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NAIOP NJ Regulatory, Legislative, and Legal Affairs

  • 11 Jul 2024
  • 7:45 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Northeast Carpenters Apprentice Training, 75 Fieldcrest Ave, Edison, NJ 08837


  • Colleagues employed with a NAIOP NJ Member's firm, subject to verification.
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  • Non-members must pay in advance.


Hear the latest on:

  • NJDEP Land Use Regulatory Proposals
    • Resilient Environments and Landscapes (REAL) Rule Proposal
    • Division of Fish and Wildlife (NJAC 7:25) Rule Proposal
  • NJDCA Third Party Inspection Regulations & Legislative Proposals for Self-Certified Plan Review
  • Energy Master Plan - CRE Priorities


7:45 AM – 8:30 AM, Breakfast and Networking

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM, Welcome and Introductions

Dan Kennedy, CEO, NAIOP NJ

8:35 AM – 9:05 AM, Keynote Speaker

  • Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette, NJ Department of Environmental Protection
    • Resilient Environments and Landscapes proposal (REAL)
    • Division of Fish & Wildlife (NJAC-7:25) Rule Proposal

9:05 AM– 9:50 AM, Resilient Environments and Landscapes (REAL) Response Panel

  • DISCUSSION LEADER: Emily M. Lamond, Member, Cole Schotz P.C.
  • Andrew B. Robbins, Of Counsel, Sills Cummins & Gross P.C.
  • Anthony Castillo, PE, Principal, SESI Consulting Engineers (invited)
  • Robert March, PWS, Senior Project Scientist, Natural Resources, Langan

9:50 AM – 10:35 AM, Policy Paper Presentation: Energy Policy Priorities for the CRE Sector

  • DISCUSSION LEADER: Daniel Kennedy, CEO, NAIOP NJ, with input from:
  • Robert Gordon, Vice President, Stevens & Lee Public Affairs
  • Jeffrey E. Grant, MBA, PE, CEM, CEP, Owner, EnergyPlus Solutions
  • Rich Henning, President & CEO, New Jersey Utilities Association
  • Ray Bukowski, Managing Director, Government Affairs, Communications and Sustainability, NJ Resources

10:35 AM– 11:05 AM, Progress on Third Party Inspection & Plan Review Certification

  • Commissioner Jacquelyn A. Suarez, NJ Department of Community Affairs (invited)


  • Eric Brophy, Deputy Chief of Staff for Economic Growth, Office of the Governor (invited)

11:05 AM – 11:30 AM, Building Out a Third-Party Inspection & Certification Service Sector

  • DISCUSSION LEADER: James Rhatican, Vice President of Land Use and Development, Assistant General Counsel, Hartz Mountain Industries (invited)
  • Donald W. Richardson, President, EWMA (invited)
  • Scot Mudoch, Partner, KSS Architects (invited)

11:30 AM, Adjournment

More speakers and panelists to be announced later.

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This program is eligible for continuing education credits for New Jersey real estate brokers and salespersons, attorneys, architects, and LSRPs (pending approval).

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ayisha Miles-John at 732-729-9900.

Refunds will not be made on cancellations received within three business days of the event. If you must cancel or make a substitution, please contact NAIOP NJ at 732-729-9900 no less than three business days of the event.

NAIOP New Jersey Chapter, Inc. (NAIOP NJ) is a not-for-profit trade association. Every dollar you invest with NAIOP NJ supports the promotion and protection of the commercial real estate industry in New Jersey.

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