On his last day in office, Governor Christie last week expanded the existing Hazardous Discharge Site Remediation Fund grant program by allocating funds to a much wider array of contaminated sites in  municipalities throughout the state.  The funds can now be used to identify, characterize and remediate blighted or underutilized properties, and developers can now consider those sites for ultimate redevelopment.

The Hazardous Discharge Site Remediation Fund was created in 1993 as part of NJ’s Brownfield and Contaminated Site Remediation Act and is administered by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection and the NJ Economic Development Authority.  Among other purposes, the fund provides grants to municipalities to investigate and clean up contaminated properties.  Funds are derived from a percentage of NJ’s Corporate Business Tax.Continue Reading Making Land in NJ: Legislature Breathes New Life into Environmental Cleanup Grants to Facilitate Brownfield Redevelopment

It should come as little surprise that as the world becomes ever more interconnected so too does the international investment market. The United States commercial real estate market has been a major beneficiary of foreign investments over the last several years and, in turn, U.S. based sellers, lenders and landlords have had to recalibrate their

Also at Council Meeting: Residents Speak about Dry Dock Petition

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The City Council voted Wednesday to amend a longstanding ordinance prohibiting liquor license holders from opening within 500 feet of each other. The new amendment allows plenary retail consumption license holders to open closer together in certain parts of the city.