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Legal Review – New Jersey Supreme Court Decides No Statute of Limitations Applicable to Spill Act Contribution Claims

In 2013, a New Jersey appellate court temporarily ended the long standing debate of whether a statute of limitations applies to contribution claims brought under the State of New Jersey law which governs liability for the cleanup of environmental contamination, the New Jersey Spill Compensation & Control Act (the “Spill Act”). In Morristown Associates v. […]

Resource Review – Making a Living, Making a Life

Making a Living, Making a Life  By Daniel Rose, CRE (©2014, Half Moon Press, 366 pages) Daniel Rose, CRE, has had an extraordinary business career including developing Pentagon City in Washington, D.C., and One Financial Center in Boston. He developed Manhattan Plaza for the Performing Arts in New York City. He is not only an icon […]

Resource Review – Placemaking: Innovations in New Communities

Placemaking: Innovations in New Communities by Mahlon ‘Sandy’ Apgar IV, (ULI, 2014), 35pp, with Appendix Mahlon ‘Sandy’ Apgar IV, CRE, joins a continuing discussion on the effort to create healthier, sustainable living environments that enhance the social and economic well-being of those who reside within them. The literature has been fairly extensive, particularly over the […]

Resource Review – Capital in the 21st Century

by Thomas Piketty (© 2014, Harvard University Press, 696 pages) REVIEWED BY MAHLON APGAR IV, CRE, FRICS By the time readers have read this, Capital in the 21st Century will have become its publisher’s most popular title ever. Author Thomas Piketty already has emerged from relative obscurity in the French Academy to become an international […]

Culture, Identity and Democracy in the Face of Modernization

Fall 2006, Vol 31, No 2 Abstract: Modernizing societies are experiencing many problems related to culture and identity. The author argues that modernization and democracy often alienate groups of people, especially people moving from Islamic to Western cultures, which causes them to be susceptible to radical doctrine. As a result, radical Islamists can offer an identity […]

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    Francis Fukuyama, Ph.D.

Real Estate Prospects Post – 9/11

Spring 2002, Vol 27, No 1 Abstract: The events of September 11th generated a wide-ranging discussion on the values of urban centers, dispersed communities, and the uses of technology in urban development. Six months later, much of the American real estate community has returned to business as usual, but with an expanded awareness of possibilities and […]

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    David L. Peterson
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