NJBIZ - Morning Roundup http://www.njbiz.com/section/roundup Morning Roundup News en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:14:43 EST Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:14:43 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170626/NJBIZ01/170629867&source=RSS Jared Kushner's firm given 285 million Deutsche Bank loan just a month before Election Day One month before Election Day, Jared Kushner's real estate company finalized a 285 million loan as part of a refinancing package for its property near Times Square in Manhattan. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170626/NJBIZ01/170629867&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170626/NJBIZ01/170629868&source=RSS Will U.S. Supreme Court agree to hear N.J. sports betting case? The U. S. Supreme Court is scheduled to announce Monday morning whether it will hear New Jersey's years-long effort to allow sports betting at the state's racetracks and casinos. So do the chances look good for the Garden State? It depends on whom you ask. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170626/NJBIZ01/170629868&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170626/NJBIZ01/170629869&source=RSS N.Y. hospitals turn to modular construction to speed projects After superstorm Sandy nearly destroyed a Brooklyn health-care clinic in 2012, officials at NYC Health Hospitals looked to modular construction for a quick and economical replacement. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170626/NJBIZ01/170629869&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170626/NJBIZ01/170629870&source=RSS In Unilever's radical hiring experiment, resumes are out, algorithms are in When Saniya Jaffer arrived for a job interview at Unilever PLC&#8217s Englewood Cliffs office last October, she was a finalist for a summer position in information technology. After three rounds of interviews and assessments, the Chicago-native was about to encounter the first human in the process. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170626/NJBIZ01/170629870&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170626/NJBIZ01/170629871&source=RSS Recent college grads are leaving N.J. in record numbers. Here's why. As another college graduation season comes to an end, and a whole new set of millennials enter the job market, the prospect of recent graduates simply moving out of their parents' homes is dimmer than ever. According to Census data, 47 percent of 18-to-34-year-olds in New Jersey were still living with their parents in 2015, the highest rate in the. . . Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170626/NJBIZ01/170629871&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170626/NJBIZ01/170629872&source=RSS Six Flags solar farm Court OKs Jackson project The township's decision to allow a solar farm at Six Flags Great Adventure was perfectly valid, despite requiring developers to cut down thousands of healthy trees, an Ocean County judge ruled. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170626/NJBIZ01/170629872&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170626/NJBIZ01/170629873&source=RSS Jersey City struggles to define affordable as it eyes cheaper rents in affluent Downtown As the first set of new city-subsidized affordable housing units in Jersey City's Downtown become available, residents are raising questions about how the city and developers define affordable. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170626/NJBIZ01/170629873&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170626/NJBIZ01/170629874&source=RSS Christie donors gave more to Murphy than to Guadagno and Ciattarelli combined In the race for New Jersey governor, Democratic nominee Phil Murphy is casting Republican Kim Guadagno's candidacy as a third term for Gov. Chris Christie. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170626/NJBIZ01/170629874&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170626/NJBIZ01/170629875&source=RSS Paid leave expansion could mean N.J. workers pay higher payroll tax The state Senate is scheduled to vote Monday to give final legislative approval to a plan to expand New Jersey&#8217s paid family leave &#8211 more time off, with more pay, for more reasons. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170626/NJBIZ01/170629875&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170626/NJBIZ01/170629876&source=RSS Devils to announce unique sponsorship agreement with Plymouth Rock You get auto insurance, the chance to cut in line for concert and sports tickets at the Prudential Center and exclusive venue perks, such as a tour of the Devils' locker room or playing pick-up basketball on the court where Seton Hall plays. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170626/NJBIZ01/170629876&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170626/NJBIZ01/170629914&source=RSS Christie's quest for Horizon reserves drawing criticism Governor's demands reflect poorly on himself and his state, politicians and business leaders say Gov. Chris Christie's relentless pursuit of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey's reserves is damaging the state's appeal to businesses and potentially his own credibility for his federal stint to solve the opioid epidemic, critics have said in recent months. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170626/NJBIZ01/170629914&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629918&source=RSS Most-read Family Business Spotlight #8212 4 N.J. companies face 'unique' challenges that are actually similar It's seen as a common refrain by those who work with family-owned companies My situation is different. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629918&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629919&source=RSS Goldstein Group, Value Companies executives form management firm The principals of two North Jersey real estate companies have joined forces to create a property management firm to provide services to retail, commercial and industrial landlords in New Jersey and New York. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629919&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629920&source=RSS Budget stalemate threatens 2018 transportation projects worth 4B Gov. Chris Christie and lawmakers remained in a stalemate yesterday over the next state budget, moving another day closer to the date when the state constitution would require a government shutdown if no deal can be reached. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629920&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629921&source=RSS A 'humbled' Mayor Ras Baraka announces re-election bid in Newark Before a large crowd of supporters in front of City Hall, Ras Baraka said he was humbled to be running for re-election as mayor of the state's largest city next year with a slate of all but one City Council incumbents, and he vowed to continue progress the city has made on growth, job creation and crime reduction during his first four-year term. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629921&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629922&source=RSS HUD pick took a different path from her predecessors President Trump plans to name Lynne Patton, a longtime Trump family associate who helped plan his son Eric&#8217s wedding and organize golf tournaments, to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development&#8217s programs in New York and New Jersey. That has focused attention on the backgrounds of previous chiefs of what is known as the. . . Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629922&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629923&source=RSS N.J. Sears store among 20 locations to close, report says A Sears store in Watchung is among 20 locations the retailer will shut down nationwide in its latest round of closures, according to a published report. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629923&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629924&source=RSS Assembly approves bill to legalize some fireworks in N.J. It&#8217s now up to Gov. Chris Christie to decide whether you'll be able to legally use sparklers in New Jersey this Fourth of July. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629924&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629925&source=RSS Mayors are asking companies to let employees work from home because of commuter hell Some mayors on the rail line that NJ Transit will send to Hoboken instead of New York during Amtrak's summer track work in Penn Station asked employers to give employees leeway about when they're expected to report to work in anticipation of delays. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629925&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629926&source=RSS Dune construction is starting at the shore and people are ranting It was bound to happen sooner or later, but the reality of the Army Corps of Engineers&#8217 dune construction and beach replenishment work coming at the height of summer is particularly galling to people at the Jersey Shore. Especially on a sunny day. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629926&source=RSS