News & Views

Here’s what we’re reading, thinking about, and working on from the communities we serve and beyond.

October 16, 2021

Newark Business Leaders Voice Support for Essex-Hudson Greenway Project

NEWARK, NJ — A proposed nine-mile greenway path that will wind through Hudson and Essex counties received critical support from Newark business leaders this week as the project enters its earliest stages of planning and surveying. The support 
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February 26, 2021

Business Improvement Districts: Harnessing the Collective Power of Stakeholders

By Chris Bernardo, President/CEO, Commercial District Services LLC Delivering value and having an impact with limited resources is always a challenge. Smaller BIDs are often presented with issues similar to the municipalities in which they operate
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December 24, 2020

Chris Bernardo Featured on Nationally Acclaimed “Strong Towns” Podcast

Check out this recent podcast with our CEO, Chris Bernardo. Chris discusses Special Improvement Districts with Chuck Marohn from Strong Towns, a nationally-recognized non-profit shaping the conversation on growth, development and the future of cities
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