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Chipotle and Panera Headed for New Vermella Union Development

June 14, 2019

UNION, NJ –Two restaurants, Chipotle Mexican Grill and Panera Bread, have signed leases at Vermella Union, the mixed-use development under construction on Morris Avenue, across from Kean University. According to Russo Development, the restaurants make up a portion of the 35,000-square foot retail ... read more

930 Central Flats Opens in St. Petersburg’s Thriving Edge District

June 14, 2019

The 218-unit intown community brings luxury living to revitalized neighborhood near downtown ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Bainbridge Companies, a leading owner, developer and manager of luxury multifamily communities in the eastern U.S., today announced the opening of... read more

370-Unit Mixed Use Project Underway In Garwood

June 14, 2019

The project will have about 370 apartments and 19,000 square feet of retail space at the intersection of South Avenue and Center Street. GARWOOD, NJ — Construction is beginning on the new Vermella at Garwood Station, a mixed-use project with about 370 apartments and 19,000 square feet of retail sp... read more

Russo Development Opens Second Kearny Apartment Community and Closes On Third

June 14, 2019

“The properties on Passaic Avenue were vacant eyesores for many years, and Russo has been transforming them into better ratables that will bring residents, shoppers and businesses to Kearny,” says Mayor Alberto Santos. Kearny, NJ—Kearny’s dramatic transformation from factory town to popular ... read more

Archive Oxford Offers Luxury Amenities, Friendly Staff

September 18, 2018

Archive Oxford, a new student living facility, offers brand new, luxury apartments with a community atmosphere. Assistant General Manager Tre Dozier said that the complex is set apart from other Oxford living facilities due to its uniqueness of being the only Archive in the U.S. “We are the only A... read more

Sales Ramp Up As Construction Makes Headway At Extell & Kushner Companies’ Lofts Pier Village On The Jersey Shore

September 18, 2018

Since launching sales in 2017, Extell’s latest property in New Jersey, The Lofts Pier Village, has now passed several milestones, with more than 100 residences now either sold or in-contract. Construction is also making major headway. Located in the Jersey Shore’s Long Branch community, Pier ... read more


August 31, 2018

Mill Creek Residential, a leading multifamily investor and operator specializing in premier apartment-home communities across the U.S.... read more


August 31, 2018

Ole Miss -Designers have left no stone unturned and no page unwritten, elevating student living to rare heights.... read more


August 31, 2018

August 28, 2018 – Digital Crossroads, LLC at Lake Michigan, Hammond Marina INVESTMENT CONFERENCE & EXPO, MIDWEST.... read more

Ribbon Cutting at Modera in Parsippany

June 13, 2018

Mayor Michael Soriano joined Mill Creek Residential at their Grand Opening for Modera Parsippany, a new luxury rental community off of Rt. 46. ... read more

Bigger is better at Nine on the Hudson luxury condos

April 24, 2018

In a region where space often comes at one of the most expensive premiums in the country, it begets the question — is bigger always better? Regarding residential housing considerations, the answer for most people is an unequivocal yes. Rental options in greater New York City tend to feel like they... read more

These Luxury Condos Have Buyers Rethinking New Jersey

April 17, 2018

This isn’t your grandparents’ Garden State. While the New Jersey of yesteryear was considered out of the way and unattractive to city dwellers, Nine on the Hudson is changing the notion of luxury west of Manhattan. “People have a lot of assumptions,” says Alexander Hovnanian, Area Vice Presi... read more

Developer brings more housing to historic district

March 27, 2018

Modera Parsippany has started leasing units in its “exquisite new residential development,” and tenants started moving in on April 1. Modera is located at 1715 Route 46, directly behind Houlihan’s Restaurant. The complex has 212 units consisting of spacious studio, one-, and two-bedroom apartm... read more

Midwestern Multifamily Real Estate Is Now A Game Of Inches

December 05, 2017

Source: Rents are flatlining in many Midwestern markets, spurring owners to look for other avenues to achieve yield. From concessions to infrastructure to small investments in tech, deve... read more

Nine on the Hudson: An urban oasis offering half of New Jersey’s average property tax rate

November 28, 2017

In New Jersey, where the prevailing property tax rate is 2.67 percent, the opportunity to live in a lavish condominium offering less than half that at 1.1 percent for 10 years, with gradual increases thereafter, seems like a mirage. However, for buyers at K. Hovnanian Homes’ Nine on the Hudson... read more

Sales underway for final phase of Pier Village on Jersey Shore

November 28, 2017

In the next few months, an iconic Jersey Shore destination is about to get another exciting upgrade with the start of construction of the final phase of Pier Village. Work on the $283 million project received a green light from the City of Long Branch when the city approved a redevelopment agreement... read more

More Resort-Style Residences and Retail Coming to Long Branch

October 25, 2017

Source: Jersey Digs Pier Village in Long Branch, New Jersey, is entering its third phase of development. Extell and Kushner Cos. have announced plans for 269 condo units called The Lofts at Pier Village, a boutique hotel, and 40,000 square feet of retail space, plus new retailers have signed on ... read more

K. Hovnanian at Port Imperial Urban Renewal VI launches sales at Nine on the Hudson

October 10, 2017

Source: K. Hovnanian at Port Imperial Urban Renewal VI, LLC, has announced that its premier condo building rising at 9 Port Imperial in West New York, Nine on the Hudson, has officially launched sales. Located a... read more

Elected officials attend grand opening of Modera Medford apartments

October 02, 2017

Source: Elected officials and city staff attended the grand opening of Modera Medford apartments by Mill Creek, located on Cabot Road along the Malden River, on Sept. 26. The apartment co... read more

New Medford apartments near the Orange Line start at $2,300-plus a month

September 28, 2017

Source: Developer Mill Creek Residential and Medford Mayor Stephanie Burke on September 26 officially opened the 297-unit Modera Medford at 5 Cabot Road near the Malden River and the Wellington stop ... read more

Meet Rene Pabon of The Childs Dreyfus Group on Hubbard

September 12, 2017

Source: Today we’d like to introduce you to Rene Pabon. Rene, let’s start with your story. We’d love to hear how you got started and how the journey has been so far. Purchased the company approximately 30 yea... read more

Panepinto, Hartz Mountain open 3 Journal Square

June 27, 2017

For Joe Panepinto and Hartz Mountain, revitalizing Journal Square, and opening 3 Journal Square, has been a 38-year-long project. “This project is the final phase of a development that began in 1980,” Panepinto, the CEO and president of Panepinto Properties, said. “The city owned this proper... read more

Extell, Kushner detail final phase of Pier Village

June 27, 2017

Following the completion of the first two phases for the redevelopment of Pier Village, Extell and Kushner Cos. have announced plans for the last phase of the development in Long Branch. The firms said they intend to add 269 condo units — The Lofts at Pier Village — plus a boutique hotel and... read more

Single-Family Feel in a 55-Plus Multifamily Property

May 01, 2017

Livingston, N.J.–based developer BNE Real Estate Group knew that buying and developing a 45-acre, mostly vacant parcel 35 miles north in Pearl River, N.Y., meant dipping its toes further into the 55-plus age group, since that’s what area zoning dictated. “It turned out to be a blessing, since ... read more

Interior Architecture Firm The Childs Dreyfus Group Will Host Weekly Portfolio Reviews For Junior and Senior Designers

April 24, 2017

The Childs Dreyfus Group, an interior architecture firm located in Chicago, Illinois, will be hosting weekly open houses for senior college students and recent graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in the interior architecture/design industry. The open houses will be held at the Childs D... read more

Rene Pabon Featured On IdeaMensch

April 03, 2017

Rene Pabon, President & CEO of The Childs Dreyfus Group, was recently featured in an interview about the company and his experiencing running The Childs Dreyfus Group.  The interview was featured on the popular website IdeaMensch, a website dedicated to interviewing executives, entrepreneurs, a... read more

Interior Architecture Firm The Childs Dreyfus Group (CDG) Introduces Vice President Of Interior Architect/Design And Vice President Of Operations/Business Development

March 14, 2017

CHICAGO, March 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Childs Dreyfus Group, an interior architecture/design firm located in Chicago, Illinois, had a great 2016 and is positioned perfectly to see additional growth and success in 2017. The growth created an opportunity to enhance the leadership, talent an... read more

Spotlight on Community: The Residences at Two Liberty

March 12, 2017

Located in one of the tallest residential buildings on the east coast, these high-end, luxury high-end, luxury condominiums occupy the top 30 floors of a re-purposed 67 story office building. The units embody a European style and details like European kitchens cabinets, marble baths, built-ins, hard... read more

Joint Venture to Develop Student Housing Community Near Ole Miss in Oxford

November 18, 2016

A joint venture between Homestead Development Partners, Columbus Pacific and Kayne Anderson Real Estate Advisors is set to develop HELiX Oxford, a 790-bed student housing community located near the University of Mississippi in Oxford. The property will offer one-, two- and four-bedroom, fully furnis... read more

13-Story, 240-Unit Mixed-Use Building Tops Out At 3 Journal Square Plaza, Jersey City

October 31, 2016

Photo Credit: Photo: 3 Journal Square Plaza, rendering via Marchetto Higgins Stieve Architects Construction has topped out on the 13-story, 240-unit mixed-use building under development at 3 Journal Square Plaza, in Jersey City‘s Journal Square section. Photos of the structure were recently poste... read more

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