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New Jersey Law Expands Eligibility Criteria For Designating Redevelopment Areas
On August 9, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law AB 1700/SB 1583 (the Law), which amends the Local Redevelopment and Housing Law (LRHL)
United States
20 Aug 2019
Connecticut General Assembly Amends School Building Project Grant Program
All work not performed by the construction manager must be performed by trade subcontractors selected pursuant to a process approved by the municipality and the Commissioner
United States
1 Aug 2019
Hoboken May Not Require Developer 'Givebacks' As A Condition To Ordinance Approval
The Hudson County New Jersey Superior Court has determined that the City of Hoboken (Hoboken) cannot require that a developer make certain community benefit payments or "givebacks" as a condition
United States
1 May 2019
New Jersey Appellate Division Holds Variance Condition Requiring Owner Occupancy Of Unit In Two-Family Dwelling Is Discriminatory Against Renters And Unenforceable
The New Jersey Appellate Division has affirmed the decision of the trial court (trial court) that the borough of Point Pleasant's (borough)
4 Mar 2019
New Jersey Appellate Division Rules Public Notices In Land Use Cases Need Clear Description Of All Uses Proposed
On February 5, the New Jersey Appellate Division decided the case of Lakewood Realty Associates v. Lakewood Township Planning Board & RD Lakewood LLC.
United States
18 Feb 2019
New Jersey Appellate Court Rules Hoboken May Not Retroactively Apply Municipal Ordinances To Invalidate Prior Land Use Approval
The New Jersey Appellate Division has determined that the City of Hoboken cannot retroactively apply municipal land use ordinances to effectively revoke prior land use approvals.
United States
21 Jan 2019
New Tools For Financing Redevelopment Projects
Governor Murphy recently signed legislation that assists in the financing of redevelopment projects (P.L. 2018, c. 97; the Act).
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23 Nov 2018
New Jersey Legislature Passes Bill Modifying Sewer And Water Connection Fee Calculations
On January 8, the New Jersey Legislature passed bill S3499/A5250 (the bill), which amends the sewer and water connection fee law in several ways to address existing inequities regarding connection (or tapping) fees.
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11 Jan 2018
Appellate Division Reverses Trial Court To Reinstate Designation Of Area In Need Of Redevelopment
In a decision that could affect redevelopment determinations throughout New Jersey, the New Jersey Appellate Division has ruled that a municipality had sufficient evidence to classify property...
United States
5 Jan 2018
Connecticut Budget Act Increases Holdback For School Building Project Grants
On October 26, the Connecticut Senate and House of Representatives voted to give final legislative passage to a 2017-2019 biennium budget (the Budget Act).
United States
2 Nov 2017
NJ Supreme Court Clarifies When Causes Of Action For Construction Defects Accrue
The New Jersey Supreme Court recently held that the statute of limitations for construction defects begins to run when any owner in the chain of title knew or should have known of the defects.
United States
22 Sep 2017
Third Circuit Overrules Dismissal Of Suit Challenging Property Tax Breaks Conditioned On The Use Of Union Labor
On September 12, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals held that the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey erred in dismissing a suit against Jersey City challenging its ordinance which required the use of union labor on certain construction projects which were subject to property tax abatements.
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21 Sep 2016
Time Of Application Rule Does Not Apply To Bar A Permitted Use
The New Jersey Superior Court held that the Time of Application Rule does not apply to bar a permitted use or require an applicant to re-file a development application...
United States
3 Aug 2016
Judge Wolfson Issues First Trial Court Decision On Affordable Housing Obligation Methodology; Sides Substantially With Fair Share Housing Center Expert
In the first trial court decision on the issue of calculating municipal affordable housing obligations in New Jersey, Judge Wolfson in Middlesex County agreed substantially with the methodology used by Fair Share Housing Center's expert, Dr. David Kinsey.
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25 Jul 2016
Final OSHA Rule for Silica Published
On March 25, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule establishing a new permissible exposure limit (PEL) for respirable crystalline silica of 50 micrograms per cubic meter of air, averaged over an eight-hour shift.
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4 Apr 2016
When Land Use And Antitrust Collide: The Curious Case Of Wegmans v. Shop Rite
On November 12, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a decision reversing the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, and holding that Village Supermarkets, Inc., which attempted to thwart the plans of Hanover 3201 Realty LLC to develop its property with a competitor supermarket, may be subject to an antitrust claim brought by Hanover Realty.
United States
23 Nov 2015
Connecticut Set-Aside Statutes Amended To Apply To Municipalities And Quasi-Public Agencies
Effective October 1, 2015, the applicability of the State's nondiscrimination, affirmative action and supplier diversity program statutes has been extended to municipalities and quasi-public agencies pursuant to recent legislation.
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15 Jul 2015
New Jersey Supreme Court Gives Mount Laurel Back To The Courts
There is still an opportunity for developers and investors to act now for both short- and long-term strategies for potential projects.
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13 Mar 2015
Connecticut's Brownfield Funding: Round 6
The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development recently announced its next round of brownfield funding.
United States
23 Oct 2014
Connecticut Awards Brownfield Grants And Loans
Gov. Dannel Malloy announced the award of $27 million in grants and loans that will fund 20 remediation and redevelopment projects throughout Connecticut.
United States
12 Sep 2014
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