NJBIZ - North Jersey http://www.njbiz.com/section/northNJ North Jersey News en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:10:04 EST Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:10:04 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/INDINSIGHTS/170629928&source=RSS Lessons from Haiti for tech entrepreneurs #8212 and opportunities, too Recently, it was my privilege to speak at the Haiti Tech Summit, where 500 leaders from throughout the western hemisphere shared a remarkable conversation about technology, entrepreneurship, innovation, and ecosystems. The summit attracted executives from Google, Facebook, Uber, LinkedIn, Airbnb, PayPal, and many other leading tech companies. . . Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/INDINSIGHTS/170629928&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170622/NJBIZ01/170629935&source=RSS IDT selling Gibraltar-based financial company Newark-based IDT Corp. is selling a unit based in Gibraltar, it announced Thursday. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170622/NJBIZ01/170629935&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170622/NJBIZ01/170629937&source=RSS Investors Bank appoints chief information and operations officer Investors Bank, based in Short Hills, announced Thursday it has appointed Michael Fegan as its chief information and operations officer. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170622/NJBIZ01/170629937&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170622/NJBIZ01/170629938&source=RSS Office refreshment company promotes operations head to chief growth officer Corporate Essentials, a Parsippany-based office refreshment service, has named a chief growth officer to oversee corporate growth strategy, it announced recently. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170622/NJBIZ01/170629938&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170622/NJBIZ01/170629939&source=RSS GAF announces Pa. manufacturing plant, training center Parsippany-based roofing manufacturer GAF said Thursday it is opening a manufacturing plant in central Pennsylvania later this year. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170622/NJBIZ01/170629939&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170622/NJBIZ01/170629941&source=RSS Family Business Spotlight 4 N.J. companies face 'unique' challenges that are actually similar It's seen as a common refrain by those who work with family-owned companies My situation is different. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170622/NJBIZ01/170629941&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170621/NJBIZ01/170629963&source=RSS Weichert to market 1.5M sq.ft. building in Jersey City Commercial real estate firm Weichert Commercial recently announced it will market a 1. 5 million-square-foot industrial building at 629 Grove St. , Jersey City. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170621/NJBIZ01/170629963&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170621/NJBIZ01/170629966&source=RSS Panepinto, Hartz Mountain open 3 Journal Square For Joe Panepinto and Hartz Mountain, revitalizing Journal Square, and opening 3 Journal Square has been a 38-year long project. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170621/NJBIZ01/170629966&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170621/NJBIZ01/170629976&source=RSS DR begins construction of lofts at former Annin Flag factory Flag Day marked the beginning of construction for DR Verona at the former Annin Flag Co. factory in Verona. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170621/NJBIZ01/170629976&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170620/NJBIZ01/170629981&source=RSS First Bank creates commercial deposit division First Bank, based in Hamilton, announced Monday that it is adding a commercial deposit division focused on cash management for business clients. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170620/NJBIZ01/170629981&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170620/NJBIZ01/170629982&source=RSS Carlstadt material handling company moves HQ to new Fairfield office building DMWH, a material handling solutions company, has relocated its headquarters from Carlstadt to Fairfield in order to accommodate growth, it announced Tuesday. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 11:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170620/NJBIZ01/170629982&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170620/NJBIZ01/170629985&source=RSS Korman, Rockefeller open AVE Florham Park slideshow For Lea Anne Welsh, president of AVE and chief operating officer of Korman Communities, officially opening AVE Florham Park felt surreal. In fact, she can still recall down to the very day when talks for AVE Florham Park began. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170620/NJBIZ01/170629985&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170620/NJBIZ01/170629986&source=RSS PwC hosts ribbon-cutting for upgraded Florham Park office After consolidating more than 1,350 employees throughout New Jersey, PricewaterhouseCoopers hosted local officials recently at the official opening of its upgraded office in Florham Park. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170620/NJBIZ01/170629986&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170620/NJBIZ01/170629988&source=RSS Weingarten breaks ground on Jersey City condos The Weingarten Group and Weichert New Homes officially began construction for their latest condo project at 380 Newark Ave. , Jersey City, on Monday. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 09:57:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170620/NJBIZ01/170629988&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170620/NJBIZ01/170629999&source=RSS Airbnb bill heads to governor's desk to provide millions in tax revenues to municipalities A bill that would standardize taxes paid by those staying in short-term residential accommodations such as Airbnb was approved by the state Senate Monday and is heading to Gov. Chris Christie&#8217s desk. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 07:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170620/NJBIZ01/170629999&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170620/NJBIZ01/170619822&source=RSS Chubb names new president for North American insurance division Chubb, which maintains executive offices in Whitehouse Station, has named a new division president for its North America Insurance operation, it announced Monday. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170620/NJBIZ01/170619822&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170619/NJBIZ01/170619829&source=RSS C6, Citymark pay 27M for apartment community in Garfield C6 Real Estate Partners, formerly known as Carbon Capital Group, recently announced it has closed a 100-unit apartment community sale in a joint venture with Citymark Capital. The firms acquired River Edge at Garfield, located at 600 Autumn Lane, for 27 million. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170619/NJBIZ01/170619829&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170619/NJBIZ01/170619831&source=RSS Prudential Financial honored at FoodBank real estate breakfast At its first real estate breakfast, held at the Hahne Co. building in Newark, the Community FoodBank of New Jersey recently honored Prudential Financial for its commitment and contribution to the growth of Newark. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170619/NJBIZ01/170619831&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170616/NJBIZ01/170619874&source=RSS Communications company acquires restaurant tech firm Sandy Alexander Inc. , a Clifton-based communications company, has acquired a tech company focused on the restaurant industry, it announced recently. Fri, 16 Jun 2017 13:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170616/NJBIZ01/170619874&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170616/NJBIZ01/170619879&source=RSS Rhodium Capital buys office building in Jersey City for 20M Commercial real estate firm Rhodium Capital Advisors announced it has completed a 20 million purchase of an 85,000-square-foot, eight-story office building in Jersey City. Fri, 16 Jun 2017 12:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170616/NJBIZ01/170619879&source=RSS