Newark launches what it hopes will be $100M fund to assist Black, Latinx business...

Finding ways to create a more equitable and inclusive business climate in urban areas has been a goal of activists all summer. Finding the funding is more challenging. On Monday in Newark, Mayor Ras Baraka...

A new University Hospital in Newark? Officials to make case to fund study examining...

Since opening in 1979, University Hospital in Newark has grown into a health care facility that serves a great number of Newark residents — including more than 83,000 emergency room visits and nearly 16,000...

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 the supplement should expect to see an additional $600 dollars...

Cannabis company gets $11M in funding, big win in court

Talk about a good week: iAnthus New Jersey closed on $11 million of bridge financing to help construct and improve its cannabis facilities in the state on Tuesday — then got a court ruling in Monmouth...

Unemployed residents of 3 Central Jersey counties eligible for free job training services, thanks...

Residents in Hunterdon, Middlesex and Somerset counties who are unemployed because of COVID-19 will have access to a new training grant program through the counties’ workforce development boards. The Consortium of the Greater Raritan Workforce...

N.J. lands 20 companies in 2019 Fortune 500

The good news for New Jersey? The state is home to 20 Fortune 500 companies, including four in the Top 100 — Johnson & Johnson, Prudential Financial, Merck and Honeywell — according to the...

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 of the ROI Influencers: Power List 2021, click here. James Andreacci Market...

Murphy: PPP loans, and expenses paid with them, will be tax-exempt

Paycheck Protection Program loans will be tax exempt at the state level — and recipients will be allowed to deduct business expenses that were paid with the tax-exempt loan proceeds, thereby enhancing the tax...

N.J. Pandemic Relief Fund gives $2.6M to help close digital divide

At a time when in-school learning is dropping across the state, school districts in nine New Jersey cities will get help in closing the digital divide from the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund. On Thursday,...

Bayoh cuts ribbon on IHOP location in downtown Newark

Adenah Bayoh has a number of goals for Newark: Create jobs, prepare great meals and serve as in inspiration for other entrepreneurs — especially entrepreneurs of color. Bayoh did all three Wednesday, when she cut...

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Executive Moves: JLL, Vonage and more

Executive Moves is an occasional feature on ROI-NJ.com describing some of the important personnel changes in the New Jersey business community. Reports are based...

NJPAC announces reopening — and that patrons must be vaccinated (or have a recent...

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center announced Friday it will reopen for in-person performances this summer — and that tickets will go on sale...

Today’s silly stock story: Deli in Paulsboro has $100M valuation

Here are a few numbers about Your Hometown Deli in Paulsboro: Sales: $35,748 (and that’s the past two years combined); Stock price: $9 (and...

4 reasons you should learn more about state’s Anchor Institution program

Perhaps overlooked in all of the provisions of the Economic Recovery Act of 2020 is the Community Anchor Institution Program. Developers, municipal leaders and...

Honoring the past, rebuilding the future: $94M Hinchcliffe project breaks ground

Major League Baseball is remembering Jackie Robinson this week. Thursday marked the 74th anniversary of Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier. Wednesday in Paterson, real estate and city officials...