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The power player: PSEG's Izzo leading the charge to rebuild New Jersey's infrastructure

The power player: PSEG's Izzo leading the charge to rebuild New Jersey's infrastructure

BioNJ announces training and development academy

BioNJ announces training and development academy

The growing gap between New Jersey and the national economy

The growing gap between New Jersey and the national economy

Central Jersey News

Business solutions firm names two executives to posts in Asia

Business solutions firm ORC International announced Thursday that it is expanding its management team to reflect recent strong growth in the Asia-Pacific region. Read More »»

BioNJ announces training and development academy

BioNJ, a 400-member network representing research-based life sciences companies, announced Wednesday the launch of The Academy at BioNJ, a training and development program. Read More »»

Merck donates lab equipment to Stevens Institute

Merck, the Whitehouse Station-based international pharmaceutical company, has donated a collection of laboratory equipment to Stevens Institute of Technology to establish a new biophysical chemistry laboratory within the biotechnology and drug discovery laboratory. Read More »»

Chambers Street sells four buildings for $66.3M

Princeton-based Chambers Street Properties announced Wednesday that it has sold its share of four office buildings for a total of $66.3 million. Read More »»

The growing gap between New Jersey and the national economy

It’s no secret that the closing of four of Atlantic City’s casinos, and the potential closing of a fifth, has the potential to be a tremendous blow to the state’s economy. Read More »»

Union County sells Berkeley Heights hospital for $26M

Union County announced Tuesday that it has finalized the $26 million cash sale of its Runnells Specialized Hospital, a skilled nursing facility in Berkeley Heights, to the Center Management Group of Flushing, New York. The county said the deal will save up to $52 million over the next five years and generate an estimated $500,000 in new property taxes for Berkeley Heights. Read More »»

Two N.J. insurance agencies merge

A pair of family-owned insurance agencies announced their merger Tuesday. Read More »»

Cushman & Wakefield to acquire regional investment sales firm Massey Knakal

Cushman & Wakefield has agreed to acquire Massey Knakal Realty Services, adding one of the region’s top investment sales firms to the ranks of the real estate brokerage giant. Read More »»

Packaging company opens U.S. headquarters in Hamilton

Romaco North America, a subsidiary of packaging technologies company Romaco Group, officially opened its first U.S. headquarters in Hamilton earlier this month. Read More »»

Monmouth REIT acquires Jim Beam-leased building in Kentucky

Freehold-based Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation announced Monday that it has acquired a Jim Beam Brands Co.-leased industrial building for $28 million. Read More »»

Rutgers-Eagleton poll: Most New Jerseyans skipped Black Friday sales

According to a new Rutgers-Eagleton poll, less than 40 percent of New Jersey residents shopped on Black Friday. Read More »»

Moving company CEO sees trends in major companies' comings and goings

New Jersey remains a major corporate headquarters hub — especially for the pharmaceutical and financial service industries — and the state's economy benefits when corporations are encouraged to base their operations here, said Peter Toscano, whose Elizabeth moving company relocates corporate executives to the state nationally and globally. Read More »»

premium content The next generation of Newark

Barrett, 29, focused on development as the principal of PrimeLerner Cos.

Gerard Barrett sees what many other developers see in Newark — a well-located, well-connected urban hub with the potential to grow into something more. Read More »»

premium content Developers: There's still high ceiling for e-commerce

North Jersey primed to be fulfillment center hot spot

For Forsgate Industrial Partners, the site of an aging warehouse in Teterboro is about to be reborn. Read More »»

N.J. Hispanic leader joins Horizon BCBSNJ to promote Latinos' access to health care

Carlos Medina, chairman of the New Jersey Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, joined Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey at the Newport Center Mall in Jersey City to urge Latinos to purchase 2015 health coverage during open enrollment. Read More »»

Hillsborough packaging manufacturer acquired by Pretium Packaging

Tri-Delta Plastics, a Hillsborough-based manufacture of packaging products, has been acquired by Pretium Packaging, the Chesterfield, Missouri-based supplier of custom-blown molded packaging solutions announced Thursday. Read More »»

Trenton alliance to field test health care 'Action Guide'

The Trenton Health Team is one of 10 health care organizations in the U.S. that has been chosen to field test ideas for improving the health of their communities. The National Quality Forum has tapped THT and nine other U.S. health groups to test its “Action Guide 1.0,” a collection of research-based approaches to population health. Read More »»

Rutgers Business School becomes first in nation to reach important gender milestone

Sharon Lydon, executive director of the Rutgers Business School, parses no words about the underrepresentation of women in business. Read More »»

Milestone Scientific announces distribution agreement for its epidural instrument in China

Milestone Scientific Inc., A Livingston-based medical research and development company, announced Thursday that through its minority-owned subsidiary, Milestone Medical, it has entered into a distribution agreement with Milestone China for its epidural instrument. Read More »»

Earnings growth, but disappointment for Hovnanian

Homebuilder Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. announced Wednesday that its earnings rose significantly in both the fiscal fourth quarter and full year. However, not all was good news for the Red Bank-based company. Read More »»

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Breaking Glass

Family-unfriendly policies driving moms from the workplace

Running away to Europe is probably not the first thing on any new mother's mind.

Industry Insights

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'Traffic problems in Fort Lee,' indeed, trucking survey finds

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Special Editions

2014 50 Fastest Growing Companies Event Supplement

2014 50 Fastest Growing Companies Event Supplement
Congratulations to the 2014 50 Fastest Growing Companies! On Thursday, November 13th nearly 400 individuals gathered to celebrate 50 of the fastest growing companies in the state. Click on the supplement to see where each company fell on the list!

New Brunswick 2014

New Brunswick 2014
This supplement will highlight the revitalization of one of New Jersey's most important cities and discuss why New Brunswick is an ideal place for doing business.

Real Estate & Construction Report Power 50

Real Estate & Construction Report Power 50
The NJBIZ Power 50, our ranking of New Jersey's 50 most influential people in the real estate industry, is one of the most anticipated lists of the year. Here's our take on the movers and the shakers of 2014 in all things real estate.

2014 CFO of the Year Awards

2014 CFO of the Year Awards
Congratulations to the 2014 CFO of the Year Award Finalists and Winners! Take a peak inside to catch a glimpse of the best and brightest CFOs and financial executives from around the state.

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