NJBIZ - en-us Copyright 2016 NJBIZ Sat, 30 Jul 2016 05:11:17 EST Sat, 30 Jul 2016 05:11:17 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160730/NJBIZ01/160729752&source=RSS Most-read of the week The 3 most-powerful speeches in politics today #8212 Obama, Trump #8230 and Silverman? As the 2016 Democratic National Convention moves into its second day, social media and global search engines have made clear what everyone is talking about. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160730/NJBIZ01/160729752&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160730/NJBIZ01/160729753&source=RSS Most-read of the week QuVa Pharma acquires facility in N.J., plans to hire 100 new workers QuVa Pharma Inc. announced Thursday that it has agreed to acquire a biotech pharmaceutical facility in New Jersey. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160730/NJBIZ01/160729753&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160730/NJBIZ01/160729754&source=RSS Most-read of the week Choi feels her willingness to change company culture is why Moonachie-based Bulbrite still has shining future After eight years at her father's company, Cathy Choi felt confident in her ability to lead as president in 2009. She now had to convince her team &#8212 and her father, Andrew Choi &#8212 that her distinctive leadership style was key to growing the business. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160730/NJBIZ01/160729754&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160730/NJBIZ01/160729755&source=RSS Most-read of the week Parking becoming key part of deals #8212 Office space shrinking, but not need for spots When it came time to market 10 Sylvan Way to tenants last year, Normandy Real Estate Partners made sure to leave no stone unturned. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160730/NJBIZ01/160729755&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160730/NJBIZ01/160729756&source=RSS Most-read of the week Lending firm leaves Manhattan, cuts ribbon on new Jersey City headquarters After securing the approval for a 10-year, 16. 8 million Grow New Jersey award from the Economic Development Authority in February, small business lending firm World Business Lenders has formally left Manhattan for New Jersey, cutting the ribbon Wednesday on its new corporate headquarters in Jersey City. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160730/NJBIZ01/160729756&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160730/NJBIZ01/160729757&source=RSS Most-read of the week Sweeney, Prieto announce new TTF deal with estate tax repeal Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto announced Friday that they had come to terms on a new agreement to replenish the state's depleted Transportation Trust Fund and gradually phase out the estate tax. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160730/NJBIZ01/160729757&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160730/NJBIZ01/160729758&source=RSS Most-read of the week Which N.J. towns have the highest property taxes in relation to income? It may seem as though one can't go to a dinner party in New Jersey without the conversation of property taxes arising. The Garden State has developed a reputation among its citizens for having an exceptionally high cost of living in regard to this particular tax. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160730/NJBIZ01/160729758&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729747&source=RSS Longtime Nets complex in Meadowlands to become YMCA facility The former New Jersey Nets headquarters in East Rutherford has been given a second life as the future home of the Meadowlands Area YMCA, a project that&#8217s now underway after local leaders gathered Thursday for a ceremonial groundbreaking. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729747&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729748&source=RSS Mack-Cali inks deal with Omnicom, touts Q2 leasing After being offered a nearly 40 million tax credit as an incentive, a global advertising and marketing firm has inked a lease in Jersey City that will bring hundreds of jobs from Manhattan. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729748&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729759&source=RSS American Water Works declares cash dividend American Water Works Co. Inc. announced Friday that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729759&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729760&source=RSS Honeywell declares quarterly dividend Honeywell announced Friday that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:11:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729760&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729761&source=RSS UNUSUAL Rare, foul-smelling 'corpse flower' blooms in New York City A foul smelling plant known as the corpse flower is finally blooming at the New York Botanical Garden in New York City. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729761&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729762&source=RSS WORLD Archaeologists make surprise find under Mayan temple When researchers grew concerned about underground anomalies detected near the Mayan ruins of Palenque in Mexico, they began a dig to figure out whether the pyramid was in danger of collapse. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729762&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729763&source=RSS POLITICS Clinton, Trump ratings race too close to call Who won the convention ratings race, Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton? Right now, it's too close to call. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729763&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729764&source=RSS BUSINESS Microsoft to cut about 2,850 more jobs Microsoft's costly bet on Nokia will mean more job losses than previously expected. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729764&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729769&source=RSS Diversified Life of a North Korean milliennial A world based on survival On one side there was the hundred or so millennial professionals, gathered after work for a social networking event. On the other side was Suki Kim, a novelist who spent time living undercover in North Korea. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729769&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729772&source=RSS Hampshire sells industrialoffice complex in Hackensack The Hampshire Companies announced Friday the sale of an industrial and office complex in Hackensack. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729772&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729774&source=RSS Cushman Wakefield brokers sale of Hamilton property Cushman Wakefield announced Thursday its Metropolitan Area Capital Markets Group has brokered the sale of a property in Hamilton. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729774&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729775&source=RSS I.D. Systems appoints new chief product officer Woodcliff Lake-based wireless tracking solutions company I. D. Systems Inc. announced Friday it has appointed Chris Wolfe to its new chief product officer, effective Aug. 4. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729775&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729776&source=RSS Senate to vote on latest TTF plan Friday The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee will meet Friday morning in Trenton to consider the latest plan to replenish the Transportation Trust Fund put forth last week by Senate President Steve Sweeney D-West Deptford and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto D-Secaucus. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160729/NJBIZ01/160729776&source=RSS