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10 microlenders (CDFIs and MDIs) each get $200K grant from EDA

Ten lenders will receive grants of $200,000 through the Micro Lender Support Grant Program sponsored by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, the EDA...

Hoboken to distribute nearly $2M in grants to 12 nonprofits

Hoboken will distribute approximately $2 million to local nonprofits and public agencies to help them provide vital services for low- and moderate-income residents and...

HMH welcomes largest class (161) at its School of Medicine

The newest class members at the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine launched their medical careers Thursday with a white coat ceremony at the school. The...

Murphy signs bills that will enable veterans more access to higher ed, expanded property tax exemptions

Bills that grant veterans and servicemembers easier access to higher education, expand access to the disabled veterans’ property tax exemption and establish an annual...

CarePoint Health cuts ribbon on Innovation Center in Bayonne

The way Dr. Achintya Moulick sees it, the future of health care innovation starts with collaboration. That’s why Moulick, the CEO of CarePoint Health, was...

Health companies take 12,000 sq. ft. of space at 2 Broad St. in Bloomfield

Affiliated Healthcare Management and Sierra Health Services have signed a 12,000-square-foot office lease at 2 Broad St. in Bloomfield, CHA Partners announced Wednesday. The recently...

‘It’s really an amazing product’: Holy Name loves blood-draw device that was just acquired by BD

Amazing … a very cool product … a 12 on a scale of 1 to 10. Franklin Lakes-based BD attracted attention from health care providers...

New laws help make N.J. national leader in lead poisoning prevention

Gov. Phil Murphy, in a move that he said will make the state a national leader in lead poison prevention, signed three bills Thursday...

Ultimate role models: 2021 N.J. Business Hall of Fame class members are key figures in key issues of the day

The names are well-known by anyone who travels in New Jersey business circles. John Harmon (the head of the African American Chamber of Commerce of...

Cognizant bolstering smart manufacturing offerings with acquisition

Cognizant, the Teaneck-based professional services company, has agreed to acquire an Ireland-based industrial data and intelligence company, it announced Tuesday. The deal for TQS Integration...

Charter school relocating within Newark under new lease, Lee & Associates says

A charter school has signed a lease to relocate within Newark, according to real estate firm Lee & Associates New Jersey. University Heights Charter School...

Pillar College president to step down, assume chancellor’s role

Pillar College President David Schroeder is stepping down and assuming a new role as chancellor of the Newark-based evangelical college, it announced Thursday. Schroeder will...

Jersey City, EDC launch ‘Helmets to Hardhats’ program

Steve Fulop, the mayor of Jersey City and a veteran, announced Tuesday that the city is joining with the Elizabeth Development Co. to launch...

Edison Partners sells hiring solutions provider for $150 million

Edison Partners has sold a portfolio company, intelligent hiring solutions provider PandoLogic, for $150 million, it announced Thursday. Princeton-based Edison Partners, which said it received...

Stage Relief Grant Program to offer arts venues grants of up to $300K

In an effort to assist the for-profit community arts centers in the state that were hit particularly hard by the pandemic, the New Jersey...

N.J. adds $135M to Phase 4 of EDA’s small business emergency grant fund

Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Wednesday providing an additional $135 million in aid to small businesses. The funding comes from money the state received...

Freshpet manufacturing leader to retire; transition planning detailed

Freshpet Inc., the Secaucus-based pet food company, said Monday it will undergo a transition in its manufacturing leadership, as Stephen Weise, executive vice president...

N.J. sports books continue to flourish – overcoming traditional summer slow down

New Jersey – like every other gaming area in the country – saw declining betting volume in June, part of the typical summer slowdown....

Bon Jovi Foundation gives $100K grant to help homeless veterans in Hoboken

American Legion Post 107 in Hoboken announced this week that the Post's nonprofit Veterans Center of Hoboken has received a generous grant of $100,000 from the JBJ Soul...

Brown leaving state Senate to join Murphy administration’s Atlantic City efforts

State Sen. Chris Brown is leaving the Legislature to join Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration, the Governor’s Office announced this week. Brown (R-Linwood) will be senior...

Murphy on bringing back mask mandates (not there yet), vaccine passports (not there yet, but … )

With COVID-19 cases rising in New Jersey and around the country, Gov. Phil Murphy willingly jumped into the discussion about bringing back mask mandates...

Somerset Brownstones, a 60-unit affordable housing development, opens in Newark

Somerset Brownstones is the type of housing development Newark Mayor Ras Baraka has long sought for the city: A mix of 2- and 3-bedroom...

WCRE chosen as leasing agent for Mount Laurel office building

The new owner of an office building in Mount Laurel has named WCRE as its exclusive leasing agent, the Marlton-based firm announced this week. Triumvirate...

Two firms sign new leases in Parsippany, NAI Hanson says

Two companies have signed leases at a Parsippany office building, according to real estate firm NAI James E. Hanson. Title services company RealSafe Title LLC...

Colliers picked to handle sale of Union City multifamily portfolio

Real estate firm Colliers has been named exclusive sales representative for a multifamily portfolio in Hudson County, it announced this week. The firm said in...

Princeton-based parking technology company acquires Canadian firm

A Princeton-based provider of parking and other urban-space technology services has acquired a Canadian company that offers a Software-as-a-Service parking enforcement program, it announced...

AT&T donates $40K to 2 organizations working to close digital divide in Camden

The AT&T Foundation — as part of a nationwide effort to help bridge the digital divide and homework gap — announced Tuesday that it...

Hackensack-based video solutions company LiveU sold to investment firm

LiveU, the Hackensack-based video streaming and remote production solutions company, has been sold by one global investment firm to another, it announced Tuesday. Carlyle has...

Extraordinary entrepreneurial surge is gathering force

We’re seeing the early signs of an explosion of entrepreneurship that seems likely to accelerate throughout the rest of 2021, and hopefully beyond. This...

Post-pandemic litigation: Trade secrets, vendor contracts and employment policies may top list

After a year of isolation, uncertainty and razor-thin profit margins, New Jersey business owners are rejoicing as COVID-19 vaccines have become widely distributed and...

From union leaders to politicians, broad support for solving misclassification of workers

Greg Lalevee, the business manager of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 825, obviously is a union guy who wants what’s good for unions...

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No surprise here, but … HS students who attend public health summer programs have increased interest in STEM careers

It’s the result that was desired — and hoped for. Now, thanks to a Rutgers University study, it can be said that high school...

Hudson Regional is site of ‘global first’ use of new spinal fusion surgery procedure

The first cervical fusion procedure in the world using the Blackhawk Ti Cervical Spacer System was performed last week at Hudson Regional Hospital by...

Stro Cos. buys Florham Park office, data center property

The Stro Cos. has purchased a 141,000-square-foot office and data center in Florham Park, it announced this week. The Ridgewood-based Stro said in a news...

Catalent announces $100M expansion of Italian facility

Somerset-based drug delivery technology company Catalent announced a $100 million, multiphased expansion program at its facility in Anagni, Italy, that will enable it to...

Pru selling full-service retirement business in $3.55B transaction

Empower Retirement has agreed to acquire Prudential Financial Inc.’s full-service retirement business in a deal valued at approximately $3.55 billion, the two companies announced...

Teva makes changes to North American leadership, other executive management roles

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., which has its U.S. headquarters in Parsippany, has made some changes to its executive leadership, including a new head of...

Wealth management firm renews in Parsippany, JLL says

A wealth management firm has signed a long-term lease extension at a Parsippany office property, according to real estate firm JLL. Summit Financial re-signed for...

Asbury Park apartment property sells for $18.5M (after selling for $6.9M in 2012)

An apartment building in Asbury Park has sold for $18.5 million, according to real estate firm the Kislak Co. Inc. The Kingsley Arms Apartments includes...

Alfred Sanzari Enterprises hires veteran CFO

Alfred Sanzari Enterprises, the Hackensack-based real estate firm, has hired a new chief financial officer, it announced this week. Timothy DeCola has joined the company...

Wharton Industrial acquires 6 properties in Southern New Jersey

Wharton Industrial, a platform of real estate investment firm Wharton Equity Partners, announced Tuesday that it has acquired six industrial properties in South Jersey,...