Press & Publications
Press & Publications
The State of New Jersey’s Housing Market: We Need More
njfuture.org | 7/11/2022
New Jersey is facing an acute housing shortage. Nationally, we are millions of housing units short of meeting demand, and the situation is proportionally worse in New Jersey.
Needed Shelter in Jersey City
njbmagazine.com | 7/2022
Completed in September of 2021, the Veteran's Housing Project is a new 20-unit, 4-story affordable housing rental project built on a long-vacant corner lot of Ocean Avenue in Jersey City, an area of great need.
ROI Influencers: Women in Business 2022
ROI-NJ.com | 3/23/2022
We’re tired of hearing from people who say they can’t find women to run their company, sit on their board, take a top leadership role or even simply be on a panel of thought leaders.
ROI Influencers: Power List 2022 — Real Estate
ROI-NJ.com | 2/23/2022
We get it, residential real estate is hot. But if you’re looking for a new neighborhood featuring four-bedroom homes with a nice yard … you come to the wrong place. These developers are the ones creating the multi-family residential, office, mixed-use and industrial facilities that are needed today (and tomorrow). Their market, in many cases, is just as hot.
Officials Cut Ribbon On Project Built To Give Jersey City Veterans A Home
TapInto.com | 12/13/2021
JERSEY CITY, NJ - Local veterans facing housing insecurity may soon have a roof over their head, thanks to the completion of a 21,700-square-foot veterans’ housing complex in Jersey City, which opened on November 30.
Veterans Housing Community Opens Doors In Jersey City
NJ Biz | 12/2/2021
Housing options for veterans expanded in Hudson County at the start of this week with the completion of a 21,700-square-foot complex in Jersey City.
Affordable Veterans Housing Community In Jersey City Celebrates Opening
Jersey Digs | 12/2/2021
TANTUM Real Estate, local stakeholders, and elected officials recently attended the ribbon-cutting event for the affordable veterans housing community in the Greenville neighborhood of Jersey City.
ROI-NJ Presents The Roi Influencers: Real Estate 2021
ROI-NJ.com | 12/2/2021
While elected officials and economic thought leaders debate the merits of any number of programs that can be used to jump-start the post-pandemic economy, business leaders know an old axiom still holds true: Real estate leads the way.
Tantum Cuts Ribbon On Affordable Veterans Housing Community In Jersey City
ROI-NJ.com | 12/1/2021
For Debra Tantleff, founding principal of Tantum Real Estate and a longtime developer in the state, the ribbon-cutting Tuesday at 526 Ocean Ave. in Jersey City was different from the many others she has attended.
Tantum, Public Officials Hail Opening Of Veterans Housing Building In Jersey City
RE-NJ.com | 12/1/2021
Tantum Real Estate has opened the doors to a new boutique apartment building in Jersey City that will provide affordable housing to military veterans and other residents.
Affordable Veterans Housing Community Opens In Jersey City
RE-NJ.com | 12/1/2021
Specialized for veterans and at-risk populations, the community provides quality, affordable housing, along with onsite supportive services.
Builders, Public Officials Look To Confront New Jersey’s Housing Supply And Affordability Crisis
RE-NJ.com | 11/18/2021
For any developer seeking a joint venture partner in New Jersey, Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver pointed to the dozens of public housing agencies in cities and towns across the state.
Many U.S. Veterans Still Struggling To Find Housing Following The End To The War
Bisnow | 11/10/2021
The longest war in American history has ended, sending the remaining 2,500 U.S. troops home and adding to the nearly 200,000 individuals who leave the armed forces each year, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
‘Meadowlands Cup’ Golf Event Aims To Highlight, Build Support For Destination-Based Economy
RE-NJ.com | 7/13/2021
Long-delayed as it was, the opening of the massive American Dream retail and entertainment complex is making good on its promise of bringing thousands of daily visitors to the Meadowlands, providing a much-needed lift to businesses in the region.
Princeton University Taps C&W To Sell Mixed-Use Development Site
Real Estate Weekly | 7/12/2021
Cushman & Wakefield announced today that the real estate services firm has been retained by Princeton University to arrange for the sale of the Princeton Nurseries development site. Located within the Princeton Forrestal Center, the site totals 271 acres and represents the last large development parcel in its Corporate Office and Research Complex.
Real Estate Could Prosper From Nationwide Infrastructure Investment Strategies
Smart Brief | 6/21/2021
New infrastructure — and particularly transportation infrastructure — should be climate change resistant, value previously marginalized urban neighborhoods and take into consideration changing traffic patterns, according to a panel of real estate and urban development specialists based in the greater New York City metropolitan area.
NJBA Installs Mann As 68th President Alongside Newest Slate Of Board Officers
RE-NJ.com | 4/15/2021
The New Jersey Builders Association has installed its newest president, tapping a Millburn-based developer and attorney to help guide the organization in the year ahead.
Murphy Appoints 77 New Members To New Jersey-Israel Commission
ROI-NJ.com | 4/15/2021
Governor Phil Murphy announced the appointments of 77 public members to the New Jersey-Israel Commission, including a second co-chair, Karin Elkis. Elkis will serve as co-chair along with Mark Levenson, who was one of 21 members who were reappointed. Andrew Gross serves as the executive director. The appointments to the commission were announced Wednesday, Israel’s 73rd Independence Day, in celebration of the friendship and longstanding relationship between New Jersey and Israel
Murphy Announces Appointments To NJ – Israel Commission
NJBMagazine.com | 4/14/2021
Gov. Phil Murphy today announced the appointments of 77 public members to the New Jersey – Israel Commission. The appointments to the Commission are being announced on Israel’s 73rd Independence Day, in celebration of the friendship and longstanding relationship between New Jersey and Israel.
Governor Murphy Announces Sweeping Set Of Appointments To New Jersey – Israel Commission
InsiderNJ.com | 4/14/2021
TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today announced the appointments of 77 public members to the New Jersey – Israel Commission. The appointments to the Commission are being announced on Israel’s 73rd Independence Day, in celebration of the friendship and longstanding relationship between New Jersey and Israel.
ROI Influencers: Women In Business 2021
ROI-NJ.com | 3/26/2021
The 2021 ROI Influencers: Women in Business list includes eight sector categories. They are another way we can honor the best women in the New Jersey business world.
Know These Successful Women In Commercial Real Estate?
American Investment Properties | 3/12/2021
March was Women’s History Month. It’s important we recognize the accomplishments of all women, but we found it crucial to highlight women in commercial real estate. Known as a male-dominated industry, there are women who have broken gender barriers and made huge strides. Below we cover nine women in the commercial real estate industry.
Renderings Released For Approved ‘Hue Soul’ Mixed-Use Project In East Orange
Jersey Digs | 2/15/2021
Recently released renderings illustrate what a five-story building that is being envisioned for the Soul Food Factory site between East Orange’s two train stations could look like if it ends up coming to fruition.
Rutgers Seminar To Highlight Housing Affordability Issues In New Jersey, Israel
RE-NJ.com | 1/28/2021
An upcoming seminar co-hosted by the Center for Real Estate at Rutgers Business School will highlight the issue of housing affordability — both at home and abroad.
ROI-NJ Presents The 2020 ROI Influencers: Real Estate List
ROI-NJ.com | 11/18/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic may have changed the commercial real estate sector, but it didn’t stop it. The pandemic led to a pivot, one that still is impacting CRE today — and one that figures to do so in the months (even years) ahead.
Tantleff, Manicone Primed To Play Key Roles As NJBA Officers
RE-NJ.com | 6/23/2020
As the housing industry looks to move beyond the coronavirus crisis, two female executives are poised to play prominent roles as board members of the New Jersey Builders Association.
20 Inspiring Women Who Are Changing The Culture In Real Estate
Facilio Blog | 3/12/2020
It wasn’t too long ago when a remark like “That’s a man’s job” was just accepted as the norm. For the longest time, the choices we made in the workforce were dictated not by an individual’s calibre but by their gender.
Real Foresight: ROI-NJ Asks Real Estate Experts What They See Ahead In 2020
ROI-NJ | 1/2/2020
It’s an annual tradition here at ROI-NJ: Kicking off the new year by surveying some of the New Jersey real estate industry’s top experts to find out what they see for the coming year. Read on for the 2020 edition!
Simon Wiesenthal Center Honors Bias Fighters
Jewish Standard | 9/5/2019
The Simon Wiesenthal Center hosted its fourth annual 9/11 commemoration, this year “Honoring Heroes for Tolerance,” at Yankee Stadium on August 18.
Wiesenthal Center Commemorates 9/11 With Bergen Legislators And Dignitaries
JewishLinkNJ.com | 8/29/2019
The Simon Wiesenthal Center hosted its fourth annual 9/11 commemoration event this past Sunday, honoring Heroes for Tolerance at Yankee Stadium.
How A Small Town Tries Working With Developers To Grow
CoStar News | 6/25/2019
Red Bank, a riverfront town in New Jersey about 50 miles from Midtown Manhattan, had been sleeping on its laurels in terms of fostering new development, according to its mayor. But that's changing. The borough recently welcomed several new projects and has others in the works.
Red Bank Lost Its Mojo To Asbury, Long Branch. Could Downtown Housing Bring It Back?
App.com | 6/17/2019
New Jersey Monthly magazine called it “the hippest town in New Jersey.” A few years later, the 12,000-resident borough landed on Smithsonian magazine’s list of the “hippest enclaves on the East Coast.”
Panelists Offer Up Guidance On Making TOD Real
NJTOD.org | 6/17/2019
The first installment of the new TOD in Your Downtown Forum Series, organized by Downtown New Jersey (DNJ) and NJTOD.org, was held on May 30 at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Planners, municipal officials, and other practitioners assembled at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy to hear from expert panelists who work on the front lines of planning and implementing transit-oriented development.
Developers See New, Long-Awaited Opportunities In Red Bank
RE-NJ.com | 6/3/2019
It’s often mentioned in the same breath as Morristown and Montclair, but Red Bank has mostly lacked the type of new investment and mixed-use development seen by its northern counterparts.
Element At Red Bank Called Game-Changing Development For Community
ROI-NJ.com | 5/30/2019
Red Bank Mayor Pasquale Menna was thrilled. As he stood beside Tantum Real Estate founder and President Debra Tantleff and development partner Joe Bezzone and cut a bright red ribbon signifying the grand opening of The Element at Red Bank, he said the boutique urban infill development will help change the heart of downtown Red Bank.
Red Bank: Downtown Apartments Debut
RedBankGreen.com | 5/30/2019
Finalizing a development process that began a dozen years ago, a new 35-unit apartment building made its debut in downtown Red Bank Wednesday.
Red Bank Apartments At The Element Go For Up To $5k A Month
APP.com | 5/30/2019
RED BANK - The Element, an upscale 35-unit “boutique” apartment building marketed for well-heeled baby boomers and empty nesters, opened its doors Wednesday, marking another milestone in the downtown’s budding residential renaissance.
Red Bank’s Element Apartment Building Has Ribbon Cutting
Tapinto.net | 5/30/2019
RED BANK, NJ – The Element apartments had their ribbon cutting ceremony attended by Red Bank Mayor Pat Menna, state senator Vin Gopal, former senator Joe Kyrillos and Freeholder Gerry Scharfenberger, and a host of other political and business notables.
Developers, Officials Hail Completion Of Key Redevelopment Project In Red Bank
RE-NJ.com | 5/30/2019
A joint venture has unveiled a boutique apartment building in downtown Red Bank, bringing new life to a long-vacant site and paving the way for additional redevelopment in the borough.
Women Are Making Their Mark In Commercial Real Estate
GlobeSt.Com | 4/12/2019
Career opportunities in commercial real estate run the gamut from architecture, asset management and investment banking to engineering and environmental science.
To Save New Jersey Suburbs, Developers Shouldn't Think Too Big
Bisnow | 3/13/2019
New Jersey has large-scale problems with its demographics and its real estate, but their solutions could come at the smallest of scales.
Real Estate Predictions: Experts Tell ROI-NJ Their Thoughts On 2019
ROI-NJ | 1/2/2019
Has multifamily finally hit its peak? Can industrial continue its big push, buoyed by the ports? Will Newark and Jersey City continue to lead the way in urban development? What’s the feeling on retail? And how will Gov. Phil Murphy’s goal of an innovative economy impact all of this?
ROI-NJ Reveals 2018 Real Estate Influencers List
ROI-NJ | 10/22/2018
In 2017, ROI-NJ unveiled its first ROI Influencers Real Estate list. In 2018, we’ve created our latest version, capturing who the most powerful, most influential people in the industry are today.
Demographics, Other Factors Helping To Spur Suburban Revival
NJBIZ | 10/15/2018
Migration from the suburbs to urban areas — a pattern that’s ruled for more than a decade — may finally be turning around, according to a report from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University.
Rutgers Research Says MF Development Has Bigger Impact On Schools Than Believed
State Broadcast News | 7/27/2018
NEWARK, NJ—(SBN)—Municipalities may need to increase their expectations of how new multifamily construction will affect their schools, and probably should stop using a “one size fits all” model in determining the impact of multifamily construction on local school capacity, according to research released by The Center for Real Estate at Rutgers Business School.
Landmark Rutgers Study Sheds Light On Multifamily Development’s Impact On School-Age Children
New Jersey Business | 7/19/2018
The Center for Real Estate at Rutgers Business School announced the release of its first public policy white paper, “School-Age Children in Rental Units in New Jersey: Results from a Survey of Developers and Property Managers.”
Rutgers Real Estate Center Releases Landmark Study On School-Aged Children In Multifamily Properties
ROI-NJ.com | 7/19/2018
The number of school-age children in multifamily housing units increases with the number of bedrooms, regardless of the residents’ income level and building product type. And, if income and bedrooms are fixed, it can be shown that denser properties will have fewer school-aged children.
Rutgers Study Seeks To Unravel Debate Over Rental Units And School Children
RE-NJ.com | 7/19/2018
A new study is shedding new light on a widespread, age-old debate between developers and local governments in New Jersey: Do new apartments mean new school-age children?
New Jersey Builders Association Honors Annual Industry Award Recipients
MyCentralJersey.com | 2/3/2018
ROBBINSVILLE – The New Jersey Builders Association (NJBA) honored its annual Industry Awards recipients recently at the Stone Terrace, by John Henry's in Hamilton. The awards honor members of NJBA who have made outstanding contributions to the housing and/or the building industry in New Jersey during the prior year.
Debra Tantleff: Blazing A Trail For Women In Real Estate
Pace Advertising | 11/27/2017
Our Common Ground campaign for Gender Equality continues! Today, we salute another pioneering woman in real estate: Debra Tantleff! Debra is Founding Principal of TANTUM Real Estate. We’re proud to shine a spotlight on Debra and so many other trailblazers in the field. These women have paved the way for others to follow. Here’s to every achievement earned, every milestone passed, and every glass ceiling shattered!
Jersey City Development With Units Reserved For Veterans Moves Forward
Jersey Digs | 8/24/2017
After nearly two years of planning, a proposed mixed-use development near the border of Jersey City’s Greenville and Bergen-Lafayette neighborhoods has finally been approved.
Downtown Apartment Complex Approved In Red Bank
Two River Times | 3/16/2017
RED BANK – The borough Zoning Board of Adjustment may have said “no” but the Planning Board said “yes” – after a little nudging from the Borough Council – for the upscale multistory apartment complex intended for the downtown.
Contentious 35-Unit Apartment Project Coming to red Bank
App.com | 3/6/2017
RED BANK — A year ago, the borough's Zoning Board rejected a 35-unit apartment project planned for the heart of downtown. On Monday, the Planning Board approved essentially the same plan, after the proposal took an unorthodox path.
Controversial Plan for 35 Apartments Approved in Red Bank
App.com | 11/22/2016
RED BANK — The borough council on Monday approved a redevelopment plan that allows up to 35 apartments to be built on a downtown parcel, despite continued protest from some on the council.
Real Estate Center Assembles Emerging Leaders Council to Connect with Students, Ensure Viabiliy
Rutgers University | 6/7/2016
Packed with industry giants and power players, the advisory board of the Rutgers Business School Center for Real Estate has no shortage of leadership or experience. But the group wants to ensure its viability for decades to come, while connecting with the students it was meant to serve when it was formed last year.
Tantum Real Estate's Debra Tantleff Public-Private Housing Advocacy Recognized with NJBA Award
GlobeSt | 5/12/2016
JERSEY CITY, NJ — Debra Tantleff, founding principal of TANTUM Real Estate, is concerned about the economic forces that are combining to raise development costs across New Jersey, in urban infill and suburban redevelopment locations, and she’s trying to help local governments cope with that reality in her own development practice. Learn more in our exclusive audio interview.
Final Fate of Red Band Residential Project To Be Determined
Two River Times | 11/5/2015
RED BANK — The borough Zoning Board of Adjustment may cast the deciding vote for a project that could finally result in building on a long-vacant West Front Street lot.
Going Out on Her Own
NJBiz | 4/7/2015
It was nearly a decade ago when Debra Tantleff, then a young executive with Roseland Property Co., took a lead role in a project that would define the future of downtown Morristown. You might say it also did the same for her career.