NJBIZ - en-us Copyright 2018 NJBIZ Sat, 21 Apr 2018 12:38:21 EST Sat, 21 Apr 2018 12:38:21 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429971&source=RSS RWJ University Hospital completes first phase of expansion RWJBarnabas&#8217 Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital is set to unveil the first phase of its emergency department expansion. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429971&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429972&source=RSS Rutgers transportation groups awarded for public outreach The North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority and Rutgers University&#8217s Voorhees Transportation Center have received the Silver 2018 National Planning Achievement Award for Public Outreach from the American Planning Association. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429972&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429973&source=RSS 10. Edison's former Roosevelt Hospital undergoes 25 million historic renovation A nearly 25 million adaptive reuse and historic renovation project of the former Roosevelt Hospital in Edison will now serve as the newest independent living community for senior citizens. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429973&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429974&source=RSS 9. 7.65M in financing acquired for industrial portfolio in Logan Township Holliday Fenoglio Fowler has acquired almost 7. 65 million in financing for a three-building industrial portfolio totaling 193,379 square feet in Logan Township, Gloucester County. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429974&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429975&source=RSS 8. Toy company CEO makes 890M bid for Toys#8220R#8221Us stores The CEO of MGA Entertainment, a Los Angeles-based privately held toy and entertainment company responsible for such brands as Little Tikes and L. O. L. Surprise, is bidding to buy the Toys&#8220R&#8221Us stores in the U. S. and Canada, it was disclosed Friday. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429975&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429976&source=RSS 7. 'Shaq tower' to open in downtown Newark Some are calling Newark's 1 Rector St. the &#8220Shaq Tower,&#8221 and that's OK with the NBA Hall of Famer, Newark native and business mogul Shaquille O'Neal. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429976&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429977&source=RSS 6. Asbury Park mixed-used project receives more than 1 million in AHP funds The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York recently awarded more than 1 million in Affordable Housing Program Funds to The Renaissance, a mixed-income, mixed-use affordable housing community being developed in Asbury Park. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429977&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429978&source=RSS 5. State Senate passes controversial paid sick leave bill The New Jersey Senate passed the controversial earned sick leave bill along party lines. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429978&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429979&source=RSS 4. Murphy details plans to make college more affordable Gov. Phil Murphy outlined his goals to make college more affordable Wednesday at a roundtable discussion at New Jersey City University in Jersey City. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429979&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429980&source=RSS 3. EDITORIAL Newark cements position as major tech hub Newark's time has arrived, and it is rapidly becoming a technology epicenter, writes NJIT President Joel S. Bloom. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429980&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429981&source=RSS 2. 84 million mixed-use project breaks ground in Jersey City Hoboken-based real estate firm Ironstate Development Co. and joint venture partners Brookfield Property Group and Landmark Developers broke ground recently on 100 Monitor St. , a 309-unit luxury rental building in Jersey City&#8217s burgeoning Lafayette neighborhood. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429981&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429982&source=RSS 1. Murphy fires back in war of words with Texas governor Govs. Phil Murphy of New Jersey and Greg Abbott of Texas are playing a serious game of Texas Hold'em, with the stakes being local businesses. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:10:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429982&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429983&source=RSS GOVT Saudi oil minister, Trump spar over oil prices Saudi Arabia's oil minister and President Donald Trump engaged in a short, public exchange over oil prices Friday&#8212sending crude on an early roller-coaster ride and punctuating the economic and geopolitical stakes stemming from recently climbing crude prices. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429983&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429984&source=RSS BUSINESS Gillette and Tide maker struggles in 'tough environment' The maker of Tide, Bounty, Charmin, Pampers, Gillette and Crest brands reported anemic sales growth last quarter and it's losing the ability to control prices and maintain high profit margins. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429984&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429985&source=RSS Murphy appoints new diversity chief Gov. Phil Murphy has appointed Hester Agudosi, the current director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Public Contract Assistance at the state&#8217s Department of Environmental Protection, as the state&#8217s chief diversity officer. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429985&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429986&source=RSS Murphy signs legislation banning oil and gas exploration off NJ coast Gov. Phil Murphy signed bipartisan legislation Friday banning offshore oil and gas exploration and production off New Jersey's ocean waters. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429986&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429987&source=RSS HMH's Bayshore Medical Center names Citara COO Hackensack Meridian Health has named Frank Citara as the chief operating officer at Bayshore Medical Center, a 211-bed not-for-profit community hospital in Holmdel. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429987&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429988&source=RSS City Hall Annex in Jersey City completed Jersey City is celebrating the completion of its 24 million City Hall Annex, which will soon house the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Housing, Economic Development Commerce. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429988&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429990&source=RSS Wegmans pulls tea due to salmonella risk Wegmans pulled two varieties of Traditional Medicinals tea off shelves this week due to salmonella concerns. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429990&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429991&source=RSS Joint venture purchases Rochelle Park office building Clark-based real estate developers TAK Group and Woodbridge-based Bergman Real Estate Group have purchased a five-story, 218,500-square-foot office building in Rochelle Park. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180420/NJBIZ01/180429991&source=RSS