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Camden incentives squabbles overshadow RFQ for Riverfront State Prison site

The specifications and descriptions of the property in the RFQ were reasonably precise: Riverfront property, views of Philadelphia skyline; Approximately 8.75 acres of prime land, close to a newly established public park, roadway improvements; ...

Sweeney, jeered off stage by union members, doesn’t back down: ‘I’m ready for a...

State Senate President Steve Sweeney, who always proudly introduces himself as an ironworker and union man, lasted approximately 20 minutes on stage at a panel event Thursday night at Rutgers University. The reason: An angry...

Companies in Camden state their case: Incentives have been good for city

An event to highlight the benefits of tax incentives in Camden, and how they have helped companies move or expand in the city, took place Thursday afternoon in the James Florio Center for Public...

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...

N.J. unemployment dips below 4% mark in April

New Jersey’s unemployment rate dipped below 4% in April, as the state’s employers added 11,800 jobs, according to the Department of Labor & Workforce Development. Based on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, April’s unemployment...

NJDCA awards Watson Institute $155K grant to assess UEZ program

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs announced Thursday it has awarded a $155,000 grant to The John S. Watson Institute for Public Policy at Thomas Edison State University to assess the DCA's Urban...

Amboy Bank appoints new executive officers

Amboy Bank announced recently it has hired a new officer and promoted another. Joseph Cascella has joined the Old Bridge-based bank was chief credit officer and Eileen Roemer has been promoted to chief financial officer. “We...

Innovation is key to new New Jersey economy

New Jersey is making progress returning to what it once was: a hub of innovation and forward thinking. That progress is due, in large part, to new industries that did not exist even a...

EDA tweaks rules for NJ Ignite program’s rent support element

A new age of business has transformed how the New Jersey Economic Development Authority focuses on incentivizing businesses — and that includes the NJ Ignite program, which focuses on startups. At a regular board meeting...

Secrets to being second-gen business owner come to light at ACG event

As president of IMG Business Advisors in Morristown, Michael Givner said he has seen his share of family business issues. “Family dynamics can be a very challenging aspect of servicing the middle market,” Givner said...

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Kenvue moving Neutrogena operations to N.J., closing L.A. office and cutting jobs

Kenvue, the Johnson & Johnson spinoff that operates as a fully independent company and is based in Skillman, is closing its Neutrogena office in...

The push — and the need — for statewide participation in AI Hub from...

The state’s well-chronicled history of innovation — along with Princeton University’s equally impressive connection to major computer science advances — made New Jersey and...

Responsible AI: There need to be guardrails, Microsoft expert says

Artificial intelligence — especially with the rise of programs such as ChatGPT — can quickly teach you how to do anything. Like build a bomb...

Exchange Place Alliance installs thought-provoking artwork along Jersey City waterfront

Whether you are an art aficionado or not, a new sculpture installation along the Jersey City waterfront will not only catch your attention, but...

Denholtz Properties breaks ground on new coastal living community in Atlantic Highlands

Executives from Red Bank-based Denholtz Properties were joined by project partners, investors and prospective residents to celebrate the start of construction on Brant Point,...