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Industry spotlight: Real estate sector hiring big in Jersey City

Jersey City's real estate industry is experiencing strong job growth. Local employers posted 32 new jobs over the past week and 104 in the last month, ranking fourth among local industries, according to ZipRecruiter, a leading online employment marketplace.

The real estate sector also came in fourth in terms of local employers adding new jobs. In the past month, 30 companies listed open jobs for Jersey City-based workers in that area.

One of the top employers hiring locally in real estate is Equity Residential. "Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR) is an S&P 500 company focused on the acquisition, development and management of rental apartment properties in urban and high-density suburban coastal gateway markets where today’s affluent renters want to live, work and play," according to one of the company's recently posted job openings.

Other top companies seeking local hires in the industry include Adamas Building & Adamas Security and The KRE Group.

Jobs posted by Equity Residential in the past month in Jersey City included technicians and leasing consultants, while Adamas Building & Adamas Security was hiring maintenance specialists.

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