While many New Jersey Municipal Buildings are currently closed to the general public due to the COVID-19 outbreak, filings of applications and permits are being accepted, although processing is dependent upon staff availability. Many municipalities are permitting employees to work remotely or are alternating employee’s in office work schedules. Government essential service employees are still

As the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, and the associated illness spreads around the world and the number of confirmed cases in the United States rises, disruptions to construction projects are inevitable. These disruptions may come from any number of factors, including direct illness to construction site personnel, voluntary office closures for project professionals, whether

The New Jersey Appellate Division case of Gebroe-Hammer Associates v. Deal Lake Village Gardens, LLC, et. al., 2020 WL 428795, decided on January 28, 2020 addressed the plaintiff’s claim for a real estate brokerage commission for the sale of a property in Asbury Park, New Jersey.  Although the opinion is unpublished, does not constitute precedent

In a market where economic indicators continue to show encouraging signs (e.g., sustained favorable employment numbers and rental rates, and continuing low levels of inflation), the prospect that property values will appreciate remains real.  Because of questionable municipal assessment practices, often blindly motivated by the objective of maximizing tax ratables, careful scrutiny of assessments, especially