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Special Report: Experts now say Revel may go for pennies on the dollar

Special Report: Experts now say Revel may go for pennies on the dollar

SBA has new leader for N.J.'s region

SBA has new leader for N.J.'s region

Profiles of success: New Jersey's young entrepreneurs

Profiles of success: New Jersey's young entrepreneurs

South Jersey News

SMALL-TOWN RETAIL SUCCESS STORIES: How Denville does it (and Collingswood, Lambertville and others across the state)

“If each of us spent $100 a year more on local businesses instead of chain stores, it would put an extra $3 million into our economy ... ” says the chalk-written signboard on the Denville sidewalk, imploring consumers to stay local. Read More »»

Special Report: Experts now say Revel may go for pennies on the dollar

It's still shiny and new, and by all accounts, it should be. Just 2 years old, Revel Casino Hotel cost a hefty $2.4 billion to build. But come next week, the troubled casino resort goes up for auction after declaring bankruptcy for a second time in 15 months. Read More »»

Survey: Can microbusiness owners afford vacation time?

If all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, owners of the nation's smallest businesses may want to take extra steps to ensure they're lively when they're not at their livelihood. Read More »»

SBA has new leader for N.J.'s region

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced Thursday that it has a new administrator for its Region II, which includes New Jersey. Read More »»

Profiles of success: New Jersey's young entrepreneurs

Say they have wisdom and savvy beyond their years. Say they have youthful exuberance on their side. But when you talk about these entrepreneurs, be sure you talk about success. Read More »»

Moody's downgrades Atlantic City's debt

Moody's Investors Service announced Wednesday that it has downgraded Atlantic City's underlying general obligation rating from Baa2 to Ba1 and has listed the city's outlook as negative. Read More »»

Horizon Foundation makes more than $1M in grants

The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey on Wednesday announced it had awarded more than $1 million in grants to 20 nonprofit organizations around the state. Read More »»

Hill International wins multimillion-dollar L.A. contract

Marlton-based Hill International announced Wednesday that it won a contract from the Los Angeles Community College District. Read More »»

Atlantic City-area legislators ask Casino Control Commission to delay Showboat, Trump Plaza closures

Three Atlantic City-area state legislators sent a letter Tuesday to the Casino Control Commission requesting it direct Showboat and Trump Plaza to remain open and delay their anticipated closures by four months. Read More »»

Which N.J. city was Forbes’ worst for business?

Forbes took a look at the best and worst business climates nationwide recently, and as far as New Jersey was concerned, you could say “the house lost.” Read More »»

Medicaid transformation will help aging N.J. residents stay in their homes longer

New Jerseyans will have an easier time remaining in their homes as they age, instead of moving to a nursing home, under a major transformation of the Medicaid program the state launched this summer. And experts say the changes combine the best of both worlds: Most seniors want to continue living in their communities — and they will cost Medicaid less money if they do. Read More »»

Financial support company sold to Florida firm

DRB Financial Solutions LLC, a Florida specialty finance company, has acquired USClaims, a Moorestown-based company that provides pre-settlement financial support to personal injury victims. Read More »»

Report: Six companies got $83M in venture capital in Q2

Six New Jersey companies received $83 million in funding in the second quarter of 2014, according to the latest MoneyTree report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the National Venture Capital Association. Read More »»

Runnemede apartment complex sold

Rittenhouse Realty Advisors announced Monday the sale of a Runnemede apartment complex. Read More »»

premium content Fresh fast food entrepreneur brings b.good's farm-to-table strategy to N.J.

When Deb Lutz left her corporate job marketing consumer-packaged goods after 22 years, she was just looking for something she could call her own. Read More »»

Is Jersey scaring Philly? Not yet: Camden area still has ways to go, experts say

It was subtle and yet, at the same time, completely in your face. In the backdrop of the Philadelphia skyline and its prized Navy Yard, Gov. Chris Christie and state lawmakers gathered last week at the site of a future marine terminal in Paulsboro, touting the economic benefits of establishing a new working port. Read More »»

Transit media company names N.J. leader

Titan, a media company specializing in transit advertising, announced a new general manager for its New Jersey market on Monday. Read More »»

Toms River insurance agency has new owner

A Toms River-based insurance agency was purchased Monday by USI Insurance Services, one of the nation’s largest privately held insurance brokers. Read More »»

Health Commissioner O'Dowd in transparency report: For-profit hospitals should be required to release financial report

For-profit hospitals should disclose their annual financial statements to the public, just as nonprofits do, and all hospitals should make their quarterly financials public, State Health Commissioner Mary O'Dowd said in a major “hospital financial transparency report” issued Friday evening. Read More »»

Report: Amid overly optimistic revenue projections, Christie's chief economist resigns

Charles Steindel, chief economist of the New Jersey Department of Treasury, has resigned from his post to pursue a college teaching position, according to a report this morning from Bloomberg News. Read More »»

Poll Question of the Week:

With John Degnan sworn in as the new chairman of the Port Authority, is Bridgegate finally behind us?

Breaking Glass

Could shorter workdays make for better workers?

Wednesday morning I read an interesting article about the continued research on...

Industry Insights

Closing the gender gap in financial education and planning

A recent study by Genworth Financial found that while many Americans believe...

SFW: Suitable for Work

What's your Brazilian soccer name? Site offers quick and easy way to find out

We know, we know — no one has been watching the World Cup during the...

Business Events

Forty Under 40 Awards
Monday, September 29, 2014
New Jersey Manufacturing Awards
Friday, October 3, 2014
NJBIZ Business Event
Friday, October 10, 2014
50 Fastest Growing Companies
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Business of the Year Awards
Monday, December 8, 2014

Special Editions

Business Profiles 2014

Business Profiles 2014
Taking an Inside Look at Business in New Jersey.

Health Care Heroes 2014

Health Care Heroes 2014
The Healthcare Heroes awards supplement highlights individuals and organizations making a significant impact on the quality of healthcare in New Jersey. Click on the image to read through the supplement.

EY Entrepreneur of the Year New Jersey 2014

EY Entrepreneur of the Year New Jersey 2014
Entrepreneurs follow many roads to success, but they are all powered by the same fuel: visionary ideas that transform businesses and jump start industries.Celebrating the results has been a priority for EY for nearly 30 years. Each year, the global leader in professional services recognizes entrepreneurs as true visionaries who contribute to economic growth through leadership, innovation and cutting-edge products and services.

Real Estate & Construction Report

Real Estate & Construction Report
A look at how higher education is fueling a surge in development on campuses across New Jersey

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