NJBIZ - en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Mon, 18 Dec 2017 02:53:06 EST Mon, 18 Dec 2017 02:53:06 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171216/NJBIZ01/171219887&source=RSS 4. NJ, NY reach agreement for Gateway tunnel funding Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced commitments to fund 100 percent of their respective share of the new Gateway tunnel. The agreement follows a 2015 framework agreement in which the federal government agreed to fund 50 percent of the project. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171216/NJBIZ01/171219887&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171216/NJBIZ01/171219888&source=RSS 3. Marcus Millichap Multifamily boom to continue through Q4, 2018 In its recently released Q4 2017 Local Apartment Report for northern New Jersey, brokerage firm Marcus Millichap said it expects the boom in multifamily to continue through Q4 and into 2018. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171216/NJBIZ01/171219888&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171216/NJBIZ01/171219889&source=RSS 2. UnitedHealthcare study NJ still one of the healthiest states, despite low physical activity score New Jersey residents need to get off the couch. Of all of the health hazards one can face, lethargy may be the most dangerous to New Jerseyans, according to UnitedHealthcare&#8217s 2017 America&#8217s Health Rankings. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171216/NJBIZ01/171219889&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171216/NJBIZ01/171219890&source=RSS 1. Port Authority approves 750m in projects tied to Newark Liberty Airport expansion Board members of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have approved a nearly 500 million in additional spending on the 2. 3 billion Terminal A Redevelopment Program at Newark Liberty International Airport. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171216/NJBIZ01/171219890&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171216/NJBIZ01/171219891&source=RSS What demise of net neutrality means for you The internet holds a unique position as one of modern day&#8217s most vital tools that few people truly understand. Technical jargon leaves behind anyone who isn&#8217t tech savvy and even if layman&#8217s terms are used, its infrastructure doesn&#8217t necessarily lend itself to precise analogies. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171216/NJBIZ01/171219891&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171216/NJBIZ01/171219892&source=RSS Web of intrigue follows net neutrality repeal The Federal Communications Commission&#8217s vote to repeal regulation of the internet known as net neutrality will have a significant impact on any business that uses the web, and some local businesspeople and lawmakers believe the magnitude of the change could create a chilling effect. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171216/NJBIZ01/171219892&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219893&source=RSS What demise of net neutrality means for you The internet holds a unique position as one of modern day&#8217s most vital tools that few people truly understand. Technical jargon leaves behind anyone who isn&#8217t tech savvy and even if layman&#8217s terms are used, its infrastructure doesn&#8217t necessarily lend itself to precise analogies. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219893&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219894&source=RSS Web of intrigue follows net neutrality repeal The Federal Communications Commission&#8217s vote to repeal regulation of the internet known as net neutrality will have a significant impact on any business that uses the web, and some local businesspeople and lawmakers believe the magnitude of the change could create a chilling effect. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219894&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219895&source=RSS Freight transport company opens new warehouse in Piscataway Pilot Freight Services, a Pennsylvania-based transportation and logistics services company, has opened a 65,000-square-foot warehouse in Piscataway Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219895&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219897&source=RSS NJ Snow expected to make Friday afternoon's commute pretty nasty With a storm brewing just off the coast, a fast-moving snowfall is expected to hit parts of New Jersey on Friday afternoon, posing potentially slippery and dangerous roadways for drivers during the rush-hour commute. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:10:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219897&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219899&source=RSS WORLD Rocket men The team building North Korea's nuclear missile When the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un celebrated the launch of a powerful new missile last month, he was surrounded by a group of top scientists and officials. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219899&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219900&source=RSS BUSINESS Twitter is soaring as takeover talk resurfaces Like a modern-day Helen of Troy, whose face famously launched a thousand ships, it looks like a tweet from Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein has launched a thousand Twitter takeover rumors. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219900&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219902&source=RSS Berger Organization plans major renovations to downtown Newark office tower Berger Organization announced recently that a 450,000-square-foot office tower in downtown Newark is currently in the planning stages for extensive renovations. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219902&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219903&source=RSS NJCU launches index tracking state's economy New Jersey City&#8217s University launched the NJCU New Jersey 50 Index, a publicly-available ranking of 50 companies in the state that shows the status of New Jersey&#8217s economy. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219903&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219904&source=RSS Sax Wealth Advisors acquires GM Financial Group, AUM increases to 1B Sax Wealth Advisors, an investment advisory firm with New Jersey offices in Clifton and Pennington, announced the acquisition of Pennington-based The GM Financial Group on Friday. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219904&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219905&source=RSS Unilever to acquire Schmidt's Naturals Englewood Cliffs-based Unilever announced Thursday it has agreed to acquire Schmidt&#8217s Naturals, a personal care company based in Portland, Oregon. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219905&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219906&source=RSS Most-read NJ, NY reach agreement for Gateway tunnel funding Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced commitments to fund 100 percent of their respective share of the new Gateway tunnel. The agreement follows a 2015 framework agreement in which the federal government agreed to fund 50 percent of the project. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219906&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219907&source=RSS Resort-style living for graying boomers Age-restricted housing has been around for decades, but until recently &#8220there hadn&#8217t been that focus on creating a lifestyle for aging baby boomers,&#8221 said Michael Dubb, founder and chief executive of Beechwood Homes. Many of these suburban homeowners are now empty nesters who no longer need a big house, don&#8217t want to deal. . . Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219907&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219908&source=RSS Senate panel quickly passes pension-padding bill for politicians A state Senate panel quickly advanced a bill that would give some elected officials bigger pensions, plowing through a vote on Thursday in roughly one minute and without any debate or public testimony. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219908&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219909&source=RSS NJ Transit passengers may pay user fees in 2020 for tunnel financing NJ Transit rail passengers who commute into New York Penn Station could pay a user fee starting in 2020 to help finance a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171215/NJBIZ01/171219909&source=RSS