NJBIZ - Morning Roundup http://www.njbiz.com/section/roundup Morning Roundup News en-us Copyright 2018 NJBIZ Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:59:32 EST Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:59:32 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181112/NJBIZ01/181119992&source=RSS ICYMI NJBIZ reveals 2018 Fast 50 list There's still time to join us tomorrow, Nov. 13, at the Palace in Somerset Park for the 2018 Fast 50 celebration where rankings for this year's winners will be revealed! Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181112/NJBIZ01/181119992&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181112/NJBIZ01/181119993&source=RSS Joshua Motor Cars buys Pennsauken plot Haddonfield Properties, doing business as Joshua Motor Cars, has purchased a 3,500-square-foot Pennsauken property from Auto Depot of Williamstown LLC. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:10:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181112/NJBIZ01/181119993&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181112/NJBIZ01/181119994&source=RSS Lessons from the Great Recession have taught firms to operate leaner subscriber content For a long time, law firms seemed virtually invulnerable to economic changes. In boom times, companies needed legal professionals to help them expand in lean times, they still needed them to chart paths through an increasing maze of regulations. But then the Great Recession hit and many big firms slashed their ranks while others disappeared. . . Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181112/NJBIZ01/181119994&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181112/NJBIZ01/181119995&source=RSS Rutgers RWJ Medical School, US National Guard partner for training The Rutgers University Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the U. S. National Guard are starting a pilot program using cadavers of military veterans to prepare medics to treat injuries, according to the medical school. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181112/NJBIZ01/181119995&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181112/NJBIZ01/181119997&source=RSS More professionals returning to college to get new career skills subscriber content It's become increasingly commonplace for professionals in midcareer to return to college to acquire skills for a new vocation or add to the ones they already have to enhance their marketability. We profile three such New Jerseyans to learn why they chose to go down that path and where they believe it's taking them. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 07:57:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181112/NJBIZ01/181119997&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109864&source=RSS Carpenters co-op goes digital to hammer home message to millennials subscriber content Late last month, the Carpenter Contract Trust &#8212 a multistate labor-management cooperative &#8212 posted the first in a series of online videos called &#8220Mastering the Craft. &#8221 It focused on pile drivers, a specialty trade that sinks piles &#8212 typically made of timber, steel, or concrete &#8212 deep into the ground to support. . . Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109864&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109865&source=RSS Horizon, peer service take on substance abuse subscriber content Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is working with MAP Health Management, a peer recovery support service, to improve outcomes for Horizon members who are battling substance use disorder. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109865&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109866&source=RSS Jersey City ranks among hardest-working in US, study says Jersey City is working hard, not hardly working. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109866&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109867&source=RSS Design 'smart cities' around people, Tech Day panelists suggest In New Jersey's cities of tomorrow, kitchen appliances could alert homeowners they need to be replaced. Smart meters could tell them how to lower their electric bill. Commuters would be able to use ride-sharing apps to connect them from home or work to the nearest train station &#8212 via bicycles or electric scooters rather than cars. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109867&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109868&source=RSS OP-ED Export promotion grants just a 'STEP' away Are you a small-business owner in New Jersey seeking to reach customers overseas? The New Jersey Business Action Center&#8217s Office of Export Promotion can help. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 07:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109868&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109869&source=RSS OwnBackup signs on for Sylvan Corporate Center OwnBackup Ltd. has signed an 11-year lease for 30,000 square feet of space at the Sylvan Corporate Center in Englewood Cliffs. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 07:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109869&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109870&source=RSS Elnahal Administration eyeing statewide health care intranet When it comes to a strategy for the future of health care in the state, New Jersey's top health official said it's important to ask these questions &#8220How can we make it more valued-based, how can we focus more on the patient, on social determinants, and how can we deliver higher quality care at a more sustainable cost?&#8221 Fri, 09 Nov 2018 07:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109870&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181108/NJBIZ01/181109882&source=RSS Kim declares victory in CD-3 but vote count likely to continue through weekend After ending the election on Tuesday without a clear winner in this year&#8217s contentious midterm contest &#8212 and after anxiously awaiting the recording of thousands of mail-in ballots over the course of yesterday &#8212 Democrats finally declared victory last night, crowning candidate Andy Kim the victor and heir-apparent of the seat. . . Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181108/NJBIZ01/181109882&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181108/NJBIZ01/181109884&source=RSS Seton Hall launches Buccino Leadership Institute Seton Hall University has launched the Buccino Leadership Institute, a four-year certificate program focused on strategic development, the South Orange-based university announced Thursday. Thu, 08 Nov 2018 07:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181108/NJBIZ01/181109884&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181108/NJBIZ01/181109885&source=RSS Unions forced to adapt as artificial intelligence, robotics become mainstream subscriber content A company in upstate New York sells an iPad-controlled bricklaying robot &#8212 which the firm says can speed up bricklaying by a factor of five, and has already been used to build apartments in Chicago and a university building in Alabama &#8212 but a New Jersey bricklayer union official said he's not worried about the high-tech device. Thu, 08 Nov 2018 07:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181108/NJBIZ01/181109885&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181108/NJBIZ01/181109886&source=RSS Specter of historic tax credit presents 'huge' opportunity for cities, developers subscriber content Among the proposals unveiled by Gov. Phil Murphy on Oct. 1, aimed at overhauling how the state attracts and keeps jobs and businesses, is the Historic Preservation Tax Credit. The credit is part of New Jersey Communities, one of the four main tenants of Murphy's plan, which is aimed at redeveloping New Jersey's urban centers. Thu, 08 Nov 2018 07:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181108/NJBIZ01/181109886&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181108/NJBIZ01/181109887&source=RSS NJ tops in US in fall Leapfrog hospital safety grades New Jersey led the nation with the highest percentage of hospitals with an A grade in the latest fall Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade released Thursday. Thu, 08 Nov 2018 07:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181108/NJBIZ01/181109887&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181108/NJBIZ01/181109888&source=RSS Bergen County apartment complex sells for 43M Bergen County&#8217s The Fairview has sold for 43 million, Holliday Fenoglio Fowler LP said. Thu, 08 Nov 2018 07:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181108/NJBIZ01/181109888&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181107/NJBIZ01/181109896&source=RSS Fujitsu General signs on for Rockefeller Group Logistics Center In a move to consolidate and expand its New Jersey distribution operations, Fujitsu General America Inc. has leased 155,000 square feet at the Rockefeller Group Logistics Center in Piscataway. Wed, 07 Nov 2018 08:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181107/NJBIZ01/181109896&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181107/NJBIZ01/181109897&source=RSS Election Night 2018 What you need to know Incumbent Democrat Bob Menendez won a third term with 1,470,379 votes, or 53. 12 percent. Republican candidate Bob Hugin won 1,210,986 votes, 43. 75 percent. Wed, 07 Nov 2018 07:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181107/NJBIZ01/181109897&source=RSS