NJBIZ - NJBIZ Daily News http://www.njbiz.com/section/daily NJBIZ Daily News News en-us Copyright 2015 NJBIZ Fri, 22 May 2015 22:40:33 EST Fri, 22 May 2015 22:40:33 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150522/NJBIZ01/150529917&source=RSS Updated Out-of-network health care bill's creators are hearing from stakeholders The lawmakers sponsoring landmark legislation to regulate the surprise medical bills New Jerseyans and their health plans can face from out-of-network health care providers are holding a daylong session Friday to hear from stakeholders impacted by the legislation, which tackles what many experts say is a major driver of the state's high health. . . Fri, 22 May 2015 12:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150522/NJBIZ01/150529917&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150522/NJBIZ01/150529922&source=RSS Sweeney talks Transportation Trust Fund as summer tourism season begins According to state Senate President Steve Sweeney, the approaching Memorial Day weekend is as good of a time as ever to bring up the state's depleted Transportation Trust Fund. Fri, 22 May 2015 12:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150522/NJBIZ01/150529922&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150522/NJBIZ01/150529923&source=RSS Updated Rutgers gets 500K federal grant toward innovation park Rutgers University has been awarded a nearly 500,000 grant to establish an innovative technology park where academic and industry researchers can collaborate, the university said Friday. Fri, 22 May 2015 11:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150522/NJBIZ01/150529923&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150522/NJBIZ01/150529926&source=RSS Developers Normandy, MRY add to stable of Summit projects Normandy Real Estate Partners and Mark Yeager are once again teaming up in Summit, this time acquiring a 125,000-square-foot office building that they plan to renovate and reposition. Fri, 22 May 2015 09:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150522/NJBIZ01/150529926&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150522/NJBIZ01/150529928&source=RSS Cancer Genetics appoints chief technology officer in India Cancer Genetics Inc. , a DNA-based cancer diagnostics, announced Friday it has appointed Mandar Kulkarni as chief technology officer of Cancer Genetics, India, based in Hyderabad. Fri, 22 May 2015 09:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150522/NJBIZ01/150529928&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150522/NJBIZ01/150529929&source=RSS Three N.J. hospitals named to U.S. News 'Common Care' list Three New Jersey hospitals have been named to a new U. S. News World Report list that recognizes hospitals for excellence in five common surgical procedures and chronic conditions. Fri, 22 May 2015 09:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150522/NJBIZ01/150529929&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150522/NJBIZ01/150529930&source=RSS U.S. Concrete acquires Newark-based concrete company U. S. Concrete Inc. announced Friday that it has acquired Newark-based Colonial Concrete Co. Fri, 22 May 2015 09:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150522/NJBIZ01/150529930&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150522/NJBIZ01/150529931&source=RSS Campbell beats quarterly earnings estimates Campbell Soup Company's fiscal third quarter earnings held steady from the year-ago quarter, topping analyst estimates, the Camden-based maker of food products said Friday. Fri, 22 May 2015 09:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150522/NJBIZ01/150529931&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150521/NJBIZ01/150529949&source=RSS 2 from N.J. named to 'Best Companies for Multicultural Women' list Two firms based in New Jersey have been named 2015 &#8220Best Companies for Multicultural Women&#8221 by Working Mother magazine, exemplifying the very best in the hiring, retention and promotion of diverse women at every level. Thu, 21 May 2015 14:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150521/NJBIZ01/150529949&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150521/NJBIZ01/150529952&source=RSS Manufacturers hiring, giving raises, Philly Fed says More than half of manufacturing firms plan to increase employment over the next year, and many report increasing wages to retain and attract qualified workers, according to the latest monthly Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, which includes southern New Jersey. Thu, 21 May 2015 13:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150521/NJBIZ01/150529952&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150521/NJBIZ01/150529953&source=RSS Locus Energy solar fleet tops 1 GW mark Back in 2012, there was 1 gigawatt of solar capacity in the entire United Kingdom. As of this month, the fleet of one New Jersey company has outdone that figure. Thu, 21 May 2015 12:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150521/NJBIZ01/150529953&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150521/NJBIZ01/150529954&source=RSS New Jersey employment cracks 4M mark with April gains New Jersey employment hit a six-year high in April, the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development said Thursday. Thu, 21 May 2015 12:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150521/NJBIZ01/150529954&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150521/NJBIZ01/150529955&source=RSS A look at the history of bank architecture in N.J. You've probably passed by thousands of them. Once Kim Bunn serves you the involved history of bank buildings, these facilities no longer blend together in one run-of-the-mill visual soup. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150521/NJBIZ01/150529955&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150521/NJBIZ01/150529956&source=RSS New life for iconic Newark tower Devco creating student housing for Rutgers at former American Insurance Co. headquarters Despite all the signs of being an active construction site &#8212 the pallets of cinderblocks and buckets of Sheetrock, the haze of dust and the wail of machinery &#8212 there's no hiding the grandeur of 15 Washington St. in Newark. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150521/NJBIZ01/150529956&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150521/NJBIZ01/150529957&source=RSS Vacant banks, rich with character, provide new opportunities for developers and businesses slideshow The door, rusted as it was, hadn't even closed behind Michelle and Julio Izquierdo before they scampered back out of the building. Boiling Springs Bank's former base, which sat vacant in Rutherford for about seven years, was more daunting than they imagined the sheer size of its dingy interior, its tacky blue carpet and its drab gray wallpaper. . . Thu, 21 May 2015 11:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150521/NJBIZ01/150529957&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150521/NJBIZ01/150529960&source=RSS Student Transportation awarded transportation services contracts in Texas Wall-based Student Transportation Inc. , a provider of school bus transportation and management services, announced Thursday that its subsidiary, GoldStar Transit Inc. , has been awarded a contract to provide transportation services to four Texas school districts. Thu, 21 May 2015 10:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150521/NJBIZ01/150529960&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150521/NJBIZ01/150529961&source=RSS Sitar Realty brokers leases in Central, South Jersey Sitar Realty Company, an Iselin-based real estate firm, brokered a number of lease deals, it announced Wednesday. Thu, 21 May 2015 09:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150521/NJBIZ01/150529961&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150520/NJBIZ01/150529971&source=RSS Rent control, affordable housing crisis are major issues for apartment complex owners at NJAA conference Mitch Morgan recalls a conversation from several years ago with the mayor of Cherry Hill, who compared an apartment complex in the township to one in neighboring Maple Shade. Wed, 20 May 2015 15:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150520/NJBIZ01/150529971&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150520/NJBIZ01/150529975&source=RSS Walmart to offer jobs to transitioning U.S. veterans in N.J., nationwide Walmart announced Wednesday that it will offer jobs to transitioning U. S. veterans in New Jersey that have been honorably discharged from active duty since the launch of the Veterans Welcome Home Commitment on Memorial Day 2013. Wed, 20 May 2015 13:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150520/NJBIZ01/150529975&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150520/NJBIZ01/150529978&source=RSS Kesselman to remain at Stockton as acting president In the wake of former Stockton University President Herman J. Saatkamp Jr. 's resignation last month, acting President Harvey Kesselman has agreed to remain in the position at the request of the college's Board of Trustees. Wed, 20 May 2015 11:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150520/NJBIZ01/150529978&source=RSS