The New York Times: New Jersey Town and University Bridge Their Divide, and Both Reap a Reward

Repost of an Article by The New York Times on May 29, 2018: GLASSBORO, N.J. — Joseph A. Brigandi Jr. remembers when his father ran a sub shop in the heart of this southern New Jersey town in the 1960s, when there were only four or five restaurants downtown and no out-of-town shopping malls threatened the […]

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The Story Behind NJ’s $426M Walkable Town Center

The large mixed-use development in Glassboro, NJ, is in its final stage.  Nexus Properties’ Dante Germano revealed the 14-year evolution of the project, its challenges and how it transformed the South Jersey community. by Alexandra Pacurar | Feb 01, 2018 Rendering of Rowan Boulevard Rowan Boulevard’s history began in 2004, after the Borough of Glassboro, […]

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A Fast-Growing New Jersey College Builds A Town To Go With It!

Rowan University’s explosive growth had Glassboro officials worried that students would overrun the center of town. So Rowan and Glassboro went in on an all-new one to take care of that problem. Usually, the developments I’ve come to refer to as “Instant Urbanism” pop us on the fringes of metropolitan areas, most often near some freeway […]

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Creating a Downtown in Glassboro

Nexus Properties, Glassboro and Rowan University have teamed up to create new downtown that benefits students and local residents alike. Fourteen years in the making, Rowan Boulevard is nearing completion.  The $425.5 million redevelopment project has resulted in a mixed-use project that serves both the community of Glassboro, New Jersey, and the Rowan University campus […]

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Nexus Properties secures financing for last phase of Rowan Boulevard

            By Mario Marroquin,    October 18, 2017 at 6:56 AM Rendering of the A4 phase of the Rowan Boulevard Development. – (M&T BANK)   Less than two months after Nexus Properties and Rowan University opened the largest phase of the Rowan Boulevard development – delivering 557 student beds, 43,000 square feet of retail space, […]

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Rowan University, Nexus Properties Are Making Glassboro A College Town

A public-private partnership is helping to create a walkable downtown in Glassboro, New Jersey, and, in doing so, tying the town’s culture to that of its university. Courtesy: Nexus Properties A rendering of a portion of Nexus Properties and Rowan University’s Rowan Boulevard mixed-use community   Using a 26-acre plot of land owned by the township […]

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220 Rowan Boulevard Receives the 2017 Leading Public-Private Economic Development Partnership Award

220 Rowan Boulevard received the Leading Public-Private Economic Development Partnership Award at the 2017 Annual Governor’s Conference on Housing and Economic Development. The Leading Economic Development Award recognizes an alliance between a New Jersey-based business that has teamed up with the state, a community, or local economic development organization to advance the redevelopment of downtowns, […]

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Nexus Signs Five New Retailers to $400 Million Mixed-Use Project in South Jersey

Posted on October 11, 2017 by Amy Works Upon completion, Rowan Boulevard will include student beds, classroom space, a hotel, fitness center, parking garages and 144,000 square feet of retail space. (Image courtesy of Nexus Properties) GLASSBORO, N.J. — Nexus Properties has signed five new retail tenants to the Rowan Boulevard redevelopment, a mixed-use project […]

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Recent building openings part of larger university expansion

By Matt Kass - September 12, 2017 Part of the A4 project As students returned to campus last week, many of them were greeted with a new sight: brand new completed construction just past the university bookstore. As part of the new development on Rowan Boulevard, part of the A-3 unit of construction opened Aug. 23 […]

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Rowan Boulevard Nearly Complete as More Buildings Open

GLASSBORO – Barnes & Noble was once an island on Rowan Boulevard. The bookstore — selling Rowan University textbooks and swag — was the first to go up less than a decade ago. Seven years later, the massive two-story bookstore isn’t so easy to pick out of the downtown Glassboro landscape. It blends perfectly with the half-dozen […]

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Nexus Properties Cuts Ribbon on Largest Phase of Rowan Boulevard Development

Joined by New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney, Glassboro Mayor Leo  McCabe, Rowan University President Ali Houshmand, and Gloucester County  Freeholder Heather Simmons, Nexus Properties celebrated the official ribbon  cutting of the largest phase of Rowan Boulevard, known as A3. The A3 development – part of Glassboro’s transformative multi-phase  redevelopment called Rowan Boulevard – is composed […]

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Visions of a Boulevard of Dreams

Angelo’s Diner hasn’t changed much since it was built in 1951.  “We still don’t take credit cards,” Mary Ann Justice, the owner, says. But through the classic diner’s windows along North Main Street in Glassboro, the view is dramatically different from decades past: A stylish park where a nuisance bar and an abandoned gas station once […]

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Modern Home Builder Magazine Cover Story – Setup For Success

The beliefs of its founder, Sydney Sussman, primed Nexus Properties to undertake the reimagining of downtown Glassboro, N.J. For most developers, a project is a market opportunity.  It’s a calculation of the investment cost, time and potential.  That’s all true of Nexus Properties’ mixed use, redevelopment project in Glassboro, N.J., but the projects also have a […]

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NJ State Legislature Extends Congratulations to Nexus Properties

The Senate and General Assembly, State House, Trenton, NJ,  and  Members of the New Jersey Legislature, on behalf of the citizens of the Garden State,  extended congratulations to Nexus Properties which has been selected by the residents of Gloucester County as the Best Developers in the annual Best of Gloucester County contest of the year […]

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Nexus Properties Designated The Best Developer of Gloucester County 2017

On June 1, 2017, the Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce proclaimed Nexus Properties has been selected by the residents of Gloucester County in the category for the “Best Developer”.  Nexus has been recognized as an essential component of the Gloucester County economy. Thank you residents of Gloucester County […]

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2017 Smart Growth Award Co-Recipient

Nexus Properties was proud to co-receive the 2017 Smart Growth Award presented by New Jersey Future with supporting partners Woodmont Properties, the Borough of Metuchen, Minno & Wasko Architects and Planners, and the Metuchen Parking Authority  for  their TRANSIT-ORIENTED RETAIL and RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT and a NEW PUBLIC PLAZA ADJACENT TO METUCHEN STATION. Nexus successfully financed, designed and constructed […]

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Nexus Awarded NJ Leading Infrastructure Project Award

The New Jersey Alliance for Action’s “New Jersey’s Leading Infrastructure Projects” award program was created to highlight innovative, pioneering and landmark construction initiatives that greatly impact the state’s economy and to honor the business and organizations that work together as partners to ensure the project’s success.  The Rowan Boulevard Phase A-3 project is a great […]

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The 2016 Economic Impact Award Presented to Nexus Properties

For more than 50 years, the Southern New Jersey Development Council at its annual Distinguished Achievement Awards Reception has honored outstanding individuals, organizations and companies in the public and private sectors for their leadership in economic development in the southern eight counties of New Jersey. In recognition of Nexus’ vision, leadership and commitment to the […]

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Dante Germano| 2015 Business Person of the Year Award

Dante Germano, COO/CFO of Nexus Properties received the 2015 Business Person of the Year Award at the 11th Annual Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce Community Service Awards dinner on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. The Annual Community Service Awards are a way for the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce to recognize the business and community leaders of […]

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Dante Germano – Nexus Properties | 2015 Gloucester County Chamber Community Service Award

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