By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, May 12 2010 @ 07:09 AM EDT
Luxury Condominium Community Will Soon Be Open For Sales
Construction is progressing at Monarch at Ridge Hill in Yonkers, N.Y., with sales soon to open at the luxury condominium community, which is located at Westchester's Ridge Hill, a 1.3 million-square-foot mixed-use development now under construction on an 81-acre hilltop site between the New York State Thruway and the Sprain Brook Parkway.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, May 12 2010 @ 07:06 AM EDT
On April 30, Visitors to Whole Foods in Ridgewood Received Free White Pine Saplings, Courtesy of R&S Landscaping
Local children, teens and adults helped nurture the environment on Arbor Day, planting 50 trees that are now being spread throughout the community. On April 30, staff members of Midland Park, N.J.-based R&S Landscaping spent the afternoon giving away over four dozen free white pine saplings to shoppers at Whole Foods in Ridgewood.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, May 12 2010 @ 07:03 AM EDT
Would Encourage Retired but Still Licensed Physicians To Offer Services to Underserved Communities
Legislation sponsored by Assembly Health Committee Chairman Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D., and committee Vice Chairwoman Connie Wagner to provide civil immunity for volunteer physicians who offer their services to nonprofit clinics and federally qualified health centers was released Thursday from committee.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, May 12 2010 @ 06:59 AM EDT
Honeywell and the New Jersey Audubon Society Partner to Inspire Educators, Providing Hands-On Lessons Through Exploration in the Hackensack Watershed
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and New Jersey Audubon (NJA) announced today that scholarships are available for the third annual Honeywell Institute for Ecosystems Education for Hudson and Bergen County middle and high school science and social studies teachers.
By Paramus Post Wednesday, May 12 2010 @ 06:51 AM EDT
Care Plus NJ staff members Jaime Arlia, Director, Family Education and Protective Services, and Sabrina Coppola Program Manager, Visitation Services, recently received an Award of Appreciation from New Jersey’s Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS). Jaime and Sabrina work closely with the Bergen South DYFS staff to provide comprehensive care for DYFS-involved children and teens in Bergen County. The Bergen South DYFS local office honored Jaime and Sabrina at an all-staff meeting.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, May 11 2010 @ 07:50 PM EDT
Trump Plaza Residences in Jersey City
Three Years Of Free Parking Offered With Any Condo Purchased From Today To Memorial Day
Trump Plaza Residences Jersey City is making an offer many will find hard to refuse at their luxurious residential tower in Jersey City, N.J. The offer includes a free pre-paid parking spot in their secured parking garage for three years to every buyer who makes a condominium purchase between now and May 31, 2010.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, May 11 2010 @ 07:39 PM EDT
- CBRE's First Quarter 2010 New Jersey Office MarketView Report reveals that consolidations drove the leasing market, as availability rates continued to climb -
The New Jersey office market's availability rate continued to climb upward during the first quarter of 2010, despite increased leasing activity, as consolidations and renewals accounted for much of the leasing activity that did occur, finds CB Richard Ellis' First Quarter 2010 New Jersey Office MarketView report.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, May 11 2010 @ 07:36 PM EDT
Luxury pool and landscape designer Chris Cipriano, who has created some of the most elaborate outdoor spaces for suburbia’s rich and famous, has created a seven-step safety plan for homeowners in recognition of National Pool Safety Month, which occurs in May. Cipriano says that as pool areas and backyards become more extravagant, many with complicated components like volcanic fire pits or multi-dimensional underwater lighting, stone with naturally-cut edges and infinity pools, the risk of injury can rise if homeowners do not follow some basic safety measures.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, May 11 2010 @ 07:33 PM EDT
--Class A office complex draws diversity of tenants--
The New Jersey office of Colliers International has completed four lease transactions totaling 34,904 square feet at 99 – 119 Cherry Hill Road on behalf of landlord Normandy Real Estate Partners. The leasing at 99 – 119 Cherry Hill Road — a two-building, 189,000-square-foot Class A office complex in Parsippany, N.J. — continues recent activity in the Tri-State region for Colliers International, the world’s third largest commercial real estate services organization.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, May 11 2010 @ 07:18 PM EDT
Event Will Feature Informational Materials, Opportunities to Assist the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter
Heritage Pointe of Teaneck, a full-service rental retirement community, will host a Memory Walk Networking Event in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter on Tues., June 8 at 5:30 p.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, will provide participants with the opportunity to learn about area Memory Walks, including how to register and start a company or family team. Refreshments will be served, and informational materials on Alzheimer's disease and the Alzheimer’s Association will be available.
By Mel Fabrikant Tuesday, May 11 2010 @ 07:15 PM EDT
- NAI Hanson brokers market 56,161-square-feet of industrial/flex space -
NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based commercial real estate firm, has recently been selected as the exclusive sales and/or leasing agent for three properties totaling 56,161-square-feet in Northern New Jersey: 20,815-square-feet at 181 E. Halsey Road in Parsippany, 31,346-square-feet at 17-09 Zink Place in Fair Lawn and 4,000-square-feet at 190-192 Governor St. in Paterson.
By Sharon Mosley Tuesday, May 11 2010 @ 06:07 AM EDT
Dresses. They're one-hit wonders. But for many of us who dress each day out of a closet brimming with separates, dresses can be intimidating. This season, however, fashion designers have addressed the dress in a whole new way by giving us instant comfort in stylish shifts, flowing maxis and elegant wraps. If you haven't shopped for dresses in a few years, it may be time to rethink your wardrobe.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 10 2010 @ 07:27 PM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 10 2010 @ 04:17 PM EDT
Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club
Event Will Feature Local Dignitaries as Models, Tricky Tray Items and Grand Door Prize
The Paramus Sunrise Rotary club
, a division of Rotary International, will host its Second Annual Fashion Show, a fund-raising dinner event, on Friday, May 21, at 7 p.m. The affair will again be held at the IBEW Local 164 Training Center, located at 65 W. Century Road in Paramus, N.J. Tickets are $40 per person, which includes dinner with wine or beer. All proceeds will benefit Rotary’s Gift of Life International program, Community Blood Services, Paramus PBA, Paramus EMT and other local charities.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 10 2010 @ 04:13 PM EDT
Going back to basics and simple living, The Complete Root Cellar Book by Steve Maxwell and Jennifer MacKenzie has building plans for root cellars and recipes for the provender. One of the main reasons for a root cellar would be the economical environmental effect on storage of fruits, vegetables and preserves. Another would be that they last longer, stay fresher at a minimal cost.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 10 2010 @ 03:25 PM EDT
Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester/Cumberland/Salem), Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver (D-Essex/Passaic), Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono (D-Middlesex), Assembly Majority Leader Joseph Cryan (D-Union), Senate Budget and Appropriations Chairman Paul Sarlo (D-Bergen) and Assembly Budget Chairman Lou Greenwald (D-Camden) released the following statement Monday on Gov. Chris Christie’s proposed “tool kit” legislation: “We always welcome ideas to try to control government costs and property taxes, but we expect a reasonable, intelligent and in-depth discussion based on facts.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 10 2010 @ 03:15 PM EDT
“Volunteers don’t get paid because they are worthless, but because they are priceless.” Words of wisdom from Malaak Compton-Rock at the launch of the Breakfast Club of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center on April 27. An excited group of 72 guests, mostly area residents, gathered at the Montammy Country Club in Alpine, NJ, to hear the international activist speak and have her sign their copies of her book, If It Takes a Village, Build One.
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 10 2010 @ 03:11 PM EDT
Panel Will Also Consider Bill to Tighten Airport Security Following January Breach at Newark
Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Chairman Fred Scalera on Monday announced the panel on Thursday will meet with New Jersey’s homeland security director to discuss state readiness following the recent Times Square bombing attempt.“Those in the homeland security business know we can never rest easy, but the recent Times Square bombing attempt hopefully serves as a reminder to everyone that we must always be prepared the best we can to protect the public safety,” said Scalera (D-Essex/Passaic/Bergen). “I hope the hearing sheds some light onto our preparedness and what, if any, improvements need to be made.”
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 10 2010 @ 03:09 PM EDT
- Both DeMagistris and Vetter rewarded for exceptional performance in 2009 -
NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based commercial real estate firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jeffrey DeMagistris and Thomas Vetter from associate vice president to vice president. “Despite the instability of today’s real estate market, both Jeff and Tom had an exceptional year in 2009, completing almost one half million square feet of transactions valued at $25,000,000,” stated NAI Hanson President William Hanson, SIOR. “Their tireless work ethic and diligent manner has enabled them to positively contribute to this company during these tough economic times. As such, they are both a key part of our success at Hanson, and I am thrilled to promote them to this prominent role.”
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, May 10 2010 @ 03:07 PM EDT
Baxter, Caplan, Cohen and Latham
Jones Lang LaSalle has announced that leading industry veterans Richard Baxter, Jon Caplan, Ron Cohen and Scott Latham will join the firm to lead its New York City Capital Markets business.
The foursome of Baxter, Caplan, Cohen and Latham are recognized as one of the most successful and highly regarded capital markets teams in the New York City real estate community.