NJBIZ - North Jersey http://www.njbiz.com/section/northNJ North Jersey News en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:29:59 EST Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:29:59 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170423/NJBIZ01/170429940&source=RSS BD paying 24B for C.R. Bard Medical technology company BD is acquiring C. R. Bard Inc. for approximately 24 billion, the two New Jersey companies announced Sunday. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170423/NJBIZ01/170429940&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429954&source=RSS Amazon announces 3 more N.J. facilities, 2,500 jobs, as it opens Carteret center As Amazon formally opened the doors Friday to its largest New Jersey-based fulfillment center in Carteret, the Seattle-based e-commerce giant also announced plans to open another three sites in the Garden State that call for the creation of more than 2,500 additional full-time jobs. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429954&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429957&source=RSS Doctor signs medical lease in Fair Lawn Commercial real estate firm NAI James E. Hanson recently announced it brokered the lease of 1,397 square feet of medical office space for Dr. John Pantazopoulos at 23-00 Route 208, Fair Lawn. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429957&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429959&source=RSS Weichert Real Estate Affiliates increases market presences in Q1 Commercial real estate franchise Weichert Real Estate Affiliates announced 11 percent growth in year-to-date market presence during the first quarter of 2017, along with the addition of 12 new offices. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429959&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429962&source=RSS Honeywell enjoys 'strong start to 2017,' as Q1 earnings beat estimates Honeywell reported a strong first quarter of 2017, announcing Friday that its normalized earnings per share were up 11 percent, beating analyst estimates. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429962&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429963&source=RSS N.J. lost over 17K jobs in March After several months of reported growth, New Jersey lost approximately 17,500 total non-farm jobs in March, according to new data released by the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429963&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429964&source=RSS New study supports national database for out-of-network reimbursement A report out of the University of Chicago has validated what many in the state seek in solving the out-of-network debate standard reimbursement rates from the independent organization FAIR Health. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429964&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170420/NJBIZ01/170429981&source=RSS Solix names SVP, chief sales officer Solix Inc. , a Parsippany-based provider of program and process management, regulatory compliance and customer care services, announced Thursday it has appointed Eric Storey chief sales officer and senior vice president. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170420/NJBIZ01/170429981&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170420/NJBIZ01/170429984&source=RSS Ogilvy CommonHealth adds EVP, promotes three others to role Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide has named four executive vice presidents in creative director roles, it announced Thursday. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170420/NJBIZ01/170429984&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170420/NJBIZ01/170429985&source=RSS Wage growth is steady, ADP workforce report finds Overall wage growth increased by 2. 3 percent year over year across all industries in the first quarter of 2017, according to the ADP Workforce Vitality Report. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170420/NJBIZ01/170429985&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170420/NJBIZ01/170429986&source=RSS Unilever to acquire New York-based condiment maker Englewood Cliffs-based Unilever announced Thursday it has agreed to acquire Sir Kensington&#8217s, a New York-based condiment maker. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170420/NJBIZ01/170429986&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170420/NJBIZ01/170429988&source=RSS Chubb appoints COO of North America Major Accounts Whitehouse Station-based Chubb announced that it has appointed Matt Merna chief operating officer of the company's North America Major Accounts division. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170420/NJBIZ01/170429988&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170419/NJBIZ01/170419789&source=RSS Pashman Stein opens Monmouth County office 2 attorneys named to run it Pashman Stein Walder Hayden, a Hackensack-based business law firm, announced Monday that it has opened a new office in Red Bank. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170419/NJBIZ01/170419789&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170419/NJBIZ01/170419792&source=RSS Massey Quick and William E. Simon Sons announce merger Massey Quick Co. LLC, a wealth management and investment consulting firm, and William E. Simon Sons LLC, a family office, jointly announced the merger of the both firms. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170419/NJBIZ01/170419792&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170419/NJBIZ01/170419793&source=RSS Guadagno calls for 'circuit breaker' in new property tax plan In a new campaign plan put forth Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno is calling for further caps on property taxes in New Jersey by limiting bills to no more than 5 percent of a homeowner&#8217s annual household income. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170419/NJBIZ01/170419793&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170419/NJBIZ01/170419794&source=RSS Sterling Properties to develop luxury apartments in Somerville Livingston-based Sterling Properties recently announced it has received approval to develop a four-story luxury apartment building in Somerville. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170419/NJBIZ01/170419794&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170419/NJBIZ01/170419795&source=RSS NJIT hosts Central King Building ribbon cutting After having been the home of Newark Central High School, the New Jersey Institute of Technology recently announced the completion and repurposing of the Central King Building. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170419/NJBIZ01/170419795&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170419/NJBIZ01/170419796&source=RSS Horizon Health Sphere, an answer to UHC's Optum, appeals to younger generation of docs Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is developing its own answer to United Healthcare&#8217s Optum, which was independently developed in 1995, called Horizon Health Sphere, NJBIZ has learned. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170419/NJBIZ01/170419796&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170418/NJBIZ01/170419807&source=RSS Bussel Realty completes sale in Carteret Commercial real estate firm Bussel Realty recently announced it brokered the sale of 400 Federal Blvd. in Carteret from 400 Federal Boulevard LLC and an undisclosed buyer. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 14:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170418/NJBIZ01/170419807&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170418/NJBIZ01/170419812&source=RSS NAI Hanson brokers sale of building to bring movingstorage business to Newark Commercial real estate services firm NAI James E. Hanson announced Tuesday it has arranged the sale of an industrial building in Newark. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170418/NJBIZ01/170419812&source=RSS