NJBIZ - NJBIZ Daily News http://www.njbiz.com/section/daily NJBIZ Daily News News en-us Copyright 2014 NJBIZ Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:28:17 EST Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:28:17 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729956&source=RSS Meadowlands' Considine in favor of for-profit hospitals disclosing financial statements, believes all hospitals should follow suit Thomas B. Considine, chief executive of the for-profit Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center, said Monday that Health Commissioner Mary O'Dowd's recommendation Friday that all hospitals disclose to the public their annual financial statements does not go far enough. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729956&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729957&source=RSS Rutgers appoints Davis to chair new real estate program Rutgers Business School has picked University of Wisconsin professor Morris Davis to be the top academic official at its new real estate program, the university announced. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729957&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729958&source=RSS Real estate company bolsters Bergen County presence The William Raveis Family of Companies announced Monday that its William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage Insurance division is expanding into New Jersey. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729958&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729962&source=RSS Vernon bank declares quarterly dividend Highlands Bancorp Inc. , the parent company of Vernon-based Highlands State Bank, announced Monday that it has declared a cash dividend. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729962&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729964&source=RSS Transit media company names N.J. leader Titan, a media company specializing in transit advertising, announced a new general manager for its New Jersey market on Monday. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:57:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729964&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729965&source=RSS Report shows tips don't compensate for lower hourly wage An economic report released by New Jersey Policy Perspective on Wednesday states that the tipped minimum wage in New Jersey has lost 45 percent of its value over the past 23 years, causing New Jersey workers who live on tips to earn less than the minimum wage. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729965&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729966&source=RSS JJ declares quarterly dividend New Brunswick-based Johnson Johnson announced Monday that its board of directors has declared a cash dividend for the third quarter. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729966&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729970&source=RSS Toms River insurance agency has new owner A Toms River-based insurance agency was purchased Monday by USI Insurance Services, one of the nation&#8217s largest privately held insurance brokers. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729970&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729979&source=RSS Newark taxi medallion lender sold to New York firm Medallion Financial Corp. , a New York-based finance company, announced Monday that it has acquired the assets of a Newark taxi medallion loan brokerage. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729979&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729980&source=RSS Mahwah-based retailer needs new CFO A Mahwah-based specialty retailer announced Monday that its chief financial officer is leaving for another company, and that a search is underway for his replacement. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729980&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140718/NJBIZ01/140719703&source=RSS Report Amid overly optimistic revenue projections, Christie's chief economist resigns Charles Steindel, chief economist of the New Jersey Department of Treasury, has resigned from his post to pursue a college teaching position, according to a report this morning from Bloomberg News. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140718/NJBIZ01/140719703&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140718/NJBIZ01/140719709&source=RSS Survey Put North Jersey casino in Meadowlands As talks continue about expanding casino gaming beyond Atlantic City, a new survey of a small group of North Jersey business leaders found that most feel the Meadowlands Sports Complex is the best location for a new gaming hall. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:10:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140718/NJBIZ01/140719709&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140718/NJBIZ01/140719711&source=RSS Weeklong program to teach girls about business The Garden State Woman Education Foundation will host a Business and Leadership Academy in Florham Park from Aug. 11 through 15 to educate and inform high school girls about the importance of including business courses in their planning for college and a career. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140718/NJBIZ01/140719711&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140718/NJBIZ01/140719713&source=RSS Dress Barn renews lease in Hackensack Alfred Sanzari Enterprises announced Thursday that Dress Barn has renewed its lease at the Summit Plaza in Hackensack. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140718/NJBIZ01/140719713&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140718/NJBIZ01/140719714&source=RSS Investors Bank makes series of mortgage loans Investors Bank announced recently that it has raised 2. 2 billion in capital through a stock offering, and is using some of the money to fund commercial mortgages. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140718/NJBIZ01/140719714&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140718/NJBIZ01/140719715&source=RSS Health services company gets 4.5M funding A Roseland-based company that provides digital check-in services for health care offices announced Friday that it has closed on 4. 5 million in financing. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140718/NJBIZ01/140719715&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140718/NJBIZ01/140719716&source=RSS Honeywell says sales, earnings rose in Q2 Honeywell announced Friday that sales and earnings increased in its second quarter from the second quarter of 2013. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140718/NJBIZ01/140719716&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140717/NJBIZ01/140719742&source=RSS U.S. News rankings just one way to measure hospitals, experts say The U. S. News World Report hospital rankings released this week put a spotlight on a few top-ranked hospitals in the state and nation, many of them larger hospitals in busy metropolitan areas. But hospitals that don't make the list have other ways of competing for patients and getting their message across, experts said. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140717/NJBIZ01/140719742&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140717/NJBIZ01/140719744&source=RSS New Jersey's unemployment rate continues to shrink New Jersey added 9,600 private sector jobs in June, helping to shrink the state&#8217s unemployment rate to 6. 6 percent, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development said Thursday. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140717/NJBIZ01/140719744&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140717/NJBIZ01/140719745&source=RSS Horizon invests nearly 1M in urban communities Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is making an investment of nearly 1 million in the state&#8217s urban communities, the health insurer announced Thursday. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140717/NJBIZ01/140719745&source=RSS