April's membership meeting will feature a panel discussion at the Princeton Public Library on the state of residential, office and retail activity and trends in Princeton real estate. Panelists include Judson Henderson, Principal, Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty; Peter Dodds, Principal, Morford and Dodds Realty; Joshua Zinder, Principal, Joshua Zinder Architecture + Design; Michael Kenny, V.P. Investments, EDENS Properties; and Derek Bridger, Zoning Officer, Town of Princeton. Moderator: Jack Morrison, Owner, JM Group.
Coffee and networking beings at 8:00 a.m. Panel starts at 8:30 a.m.
Expected key takeaways include:
- What is driving clients to seek tenancy in our marketplace
- What is deterring clients from entering our marketplace
- What are the hurdles of a successful transition to our marketplace
- What can the PMA and its members do to enhance and aid this process
Get a head start on the session's content! Read the latest from Peter Dodds and Judson Henderson in the Princeton Echo: "Princeton Merchants Association: Small Town Charm Keeps Businesses Happy."
Judson Henderson, Principal
Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty
At the age of eighteen when most people were trying to cling to those last days of high school, Jud was busy getting licensed as a real estate salesperson. Ten years later he upgraded that original license to become a broker associate with the Princeton Real Estate Group, later serving as Broker of Record for Henderson Sotheby's International Realty and now a Managing Member of Callaway Henderson Sotheby's International Realty. Jud is happily doing what he does best - helping people make smart real estate decisions, both residential and commercial.
Joshua Zinder, Founder and Principal
Joshua Zinder founded Joshua Zinder Architecture + Design in 2006 as a full service architecture and interior design firm bringing a unique, contemporary style to every project. The AIA of New Jersey named Joshua Zinder as Architect of the year in 2013, and selected JZA+D as 2014 Firm of the Year. JZA+D’s diverse design portfolio includes high-end commercial space, gourmet restaurants, educational institutions, private homes and government/municipal facilities. Josh serves on the board of the Princeton Merchants Association and the Jewish Center of Princeton.
Derek Bridger, Zoning Officer
Town of Princeton
As the Zoning Officer for Princeton, NJ, Derek is an integral part of the application process for any commercial or residential development in Princeton. Derek has served Princeton in a variety of roles since 2001 and continues to be the go-to person at town hall, as the arbiter for the zoning process and an advocate for the development community.
Peter Dodds, Principal
Morford & Dodds Realty
Peter Dodds has been active in the Princeton area commercial real estate industry for the past thirty-two years. He is a founding partner of Morford & Dodds Realty as well as the president of the affiliated commercial property management firm of Keller Property Management. His experience includes completing transactions for major clients such as The Trustees of Princeton University and Saul Ewing, LLP. During Peter's career he has successfully represented both landlords and tenants in purchase and lease negotiations for over five million square feet of transactions. He also currently serves as a member on the Board of Trustees for McCarter Theatre.
Michael Kenny, V.P. Investments
With more than a decade of experience in leasing, development and acquisitions, Michael Kenny is responsible for overseeing the daily activity of EDENS’s portfolio of properties in New England and the New York MSA. Additionally, he directs the acquisition and disposition activity in the Northeast region. Mike earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from Brown University, and is an active member of both International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and Urban Land Institute (ULI).