NJBIZ - en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:13:31 EST Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:13:31 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829981&source=RSS Hibiscus Express Island Grill to open in East Hanover Commercial real estate firm Ripco Real Estate recently announced Morristown&#8217s Hibiscus Express is set to expand its footprint with a new location on Route 10 in East Hanover. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829981&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829982&source=RSS Eastman Companies reports strong leasing Livingston-based commercial real estate firm Eastman Companies recently announced it saw over 30 transactions totaling 120,000 square feet of new leases and renewals during the first half of 2017. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829982&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829983&source=RSS The Bloom Organization sells office in Mount Laurel Commercial real estate firm Colliers International recently announced it brokered the sale of a 106,000-square-foot industrial building in Mount Laurel. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829983&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829985&source=RSS Avista Healthcare Public Acquisition Corp. to merge with Envigo International Holdings Avista Healthcare Public Acquisition Corp. , a New York-based special purpose acquisition company, and East Millstone-based Envigo International Holdings Inc. , an early-stage non-clinical contract research organization, jointly announced they have agreed to merge. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829985&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829986&source=RSS V12 Data promotes Johnson to SVP of client development Red Bank-based V12 Data, an omnichannel data company, announced it has promoted Jeff Johnson from vice president to senior vice president of client development. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829986&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829987&source=RSS BG Foods to buy cookie, granola bar brands for 162.5M Parsippany-based BG Foods Inc. announced that it has agreed to purchase SnackWell&#8217s cookies and Back to Nature granola bars for 162. 5 million. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829987&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829988&source=RSS TriState Capital appoints EVP of finance and CFO transition plan TriState Capital Holdings Inc. announced that David J. Demas has been named executive vice president of finance and will succeed Mark L. Sullivan as chief financial officer, after a four-month transition period, on Jan. 1, 2018. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829988&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829989&source=RSS Murphy plans to raise 1.3B in taxes Phil Murphy&#8217s proposed tax increases would raise roughly 1. 3 billion a year, his spokesman told Observer on Thursday, releasing for the first time a cost estimate of the Democratic gubernatorial nominee&#8217s plans to pay for a multitude of campaign promises. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829989&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829990&source=RSS At Menendez's trial, stakes are high for Democrats When Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey goes on trial on federal corruption charges in less than three weeks, far more than his own fate hinges on the outcome. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829990&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829991&source=RSS Christie says he's no longer seeking sports radio host job New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Sunday he is no longer seeking a job at a New York sports talk radio station once he leaves office, disputing a newspaper report that said the station told him he was no longer being considered. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829991&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829992&source=RSS Wire rope was spun here. Now Trenton factory gets new life as lofts The year was 1917 and the Roebling complex's Clark Street Rope Shop in Trenton reopened after being gutted by a fire two years earlier. The new building was ultramodern for its day, with steel trusses, fire-resistant materials and massive windows that flooded the space with natural daylight. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829992&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829993&source=RSS The 10 mega-gifts that just helped Rutgers do something it has never done Nearly 50,000 alumni, students and friends donated money to Rutgers University over the last year, giving the state university the most lucrative fundraising year in its history, school officials said. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829993&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829994&source=RSS From clerks to Christie What these 40 people in state government earn So, how much does it pay to work for state government and state-funded colleges and authorities in New Jersey? Depends on what job you want. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829994&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829995&source=RSS Barcade, a craft-beer arcade bar, opening 2nd N.J. location It's almost here. The long-anticipated opening of Barcade, a chain of craft beer bars featuring classic arcade games, will open its doors in another New Jersey location. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829995&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829996&source=RSS In Glassboro, Rowan's boulevard of dreams may be coming true The 350 million effort aims to create, from scratch, a new downtown with a boulevard that bridges the gap between the growing Rowan University campus along Route 322 and the borough&#8217s vintage commercial center at Main and High Streets. The idea is to bolster town and gown together. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829996&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829997&source=RSS Here's the new face in the N.J. Assembly A former mayor of Wall Township will soon be sworn in as the newest member of the New Jersey Assembly. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829997&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829998&source=RSS George Norcross wants to help Atlantic City, and that's making some local leaders nervous Sometime after the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel closed, George Norcross decided to visit the Boardwalk casino property to see if he wanted to buy it. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/NJBIZ01/170829998&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/INDINSIGHTS/170829999&source=RSS It's the taxes, silly How high taxes in New Jersey hurt the middle-class and small businesses the most We still have five months to go in 2017 and New Jersey has already topped several lists this year we all wish it hadn&#8217t. With long-term liabilities mushrooming to 360 percent of total assets, New Jersey was ranked the state with the worst fiscal health in the country for the third consecutive year by the Mercatus Center at George Mason. . . Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170821/INDINSIGHTS/170829999&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170820/NJBIZ01/170819801&source=RSS Best of the print edition Smiths use arts background to build brands - Through LKS Associates, couple channels passion into successful marketing and events for clients New Jersey City University had changed its name from Jersey City State College more than a decade ago. The university, however, was still struggling to create a new identity. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 09:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170820/NJBIZ01/170819801&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170820/NJBIZ01/170819802&source=RSS Best of the print edition Glory days restored - Developers, officials hope to return Bergen County city of Hackensack to past success through mixed-use projects For Heritage Capital Principal Jeff Greenberg, being a part of revitalization of downtown Hackensack combines the opportunity of a market ready to boom and the history of the city. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 09:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170820/NJBIZ01/170819802&source=RSS