NJBIZ - North Jersey http://www.njbiz.com/section/northNJ North Jersey News en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Fri, 15 Dec 2017 22:42:15 EST Fri, 15 Dec 2017 22:42:15 EST 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/NJBIZ01/171219902&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/20171214/NJBIZ01/171219915&source=RSS 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. Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171214/NJBIZ01/171219915&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171214/NJBIZ01/171219920&source=RSS Moving services firm to relocate to NJ from Staten Island Commercial moving service firm Total Relocation Services has purchased a 20,095-square-foot industrial building in Irvington, brokerage NAI Hanson recently announced. Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171214/NJBIZ01/171219920&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171214/NJBIZ01/171219922&source=RSS Cooper's Ferry Partnership names new president, CEO Cooper&#8217s Ferry Partnership board of trustees recently announced it has appointed Kris Kolluri as CEO and president of the organization. Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171214/NJBIZ01/171219922&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171214/NJBIZ01/171219923&source=RSS More people will travel for the holidays than ever before, says AAA A record 2. 7 million New Jersey residents will hit the road &#8212 or the sky &#8212 to travel 50 miles for the year-end holidays, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic. Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171214/NJBIZ01/171219923&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171214/NJBIZ01/171219926&source=RSS Trinitas, Rutgers Medical School form new residency program Rutgers New Jersey Medical School has agreed to sponsor Trinitas Regional Medical Center&#8217s internal medicine and psychiatry residency programs. Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171214/NJBIZ01/171219926&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171214/NJBIZ01/171219927&source=RSS Sanitas to open first NJ center in collaboration with Horizon BCBSNJ Sanitas Medical Center, an independent health care organization, will open the first of three medical centers in New Jersey on Monday during a ribbon cutting ceremony in collaboration with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171214/NJBIZ01/171219927&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171213/NJBIZ01/171219942&source=RSS 10M neighborhood revitalization program generates 166M in investment Nine urban farms, seven schools, 49 gardens and parks, and 470,798 feet of developed commercial space These are some of the success stories that the Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit NRTC program has been responsible for over the last 15 years. Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171213/NJBIZ01/171219942&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171213/NJBIZ01/171219943&source=RSS JLL to lease office building in Woodcliff Lake Developer Hudson Equities recently announced it has selected JLL as the exclusive leasing agent for the 240,000-square-foot office building at 300 Tice Blvd. Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171213/NJBIZ01/171219943&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171212/NJBIZ01/171219960&source=RSS 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. Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171212/NJBIZ01/171219960&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171212/NJBIZ01/171219964&source=RSS State grants 1.3M for apprenticeship program to fight opioid crisis The New Jersey Healthcare Talent Development Center will receive a 1. 3 million grant from the state to launch an apprenticeship program for Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors as part of New Jersey's efforts to combat the opioid epidemic. Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171212/NJBIZ01/171219964&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171212/NJBIZ01/171219973&source=RSS Monroe becomes first NJ town to offer EV charging station Monroe Township has become the first municipality in the state to open a public charging station for electric cars. Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171212/NJBIZ01/171219973&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171212/NJBIZ01/171219974&source=RSS Medical Society of NJ launches platform for shared patient medical history The Medical Society of New Jersey has launched a new health information exchange that will make it easier for doctors to access the medical histories of their patients. Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171212/NJBIZ01/171219974&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171212/NJBIZ01/171219975&source=RSS 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. Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171212/NJBIZ01/171219975&source=RSS