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Vornado completes spinoff of mall unit Urban Edge

By Eric Strauss
January 16, 2015 09:44 AM

Vornado Realty Trust announced Thursday that it has completed the spinoff of its Urban Edge Properties unit, which is now an independent, public company. CONTINUE READING

Jersey City-based shipping company makes changes at the top

By Eric Strauss
January 16, 2015 09:13 AM

Mjolner Shipping LLC, a Jersey City-based commercial vessel manager, announced several changes to its executive leadership Thursday. CONTINUE READING


Investors Bank names new CFO

By Eric Strauss
January 16, 2015 09:11 AM

Investors Bancorp Inc., the Short Hills-based holding company for Investors Bank, announced Thursday that it has hired a new senior vice president and chief financial officer. CONTINUE READING

Future unclear for shuttered Izod Center: Sports authority votes to close Meadowlands site, with no timetable for a sale

By Joshua Burd
January 16, 2015 08:13 AM

The state-owned Izod Center will close for at least two years as officials weigh the prospect of selling or privatizing the aging, cash-strapped venue in East Rutherford. CONTINUE READING

Rutherford-based plastic distributor, fabricator acquires Quality Plastics & Machine Co.

By Emily Bader
January 15, 2015 05:36 PM

LEM Plastics, a Rutherford-based plastic distributor and fabricator, announced Thursday that it has acquired the business assets and equipment of Garfield-based Quality Plastics & Machine Co. CONTINUE READING

Sports authority votes to close Izod Center amid protests

By Joshua Burd
January 15, 2015 04:47 PM

The board of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority voted Thursday to shut down the Izod Center as soon as later this month and shift some events to the Prudential Center. CONTINUE READING

Future of Izod Center still being debated Thursday afternoon

By Joshua Burd
January 15, 2015 02:43 PM

Facing the closure of the Izod Center in North Jersey, public officials and union leaders Thursday packed the offices of the New Jersey Sports & Authority to urge the agency to consider the economic impact and slow the process of shuttering the cash-strapped arena. CONTINUE READING

Future Hackensack University Health Network-Seton Hall medical school heralded as 'game-changer'

By Andrew George
January 15, 2015 02:43 PM

On Thursday, Hackensack University Health Network and Seton Hall University formally announced their plans to start the state's first four-year, private medical school on the campus of the former Roche headquarters in Nutley and Clifton. CONTINUE READING

Updated: Health care industry reacts to news of new medical school

By Beth Fitzgerald
January 15, 2015 02:21 PM

Health care experts statewide welcomed the news that New Jersey is on track to get a new medical schools. Here's what they had to say... CONTINUE READING

Rowan dean wishes new North Jersey medical school good luck

By Beth Fitzgerald
January 15, 2015 02:18 PM

Dr. Paul Katz is the dean of New Jersey's newest medical school, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University in Camden, which will graduate its first class of 48 doctors in 2016. CONTINUE READING

Simon officially becomes owner of Jersey Gardens, now dubbed 'The Mills'

By Eric Strauss
January 15, 2015 01:07 PM

Simon, the retail real estate giant, announced Thursday that it has closed on the acquisition of the Jersey Gardens mall in Elizabeth. CONTINUE READING

Former member of Christie administration joins Archer & Greiner as partner

By Emily Bader
January 15, 2015 12:03 PM

The law firm Archer & Greiner announced Thursday that former member of the Christie administration Lori Grifa will join the firm as partner in its Hackensack office. CONTINUE READING

Newark mayor, Prudential host small business summit at NJPAC

By Emily Bader
January 15, 2015 11:37 AM

It comes at no surprise that small businesses allow for key economic development — like new jobs — in cities such as Newark, and that was the focus at a Small Business Summit held in the city Wednesday. CONTINUE READING

Companies are still struggling to fully comply with the ACA, ADP report shows

By Beth Fitzgerald
January 15, 2015 10:39 AM

Roseland-based ADP, a leading global provider of human resources and payroll services to employers, on Thursday released research that showed more than half of large employers — those with 1,000 or more workers — are not prepared to comply with all ACA regulatory requirements. CONTINUE READING

Law firm moving to new Newark HQ

By January 15, 2015 08:52 AM

The law firm Lite DePalma Greenberg LLC is moving its Newark headquarters to a Berger Organization-owned site in the city, Berger said Wednesday. CONTINUE READING

Whippany company acquires remaining stake in marijuana testing lab

By Eric Strauss
January 21, 2015 10:09 AM

Whippany-based health and wellness company Pazoo Inc. said Wednesday that it has acquired the 45 percent of marijuana testing lab Harris Lee LLC that it did not already own. CONTINUE READING

Hackensack University Health Network, Seton Hall to create medical school on former Roche campus

By Tom Bergeron
January 14, 2015 05:49 PM

Hackensack University Health Network and Seton Hall University will announce Thursday that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to start a private four-year school of medicine to be located on the campus of the former Roche headquarters in North Jersey. CONTINUE READING

Izod Center to close for at least 2 years, move some events to Pru Center

By Joshua Burd
January 14, 2015 05:36 PM

The state-owned Izod Center in East Rutherford would close for at least two years under a proposed deal with the Prudential Center in Newark, whose owners would pay the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority during that time while taking on events scheduled for the shuttered venue, NJBIZ has learned. CONTINUE READING

Financial communications tech firm names COO

By Eric Strauss
January 14, 2015 04:21 PM

A Parsippany-based financial communications technology provider announced Wednesday that it has a new chief operating officer. CONTINUE READING

Freedom Bank promotes chief lending officer to CEO

By Emily Bader
January 14, 2015 03:29 PM

Freedom Bank, a community bank with branches in Maywood and Guttenberg, announced Wednesday that it has promoted Matthew Carcich to CEO and president, effective Jan. 1. CONTINUE READING

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State of the Union brings women's issues to the fore

By Meg Fry
January 23, 2015 01:55 PM

President Obama's State of the Union address did something smart, but not... CONTINUE READING

What business leaders can learn from Dr. King

By January 16, 2015 09:42 AM

As we commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Day this year, we find a landscape... CONTINUE READING

These millennials are the 1 percent … who trust advertising

By Brett Johnson
January 20, 2015 03:55 PM

It was probably during a “Rugrats” commercial break. Maybe between... CONTINUE READING

There are stressful jobs, and then there are stressful jobs. Which one is yours?

By Andrew Sheldon
January 13, 2015 10:56 AM

“A schlemiel is the fellow who climbs to the top of a ladder with a... CONTINUE READING

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Special Editions

New Jersey 350th Anniversary

By January 15, 2015 02:11 PM

For such a small state, New Jersey really does have something for everyone. From city sidewalks and urban hubs to rolling green hills and country trails, mountains, forests, farmland, historic villages and 130 miles of pristine beaches, there is never a lack of things to do in the Garden State. CONTINUE READING

Book of lists

By January 14, 2015 12:46 PM



2014 Business of the Year Awards

By December 30, 2014 11:01 AM

Congratulations to the 2014 Business of the Year honorees! On Monday, December 8th nearly 300 individuals gathered to celebrate the honorees and Hall of Fame inductees. Click on the supplement to view the winners! CONTINUE READING

2014 50 Fastest Growing Companies Event Supplement

By November 24, 2014 01:37 PM

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! CONTINUE READING

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