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Posts Tagged ‘New Jersey’

New Jersey’s population impacted by loss of immigrants

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

Recent changes in federal immigration policy have slowed the stream of immigrants to a trickle with implications for the New Jersey’s overall population growth.

Redevelopment Is the New Normal

Friday, June 12th, 2020

Since the end of the decade of the 2000s, New Jersey Future has been documenting the return of population growth to the state’s cities, towns, and older, walkable suburbs, noting that redevelopment has become the “new normal.” Now, with recent new data from the Department of Environmental Protection’s Land Use/Land Cover mapping project, and a value-added analysis by researchers at Rowan and Rutgers universities, we can clearly see the degree to which redevelopment has been saving land.

New Jersey’s Supply of Developable Land Is Shrinking – As a Result of Both Development and Preservation

Monday, February 17th, 2020

Recently-released 2015 land use/land cover data from the Department of Environmental Protection offer an opportunity to assess the state of land development in New Jersey.

Does the Retail Apocalypse Mean the End of Downtowns?

Monday, February 17th, 2020

New Jersey Future and JGSC Group presented Does the Retail Apocalypse Mean the End of Downtowns? at the annual American Planning Association–New Jersey conference held on January 23rd in New Brunswick. The answer to that apocalyptic question was a resounding “maybe”.

Deadline Friday – Join Us!

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

More than 200 people are already committed to attending our 10th Smart Growth Awards on Thursday, June 9. As usual, we expect a great networking event with a room full of New Jersey’s leaders in smart growth.
We hope you and your colleagues will join us for the occasion, and a great way to participate is […]

Smart Growth Photo Contest

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

We are inviting artists, students and anyone interested to submit original artwork representing smart growth themes such as walkable communities, vibrant civic spaces, alternative transportation (walking, biking, public transit), preserved farms and natural spaces.

Controversial Wastewater Deadline Passes

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Where sewers are located largely dictates where development goes, especially smaller lot development. Similarly, where and how septic systems are regulated governs how larger lot subdivisions are designed.

A Bleak Recent Past, a Brighter Future Ahead

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Experts paint a picture of the Garden State in transition — from a manufacturing and construction-based economy to a services-based economy, from a state in deep recession to a state in slow recovery, from a Baby Boomer-induced growth pattern of suburban sprawl to a Generation Y-inspired comeback for compact, walkable communities.

2011 Redevelopment Forum SUCCESS!

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

The 2011 Redevelopment Forum was a huge success!
Thank you again to our generous title sponsors:

Special thanks to the luncheon & keynote speaker sponsor:

Our tote bags and audio visuals were generously provided by:

Beverages made possible by the generosity of:

More than 150 joined us for a great afternoon networking reception, thanks to sponsors:

More than 80 speakers spoke […]

More than 500 registered – join us Friday!

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Today we received the registration of our 500th attendee for Friday’s Redevelopment Forum, which will be held at the Hyatt Hotel & Conference Center in New Brunswick. The guest list includes reputable planners, architects, developers, municipal leaders and elected officials.
The entire staff has been working hard, putting the finishing touches on New […]

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