UPDATE: Small-Business Payroll Tax Increase Dropped From Senate Bill

August 4, 2010

(Updates with response from Finance Committee spokeswoman and Senate vote) By Martin Vaughan Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus ( D., Mont.) has removed a controversial proposal that would force lawyers, accountants and other professionals to pay more in payroll taxes from a broader proposal to extend Read More

President's Corner

August 4, 2010

Dear Members, I hope you have all had time or will be taking time for a vacation, however brief that may be. While summer rolls on, so does the recession. Unemployment in the design and construction industry continues to be at an all time high. As you probably know by now, AIA-NJ’s East Coast Green Read More

Jersey Animal Coalition Call for "Animal Houses"

August 4, 2010

With great pleasure, Jersey Animal Coalition invites New Jersey architects to create one-of-a-kind dog houses and cat structures to be featured at its August 23, 2010 “Dog Days of Summer” event. The event has two goals: To give architects an opportunity to promote their work at a well-attended and widely publicized event; and, thru the Read More

2010 Sustainable Design Survey

August 3, 2010

East Coast Green Keynote for Named One of Most Influential The annual Design Futures Council “2010 Sustainable Design Survey” of 240 design industry leaders in the U.S. was released this month, ranking Architecture 2030 among the top three most effective organizations (USGBC, AIA, and Architecture 2030) advancing green building design and construction in the U.S. Read More

AIA-NJ Seeks Submissions For Its Annual Design Awards Program

August 2, 2010

Submissions Will Judged At Annual Design Conference To Be Held In Conjunction With East Coast Green Conference AIA-NJ has announced that it is seeking submissions from architects for its annual design awards program, which brings public and professional recognition to architectural projects that exhibit design excellence. The design awards will be presented at AIA-NJ’s annual Read More

Fletcher Thompson and Rutgers Partner On $140 Million, 648,000-Square-Foot Mixed-Use Development

August 2, 2010

Construction To Start This Fall And Be Completed By Fall 2012 PISCATAWAY, N.J. (July 22, 2010) – Fletcher Thompson, an award-winning regional architecture, engineering and interior design firm, has announced its partnership with Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, in building a $140 million, 648,000-square-foot mixed-use development on the Livingston Campus in Piscataway, N.J. Read More


August 2, 2010

Branded Welcome Center Introduces Prospective Students to Campus Summit, NJ (June 1, 2010) – The award-winning New Jersey-based architectural firm, The Biber Partnership, completed the Rutgers University Visitor Center, the first design-build project for the University. Located high atop Sutphen Road, on the Busch Campus in Piscataway, NJ, the 12,512 sq. ft. facility serves as Read More

Historic Loews Pitkin Theater Transforms into Charter School & Retail

August 2, 2010

Residents of Brownsville, Brooklyn will soon witness the rebirth of their beloved Loews Pitkin Theater. POKO Partners, LLC will transform the neighborhood with an exciting adaptive re-use project that, with a new college preparatory charter school and modern shopping facilities, will bring smiles and laughter back to the grande dame of Pitkin Avenue. Designed by Read More



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