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Revel buyer plans water park for failed megaresort property

By Joshua Burd
January 9, 2015 08:25 AM


Revel runner-up's bid approved, but …

By Joshua Burd
January 5, 2015 04:46 PM



North Jersey casino supporters pleased with N.Y. resort rejection

By Joshua Burd
December 18, 2014 08:28 AM


Sports News

Deal could save Trump Taj Mahal, report says

By Joshua Burd
December 18, 2014 08:17 AM

The bankrupt Trump Taj Mahal could avoid its planned shutdown this weekend under a deal struck between billionaire investor Carl Icahn and the union representing some 1,100 employees there, according to a report by The New York Post. CONTINUE READING

The growing gap between New Jersey and the national economy

By Andrew Sheldon
December 16, 2014 01:46 PM

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. CONTINUE READING


Devils paired with winery in latest business partnership

By Joshua Burd
December 15, 2014 08:03 AM

The New Jersey Devils have inked the latest in a string of new partnerships over the past year — one that will allow fans to take part in wine tastings on game nights at the Prudential Center. CONTINUE READING

Providing a streaming solution for screaming fans

By Andrew Sheldon
December 12, 2014 10:32 AM

When the schools in the football-playing portion of the Big East were forced to rebrand themselves as the American Athletic Conference in 2013 following the league's breakup, they knew they needed to do something to get maximum exposure for their new league. CONTINUE READING

NJBIZ presents the 24 Lists of Christmas, Day 14: Top Advertising Agencies

December 10, 2014 02:54 PM

You know it; we know it: NJBIZ's weekly lists are worth the cost of your subscription. To celebrate our upcoming year-ending Book of Lists, we're commemorating the season with our 24 Lists of Christmas. Each day through Dec. 24, we'll email you the top five leaders in a different category, giving you a sneak peek at what you may be missing. CONTINUE READING

Stockton College announces formal $18M purchase of Showboat

By Eric Strauss
December 12, 2014 11:04 PM

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey on Friday announced that it has formally purchased the shuttered Showboat Atlantic City for $18 million from Caesars Entertainment. CONTINUE READING

Revel now hoping for deal with auction runner-up

By Joshua Burd
December 10, 2014 01:06 PM

The shuttered Revel Casino Hotel has asked a judge to terminate its agreement to be acquired by Brookfield US Holdings LLC, with hopes now of striking a new deal with the losing bidder in the Atlantic City operator's recent bankruptcy auction. CONTINUE READING

NJPAC makes senior management changes

By Eric Strauss
December 9, 2014 01:24 PM

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center announced a number of management changes Tuesday, including a new chief operating officer. CONTINUE READING

Jersey City launches website to streamline production process for filmmakers

By Joshua Burd
December 6, 2014 12:04 AM

Jersey City has launched a new website that allows filmmakers to apply for permits online, part of its effort to streamline the process and encourage productions in the city. CONTINUE READING

Trump Taj Mahal closing date extended until Dec. 20, report says

By Andrew George
December 5, 2014 12:37 PM

Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City has pushed its anticipated closing date of Dec. 12 back by eight days, until Dec. 20, according to a report Friday by The Associated Press. CONTINUE READING

Prieto to introduce bill calling for consolidation of sports authority, Meadowlands commission

By Andrew George
December 4, 2014 01:56 PM

Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Secaucus) announced Thursday that he plans on introducing legislation that would consolidate the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority and the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission in an effort to provide an economic boost to the Meadowlands region. CONTINUE READING

Resorts casino announces $9.4M conference center expansion

By Joshua Burd
December 4, 2014 11:59 AM

Resorts Casino Hotel is planning a $9.4 million expansion of its convention space as part of a continued push to diversify its business beyond the gaming market, the Atlantic City operator said Thursday. CONTINUE READING

Wi-Fi workout

By Brett Johnson
December 2, 2014 01:45 PM

Before the clock hits 6 a.m., Brian Robinson already has warmed up the dozens of top executives participating in his cardiovascular exercise program. CONTINUE READING

Another Thanksgiving tradition: Linde providing helium for Macy's parade balloons

By Meg Fry
November 26, 2014 11:50 AM

For the 20th consecutive year, New Providence-based Linde North America — a world-leading gasses and engineering company — will provide the helium used to fill the iconic balloons for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. CONTINUE READING

Devils are middle-of-the-pack team when it comes to NHL's financial standings, too

By Eric Strauss
November 25, 2014 01:27 PM

Forbes has released its annual list of the most valuable NHL teams, and as far as the New Jersey Devils are concerned, success as the ticket office is about as elusive as success on the ice has been lately. According to the magazine's rankings, while the Devils aren't among the league's bottom-feeders, they aren't among its elite, either. CONTINUE READING

Pala becomes first tribe to launch Internet gaming site in N.J.

By Joshua Burd
November 25, 2014 01:25 PM

An affiliate of California's Pala Indians has become the latest company to launch an online gaming website in New Jersey and the first tribe to so since the platforms were legalized one year ago. CONTINUE READING

Appeal expected as judge rules against N.J. in sports betting case (Updated)

By Andrew George
November 21, 2014 05:06 PM

U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp delivered an expected blow to New Jersey's sports betting efforts Friday, siding with the four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA in delivering a permanent injunction against all sports wagers in the state. CONTINUE READING

Sports betting proponents preparing for a long legal road ahead

By Andrew George
November 20, 2014 02:26 PM

U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp heard nearly two hours of oral arguments last Thursday in what was the latest chapter of New Jersey's ongoing efforts to bring sports betting to the state. CONTINUE READING

Revel buyer backing out of deal, report says

By Andrew George
November 19, 2014 08:17 PM

Brookfield US Holdings, the Canadian asset management firm that successfully bid $110 million for the shuttered Revel Atlantic City, is now backing out of the deal, according to a Wednesday evening report by The Press of Atlantic City. CONTINUE READING

More bad news for Atlantic City: License awarded for second casino in Philadelphia

By November 19, 2014 02:23 PM

In a move that provides even more competition to the already hurting Atlantic City gaming market, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board voted unanimously Tuesday to award a license to what will be Philadelphia’s second casino. 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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