NJBIZ - en-us Copyright 2016 NJBIZ Sat, 03 Dec 2016 23:17:23 EST Sat, 03 Dec 2016 23:17:23 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161203/NJBIZ01/161209955&source=RSS Most-read of the week Ribbon-cutting held for grand opening of luxury apartment building in Hoboken Advance Realty representatives and officials from Hudson County and Hoboken held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of a luxury apartment building in Hoboken. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161203/NJBIZ01/161209955&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161203/NJBIZ01/161209959&source=RSS Most-read of the week Sweeney hopes N.J., Pa. tax reciprocity issue over for good Though largely unpopular, Gov. Chris Christie's initial decision in September to end a nearly 40-year-old reciprocal tax agreement between New Jersey and Pennsylvania wasn't a novel idea. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161203/NJBIZ01/161209959&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161203/NJBIZ01/161209960&source=RSS Most-read of the week Law firm Cullen and Dykman opens office in Newark The law firm of Cullen and Dykman LLP has opened a new full-service office in Newark, it announced Wednesday. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161203/NJBIZ01/161209960&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161203/NJBIZ01/161209961&source=RSS Most-read of the week Investors Bank announces partnership with Devils, Prudential Center, becoming another anchor of One Jersey program The entrance to the Prudential Center on the corner of Mulberry and Edison streets now will be called Investors Bank Tower and will be lit up in green all year round. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161203/NJBIZ01/161209961&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161203/NJBIZ01/161209962&source=RSS Most-read of the week Christie announces major 300M State House renovation Gov. Chris Christie announced Tuesday that his administration plans to begin work on a 300 million renovation project for the State House in Trenton. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161203/NJBIZ01/161209962&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161203/NJBIZ01/161209963&source=RSS Most-read of the week Law firm Connell Foley joining Lowenstein Sandler at Roseland office building in 2017 Connell Foley, one of New Jersey's largest law firms, is moving its headquarters to a new location in Roseland, it announced Monday. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161203/NJBIZ01/161209963&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209941&source=RSS Out-of-network bill continues to spark controversy, with health care players lining up on both sides of issue Opponents of the out-of-network bill that will be heard by the state Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee on Monday are hosting a news conference prior to the hearing to highlight their opposition to the current version of the health care measure. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209941&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209942&source=RSS UNUSUAL Rutgers financial whizzes beat Ivy League teams to win championship Standing in the boardroom where top economists chart the nation's financial future, a team of Rutgers University students beat out competition from Princeton and Dartmouth Thursday to win one of the nation's most prestigious economic competitions. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209942&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209943&source=RSS WORLD Iraq Death toll climbs as urban warfare slows battle for Mosul Nearly 2,000 Iraqi troops were killed across Iraq in the month of November, according to newly released UN figures, as they battle to force ISIS extremists from the country. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:11:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209943&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209944&source=RSS N.J. Judge denies request for Christie special prosecutor A judge has rejected a New Jersey activist&#8217s request to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate official misconduct against Gov. Chris Christie. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:10:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209944&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209945&source=RSS BUSINESS Trump turns to Schwarzman, Dimon for White House panel on jobs President-elect Donald Trump turned to some of Wall Street&#8217s biggest names on Friday to create a panel of business leaders that will give him strategic advice on the economy after he takes office, including two financiers with deep Democratic roots. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209945&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209947&source=RSS N.J. American Water investing 1.6M to improve water service in Union Vorhees-based New Jersey American Water, a subsidiary of American Water, announced it will install approximately 1. 6 million of new water mains in Union. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209947&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209950&source=RSS If you can't seem to land that new position, you might have one of these problems, survey finds The national unemployment rate recently dipped below 5 percent, but plenty of people are still applying for their dream jobs, even if it's just passively. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209950&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209951&source=RSS Neptune company WorkWave acquires GPS Heroes WorkWave, a Neptune-based provider of cloud-based field service management, announced the acquisition of GPS Heroes. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209951&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209952&source=RSS N.J. accounting firm merges with McCarthy Co. Mazur, Krieghbaum Higgins CPA&#8217s LLC, an accounting firm, announced Thursday that it will merge with McCarthy Co. P. C. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209952&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209953&source=RSS Gebroe-Hammer arranges string of Monmouth County multifamily sales Gebroe-Hammer Associates has completed a series of real estate sales in Monmouth County, it announced Friday. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209953&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209964&source=RSS Christie seeking job as Republican National Committee chair under Trump, sources say Gov. Chris Christie is angling to be named chairman of the Republican National Committee, sources with knowledge of President-elect Donald Trump's transition planning confirmed to NJ Advance Media on Thursday. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209964&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209965&source=RSS Wisconsin's election recount of nearly 3 million votes begins The tedious task of recounting Wisconsin&#8217s nearly 3 million votes for president began Thursday with scores of hastily hired temporary workers flipping through stacks of ballots as observers watched their every move. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209965&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209966&source=RSS Donald Trump to name Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary, transition official says Donald Trump will name Wilbur Ross Jr. as commerce secretary, a transition official said Tuesday, selecting a fellow businessman whose name rings out in the Rust Belt. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209966&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209968&source=RSS N.J. court rejects Christie administration's civil service changes for public workers A New Jersey appeals court Thursday struck down controversial changes Gov. Chris Christie's administration made to the state's civil service system -- the latest development in a years-long battle over the rules governing how thousands of public workers are promoted. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20161202/NJBIZ01/161209968&source=RSS