NJBIZ - en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:02:20 EST Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:02:20 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170121/NJBIZ01/170129970&source=RSS Most-read stories of the week N.J. Supreme Court rules 'gap years' in affordable housing obligations count The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that towns must factor in the so-called &#8220gap years&#8221 from 1999 through 2015 when calculating their affordable housing obligations. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170121/NJBIZ01/170129970&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170121/NJBIZ01/170129971&source=RSS Most-read stories of the week Newark mayor unveils plans for 'Mulberry Commons,' the former Triangle Park Newark Mayor Ras Baraka revealed a plan Wednesday to redevelop the downtown Newark area at the foot of the Prudential Center. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170121/NJBIZ01/170129971&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170121/NJBIZ01/170129972&source=RSS Most-read of the week Failed Salem County bank finds a new owner, with branches remaining open A North Carolina-based bank will take over a shuttered Pennsville-based institution, according to the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170121/NJBIZ01/170129972&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170121/NJBIZ01/170129973&source=RSS Most-read of the week What you need to know about the repeal of the N.J. estate tax Triple Play is a weekly NJBIZ feature that asks top executives in New Jersey to talk about three things related to their industry. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170121/NJBIZ01/170129973&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170121/NJBIZ01/170129974&source=RSS Most-read of the week Nine N.J. colleges sign on to Big Data coalition Nine of the state's top colleges and universities have signed a memorandum of agreement to formally establish the New Jersey Big Data Alliance. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170121/NJBIZ01/170129974&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170121/NJBIZ01/170129975&source=RSS Most-read of the week Guadagno formally launches gubernatorial campaign During a much-anticipated gubernatorial campaign launch event Tuesday morning, Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno said she has no plans to change the number on her state-issued cellphone that she routinely gives out in public to those seeking her assistance with a regulatory issue. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170121/NJBIZ01/170129975&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129967&source=RSS With boomers looming, nursing homes prepare for influx of residents A growing aging population continues to enter the health care system and, despite warnings in recent years of a &#8220silver tsunami&#8221 as the baby boomers seek care, there hasn't been a new nursing home built in the state in more than a decade. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129967&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129976&source=RSS OF INTEREST Price of 'forever' stamps going up for first time in 3 years It's going to cost a bit more to mail a letter after this weekend. The price of a forever stamp is rising two cents to 49 cents on Sunday. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129976&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129977&source=RSS WORLD Italy avalanche 6 people found alive in buried hotel, 2 rescued Two people buried in an avalanche-hit Italian mountain hotel have been rescued, while another four survivors are still inside, according to Marco Bini from the Italian financial police's alpine rescue team. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129977&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129978&source=RSS U.S. Washington prepares to be upended by President Trump Donald John Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, ushering in a new and more unpredictable era in which he has vowed to shatter the established order and restore American greatness. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129978&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129979&source=RSS HEALTH CARE Republican governors balk as Congress races to end Obamacare Republican governors, while remaining publicly committed to ending Obamacare, are telling their congressional delegations that repealing the health-care law without an adequate replacement would ravage budgets and swamp hospitals with the uninsured. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129979&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129980&source=RSS Sixth annual Economic Leadership Forum held in Somerset The sixth annual Economic Leadership Forum took place Friday at the Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset, with Gen. Michael Hayden serving as keynote speaker. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129980&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129981&source=RSS HFF arranges refinancing of Union building Holliday Fenoglio Fowler L. P. announced it has arranged the refinancing of an office building in Union. Liberty Hall II, a Class A office building, was refinanced for 11 million. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129981&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129982&source=RSS Developer announces partnership with Uber at apartment complexes Multifamily housing developer CPCMeridia recently announced it will partner with ride-hailing service Uber to create pick-up zones throughout all of its locations. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129982&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129983&source=RSS South Jersey accounting firm acquires Philadelphia-area Ratner and Associates A South Jersey accounting firm, Haefele Flanagan Certified Public Accountants and Consultants, announced recently it has acquired Ratner and Associates, a certified public accounting firm near Philadelphia. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129983&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129984&source=RSS Parsippany security company acquires New Horizon Security in Virginia Parsippany-based SOS Security LLC, a security company, announced it has recently acquired the operating assets of New Horizon Security Services Inc. , a provider of manned security services in Manassas, Virginia. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129984&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129988&source=RSS Most-read Newark mayor unveils plans for 'Mulberry Commons,' the former Triangle Park Newark Mayor Ras Baraka revealed a plan Wednesday to redevelop the downtown Newark area at the foot of the Prudential Center. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129988&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129989&source=RSS Interactive map Where N.J.'s working poor can't afford bare necessities The official poverty numbers mean little in a high-cost state like New Jersey, but a new report paints a stark picture of the economic health of New Jersey households four years into the economic recovery In 70 percent of New Jersey municipalities, at least a quarter of the households could not afford the bare necessities in 2014. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129989&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129990&source=RSS The states people are fleeing Each year, Americans pick up and move to a new state largely because they land a new job or transfer to a different office. But demographic shifts are also causing people to pack their bags. United Van Lines, a large, St. Louis-based moving company that managed 114,000 moves last year, recently released data on U. S. migration patterns. It looked. . . Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129990&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129991&source=RSS Decoding Devos What new education secretary could mean for N.J. What does Betsy DeVos mean for education in New Jersey? DeVos has certainly made an inauspicious entrance as President-elect Donald Trump&#8217s nominee as the next U. S. education secretary. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170120/NJBIZ01/170129991&source=RSS