NJBIZ - Central Jersey http://www.njbiz.com/section/centralNJ Central Jersey News en-us Copyright 2014 NJBIZ Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:32:21 EST Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:32:21 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140728/NJBIZ01/307289986&source=RSS Liberal arts leaning In Rutgers' MBA program, that's a good thing As a music teacher in the Westfield public schools system, everyone figured Douglas Schwarz knew how to lead a marching band. But only one group figured he would be a leading candidate for an MBA in accounting the admissions officers at Rutgers Business School in Newark. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140728/NJBIZ01/307289986&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140728/NJBIZ01/307289991&source=RSS In Lambertville, event audiences built street traffic If you've ever visited Lambertville, you'd immediately find it hard to imagine the 1-square-mile town of 4,000 households in Hunterdon County as a 19th century factory town. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140728/NJBIZ01/307289991&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140728/NJBIZ01/307289999&source=RSS How Denville does it and Collingswood, Lambertville and others across the state &#8220If each of us spent 100 a year more on local businesses instead of chain stores, it would put an extra 3 million into our economy . . . &#8221 says the chalk-written signboard on the Denville sidewalk, imploring consumers to stay local. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140728/NJBIZ01/307289999&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140728/NJBIZ01/307289998&source=RSS Lights, camera, high hopes for action Linden eyes film, TV studio to fill site vacated by GM Bill Caruso still carries the business card in his wallet, even though it's been years since he was chairman of the Union County Motion Picture Television Advisory Board. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140728/NJBIZ01/307289998&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140724/NJBIZ01/140729840&source=RSS Assembly Republicans hold roundtable discussion with business leaders Assemblywoman Maria Rodriguez-Gregg R-Medford led a roundtable discussion Thursday in Trenton with business leaders from various industries and sectors, seeking feedback on the state&#8217s business climate and future economic prospects. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140724/NJBIZ01/140729840&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140724/NJBIZ01/140729846&source=RSS Lakewood Industrial Park is expanding Chatham-based real estate developer The Sudler Companies announced Thursday it is expanding its Lakewood Industrial Park with a new warehouse. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140724/NJBIZ01/140729846&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140724/NJBIZ01/140729847&source=RSS Survey Can microbusiness owners afford vacation time? If all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, owners of the nation's smallest businesses may want to take extra steps to ensure they're lively when they're not at their livelihood. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140724/NJBIZ01/140729847&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140724/NJBIZ01/140729853&source=RSS SBA has new leader for N.J.'s region The U. S. Small Business Administration announced Thursday that it has a new administrator for its Region II, which includes New Jersey. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140724/NJBIZ01/140729853&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140723/NJBIZ01/140729870&source=RSS Profiles of success New Jersey's young entrepreneurs Say they have wisdom and savvy beyond their years. Say they have youthful exuberance on their side. But when you talk about these entrepreneurs, be sure you talk about success. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140723/NJBIZ01/140729870&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140723/NJBIZ01/140729872&source=RSS Horizon Foundation makes more than 1M in grants The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey on Wednesday announced it had awarded more than 1 million in grants to 20 nonprofit organizations around the state. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140723/NJBIZ01/140729872&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140723/NJBIZ01/140729878&source=RSS Drugmaker adds pair of executives A Piscataway-based pharmaceutical company named two executives to its leadership team, it announced Wednesday. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140723/NJBIZ01/140729878&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140723/NJBIZ01/140729885&source=RSS Medicaid transformation will help aging N.J. residents stay in their homes longer New Jerseyans will have an easier time remaining in their homes as they age, instead of moving to a nursing home, under a major transformation of the Medicaid program the state launched this summer. And experts say the changes combine the best of both worlds Most seniors want to continue living in their communities &#8212 and they will cost. . . Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140723/NJBIZ01/140729885&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140722/NJBIZ01/140729920&source=RSS Princeton creates center for statistics and machine learning Princeton University has established a new center for statistics and machine learning, the school announced Tuesday. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140722/NJBIZ01/140729920&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140722/NJBIZ01/140729923&source=RSS Report Six companies got 83M in venture capital in Q2 Six New Jersey companies received 83 million in funding in the second quarter of 2014, according to the latest MoneyTree report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the National Venture Capital Association. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140722/NJBIZ01/140729923&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140722/NJBIZ01/140729928&source=RSS Red Bank building acquisition to create jobs, company says AEP Properties LLC announced Tuesday it had acquired a vacant Red Bank office building, with plans to renovate it for multitenant use. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140722/NJBIZ01/140729928&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140722/NJBIZ01/140729933&source=RSS Bank adds two senior vice presidents Unity Bancorp Inc. announced Monday that Unity Bank has hired two executives for its commercial lending department. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140722/NJBIZ01/140729933&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140722/NJBIZ01/140729935&source=RSS CIT Group announces 3.4B deal for OneWest parent Commercial lender CIT Group Inc. announced Tuesday it is buying IMB Holdco LLC, the parent of OneWest Bank N. A. , in a 3. 4 billion deal. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140722/NJBIZ01/140729935&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729957&source=RSS Rutgers appoints Davis to chair new real estate program Rutgers Business School has picked University of Wisconsin professor Morris Davis to be the top academic official at its new real estate program, the university announced. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729957&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729964&source=RSS Transit media company names N.J. leader Titan, a media company specializing in transit advertising, announced a new general manager for its New Jersey market on Monday. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:57:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729964&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140719/NJBIZ01/140719698&source=RSS Health Commissioner O'Dowd in transparency report For-profit hospitals should be required to release financial report For-profit hospitals should disclose their annual financial statements to the public, just as nonprofits do, and all hospitals should make their quarterly financials public, State Health Commissioner Mary O'Dowd said in a major &#8220hospital financial transparency report&#8221 issued Friday evening. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 01:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140719/NJBIZ01/140719698&source=RSS