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Cushman & Wakefield arranges $97.5M sale of full-continuum property in Hamilton

Cushman & Wakefield arranged the sale of Homestead at Hamilton, a 195-unit independent living, assisted living and memory care community in Hamilton. The final...

Cushman & Wakefield hires senior research manager to oversee the firm’s N.J. research operations

John Obeid has been named senior research manager of Cushman & Wakefield and will oversee New Jersey’s research operations and will be responsible for...

Middlesex County embraces era of specialized education with new name and branding of its traditional vo-tech programs

Middlesex County officials embrace the fact that their vocational schools have more than 100 years of history serving the county. Their focus, however, is on...

United to cut 50 flights a day from Newark

United Airlines announced Thursday it is proactively removing 50 daily departures from its Newark Liberty International Airport schedule — not because the airline can’t...

‘Wonder Drug’: Scientific evidence that serving others is best medicine

In our research, we examine the science of things typically considered to be in the moral and ethical or emotional and sentimental domains. Accordingly,...

Monmouth Medical Center unveils plans for Vogel Medical Campus at Tinton Falls

Monmouth Medical Center and RWJBarnabas Health unveiled plans this week for the construction of the Vogel Medical Campus, which is made possible by a...

Healthiest places to live: 4 N.J. counties make U.S. News ranking

Four New Jersey counties are among the Healthiest Communities in the United States in the fifth annual U.S. News & World Report Healthiest Communities...

DAK Group announces sale of Interworld Highway, TEquipment to TestEquity

The DAK Group on Wednesday announced its Long Branch-based client Interworld Highway and TEquipment was sold to TestEquity, a company of Lawson Products, offering...

Why construction groups are pushing back on gas tax holiday: ‘This is a bad idea’

President Joe Biden is expected to ask Congress on Wednesday to suspend the federal gas tax until the end of September in a short-term...

PSE&G wins Edison Electric Institute’s top honor for innovation and contribution to advancing industry

The Edison Electric Institute on Wednesday said it named Public Service Electric & Gas the recipient of the 2022 Edison Award, the electric utility...

Best to succeed Angelson as chair of Rutgers board of governors

William Best, a senior vice president at PNC Bank, has been elected as the new chair of the Rutgers University board of governors, the...

Rutgers to raise tuition and fees by 2.9%

The Rutgers University board of governors Tuesday approved a 2.9% increase in tuition as part of the budget for the 2022-23 academic year. Rutgers officials...

Why Rowan’s Houshmand embraces county colleges — and hopes others will, too

Here’s another unique way Rowan University President Ali Houshmand is different from his peers. When he talks about his accomplishments upon the 10th anniversary...

Provident opens 1st branch on Long Island

Provident Bank, already a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, is continuing its expansion over the state line. Provident recently opened its first branch in Long...

Simplicity Group closes on its 38th acquisition with deal for Element Insurance Partners

The Simplicity Group has closed on its 38th acquisition by adding Element Insurance Partners, an independent insurance brokerage agency based in Omaha, Nebraska, to...

Former top White House economic adviser named PGIM Fixed Income’s chief global economist

Newark-based PGIM Fixed Income named Daleep Singh as chief global economist and head of global macroeconomic research, effective immediately, according to a Tuesday announcement. Singh...

Dave’s Hot Chicken signs lease for 1st location in N.J.

Dave’s Hot Chicken, the Los Angeles-based street food sensation turned breakthrough fast-casual brand, on Wednesday said it signed a lease for its first location...

J&J Snack Foods closes $222M acquisition of Dippin’ Dots

Pennsauken-based J&J Snack Foods Corp. on Tuesday said it closed on the previously announced acquisition of Dippin’ Dots, which also includes the Doc Popcorn...

Stockton announces new Atlantic City Summer Experience jobs program

Stockton University partnered with a dozen major Atlantic City businesses to help fill the summer labor shortage with students in a new pilot Atlantic...

New Jersey employment growth continues; unemployment rate at 3.9%

New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development figures for May show a continuance in its stretch of job growth and declining unemployment, according...

Fulop raises pay for full-time Jersey City employees to $20/hour

So much for the fight for $15. On Thursday, Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop announced the creation of a $20-per-hour living wage statute for all...

Zeveloff elevated to chief policy adviser, succeeding Smith Ellis

Effective July 1, Dennis Zeveloff will assume the role as chief policy adviser to Gov. Phil Murphy, succeeding Zakiya Smith Ellis who is departing...

STRO Cos. names new director of construction

The Ridgewood-based STRO Cos. on Wednesday said it appointed Mark Jackson as its new director of construction. Jackson brings 15 years of industry experience to...

Mattress Warehouse to open 1st Middlesex County location at North Brunswick property

Mattress Warehouse is opening its first Middlesex County location at North Village Shopping Center on Route 1, according to an announcement from Levin Management...

Lee & Associates N.J. arranges 3,200 sq.ft. mixed-use building sale in Ridgewood

Lee & Associates New Jersey on Wednesday said it sold a 3,200-square-foot mixed-use building located at 15 Godwin Ave. in Ridgewood. The two-story building will...

Hackensack Meridian Health names chief data and analytics officer

Hackensack Meridian Health on Wednesday welcomed Sameer Sethi as senior vice president and chief data and analytics officer for the network. In his role,...

CentralReach, continuing effort to increase hiring of neurodiverse individuals, launches 2.0 version of avail program

CentralReach, one of the country’s leading providers of autism and IDD care software, announced Tuesday the launch of the newest version of its avail...

SHI International names Prior chief financial officer

SHI International appointed James Prior, who has more than 25 years’ experience in finance management with large technology corporations, as its chief financial officer. He...

Why apprenticeship programs are key to workforce shortage in construction industry

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg recently was in New Jersey to talk about President Joe Biden’s administration’s $1 trillion infrastructure bill. He talked about...

All-in on electric ambulances: Yes, they are coming to N.J.

For Paterson Fire Chief Brian McDermott, the desire — and the determination — to introduce more electric vehicles to the city’s emergency service fleet...

Juneteenth: Why Harmon feels lessons learned from past are keys to future

John Harmon readily admits it: Some of the business leaders and business organizations that are now eager to create a relationship with the African...

Wife-and-husband team of Rutgers professors ‘embraces’ challenge of developing novel cancer treatments

A pair of Rutgers University professors partnered with a former colleague to form a startup with the goal of developing novel cancer treatments based...

Pinnacle Treatment Centers acquires Stepping Stone in North Carolina

Mount Laurel-based Pinnacle Treatment Centers on Wednesday said it acquired Stepping Stone of North Carolina. Founded in 2010, Stepping Stone is a private, outpatient opioid...

Trinitas Regional Medical Center expands Interventional Radiology Services with state-of-the-art radiology suite

As the only hospital in Elizabeth, Trinitas Regional Medical Center provides critical access to comprehensive health services for the city of Elizabeth and surrounding...

Holy Name one of select few hospitals in N.J. to offer breakthrough treatment for chronic back pain

Holy Name said it is among the first in the region to offer an innovative approach to provide relief for patients suffering from chronic...

Storage Post Self Storage acquires a 2-property portfolio

Storage Post Self Storage on Wednesday said it is continuing its 2022 expansion with the addition of two recently developed self-storage properties within the...

JLL selected to provide property management services to Headquarters Plaza in Morristown

JLL said Wednesday that it was selected to provide property management services to Headquarters Plaza, the 760,000-square-foot, premier office asset located in Morristown, starting...

Neolith celebrates official opening of N.J. distribution center in Carlstadt

Neolith opened a New Jersey distribution center in Carlstadt last Thursday with over 250 guests in attendance to celebrate and witness the wide assortment...

Zoetis completes acquisition of Basepaws, leader in pet care genetics

Fortune 500 animal health company Zoetis announced Wednesday it completed the previously announced acquisition of Basepaws, a privately held pet care genetics company, which...

Infiniti Energy closes $117M financing to support commercial solar portfolio

Howell-based Infiniti Energy on Wednesday said it closed on an $87 million tax equity facility and $30 million construction revolver earmarked to support a...

NAI James E. Hanson inks 2 leases at Bridgewater shopping center

NAI James E. Hanson on Wednesday said it negotiated a lease for 1,144 square feet of retail space with Gong Cha and a lease...