Multi-Family Apartment Building

New report analyzes economic contribution of the multi-family apartment industry to NJ economy

A comprehensive study by the Bloustein School and commissioned by the New Jersey Apartment Association (NJAA), analyzes the economic contribution of the multi-family apartment industry to the New Jersey economy and concludes that the apartment industry – comprising over 500,000 rental units in 5+ unit buildings – is a significant component of the New Jersey economy. The study estimates […]

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2011-12 books published by Bloustein faculty

In addition to dozens of journal articles, approximately 175 other reports, chapters, and reviews, and hundreds of presentations, the following books were published by members of the Bloustein School faculty in 2011-12: Roland V. Anglin with Edward James Blakely, Eugenia L Birch, Haruo Hayashi, Peter Fisher, Jed Horne, Joe Leitmann, Nario Maki, Michael Neuman, Kazayuki Sasaki, […]

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Media Roundup June 9-15

Some of the media mentions of Bloustein faculty, centers, and research for the week of June 9-15, 2012: Fixing Newark: What to cut and what to tax Source: The Star-Ledger – NJ.com (The Voices Blog), June 15 Robert Curvin is a Newark resident, homeowner and visiting scholar at Rutgers’ Bloustein School of Planning and Public […]

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Bloustein studios helping local communities

In the fall 2011 semester, the Bloustein School commissioned The Raritan Borough Waterfront Redevelopment Studio, a graduate planning studio, to study the waterfront of Raritan Borough, New Jersey. The objective of the studio was to create a regenerative urban design plan for an underutilized portion of the Raritan Borough waterfront encompassing the 3/4-mile long Orlando Drive […]

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2012-13 Bloustein/Berger Fellows announced

The Bloustein School and The Louis Berger Group, Inc. have announced the selection of the Louis Berger Graduate Fellows for the 2012-13 academic year. The new fellows are David Koch, Matthew Kusy, Areej Sabzwari, andJoshua Wilcox. The Berger Fellows program was created in 2009, in which Master of City and Regional Planning (MCRP) and/or Master of Public Policy (MPP) students from […]

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New Heldrich Center WorkTrends Survey: Left Out. Forgotten? Recent High School Graduates and the Great Recession

The John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development’s new national survey of recent high school graduates from 2006 to 2011 finds: –       Only 27% have full-time jobs; –       Nearly one in three are unemployed and another 15% are employed part time but looking for full-time jobs; –       The annual earnings of those working full time are barely […]

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