Red Bank’s Count Basie Theatre launches $23M expansion project

The Count Basie Theatre marked the start of its $23 million expansion with a $2 million gift announcement and a visit from “Little Steven” Van Zandt. The E-Street Band guitarist and his wife serve as...

ROI-NJ asks: What’s the No. 1 issue facing women in the workplace?

We worked the room at “Unlocking the C-Suite,” a women business leaders forum sponsored by the New Jersey Business & Industry Association recently at the DoubleTree hotel in Somerset. We asked some of those in...

Men interrupt more than women — just 1 speech pattern that helps them

Talking Points is an occasional feature at ROI-NJ, which quickly reviews a speech or presentation at one of the state’s many events and conferences. Here is a look at the keynote address given by...

Millburn communications firm adds D.C. public relations vet as SVP

GLA Communications has added a veteran public relations executive as a senior vice president, giving the Millburn-based strategic communications firm a formal presence in Washington, D.C., it announced recently. Karen Addis has more than 25...

Hobby’s owner: ‘One of the best days in Newark in a long, long time’

Marc Brummer’s staff had temporarily run out of plates while serving long lines at the outdoor buffet celebration Wednesday. As the owner of Hobby’s, the deli that doubles as a must-stop landmark for foodies in...

Milestone for One Theater Square is another stepping-stone for Newark

For Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, the only thing more exciting than talking about another milestone in the building of One Theater Square is talking about what’s next to come in downtown Newark. “We’re trying to...

Small business showcase a key to new partnership between M&T, Jets

When the New York Jets and M&T Bank began talking about a business partnership months ago, they started with the traditional items a sports team and a bank could work on together: signage at...

Win or lose, trying for Amazon HQ2 can help Atlantic County: Experts

Amazon building a second headquarters could be the business boost Atlantic County needs — even if the online retail giant picks somewhere else. The county is joining what is expected to be a continent-wide search...

4 N.J. towns among Money’s best places to live, including 1 in Top 10

North Arlington is one of the Top 10 places to live in United States, according to Money magazine. The Bergen County town has a small-town feel with big-city perks, the publication wrote about its No....

LWE to honor female marketing, media stars at Top 25 Brand Builders

Linda Wellbrock knows the numbers. While 41 percent of the early-stage professionals the marketing and media space are women, only 25 percent of those make their way to the top. It’s just one of the reasons...

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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...