NJBIZ - en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:46:55 EST Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:46:55 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170822/INDINSIGHTS/170829975&source=RSS The ideal state for business? It's New Jersey It's no secret that businesses have been leaving New Jersey. And others are weighing their options, with an eye toward lower taxes, loser regulations, and perhaps even warmer weather. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170822/INDINSIGHTS/170829975&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829977&source=RSS UNUSUAL Woman stuck in swimming pool turns to Facebook for help A New Hampshire woman who became stuck in a swimming pool after the ladder broke turned to Facebook to ask for help getting out. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829977&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829978&source=RSS WORLD Barcelona attack Suspected van driver 'shot down' Spanish police have confirmed the man shot in an operation outside Barcelona is Younes Abouyaaqoub - the chief suspect in the van attack in the city last Thursday. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829978&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829979&source=RSS U.S. Powerball jackpot jumps to 650M after no winner drawn Here's a bit of good news There's a 650 million lottery prize up for grabs. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829979&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829980&source=RSS BUSINESS 5 simple steps to retiring rich Are you hoping to enjoy the good life during retirement, or at least not spend your golden years worrying about how to pay for food and medicine? Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829980&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829981&source=RSS Hibiscus Express Island Grill to open in East Hanover Commercial real estate firm Ripco Real Estate recently announced Morristown&#8217s Hibiscus Express is set to expand its footprint with a new location on Route 10 in East Hanover. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829981&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829982&source=RSS Eastman Companies reports strong leasing Livingston-based commercial real estate firm Eastman Companies recently announced it saw over 30 transactions totaling 120,000 square feet of new leases and renewals during the first half of 2017. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829982&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829983&source=RSS The Bloom Organization sells office in Mount Laurel Commercial real estate firm Colliers International recently announced it brokered the sale of a 106,000-square-foot industrial building in Mount Laurel. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829983&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829985&source=RSS Avista Healthcare Public Acquisition Corp. to merge with Envigo International Holdings Avista Healthcare Public Acquisition Corp. , a New York-based special purpose acquisition company, and East Millstone-based Envigo International Holdings Inc. , an early-stage non-clinical contract research organization, jointly announced they have agreed to merge. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829985&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829986&source=RSS V12 Data promotes Johnson to SVP of client development Red Bank-based V12 Data, an omnichannel data company, announced it has promoted Jeff Johnson from vice president to senior vice president of client development. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829986&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829987&source=RSS BG Foods to buy cookie, granola bar brands for 162.5M Parsippany-based BG Foods Inc. announced that it has agreed to purchase SnackWell&#8217s cookies and Back to Nature granola bars for 162. 5 million. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829987&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829988&source=RSS TriState Capital appoints EVP of finance and CFO transition plan TriState Capital Holdings Inc. announced that David J. Demas has been named executive vice president of finance and will succeed Mark L. Sullivan as chief financial officer, after a four-month transition period, on Jan. 1, 2018. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829988&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829989&source=RSS Murphy plans to raise 1.3B in taxes Phil Murphy&#8217s proposed tax increases would raise roughly 1. 3 billion a year, his spokesman told Observer on Thursday, releasing for the first time a cost estimate of the Democratic gubernatorial nominee&#8217s plans to pay for a multitude of campaign promises. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829989&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829990&source=RSS At Menendez's trial, stakes are high for Democrats When Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey goes on trial on federal corruption charges in less than three weeks, far more than his own fate hinges on the outcome. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829990&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829991&source=RSS Christie says he's no longer seeking sports radio host job New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Sunday he is no longer seeking a job at a New York sports talk radio station once he leaves office, disputing a newspaper report that said the station told him he was no longer being considered. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829991&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829992&source=RSS Wire rope was spun here. Now Trenton factory gets new life as lofts The year was 1917 and the Roebling complex's Clark Street Rope Shop in Trenton reopened after being gutted by a fire two years earlier. The new building was ultramodern for its day, with steel trusses, fire-resistant materials and massive windows that flooded the space with natural daylight. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829992&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829993&source=RSS The 10 mega-gifts that just helped Rutgers do something it has never done Nearly 50,000 alumni, students and friends donated money to Rutgers University over the last year, giving the state university the most lucrative fundraising year in its history, school officials said. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829993&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829994&source=RSS From clerks to Christie What these 40 people in state government earn So, how much does it pay to work for state government and state-funded colleges and authorities in New Jersey? Depends on what job you want. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829994&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829995&source=RSS Barcade, a craft-beer arcade bar, opening 2nd N.J. location It's almost here. The long-anticipated opening of Barcade, a chain of craft beer bars featuring classic arcade games, will open its doors in another New Jersey location. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829995&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829996&source=RSS In Glassboro, Rowan's boulevard of dreams may be coming true The 350 million effort aims to create, from scratch, a new downtown with a boulevard that bridges the gap between the growing Rowan University campus along Route 322 and the borough&#8217s vintage commercial center at Main and High Streets. The idea is to bolster town and gown together. 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