NAIOP NJ Milestones
To discuss ways to counter an overly burdensome regulatory environment, Frank Visceglia, Sr. invites David Steiner to lunch at The Roost in Newark, and the New Jersey Chapter of NAIOP is born, with Visceglia serving as its first President.
Frank Heilman and Alex Zall complete the Founding Four, and the group hosts a series of breakfast meetings on legislative and regulatory topics, attracting more developers. David Steiner and Frank Heilman serve as Presidents. David Steiner chairs National NAIOP. NJ Chapter membership grows to 45.
The Chapter is officially incorporated and forms Legislative and Membership Committees. Alex Zall, Frank D. Visceglia, Joseph Lane, Herman Simonse, Frank Pratt, George Kessel, and Morton Goldfein serve as Presidents.
Herb Iris and Roger Steinhardt serve as Presidents. NAIOP implements Regional Legislative Councils, and the Developers Political Action Committee is formed. The Appellate Court upholds overturning of low- and moderate-income housing linkage fees. The first Golf Outing is held jointly with BOMA in 1987, and the first Gala is held in 1988. New Jersey is NAIOP’s Chapter of the Year. Frank D. Visceglia chairs National NAIOP. Impact Fees, ECRA Reform, and the State Plan are policy priorities.
Peter Cocoziello and Martin Cohn serve as Presidents. The Permit Extension Act and Industrial Site Recovery Act become law. The NJ Chapter receives the NAIOP award for Best Public Affairs Program.
Anne Evans Estabrook is the first woman to serve as President of NAIOP NJ. Membership passes the 225 mark. The first Deal of the Year Award is presented at the 1995 Gala, and the first Frank D. Visceglia Memorial Scholarship is announced at the September Golf Outing.
Joseph Taylor and Walter Smith serve as Presidents. Brownfields legislation expedites redevelopment without undue burdens on developers. Electricity Discount & Competition Act becomes law. The Founding Four are honored at the 2000 Gala, celebrating the association’s 30th Anniversary. The first Community Action Project is Frog Hollow Playground in Elizabeth. Smith is honored as NAIOP Chapter President of the Year.