NJBIZ - South Jersey http://www.njbiz.com/section/southNJ South Jersey News en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:03:11 EST Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:03:11 EST 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/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/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/NJBIZ01/171219974&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 http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171212/NJBIZ01/171219985&source=RSS Construction metric indicates strong economy The Associated Builders and Contractors&#8217 ABC reported that the Construction Backlog Indicator CBI set a record as it expanded to 9. 45 months during the third quarter of 2017, up 9. 8 percent from the second quarter to the longest backlog reading in the eight-year history of the series. CBI is up by 0. 8 months, or 9. 2 percent, on a. . . Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171212/NJBIZ01/171219985&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171211/NJBIZ01/171219970&source=RSS 'Experience' necessary 'Tis season to reward one's self, and shout about it to the world If one person's trash is another person's treasure, it stands to reason that the concept of luxury is also in the eye of the beholder. In fact, perhaps more than anything else, these days, consumers lead with their hearts and egos when it comes to spending. Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171211/NJBIZ01/171219970&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171208/NJBIZ01/171209846&source=RSS Free food industry partnership event to be held at Flying Fish Brewery The Rutgers University Food Innovation Center and the New Jersey Institute of Technology will host an event at Flying Fish Brewery in Somerdale on December 12 geared toward people in the statersquos bustling food. . . Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171208/NJBIZ01/171209846&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171208/NJBIZ01/171209851&source=RSS Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital wins Interior Design magazine competition The design of the new Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital Medical Office Building in Cherry Hill won an award in Interior Design magazine&#8217s Best of Year BoY Awards, beating out four other finalists in the health care category. Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:11:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171208/NJBIZ01/171209851&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171208/NJBIZ01/171209854&source=RSS Multi-million redevelopment plan for Campbell's Field approved by Rutgers Rutgers University approved a resolution to invest 7. 5 million toward the 15 million redevelopment of Campbellrsquos Field in Camden that would convert the field into a multi-purpose athletic facility open to Rutgersrsquo students and the public. Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171208/NJBIZ01/171209854&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171208/NJBIZ01/171209856&source=RSS NJHA report NJ health care industry pumped 23.4 billion into state's economy in 2016 New Jersey's hospitals and health systems pumped 23. 4 billion in to the state's economy in 2016 according to the New Jersey Hospital Association's 2017 Hospitals Economic Impact Report, up from 22. 7 billion in 2015, making it one of the top five largest industries in the state. Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171208/NJBIZ01/171209856&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171206/NJBIZ01/171209902&source=RSS Duane Morris partner named senior advisor to Murphy's transition team Paul Josephson, partner at Duane Morris LLP, has been named senior advisor and transition counsel to Gov. -elect Phil Murphy&#8217s transition committee, Transition2018. Wed, 06 Dec 2017 13:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171206/NJBIZ01/171209902&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171206/NJBIZ01/171209904&source=RSS Asbury Park Music Film Festival names 5 new members to its board The 2018 Asbury Park Music Film Festival, which will take place April 27-29 in Asbury Park, has named five new members to its board of directors. Wed, 06 Dec 2017 11:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171206/NJBIZ01/171209904&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171205/NJBIZ01/171209917&source=RSS Lowering state health care costs Trade organization sends recommendations to Murphy Better Choices, Better Care NJ, a health care industry trade group whose leadership includes New Jersey Chamber of Commerce President Tom Bracken and John Harmon, CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, has issued a report that includes 15 recommendations to lower the cost of health care in the state. Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171205/NJBIZ01/171209917&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171205/NJBIZ01/171209940&source=RSS Real Estate Power 50 New Jersey real estate is firing on all cylinders The NJBIZ Real Estate Power 50 lists professionals at the top of their game whose experience, determination, connections and business savvy are driving the dynamism that is real estate in northern, central and southern New Jersey today. Tue, 05 Dec 2017 11:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171205/NJBIZ01/171209940&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171205/NJBIZ01/171209939&source=RSS Companies honored at NJBIZ's Business of the Year awards Hundreds of attendees came out to NJBIZ&#8217s Business of the Year awards on Monday evening to celebrate their company&#8217s nomination and hopes in winning an award. Tue, 05 Dec 2017 07:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171205/NJBIZ01/171209939&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171204/NJBIZ01/171209949&source=RSS NJBIA small business survey Positive forecasts tempered by healthcare costs, minimum wage hike concerns While most small business owners in New Jersey are optimistic about 2018, most are also concerned about the possibility of a minimum wage increase to 15 per hour and rising healthcare costs, according to the New Jersey Business Industry Association&#8217s 59th Annual Business Outlook Survey. Mon, 04 Dec 2017 14:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171204/NJBIZ01/171209949&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171203/SFW/312049997&source=RSS Despite strong Black Friday, retail rethink must continue The numbers indicate Black Friday was something for which retailers could be thankful. And most tellingly, more shoppers were perusing deals on their phones while their turkey digested than were lining up for Friday&#8217s door busters. Fri, 01 Dec 2017 13:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171203/SFW/312049997&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171201/NJBIZ01/171209981&source=RSS State mayors release list of recommendations for Murphy Replacing the New Jersey Economic Development Authority&#8217s Choose New Jersey tax incentive program with a system that distributes payments more evenly across all municipalities is on the top of the New Jersey Urban Mayor&#8217s Association&#8217s wish list. Fri, 01 Dec 2017 14:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171201/NJBIZ01/171209981&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171201/NJBIZ01/171209988&source=RSS R.J. Brunelli announces several leases throughout NJ Brokerage firm R. J. Brunelli Co. recently announced the completion of several leases throughout the state. Fri, 01 Dec 2017 12:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20171201/NJBIZ01/171209988&source=RSS