NJBIZ - South Jersey http://www.njbiz.com/section/southNJ South Jersey News en-us Copyright 2016 NJBIZ Sun, 26 Jun 2016 01:12:02 EST Sun, 26 Jun 2016 01:12:02 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160624/NJBIZ01/160629858&source=RSS 15 minimum wage bill heads to Christie's desk The Senate voted Thursday to approve a bill that calls for a gradual increase of New Jersey&#8217s minimum wage to 15 per hour over the next five years. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160624/NJBIZ01/160629858&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160622/NJBIZ01/160629901&source=RSS Rowan, Durin researchers develop Alzheimer's detection test A team of researchers led by Robert Nagele from Rowan University has developed a blood test that uses the body's immune response system to detect an early stage of Alzheimer's disease. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 11:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160622/NJBIZ01/160629901&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160622/NJBIZ01/160629913&source=RSS OceanFirst promotes general counsel to EVP OceanFirst Financial Corp. , the Toms River-based parent of OceanFirst Bank, has promoted its general counsel to executive vice president of both the holding company and its bank subsidiary. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 10:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160622/NJBIZ01/160629913&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160622/NJBIZ01/160629933&source=RSS Christie proposes new school funding formula Speaking in Hillsborough Tuesday, Gov. Chris Christie proposed a massive overhaul of the state&#8217s school funding system, favoring a &#8220fairness&#8221 plan that calls for an equal distribution of aid per pupil statewide, regardless of a school district&#8217s location or performance record. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 07:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160622/NJBIZ01/160629933&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160621/NJBIZ01/160629938&source=RSS NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes award winners named NJBIZ named its Healthcare Heroes award winners for 2016 Tuesday at a breakfast event at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 13:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160621/NJBIZ01/160629938&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160621/NJBIZ01/160629941&source=RSS Philadelphia Fed finds mixed picture of nonmanufacturing activity Nonmanufacturing business activity was relatively flat over the past month in the region that includes South Jersey. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 12:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160621/NJBIZ01/160629941&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160620/NJBIZ01/160619822&source=RSS Who are the highest-paid CEOs in the state? Slideshow From taxes and infrastructure to legislation and insurance, it's not always easy doing business in New Jersey. But it can be quite lucrative to put down roots in the Garden State, as many billion-dollar, global businesses have discovered. It can also be lucrative for those business's CEOs, who can earn seven-figure salaries &#8212 and even more. . . Mon, 20 Jun 2016 11:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160620/NJBIZ01/160619822&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160617/NJBIZ01/160619827&source=RSS Jet.com leasing 705K sq.ft. in South Jersey Online retailer Jet. com will lease 705,000 square feet in Salem County at a distribution facility newly built by Matrix Development Group, the real estate firm announced this week. Fri, 17 Jun 2016 12:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160617/NJBIZ01/160619827&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160617/NJBIZ01/160619836&source=RSS N.J. physical therapy business acquired by N.Y. chain A Uniondale, New York-based physical therapy and rehabilitation chain has acquired a New Jersey physical therapy business, it announced Friday. Fri, 17 Jun 2016 10:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160617/NJBIZ01/160619836&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160616/NJBIZ01/160619861&source=RSS N.J. loses 6,800 jobs in May, but lost fewer than feared in April New Jersey's employment level fell again in May, according to the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development, which blamed the drop on a since-resolved labor dispute involving 5,000 Verizon workers. Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160616/NJBIZ01/160619861&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160616/NJBIZ01/160619867&source=RSS South Jersey manufacturing outlook sees optimism despite some bad news It was good news and bad news for the manufacturing outlook in the region that includes South Jersey, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160616/NJBIZ01/160619867&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160615/NJBIZ01/160619894&source=RSS 33.6M incentive for Trenton company to stay in N.J. 1 of 7 approved by EDA The Hibbert Company, a Trenton-based printing and marketing campaign management firm, was approved Tuesday for a 10-year, 33. 6 million Grow New Jersey award from the Economic Development Authority in hopes that it will renovate its over 100-year old facility in the state's capital. Wed, 15 Jun 2016 08:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160615/NJBIZ01/160619894&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/160619947&source=RSS BioScrip acquires Hammonton-based provider of home health products BioScrip Inc. has agreed to acquire the HS Infusion Holdings Inc. , a Hammonton-based provider of home infusion and home nursing products. Mon, 13 Jun 2016 11:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/160619947&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/160619949&source=RSS NJR names chief information officer New Jersey Resources announced Monday that Jacqueline K. Shea has joined the Wall-based natural gas company as vice president and chief information officer. Mon, 13 Jun 2016 11:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/160619949&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/306139988&source=RSS Jersey strong When adare came to N.J., it had concerns about an exodus of talent. No more When Adare Pharmaceuticals was created from a divestiture from Actavis and rebranded in spring 2015, the company chose a Lawrenceville location. Fri, 10 Jun 2016 13:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160613/NJBIZ01/306139988&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160610/INDINSIGHTS/160619987&source=RSS Retiring? 5 steps to smooth ownership transition for family businesses Millions of U. S. baby boomer business owners are approaching retirement. And many of those people are preparing to pass the company reins to their family members and employees to create a legacy. In fact, an estimated 10 trillion in family-owned businesses is expected to change hands by 2025. Fri, 10 Jun 2016 08:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160610/INDINSIGHTS/160619987&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160609/NJBIZ01/160609794&source=RSS Gebroe-Hammer closes four N.J. deals Gebroe-Hammer Associates said Thursday the real estate brokerage has closed four New Jersey multifamily property sales as part of a six-sale, four-day sales blitz. Thu, 09 Jun 2016 13:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160609/NJBIZ01/160609794&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160609/NJBIZ01/160609823&source=RSS NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year winners named NJBIZ announced its General Counsel of the Year award winners Thursday at a special breakfast ceremony at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset. Thu, 09 Jun 2016 12:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160609/NJBIZ01/160609823&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160609/NJBIZ01/160609799&source=RSS New Harbor Capital completes equity investment in Wedgewood Pharmacy New Harbor Capital, a Chicago-based private equity firm, announced Wednesday it has completed a majority equity investment in Swedesboro-based Wedgewood Pharmacy, a compounding pharmacy that specializes in animal health, addition medicine and urology. Thu, 09 Jun 2016 10:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160609/NJBIZ01/160609799&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160609/INDINSIGHTS/160609801&source=RSS NJBA explores economic impact of N.J. banking industry Recently, the New Jersey Bankers Association commissioned a study to explore the impact that the New Jersey banking industry has on the Garden State&#8217s economy. Thu, 09 Jun 2016 08:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160609/INDINSIGHTS/160609801&source=RSS