Kolluri one of 25 to earn global recognition as influential leader

Cooper’s Ferry Partnership CEO Kris Kolluri has been selected as one of 25 business school graduates worldwide to be named to membership in the...

Murphy’s budget lauded by leading health care associations

The $44.83 billion budget Gov. Phil Murphy proposed Tuesday was met with applause from the heads of two leading health care associations. New Jersey Hospital...

Vaccine poll: More people willing, but stark disparities among recipients remain

A new poll commissioned by Newark-based nonprofit Project Ready shows an increase in the number of New Jersey voters who say they are willing...

Experts to cannabis entrepreneurs: Slow down, build good team, do your research

State Sen. Nicholas Scutari has been the leading advocate of legalizing adult-use marijuana in New Jersey over the past decade — it was an effort...

Valley Bank donates nearly $1M to N.J.-based organizations providing COVID-19 relief

Valley Bank, in an extraordinary demonstration of giving back to the community, has donated approximately $1 million to nearly 100 New Jersey-based organizations supporting...

How long should our state be in a state of emergency?

On Feb. 17, Gov. Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 222, extending the Public Health Emergency in New Jersey for an additional 30 days. Few...

Houses of worship can now have 50% capacity

Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that houses of worship and religious services may now operate at 50% capacity with no cap — as long...

Murphy to propose Pay It Forward Fund during budget address

Gov. Phil Murphy and the New Jersey CEO Council he created last fall to help address issues of economic inequality in the state announced...

ROI Influencers: Power List 2021 — Unions

To read this year's Top 30, click the links below: No. 1: Gov. Phil Murphy Nos. 2-10 Nos. 11-20 Nos. 21-30 To read the rest...

United’s grounding of 777 not expected to impact travel at Newark

United Airlines’ decision to ground 24 of its Boeing 777 aircraft after a near-disastrous event this weekend will not impact flights in or out...

Thurber, longtime leader at TESU, announces retirement

John P. Thurber, vice president for public affairs and executive vice president for the Thomas Edison State University Foundation, has announced his intention to...

CCM named top college in N.J. for associate degree

The County College of Morris has been named No. 1 for “Best for Associate Degrees” in the 2021 “The Best Colleges in New Jersey”...

NJII appoints 3 new members to board of directors

Jennifer Rowland, Theresa Edelstein and Tom Wisniewski — three top executives in the state — have joined the board of directors at the New...

Many applauded Murphy for fully funding pension. Bracken thinks that’s a mistake

Tom Bracken, the longtime head of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, offers the good and the bad in his assessment of the $44.83...

Murphy says his $45B budget proposal follows vision of stronger, fairer state

Gov. Phil Murphy said his 2022 budget includes no proposals to raise taxes, fees or fares — and plenty of help for the business...

Republicans say budget won’t help N.J. — and does come with new taxes

Republican reaction to Gov. Phil Murphy’s $44.83 billion budget proposal was along the lines of what you’d expect: criticisms of how the governor plans...

Soul food restaurant Cornbread to hold grand opening today in Newark

Restaurateur Adenah Bayoh and co-founder Zadie B. Smith will have a grand opening Wednesday of Cornbread Newark, the latest location of their farm-to-table soul...

Adult use of cannabis is now legal in N.J.

After years of lobbying and campaigning — and months after it was overwhelmingly approved by New Jersey voters — a number of adult-use cannabis...

Devils to have (limited number of) fans in the stands starting March 2

The New Jersey Devils will be allowed to have fans in the stands at the Prudential Center for the rest of the NHL season...

How Murphy proposes to spend on job training, infrastructure, capital improvements and economic recovery

Gov. Phil Murphy outlined dozens of proposals and programs for the state during his annual budget address Tuesday afternoon. Read more from ROI-NJ on the...

ROI Influencers: Power List 2021 — Elected Officials

To read this year's Top 30, click the links below: No. 1: Gov. Phil Murphy Nos. 2-10 Nos. 11-20 Nos. 21-30 To read the rest...

Jersey City, Devils Arena Entertainment to partner in $72M restoration plan for Loew’s Theatre (SLIDESHOW)

Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop on Monday announced a new partnership with Devils Arena Entertainment to move forward on a unique $72 million agreement...

Avison Young moving Sherry to N.J. office to strengthen firm’s presence in Garden State

Avison Young Senior Portfolio Manager Dennis Sherry is transferring from the firm’s New York office to New Jersey, strengthening the firm's presence in the...

CBRE to be leasing agent for Port Logistics Center in Logan Township

CBRE announced Tuesday it has been appointed the exclusive leasing agent for Port Logistics Center at Logan, Building A, a 1.03 million-square-foot speculative project...

Convenience store signs lease at Marlton retail center

A convenience store has signed a retail lease in Marlton, according to real estate services firm Vantage Commercial. Maya Food Mart LLC has signed to...

ROI Influencers: Power List 2021 — Technology

To read this year's Top 30, click the links below: No. 1: Gov. Phil Murphy Nos. 2-10 Nos. 11-20 Nos. 21-30 To read the rest...

Verisk adds new exec, adds to two others’ roles

Verisk, the Jersey City-based data analytics company, has made a number of executive changes designed to fuel long-term growth through cohesive leadership, it announced...

SHI sets record for revenue in 2020, surpassing $11B mark

SHI International, the Somerset-based information technology solutions provider, earned a record $11.1 billion in revenue for 2020, up 4% year-over-year, it announced this week. The...

How we pick the list: Simple question has complicated response

It’s the first question we get as soon as our ROI Influencers: Power List comes out each year: How do we pick the list? There...

Now is time for Sustainable Green Jobs Recovery plan for N.J.

Governors’ State of the State addresses routinely highlight important new policy and economic opportunities, and Gov. Phil Murphy’s recent speech was no exception. We...

Hard Rock’s Morris talks casinos: On Long Island, in Atlantic City — and maybe elsewhere

Jack Morris is enough of a businessman to acknowledge his arrangement with the Shinnecock Nation — one that announced plans Wednesday for what will...

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World Insurance Associates acquires Millburn’s Szerlip, N.C.’s LCL Insurance

World Insurance Associates, a Top 100 Insurance brokerage firm in Tinton Falls, announced this week that it has acquired Szerlip & Co. of Millburn...

Rebrand: Maser Consulting is now officially Colliers Engineering & Design

Colliers announced Monday it has completed the rebranding of its subsidiary, Maser Consulting, to Colliers Engineering & Design to better align with its highly...

B6 Real Estate Advisors making big move into N.J.

B6 Real Estate Advisors, a New York City-based investment sales and capital advisory brokerage, is making a big push into Hudson and Union counties. The...

SBA moving small businesses (fewer than 20 workers) to front of PPP line

If you’re a small business (fewer than 20 employees) and you’re still waiting to hear on your Paycheck Protection Program application, you appear to...

ROI Influencers: Power List 2021 — Higher Education

To read this year's Top 30, click the links below: No. 1: Gov. Phil Murphy Nos. 2-10 Nos. 11-20 Nos. 21-30 To read the rest...

ROI Influencers: Power List 2021 — Real Estate

To read this year's Top 30, click the links below: No. 1: Gov. Phil Murphy Nos. 2-10 Nos. 11-20 Nos. 21-30 To read the rest...

ROI Influencers: Power List 2021 — Health Care

To read this year's Top 30, click the links below: No. 1: Gov. Phil Murphy Nos. 2-10 Nos. 11-20 Nos. 21-30 To read the rest...

Takeshita named new global head of R&D at Daiichi Sankyo

Daiichi Sankyo announced Monday that Dr. Ken Takeshita will be named the new global head of research & development as of April 1. Daiichi Sankyo...

BD working with Scanwell Health to create at-home rapid test for COVID-19

Franklin Lakes-based BD, a leading global medical technology company, and Scanwell Health, a leader in smartphone-enabled at-home medical tests, announced Monday they will collaborate to...

ROI Influencers: Power List 2021 — Banking & Finance

To read this year's Top 30, click the links below: No. 1: Gov. Phil Murphy Nos. 2-10 Nos. 11-20 Nos. 21-30 To read the rest...