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$141M residential tower planned for Jersey City waterfront; developer seeking tax abatement

A developer is proposing to build a $141 million, 44-story residential tower in the Liberty Harbor North section of Jersey City's waterfront, according to filings with city officials. Read More »»

The millennial credit card: Advice for the ones with and the ones without

Millennials are funny when it comes to credit cards. Read More »»

Desks: To sit or not to sit? That is the question

NJBIZ Managing Editor Josh Burd spends his 9-5 standing, operating on a makeshift mouse-and-keyboard configuration that conforms to his vertical position. Read More »»

Business execs show favorable view on hiring, survey finds

Business executives are showing a more favorable outlook on a variety of performance indicators this coming year, especially when they consider new hires, according to the third quarter AICPA Economic Outlook Survey. Read More »»

N.Y. area unemployment — the good news? N.J. has 3 of top 6 counties. The bad? It's got 3 of the worst 6.

On September 4, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the unemployment rates for the month of July 2014 in the New York area by county. Read More »»

Kean, UCC receive multimillion-dollar grant to boost STEM programs

Kean University and Union County College have received a five-year, $3.25 million federal grant to boost STEM programs, Kean announced Thursday. Read More »»

Montvale investment firm appoints new senior managing director

Ridgewood Private Equity Partners, an investment firm located in Montvale, announced Thursday that it has appointed Ross Posner to senior managing director. Read More »»

Through the years, N.J.’s AMT has become an example of a MEWA done right

Trenton is considering legislation to encourage more employers to join together and provide affordable health coverage to their workers by creating self-insured “multi-employer welfare associations,” or MEWAs. Read More »»

How would you describe the impact of Obamacare on your business?

A Q&A with top executives of Top 100 privately held companies. Read More »»

LeFrak picks two companies to help market Newport Center building

LeFrak Commercial announced Tuesday that it has partnered with a pair of companies to market 111 Town Square Place in Newport Center. LeFrak Commercial is the managing agent for the building, formerly known as 111 Pavonia. Read More »»

MetroVac has been cleaning up in sales for 75 years

Vacuum company moved headquarters to Jersey in 2013

Jules Stern credits his mother and father working hand in hand for more than 50 years in creating the epitome of the authentic American dream: a third-generation, multimillion-dollar U.S. manufacturer that's been operating for more than 75 years. Read More »»

New Jersey City University plans $42M expansion

New Jersey City University is planning a $42 million construction project on 22 acres of land that will include a new residence hall and an academic building. Read More »»

OSHA cites two N.J. companies

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited two New Jersey companies for safety violations, it announced Thursday. Read More »»

Study: N.J. is top 10 for site selection websites

In the nationwide battle to attract business, New Jersey has the upper hand over more than 40 other states — at least when it comes to its website. Read More »»

Construction begins on Mount Laurel rehab center for veterans

Construction has begun on a new facility in Mount Laurel that will have a special focus on serving veterans. Read More »»

Small employers face a dollars-and-sense decision: renew pre-Obamacare health plans, or shift to ACA-compliant ones

Thousands of small New Jersey employers are now deciding whether to keep their old, pre-Obamacare health plans for another year, or make the switch to new plans that conform to the Affordable Care Act. Read More »»

Kislak completes ground lease for Rutherford apartment complex

The Kislak Company, Inc., announced Monday that it has completed a 98-year ground lease for the Union Bridge Apartments in Rutherford. Read More »»

North Jersey investment sales booming in 2014, researchers say

The pace of commercial real estate sales has surged in northern New Jersey in recent months, thanks largely to a spillover of high-powered investors from New York City. Read More »»

MIDJersey to host international business conference in Monroe

The MIDJersey Center for Economic Development will host an International Business Opportunities Conference on Sept. 10 at the Forsgate County Club in Monroe. Read More »»

Top 100 privately held companies list: Nos. 50-1

50. Northeast Remsco Construction Inc. Location: Farmingdale 2013 ranking: 73 49. EarthColor Inc. Location: Parsippany 2013 ranking: 53 48. Terminal Construction Corp. Location: Wood-Ridge 2013 ranking: 45 47. Deep Foods Inc. Location: Union 2013 ranking: 48 46. McCarter & English LLP Location: Newark 2013 ranking: 41 45. Mathematica Policy Research Location: Princeton 2013 ranking: 46 44. March Associates Construction Inc. Location: Wayne 2013 ranking: NR 43. Compas Inc. Location: Pennsauken 2013 ranking: 43 42. CoWorx Staffing Services LLC Location: Watchung 2013 ranking: 39 41. Sordoni Construction Co. Location: Chester 2013 ranking: 37 40. Preferred Freezer ServicesLocation: Chatham 2013 ranking: 38 39. The Promotion In Motion Cos. Inc. Location: Allendale 2013 ranking: 40 38. New Century Transportation.               Location: Westampton 2013 ranking: 35 37. The Conti Group Location: Edison 2013 ranking: 33 36. J. Fletcher Creamer & Son Inc. Location: Hackensack 2013 ranking: 36 35. Strategic Products and Services (SPS) Location: Parsippany 2013 ranking: NR 34. Artech Information Systems LLC Location: Cedar Knolls 2013 ranking: 31 33. UTC Overseas Inc. Location: Rochelle Park 2013 ranking: 30 32. Jingoli-DCO Location: Lawrenceville 2013 ranking: 18 31. New England Motor Freight Inc. Location: Elizabeth 2013 ranking: 26 30. Torcon Inc. Location: Red Bank 2013 ranking: 28 29. Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC Location: Bridgewater 2013 ranking: 27 28. A&E Stores and Associated Cos. Location: Teterboro 2013 ranking: 25 27. Direct Travel Inc. Location: Mahwah 2013 ranking: 32 26. Riggins Inc. Location: Vineland 2013 ranking: 23 25. Ranbaxy/Ohm Laboratories Location: New Brunswick 2013 ranking: 11 24. Hatch Mott MacDonald Location: Iselin 2013 ranking: 24 22. York Risk Services Group Location: Parsippany 2013 ranking: 29 22. Arthur Schuman Inc. Location: Fairfield 2013 ranking: 22 21. Stephen Gould Corp. Location: Whippany 2013 ranking: 19 20. Turtle & Hughes Inc. Location: Linden 2013 ranking: 21 19. Weeks Marine Inc. Location: Cranford 2013 ranking: NR 18. Fedway Associates and Affiliated Cos. Location: Basking Ridge 2013 ranking: 15 17. Allied Beverage Group Location: Carlstadt 2013 ranking: 14 16. AmeriHealth New Jersey Location: Cranbury 2013 ranking: 17 15. Louis Berger Location: Morristown 2013 ranking: 7 14. Bayada Home Health Care Location: Moorestown 2013 ranking: 13 13. Atalanta Corp. and Affiliates Location: Elizabeth 2013 ranking: 12 12. Goya Foods Inc. Location: Secaucus 2013 ranking: 9 11. QuickChek Corp. Location: Whitehouse Station 2013 ranking: 10 10. AmeriQuest Business Services Location: Cherry Hill 2013 ranking: 16 9. NFI Location: Cherry Hill 2013 ranking: 8 8. Inserra Supermarkets Inc. Location: Mahwah 2013 ranking: 6 7. Atlantic City Electric Location: Mays Landing 2013 ranking: NR 6. New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Co. Location: West Trenton 2013 ranking: 5 5. Conair Corp. Location: East Windsor 2013 ranking: 4 4. Alpha Industries (Sigma Plastics Group) Location: Lyndhurst 2013 ranking: 3 3. SHI International Corp. Location: Somerset 2013 ranking: 2 2. Toys"R"Us Inc. Location: Wayne 2013 ranking: 1 1. Wakefern Food Corp.                Location: Keasbey 2013 ranking: NR Click here to see the list of companies No. 100 through No. 51. OTHER NJBIZ TOP LISTS: Highest paid CEOs ranked by total 2013 compensation Top public companies ranked by 2013 fiscal year revenue The Top 100 privately held company list is ranked by 2013 global revenue. NA = Not Available NR = Not Ranked WND = Would Not Disclose Read More »»

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