction with Climate Week New York.  

Register today to join a multinational, cross sector group of forward-thinking leaders as they discuss best practices for addressing the implications of climate change on communities and businesses.

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