DOL: Unemployed workers will get $600 in additional benefits this week

The state’s Department of Labor & Workforce Development said Tuesday it has successfully processed supplemental unemployment payments for more than 500,000 people. Those eligible for...

Former Presbyterian church to remain house of worship after $750K sale, CBRE says

A former Presbyterian church in Passaic was sold to another religious institution for $750,000, according to real estate firm CBRE. The Church of God Prophecy...

Why Economic Recovery Act of 2020 is needed stimulus for construction industry

Gov. Phil Murphy recently signed the New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020. Interested parties hailed the $14 billion in tax credits that will...

Devils to begin accepting applications for ‘Buy Black’ program today

The New Jersey Devils, in conjunction with the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, will begin accepting applications for the Devils...

Quiet day in Trenton: ‘More skateboards than protesters’

Q: What would happen if they had a protest and nobody came? A: It would be a good day for Trenton. And, hopefully, a turning...

HMH says it has administered nearly 90% of COVID vaccine doses — and can handle plenty more

Dr. Dan Varga, the chief physician executive at Hackensack Meridian Health, said he’s stunned to see statistics that say New Jersey has only administered...

Persichilli: N.J. is getting 100K doses of vaccine per week — could handle nearly 500K if they were available

Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli said New Jersey is expected to get a little more than 100,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday — which is...

EDA approves $15M program to bring more zero-emission vehicles to Newark, Camden

In an effort to bring more zero-emission medium and heavy-duty vehicles to Newark and Camden, the board of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority...

Finally: N.J. officials sign off on full funding agreement for construction of Portal North Bridge

In what is a big moment for commuters to New York City, Gov. Phil Murphy and a host of transportation officials and elected officials...

Bel Fuse acquires connector maker in 2nd deal of the week

Bel Fuse Inc., a Jersey City-based circuit products company, has acquired a connector manufacturer from its parent company, it announced this week. Read more from...

Hudson County CC receives $850K grant from JPMorgan Chase

Hudson County Community College just got a big boost from JPMorgan Chase. On Friday, the school was announced as the recipient of a one-year, $850,000...

With eye on public service, $3.5M gift creates Solomon Scholars Program at Rutgers Law School – Camden

For Ray Solomon, dean emeritus of Rutgers Law School – Camden, the honor that comes with having a $3.5 million gift made in his...

Career Classroom: Vo-tech grads share commitment to preparing next generation for career success

Miguel Rosario and Eric Krise don’t appear to have much in common. Rosario owns an auto repair shop in Phillipsburg in northwestern New Jersey. Krise...

Roth named co-managing partner at Prager Metis

Lori Roth assumed the role of co-managing parter of Prager Metis CPAs on Jan. 1, the firm announced. Roth, who will continue to work primarily...

Investment firms acquiring ProSight Global for $586M, taking company private

Morristown-based ProSight Global Inc. is going private, having agreed to be acquired by a pair of investment firms in a $586 million deal, the...

Biden to increase stimulus checks (to $2,000), aims to vaccinate 100M in first 100 days

Additional $1,400 checks are coming to most New Jerseyans — and an extra $100 a week in supplemental insurance benefits is coming for the...

Mediterranean restaurant signs lease in Marlton, with midyear opening expected

A restaurant has signed a lease at a Marlton shopping center, according to real estate firm Vantage Commercial. The Olive Pit is slated to open...

Restaurant relocates to larger space at Clarus Maplewood development

A Maplewood restaurant is relocating to a larger space at a boutique mixed-use community next door in Maplewood, the developer announced recently. JMF Properties said...

Unanue, in TV spot, says country needs to get back to work — compares economic shutdown to martial law

Goya Foods CEO Bob Unanue said the state and the country essentially are under martial law — and that people need to be allowed...

Murphy encourages participation in National Day of Service on MLK Day

Gov. Phil Murphy and first lady Tammy Murphy said they will participate in a National Day of Service on Monday at CUMAC, a food...

Smokers over teachers in vaccine line? Murphy pushes back on narrative

Gov. Phil Murphy pushed back on the narrative that New Jersey was prioritizing smokers over teachers. “This is mixing up apples and oranges for the...

The goal: Allowing women to speak their truth — without consequences

The asks — all of which fall in line with the rules of basic decency — are plentiful. So, don’t think for a second that...

Office market continued to struggle in Q4, CBRE report says

Office leasing in New Jersey continued to slump in the fourth quarter, according to the latest New Jersey Office MarketView report from CBRE. The real...

Walters announces construction of Marlton senior community

Walters, the Barnegat-based developer, is building a new, sustainable age- and income-restricted community in Marlton, it announced recently. Cornerstone at Greentree is expected to open...

South Orange luxury apartments sell for $84M-plus

A luxury apartment community in South Orange has sold for $84.2 million, according to real estate firm CBRE. Gaslight Commons, which comprises 200 units adjacent...

SHI names SVP for strategic partners

SHI International has named a new senior vice president for strategic partners, aimed at developing global initiatives for company growth, the Somerset-based company announced...

Lab software services company sold to private equity firm, DAK Group says

A Red Bank provider of laboratory informatics and other scientific software services has been sold, according to investment bank the DAK Group. Rochelle Park-based DAK...

Vonage tabs former IBM exec as COO

Internet communications company Vonage has named a former IBM executive as its new chief operating officer, it announced Thursday. Jay Bellissimo joins the Holmdel-based company...

Weinberg’s legacy: People before party

As someone who had spent a few years in Trenton, Sabeen Masih wasn’t surprised when she read the story last December detailing how women...

Murphy’s State of State fails to address only issues that matter

“My fellow New Jerseyans: I don’t need to tell you these are different times … so, this is a different kind of speech.” This is...

Why next round of PPP is another opportunity for community banks to show their value

Congress approved another stimulus program that will infuse the local economies across the country with substantial capital. In this pandemic environment, where do you...

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Report: Home sales surging in Newark and Camden

An amazingly updated 19th-century townhouse close to the waterfront in Hoboken recently sold for $6.5 million, making it the most expensive property ever sold...

Pandemic battered office market in Q4, Transwestern says

New Jersey’s office market continued to struggle with the pandemic in the fourth quarter, according to a new report from Transwestern Real Estate Services. The...

NAI Mertz to handle leasing at Mount Laurel office property

NAI Mertz has been chosen as the exclusive leasing agent for a Class A office building in Mount Laurel, it announced this week. The real...

Weinberg’s group recommends creation of independent investigative unit to probe sexual misconduct in politics

Approximately a year after the political world in Trenton was rocked by an NJ Advance Media/Star-Ledger report detailing the pervasiveness of sexual harassment that...

Progress Capital arranges $81M in financing for multifamily transaction

Progress Capital has arranged $81 million in financing for the acquisition of a multifamily portfolio in Essex County, it announced recently. The acquisition loan covers...

Latin food market signs lease at Jersey City shopping center

A family-owned food market has signed a long-term lease at a Jersey City strip center, according to real estate firm Levin Management Corp. The retail...

Bill to create commission on government efficiency, regulatory impact passes through Senate committee

Seems like few people would vote for a bill that would create yet another government committee — but, this one comes with a twist. Bipartisan...

South Jersey real estate sector struggled in Q4, WCRE report finds

The fourth quarter was a challenging one for the South Jersey market and the neighboring Southeastern Pennsylvania region, according to Marlton-based real estate firm...

Pandemic really hindered North, Central Jersey real estate in 2nd half of 2020, NAI DiLeo-Bram report says

It was a challenging second half to the year for the real estate market in 2020, with a strong finish unable to make up...

N.J. sportsbooks set another record, just short of $1B betting milestone in December

New Jersey’s sportsbooks just missed the $1 billion betting mark in December, but still set another record with $996.3 million in wagers for the...