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NJBIZ Morning Roundup

BD paying $24B for C.R. Bard

Medical technology company BD is acquiring C.R. Bard Inc. for approximately $24 billion, the two New Jersey companies announced Sunday.

Industrial real estate leasing in New Jersey strong despite rising rents

Source: The Wall Street Journal

Rising rents haven’t dampened leasing activity in New Jersey’s industrial real-estate market, where developers are scrambling to build...

$1 billion rebirth: Changing face of Asbury Park

Source: The Asbury Park Press

Today, 20 years from that bleak day in 1996, Asbury Park is living through its renaissance. Nowadays, you'd be hard pressed to find a quiet spot on...

Your property taxes are sky-high. Here's what N.J. governor candidates would do about it.

Source: NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

Like every election year, New Jersey's sky-high property taxes are atop the list of issues voters want their candidates for governor to tackle.

Can $5K bonus help attract new business to Trenton's downtown?

Source: NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

Trenton is trying to lure new businesses to the city's downtown by offering them a $5,000 signing bonus.

Judge denies attempt to delay Menendez trial again

Source: POLITICO New Jersey

A federal judge refused to once again delay the corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, despite an attempt by a Menendez attorney to push it...

New Jersey residents brace for Trump's weekend whirlwinds to blow their way

Source: WNYC News

As the Florida summer heats up, President Donald Trump is expected to decamp from his weekend retreat at the Mar-a-Lago Club in West Palm Beach to...

New Jersey office market slump worsens

Source: The Wall Street Journal

Office leasing in New Jersey hit its lowest levels in years in the first quarter, as aging, underused buildings and corporate consolidation weighed...

How entrepreneurs can use IRAs to finance startups

Source: The Wall Street Journal

Tom and Stacy Lee wanted to start a small health-care franchise in Vermont. But much of their money was tied up in retirement accounts—some...

Senate budget chairman seeks to revisit hospital property tax exemptions

Source: NJSpotlight

A leading Senate Democrat is crafting a plan to revise a century-old law that permits the vast majority of New Jersey hospitals to avoid paying...

Who will run with Fulop?

Source: Hudson Reporter