NJBIZ - Morning Roundup http://www.njbiz.com/section/roundup Morning Roundup News en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:36:08 EST Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:36:08 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170919/NJBIZ01/170919839&source=RSS Most-read A case for Camden and a call to Amazon Industry Insights On a cold and dreary Saturday in January, as a wintry mix pounded the pavement on Federal Street in Camden. I raced from my car into the Camden Technology Center where 200 entrepreneurs, investors, and professionals were eagerly awaiting a six hour marathon of presentations from VC firms, successful tech startups, and Philadelphia area business. . . Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170919/NJBIZ01/170919839&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170919/NJBIZ01/170919840&source=RSS Murphy offers free community college, but cost is moving target The Phil Murphy campaign had a tough time Monday figuring out what one of his core campaign promises would actually cost. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:39:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170919/NJBIZ01/170919840&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170919/NJBIZ01/170919841&source=RSS Kushner company buying apartment complex near Princeton The real estate company owned by the family of Jared Kushner said Monday that it is expanding its holdings with the purchase of a 1,032-unit complex near Princeton, New Jersey. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170919/NJBIZ01/170919841&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170919/NJBIZ01/170919842&source=RSS Toys R Us files for Chapter 11 reorganization Toys R Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with 5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season &#8212 and says its stores will remain open for business as usual. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170919/NJBIZ01/170919842&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170919/NJBIZ01/170919843&source=RSS Shore's legendary Circus Drive-In restaurant sold The Circus Drive-In -- the state's most iconic drive-in restaurant -- has officially been sold, marking the end of an era for the more than 60-year landmark. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170919/NJBIZ01/170919843&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170919/NJBIZ01/170919844&source=RSS These 21 booming restaurant chains are expanding in N.J. While many casual-dining restaurant chains like Applebee&#8217s, TGI Friday&#8217s and Chili's continue to slump, shuttering locations state and nationwide, other restaurant chains have been expanding throughout New Jersey and the U. S. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170919/NJBIZ01/170919844&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170919/NJBIZ01/170919845&source=RSS White House backs pharma partnership after delaying other opioid panel proposals The White House has delayed implementing two of the top recommendations of the presidential opioid commission chaired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, but the Trump administration sent several officials to Trenton on Monday to advance a third program &#8212 a public-private partnership with the pharmaceutical industry. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170919/NJBIZ01/170919845&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170919/NJBIZ01/170919846&source=RSS At Menendez trial, a pivotal battle over evidence In the background of the corruption trial of U. S. Sen. Robert Menendez, a potentially pivotal battle is brewing over the type of evidence that can be shown to the jury. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170919/NJBIZ01/170919846&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170919/NJBIZ01/170919847&source=RSS Age-old problem For recruiters, the quest for talent has become more difficult as baby boomers retire and unemployment rates fall As if offering his own resume before his NJBIZ interview, Rich Singer was quick to cite his quarter-century of experience in job recruiting. And in that time &#8212 which he cites despite trepidation about dating himself &#8212 he has never seen a tougher market for job recruiting. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170919/NJBIZ01/170919847&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170918/NJBIZ01/170919863&source=RSS Most-read A case for Camden and a call to Amazon Industry Insights On a cold and dreary Saturday in January, as a wintry mix pounded the pavement on Federal Street in Camden. I raced from my car into the Camden Technology Center where 200 entrepreneurs, investors, and professionals were eagerly awaiting a six hour marathon of presentations from VC firms, successful tech startups, and Philadelphia area business. . . Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170918/NJBIZ01/170919863&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170918/NJBIZ01/170919864&source=RSS Mack-Cali envisions Main Street on Jersey City waterfront complex For decades, the waterfront promenade along Jersey City&#8217s Harborside office complex has served largely as a pleasant commuting path for workers going to and from the train station. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170918/NJBIZ01/170919864&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170918/NJBIZ01/170919865&source=RSS Trump's vow for a middle-class tax cut could actually slam the middle class in N.J. President Donald Trump's tax relief for middle-class workers and families includes ending a deduction used by the middle class in New Jersey and other states. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170918/NJBIZ01/170919865&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170918/NJBIZ01/170919866&source=RSS These 3 things will change no matter who succeeds Christie yes, marijuana's on the list Come January, things will change in the state of New Jersey no matter who the state taps to succeed Gov. Chris Christie. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170918/NJBIZ01/170919866&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170918/NJBIZ01/170919867&source=RSS The 10 biggest supermarket chains in N.J., and the upstarts gunning for them Many grocery store chains have gone bankrupt, been acquired by a competitor, or closed all together, only to have their storefronts scooped up and redeveloped. But a number of chains have survived the fate that has played out throughout New Jersey and the nation. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170918/NJBIZ01/170919867&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170918/NJBIZ01/170919868&source=RSS Gannett stages 'mini bloodbath' at New Jersey newspapers Newspaper giant Gannett staged a &#8220mini bloodbath&#8221 this week at North Jersey Media Group, which includes the Record in Bergen County, an insider told The Post. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170918/NJBIZ01/170919868&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170918/NJBIZ01/170919869&source=RSS Christie to announce 200M plan to fight heroin epidemic Gov. Chris Christie will announce this week 200 million in new initiatives to target the opioid crisis, primarily designed to overhaul addiction services, as he makes a final push on the issue he hopes will define his legacy. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170918/NJBIZ01/170919869&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170918/NJBIZ01/170919870&source=RSS New Jerseyans want more arts education without paying for it New Jerseyans nearly unanimously agree that arts education is &#8220very&#8221 or &#8220somewhat&#8221 important, but revealed preferences show few are willing to front the bill. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170918/NJBIZ01/170919870&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170915/NJBIZ01/170919908&source=RSS Most-read Financing for New Brunswick Performing Arts Center secured in 171M deal Financing for the hotly-anticipated New Brunswick Performing Arts Center has been secured. Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170915/NJBIZ01/170919908&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170915/NJBIZ01/170919909&source=RSS Norcross raising funds for Sweeney super PAC South Jersey power broker George Norcross will raise money next month for a super PAC supporting Senate President Steve Sweeney, New Jerseyans for a Better Tomorrow, upping the ante in what is already an epic spending war with a teachers union focused on defeating Sweeney&#8217s bid for re-election this year. Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170915/NJBIZ01/170919909&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170915/NJBIZ01/170919910&source=RSS 'Nobody' in New Jersey is paying attention to race for governor The Democratic candidate for New Jersey governor opened his post-Labor Day blitz accusing his Republican opponent of abdicating her moral leadership. The Republican challenger retorted with accusations of race baiting. Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170915/NJBIZ01/170919910&source=RSS