N.J. is increasing diversity.

New Jersey is one of the most diverse states in the nation, and year after year it has only gotten more so. “The suburbs are far more diverse today than they were 25 years ago,” said James Hughes, a professor and a former dean of Rutgers’ Edward J. Bloustein School of...

COVID-19 is giving many New Jersey suburbs a big boost

Most sectors of the commercial real estate market in New Jersey have been badly hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic, but that’s not the case with residential real estate. It turns out home sales in many parts of the Garden State are doing great. According to Rutgers...

Study finds population shift to suburbs: Is it a trend?

Remember when suburbia was a four-letter word? City life is where it was at — access to transit, outdoor cafes, vibrant street life. Especially over the last decade, the trend was urbanization, led by millennials, in places like Jersey City and Hoboken, which saw...

NJ cities being revitalized by population shift

In fact, Sussex, Warren and Hunterdon counties have all seen population decreases since the Great Recession, according to James Hughes, dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Policy at Rutgers University. Hughes said the the trend of more millennials...


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Bloustein Career Development Specialists Cheryl Egan and Andrea Garrido will be in a Zoom Room on Monday's beginning January 22, 2024 (excluding holidays and spring break) to answer questions, provide […]