NJ Voters Approve School Construction Projects

Voters in 11 of 13 New Jersey school districts approved requests for more money towards school construction projects.

New Jersey Higher Education Receives $1.3 Billion Boost

By Audrey Arthur
Colleges and universities in New Jersey will receive $1.3 billion to fund 176 construction and renovation projects that will impact approximately 350,000 students.

New Jersey Looks to Borrow Millions for Higher Education Construction

The time of voting is upon us and in New Jersey it could mean funding for college and university construction projects.

NJ Schools Receive Funding to Improve Facility Safety

As a reward for the Board of Education's commitment to risk management, the New Jersey School Boards Association Insurance Group granted the Bayonne Board of Education $70,000 for improved safety measures throughout the district.

Single Source: Cutting Costs Not Classes

By Lisa Kopochinski
The recession has had an immense impact on nearly all segments of the construction industry. But one New Jersey property developer is providing relief with its cost-effective model for schools, hospitals and other institutions.

University Seeks Green Partner

After installing a photovoltaic facility capable of supplying 15 to 20 percent of the 11,000-student institution’s energy needs, William Paterson University is preparing to expand green initiatives.

N.J. Offers First Ever, Low-Interest Bonds for Charters

In New Jersey, officials are offering $30 million in low-interest, federally subsidized bonds so that charter schools statewide can fund new classrooms and other construction projects, according to a state official.

Lawmakers May Require Solar Energy for New Jersey School Projects

New Jersey lawmakers are pushing forward with legislation that would require the construction of solar energy systems for all future school projects.

Calif., N.J. Schools See Construction Funding Boost

State education agencies in California and New Jersey were recently awarded more than $675 million in school construction funds.

N.J. Sells $500 Million in School Construction Bonds

State authorities recently sold $500 million in new bonds to spur development on previously approved school projects statewide.