Category Archives: New Development

NJ Industrial On Fire

From ROI-NJ: C&W report: Industrial market records highest level of leasing in 2 years Cushman & Wakefield recently released its fourth-quarter 2023 industrial and office statistics for northern and central New Jersey, showing New Jersey’s industrial market recorded its highest level … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Employment, New Development, New Jersey Real Estate | 47 Comments

Home offices spur office homes

Fun collection of stories this morning: Why turning offices into homes is a terrible idea City of Ottawa looking at ways to make office-to-residential conversions easier Conversion of vacant London offices could deliver 28,000 homes to the UK capital These … Continue reading

Posted in Demographics, Economics, Employment, Housing Bubble, National Real Estate, New Development | 112 Comments

Epic Assemblage

From the NY Post: Ken Griffin plans to build the most expensive home on Earth — a $1B mega-estate Palm Beach, Florida, a playground for the rich and famous, is no stranger to opulence.  But it seems that billionaire hedge-fund … Continue reading

Posted in Comp Killer, Housing Bubble, National Real Estate, New Development | 72 Comments

Nothing to see here

From the NY Post: US office real estate prices headed for ‘severe crash,’ investors say The commercial real estate market is headed for a severe collapse due in large part to sky-high interest rates and declining property values, according to a survey of … Continue reading

Posted in Crisis, Demographics, Economics, National Real Estate, New Development | 104 Comments

The new New York City

From Business Insider: NYC and its suburbs won’t build new housing, so New Yorkers are flooding into Jersey City and driving up prices New Yorkers have been taking notice of Jersey City real estate for years, and its popularity as an alternative … Continue reading

Posted in Crisis, Demographics, Economics, Gold Coast, New Development, New Jersey Real Estate, NYC | 56 Comments

Because Garden State Plaza Needs 1400 Housing Units

From Costar: Unibail Seeks To Add Roughly 1,400 Housing Units to New Jersey Flagship Mall Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield said it plans to build up to nearly 1,400 residential units as part of the major redevelopment and diversification of its large mall in North Jersey, … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Housing Bubble, New Development, New Jersey Real Estate, Where's the Beef? | 150 Comments

New home prices might not be what they seem

From Wolf Street: Mortgage-Rate Buydowns by Homebuilders Are Now All the Rage to Prop Up Sales, Lowering Effective House Prices in a Big Way, but Don’t Get Picked Up by House Price Data Homebuilders don’t have the luxury of outwaiting … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Mortgages, National Real Estate, New Development, Risky Lending | 35 Comments

Shrinkflation hits housing

From the Week: The answer to rising home prices: smaller homes With the prices of homes remaining stubbornly unaffordable, the number of available home listings shrinking, and record high mortgage rates, potential homebuyers are increasingly looking to newly constructed homes to fill … Continue reading

Posted in Demographics, Economics, National Real Estate, New Development | 144 Comments

Tipping Point

From MSN: The shrinking American home: As demand rises, builders go smaller “It’s pretty consistent nationally,” said Mikaela Arroyo, director of the New Home Trends Institute at John Burns Real Estate Consulting.  In an April report, JBREC surveyed 290 residential … Continue reading

Posted in Demographics, National Real Estate, New Development, Where's the Beef? | 37 Comments

Couldn’t help myself

From CoreLogic: CoreLogic Unveils an Insightful Look Back at Barbie Dreamhouse Prices from 1962 to 2023

Posted in Humor, National Real Estate, New Development | 60 Comments

Find somewhere else to live

From CBS News: In ‘warfare against renters,’ homeowners fight affordable housing push At a packed City Hall meeting, one resident after another stood before the City Council of the suburban Phoenix city of Surprise pleading with officials to block the construction … Continue reading

Posted in Crisis, Demographics, National Real Estate, New Development | 14 Comments

Congestion pricing hurts, until it helps

From ROINJ: The next ‘Stay in N.J.’ program: Why congestion tax hurts N.J. commuters — but could ultimately help N.J. economy New York City officials say their congestion pricing system will collect billions for mass transit — and discourage drivers … Continue reading

Posted in Demographics, Economics, Employment, New Development, New Jersey Real Estate, NYC | 24 Comments

Filling it in

From the Jersey Journal: Jersey City considers allowing ‘cottage’ industry that could ease city’s housing dilemma Need a little extra income? Looking to move an aging relative or out-of-work college grad back home, but just don’t have the room? Jersey … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, New Development, New Jersey Real Estate, Politics | 49 Comments

Sorry about the price of your buildings

From the NY Post: Remote work is cutting NYC office value by half: Study Working from home is killing office buildings’ worth.  As remote and hybrid work prove to be enduring trends, researchers are predicting grim fates for the future … Continue reading

Posted in Demographics, Economics, National Real Estate, New Development, NYC | 35 Comments

The New New Jersey

From ROI-NJ: Why mixed-use, multifamily housing will continue to escalate in northern N.J. Multihousing development through ground-up construction and asset repositioning has eclipsed historical levels of activity within the northern New Jersey and the greater metro New York City areas, … Continue reading

Posted in Demographics, Economics, New Development, New Jersey Real Estate | 241 Comments