Press and Awards


“Dranoff’s One Theater Square MF Development Topped Off In Newark’”
” …a project that will have a transformational impact on New Jersey’s economy, job creation and quality of life.”

“Newark’s building boom an echo of its history : Di Ionno’”
“Things are moving fast,” Baraka said. “It’s Newark’s time.”

“Hobby’s owner: ‘One of the best days in Newark in a long, long time’”
“And now, people look at Newark and they see promise and they see opportunity…”

“One Theater Square Slated to Open in 2018”
“This is the building that Newark has been waiting for, and Newark deserves it…”

“Opinion: Amazon and Newark Perfect Together?”
“New Jersey offers some of the nation’s most competitive economic development incentives….”

“Is Newark the new Brooklyn?”
“When Isabel Livingston opened a shop in Newark’s Teacher’s Village development in 2015, she had no intention of moving there, too. “

“Meet Me in Newark? Why New York City’s Neighbor Is Worth a Visit”
“Meet me for brunch in Newark!” How many times has anyone said that? More so, what would be your response?

“Development boom coming to downtown Newark”
“NEWARK, N.J. — Downtown Newark could be the next Brooklyn.”

“Grammy Museum to Open Newark Location This Fall”
“The commitment is the latest by developers and businesses to New Jersey’s largest city, which for years struggled to lure investors.”

“A High Line Plan Emerges in Newark, N.J.”
“A former skeptic of the High Line walkway on Manhattan’s West Side is now one of the biggest advocates of a similar project across the Hudson River.”

“Breaking Ground For Luxury Apartment Tower, Dranoff Calls Newark ‘Undiscovered’”
“In an exclusive interview with, developer Carl Dranoff explained that his successful developments in the Philadelphia area…”

“Newark luxury apartment construction begins”
“For the first time in more than half a century, luxury apartments are being built in Newark,another sign of revitalization in the state’s largest city.”

“NJPAC breaks ground on long-awaited high-rise project”
“City and state leaders Monday joined in a ceremonial groundbreaking on a 22-story residential high-rise that was first proposed more the a decade ago… ”

“Groundbreaking gives backers chance to tout perseverance behind One Theater Square project”
“Newark’s first luxury residential high-rise in more than 50 years has begun construction and is anticipating significant interest from a priced-out New York City and Hudson County resident market.”

“Theater Square Project Seen as Latest Example of Newark Resurgence”
“Twenty years have come and gone since the New Jersey Performing Arts Center first opened its doors. The idea then was that a new neighborhood would rise around the arts center. ”

“Newark breaks ground on 245-apartment building downtown”
“A who’s who of current and former officials including former Gov. Tom Kean and Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno broke ground Monday on the city’s first major market-rate residential building in more than five decades.”

“NJPAC and Dranoff Properties Break Ground on $116Million Project One Theater Square”
“Today, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and developer Dranoff Properties, Inc. of Philadelphia celebrated the ground breaking of One Theater Square…”

“Construction to Begin on Newark’s First New Residential Tower in 50 Years”
“A new building coming to Newark will tower over the city’s Downtown. Named, One Theater Square, it will be the city’s first new residential high-rise since the 1960’s.”

“One Theater Square could be bigger than a high rise Dranoff hopes $116M, 22-story building will key more growth in Newark”
“While skyscrapers continue to rise in Jersey City and across the Hudson River, Newark is gearing up for its own transformation.”


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