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CAPRE’s 7th Annual NJ Apartment Summit

November 30, 2017
7:00 amto4:30 pm

CAPRE presents its Seventh Annual New Jersey Apartment Summit, the most thorough industry event for active multifamily developers, investors, debt sources, equity sources, construction executives, brokers and property management firms. The commercial real estate industry has peaked in many markets and property types, notably multifamily in the northeast cities. Overall investment sales volume has slowed over the last two years. However, challenge creates opportunity. In 2017, there is an active “middle-market” of investors who seek value-add deals in growing submarkets in-and-around the Tri-State. In addition, institutional investors are considering their next move in today’s market. Interest rates are at historic lows allowing investors access to affordable capital. Equity and JV equity remains active, and alternative capital sources, such as crowd funding are becoming more powerful forces in the multifamily financing arena. Meanwhile, property management firms are looking for ways to retain an attractive tenant base through new-and-improved amenities and day-to-day management enhancements. The region’s condo market is expected to see additional buying-and-selling activity, buffered by low interest rates and the region’s low-unemployment and worker wage gains. Finally, what impact will New Jersey’s gubernatorial election cycle have on the multifamily industry? Four hundredsenior-level executives will attend for important discussion, debate and networking on the myriad of opportunities and challenges in today’s market. If you are active in New Jersey’s multifamily sector, you will not want to miss this important industry event.

Location: Wyndham Hamilton Park Hotel & Conference Center – 175 Park Ave., Florham Park

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Fourth Regional Plan Release & Conference

November 30, 2017
8:00 amto1:00 pm

Join Regional Plan Association for this historic event! RPA and the region’s public-sector, business and civic leaders will unveil the fourth regional plan and call for urgent action. A half-day conference at The New School will have an exciting lineup of guest speakers showcasing and discussing key recommendations of the plan.

Program runs from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

8:00 am: Breakfast & check-in

8:45 am: Breaking through: an overview

9:15 am: Fixing the institutions that are failing us

9:35 am: Creating next-generation transportation

9:55 am: The Fourth Plan and New Jersey

10:30 am: Making the region affordable for all

10:50 am: The Fourth Plan and Connecticut

11:10 am: Rising to the challenge of climate change

11:30 am: The power of the ‘burbs and smaller cities

11:45 am: The Fourth Plan and New York City

12:00 pm: What’s at stake and what we can do together: a call to action

Location: The New School, John L. Tishman Auditorium, 63 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10003 (Manhattan)

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NJ Urban Redevelopment Awards

November 30, 2017
1:00 pmto4:00 pm

The New Jersey Urban Mayors Association (NJUMA), in partnership with the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority (NJRA) will host the inaugural New Jersey Urban Redevelopment Awards, honoring individuals and organizations that have had an impact on redevelopment within New Jersey’s urban community.   Most notably, it will recognize Senator Ronald C. Rice for his decades of outstanding commitment to urban communities of New Jersey.  Senator Rice will receive the Ronald C. Rice Leadership Award.  The Urban Redevelopment Awards will also celebrate the 20th anniversary of the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority.

Public hearing on PATH extension

November 30, 2017
5:00 pmto8:00 pm

Have an opinion about extending the PATH rail line south of Penn Station to Newark Airport?  Two public hearings will be held at the end of November about the proposed extension.

The two forums to explain the project and take public comments will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Nov. 28, at the Weequahic Park Sports Authority Community Center, 92 Carmichael Drive in Newark.

A second hearing will be held  on Nov. 30 during the same time period at the Hilton Newark Penn Station, Garden State Ballroom, 1048 Raymond Boulevard. Presentations will be given at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. at both hearings.

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