NJBIZ - North Jersey http://www.njbiz.com/section/northNJ North Jersey News en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:05:54 EST Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:05:54 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170328/NJBIZ01/170329813&source=RSS Preferred Freezer Services adding Kearny warehouse Preferred Freezer Services announced it plans to continue to expand its temperature-controlled warehouse footprint by adding an additional 197,000 square feet of freezer space in Kearny. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170328/NJBIZ01/170329813&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170328/NJBIZ01/170329827&source=RSS Poll N.J. voters still disapprove of Christie, state government The majority of New Jersey voters are unhappy with Gov. Chris Christie and other state government officials, according to the latest Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind Poll released Tuesday. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170328/NJBIZ01/170329827&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170327/NJBIZ01/170329828&source=RSS Horizon investing 1M in Camden, Elizabeth, Paterson as part of revitalization program Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey announced a 1 million investment in three cities for community development projects. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170327/NJBIZ01/170329828&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170327/NJBIZ01/170329835&source=RSS HFF arranges financing for first phase of NJCU project University Place, a joint venture between the Hampshire Cos. , Claremont Cos. and Circle Squared Alternative Investments in Jersey City, was able to obtain financing with the help of Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, HFF recently announced. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170327/NJBIZ01/170329835&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170327/NJBIZ01/303279996&source=RSS Journal Squared leasing starts out strong When the Marketing Directors first started to market apartment units in the first tower of the Journal Squared complex, the firm had no idea what to expect. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170327/NJBIZ01/303279996&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170324/NJBIZ01/170329866&source=RSS Kislak completes 21M in sales in Paterson, Victory Gardens Commercial real estate firm The Kislak Co. recently announced it completed the sale of five multifamily properties in Morris and Passaic counties in a Section 1031 exchange. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170324/NJBIZ01/170329866&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170324/NJBIZ01/170329869&source=RSS Stevens names new dean of engineering, science school Stevens Institute of Technology has named a new dean of its Charles V. Schaefer Jr. School of Engineering Science, it announced Thursday. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170324/NJBIZ01/170329869&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170324/NJBIZ01/170329870&source=RSS Sofia Berger assumes U.S. transportation leadership role for Louis Berger Louis Berger announced Thursday that Sofia Berger, senior vice president and managing director for Latin America, will assume a new role focused on growing the U. S. transportation market, effective March 27. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170324/NJBIZ01/170329870&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170324/NJBIZ01/170329871&source=RSS N.J. insurance company expands into N.C. SageSure Insurance Managers, a Jersey City-based residential property managing general underwriter, announced it has launched its North Carolina insurance line. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170324/NJBIZ01/170329871&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170324/NJBIZ01/170329872&source=RSS Savoy names chief compliance officer Savoy, a benefits consulting firm based in Florham Park, announced Thursday that Joan Fusco has been promoted to chief compliance officer. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170324/NJBIZ01/170329872&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170324/NJBIZ01/170329881&source=RSS Jersey City approves 280M Liberty Science Center expansion The Jersey City Council voted last night to approve the land necessary for SciTech Scity, a 280 million technology complex. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170324/NJBIZ01/170329881&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170324/NJBIZ01/170329884&source=RSS 4 N.J. companies on list of most ethical companies in the world The Ethisphere Institute, a company that measure corporate ethical standards, announced the honorees for its 2017 report on The World's Most Ethical Companies &#8212 and four New Jersey companies made the list. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170324/NJBIZ01/170329884&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170323/NJBIZ01/170329888&source=RSS Seton Hall alumna and former exec taking reins as interim president A former Seton Hall University and St. Mary's Hospital executive will be interim president of the college, Seton Hall announced Thursday. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170323/NJBIZ01/170329888&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170323/NJBIZ01/170329890&source=RSS Berkshire Bank names regional SVP for commercial lending A Massachusetts-based bank has named a senior vice president to lead its commercial lending team in the region that includes New Jersey. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170323/NJBIZ01/170329890&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170323/NJBIZ01/170329891&source=RSS N.J. added over 12k jobs in February, new report says New Jersey added 12,600 total nonfarm jobs last month and saw its unemployment rate tick down slightly to 4. 4 percent, according to a report released Thursday by the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170323/NJBIZ01/170329891&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170323/NJBIZ01/170329894&source=RSS Leasing for 3 Journal Square to start later this month Hartz Mountain Industries and Panepinto Properties are getting set to officially open leasing operations at their 3 Journal Square property. The developers have set up a temporary leasing office and launched a website, stating that leasing will officially open later in March. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170323/NJBIZ01/170329894&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170323/NJBIZ01/170329896&source=RSS Rutgers Business School offers accelerated course for health care professionals Rutgers Business School Executive Education announced Wednesday it is offering a mini-MBA for health care providers and administrators in medical practices in New Brunswick starting in May. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170323/NJBIZ01/170329896&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170323/NJBIZ01/170329899&source=RSS Monmouth Junction-based IT firm acquires Vernalis Orion, an IT business solutions firm based in Monmouth Junction, announced the acquisitions of New York-based Vernalis Group Inc. and India-based Vernalis Systems Private Ltd. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170323/NJBIZ01/170329899&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170323/NJBIZ01/170329900&source=RSS Merck Animal Health completes 400M acquisition of Brazilian firm Merck Animal Health announced Wednesday that it has completed its acquisition of a controlling interest in a Brazilian producer of animal health products for approximately 400 million. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170323/NJBIZ01/170329900&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170323/NJBIZ01/170329910&source=RSS De Mattheis Investment holds luxury multifamily complex opening in Verona De Mattheis Investment held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Verona Place Apartments, a 20-unit luxury multifamily complex on Bloomfield Avenue in Verona on Thursday. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170323/NJBIZ01/170329910&source=RSS