Hughes – What if the road from Tuckerton to Atlantic City was built?

Route S4A was intended to connect Tuckerton in Ocean County to Atlantic City in Atlantic County, New Jersey, during the 1920s. The road's construction would have significantly shortened the travel distance between North Jersey and Atlantic City, but it was never...

Jersey City unemployment rate hits 25-year low

The city says there are 7,000 units under construction now and another 19,000 approved. James W. Hughes, dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, cited the city's booming residential construction sector as one of the...

Booming 'Burbs: Suburbia Shapes NJ Culture

New Jersey has been the scene of revolutionary warfare, manmade catastrophes and devastating storms, but nothing has transformed our state like the Baby Boom, the unparalleled population explosion unleashed by the end of World War II. As veterans returned from the...

State climate scientists shed insight on climate change

All new buildings in the University are also set to new regulations as well, Kornitas said. The Rutgers Center for Green Building advises and benchmarks buildings for sustainability and efficiency, and new construction projects use recycled carbon and low CO2 paint....

Construction in New Jersey, Rutgers continues to grow

There are five factors driving New Jersey’s construction increase, said James Hughes, dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. “Higher education, multifamily housing, warehouse distribution, data centers and health care centers are...

NJ construction employment on the rise

James Hughes, dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, cautioned that the large increase in New Jersey's construction employment report for January and February may be revised downward, because the cold weather causes...

NJ job figures by the numbers

Rutgers University economist James W. Hughes said he was holding February's report at arm's length. One reason? The construction industry added 2,100 jobs, the government said, even though the cold and snowy weather brought construction projects to a standstill....


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