More businesses moving into Central Jersey

Rutgers economist James Hughes said many of the office buildings in Central Jersey were constructed 30 to 35 years ago, “however a number of properties have been repositioned, they have been upgraded, their information technology systems are state of the art.” NJ1015.com, July 18

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Business leaders cautious about NJ economy, love where US is headed

New Jersey’s top business leaders are optimistic about the national economy and the direction it’s headed in this year. But they remain cautious about New Jersey’s immediate economic future as the state elects a new governor this November. The results of a new survey released by Rutgers University’s Real Estate and Policy Research Consortium shows […]

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NJ used to have more immigration than today

James Hughes, a Rutgers University professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, said New Jersey’s broad diversity is nothing new. At the start of the 19th Century, more than 25 percent of the state’s population was foreign-born. Back then, most immigrants were either from Italy, Germany or Ireland. But today […]

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NJ leads the US in ‘outmigration’

“Between 2010 and 2015, New Jersey had a net domestic migration loss of 269,194 people — that is a net figure: 269,194 more people moved from New Jersey to the rest of the country than people from the rest of country moved to New Jersey,” said James W. Hughes, distinguished professor and dean of the […]

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Student program helps NAIOP build a bridge to real estate industry’s future

Joe Zagari wasn’t necessarily looking to network, much less find an internship in commercial real estate. But the Rutgers University graduate student would accomplish both after accepting the invitation of classmate Mark Russo, NAIOP New Jersey’s education coordinator, to attend one of the organization’s events in 2012. Zagari, then a student at the Edward J. […]

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2013 R/ECON Spring Conference to be held April 19; LaRossa, Strauss-Wieder to be guest speakers

The Bloustein School will hold the 2013 Rutgers Economic Advisory Service(R/ECON™)  Spring Conference, “Superstorm Sandy: Unanticipated Realities and Post-Surge Responses,” on Friday, April 19, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Special Events Forum, 33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ on the campus of Rutgers University. The conference will give special focus to the true story of the superstorm in […]

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