NJBIZ - en-us Copyright 2018 NJBIZ Sun, 21 Jan 2018 12:11:53 EST Sun, 21 Jan 2018 12:11:53 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180120/NJBIZ01/180129993&source=RSS 6. Op-Ed What to know if you have high hopes for marijuana legalization Gov. -elect Phil Murphy's victory is encouraging for proponents of marijuana legalization and those who object to mass incarceration for marijuana-related offenses. Industry advocates are hopeful that the election results signify rapid growth for New Jersey's budding cannabis industry. Sat, 20 Jan 2018 07:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180120/NJBIZ01/180129993&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180120/NJBIZ01/180129994&source=RSS 5. Murphy names his communications team Gov. -elect Phil Murphy announced Thursday his new communications team in the governor's office. Sat, 20 Jan 2018 07:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180120/NJBIZ01/180129994&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180120/NJBIZ01/180129995&source=RSS 4. Christie signs Amazon incentive bill Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday signed the legislation that would allow for Amazon to receive up to 5 billion in state incentives were it to develop its second headquarters in New Jersey. The bill, coupled with the city of Newark's HQ2 bid, would offer up to 7 billion in local and state incentives to the ecommerce giant. Sat, 20 Jan 2018 07:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180120/NJBIZ01/180129995&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180120/NJBIZ01/180129996&source=RSS 3. Newark makes second round for Amazon HQ2 Newark Mayor Ras Baraka says that while his city has &#8220a lot more work to do,&#8221 he and his team are celebrating his city&#8217s selection as one of 20 cities to make it to the next round of consideration for Amazon&#8217s HQ2 project. Sat, 20 Jan 2018 07:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180120/NJBIZ01/180129996&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180120/NJBIZ01/180129997&source=RSS 2. Breastfeeding mothers gain new rights at work under new law Breastfeeding mothers have expanded protection from discrimination at work, thanks to a new law signed by Gov. Chris Christie this week. Sat, 20 Jan 2018 07:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180120/NJBIZ01/180129997&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180120/NJBIZ01/180129998&source=RSS 1. StoneGate hard at work at Passaic riverside development While Steven Gelbtuch of development company StoneGate is no stranger to developing in often overlooked areas, his latest project in South Market Street, Passaic, is attempting to not only redefine the neighborhood, but the city's riverside. Sat, 20 Jan 2018 07:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180120/NJBIZ01/180129998&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180120/NJBIZ01/180129999&source=RSS Wegmans recalls ready-to-cook meat, seafood items Popular grocery chain Wegmans on Friday recalled a variety of ready-made meat and seafood items it said may contain allergens not listed on the package, specifically soy lecithin and wheat. Sat, 20 Jan 2018 07:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180120/NJBIZ01/180129999&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119815&source=RSS Wegmans recalls ready-to-cook meat, seafood items Popular grocery chain Wegmans on Friday recalled a variety of ready-made meat and seafood items it said may contain allergens not listed on the package, specifically soy lecithin and wheat. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119815&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119818&source=RSS Ross to NJ on tax reform 'Live with It' U. S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, one of the architects of the controversial Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed at the end of last year, told a group of state bankers that the new tax law &#8220probably doesn't affect very many people in New Jersey very adversely. &#8221 Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119818&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119819&source=RSS Justice Department says it will retry Menendez following mistrial on bribery charges The Justice Department plans to put Sen. Robert Menendez back on trial on corruption charges, according to a new court filing Friday, following a mistrial last year in which most jurors wanted to acquit the New Jersey Democrat. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119819&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119822&source=RSS First Bank expands operations in Hamilton Hamilton-based First Bank NJ has leased 11,000-square-feet adjacent to its current headquarters at an office complex at 1395 Yardville Hamilton Square. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119822&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119823&source=RSS NJHA names RWJBarnabas exec as board chair The New Jersey Hospital Association has named Amy Mansue, president of RWJBarnabas Health&#8217s Southern Region, as its new board chair. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119823&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119825&source=RSS FOOD BEVERAGE Big changes may be coming to your local Dunkin' Donuts The Dunkin' Donuts coffee shop chain has opened what it is touting as a next generation concept store featuring a revamped decor, amenities and menu, the company said this week. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:11:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119825&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119826&source=RSS POLITICS Open Or Closed? Here's What Happens In A Partial Government Shutdown So, here we go again. The federal government is once more on the verge of a shutdown, and just like the last time, in October 2013, there will some things you'll notice that are shuttered and others you won't. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119826&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119827&source=RSS Vision Real Estate Partners, Rubenstein Partners purchase Morris Corporate Center IV Brokerage firm NKF recently announced it represented Ivy Realty in the sale of the Morris Corporate Center IV in Parsippany. The team also procured a buyer, Rubenstein Partners and Vision Real Estate Partners. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119827&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119828&source=RSS Two hotels to open in Teaneck spring 2018 A Hampton Inn Suites and a Homewood Suites by Hilton is set to open in Teaneck in the spring of this year. The two hotels will provide 350 rooms and 1,230 square feet of meeting space, and are being developed by Alfred Sanzari Enterprises. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119828&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119829&source=RSS Marcus Millichap completes sales in West Orange, Hamilton Fahri Ozturk and Kim Kretowicz of brokerage firm Marcus Millichap marketed and represented the seller of a 60,000-square-foot office building in West Orange, the firm announced this week. The property located at 414 Eagle Rock Ave. was 92 percent occupied at the time the transaction closed and traded for 8. 825 million according to regional. . . Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119829&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119830&source=RSS Want in on N.J.'s weed biz? 'Cannabis Symposium' offers a pot primer As New Jersey lawmakers will soon debate the finer points of marijuana legalization, many people across the state -- and the nation -- are wondering one thing How can we get in on it? Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119830&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119831&source=RSS Brand will be back as director of New Jersey Rate Counsel Stefanie Brand is staying put as director of the New Jersey Division of Rate Counsel, a post she has held since 2007. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119831&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119832&source=RSS New Jersey's biggest growth industry under Christie? Tax breaks. Gov. Phil Murphy arrived at his new job this week to an IOU from his predecessor Chris Christie gave away 8. 3 billion worth of future tax revenue to hundreds of businesses in New Jersey. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180119/NJBIZ01/180119832&source=RSS