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 how Gov. Phil Murphy began his State of the State...

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

Congress approved another stimulus program that will infuse the local economies across the country with substantial capital. In this pandemic environment, where do you think businesses would get the best service for such a...

Expansion of Employee Retention Credit … PPP loan plus ERC now allowed

The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020, or TCDTRA, that was passed Dec. 27 contains several important changes to the Employee Retention Credit, or ERC. The CARES Act passed earlier in...

Why Lalevee thinks Biden’s pick for Labor (Boston Mayor Walsh) is big plus for...

Forgive Greg Lalevee if he’s a little bit excited about the prospects for organized labor during President-elect Joe Biden’s administration. That’s what happens when a “union guy” is named as the labor secretary designee. Lalevee,...

Medina’s picture-perfect scenario: Minority business groups working together — and with N.J.

Carlos Medina loves to look at the picture that sits in his office. It offers him a friendly reminder of the past — and a glorious vision of what could be the future. Medina, the...

How do you teach when the textbook — the U.S. Constitution — comes to...

Ben Dworkin was going over some of the final details of the syllabubs for his spring semester class Wednesday afternoon when our nation’s Capitol was breached. For the director of the Rowan Institute for...

Palatucci, N.J.’s top RNC official, faces his toughest challenge

As he drove the final 50 miles or so of his 14-hour trek to Amelia Island, Georgia — site of the winter meetings of the Republican National Committee — Bill Palatucci very well knew...

Why clean energy future means putting gas cars in rearview mirror

The escalating threats and risks associated with climate change to our health, environment and economy create an imperative to decarbonize our economy as quickly as possible. Simultaneously, the rapid increase in clean energy innovation,...

Why Gateway Tunnel project, step closer to reality, is more than just transportation play

Apparent victories by the two Democratic candidates in the U.S. Senate runoff elections in Georgia did more than just swing control of the Senate to the Democratic Party this week. They likely eliminated the...

Here’s what (and who) outmigration reports miss about N.J.

You usually count on the two things from Brandon McKoy, the president of New Jersey Policy Perspective: Being liberal or progressive in his views; Stating those views with facts and figures — not fury. So,...

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Woodmont, EverWest team up to acquire South Brunswick industrial building

Woodmont Industrial Partners and EverWest Real Estate Investors announced they have acquired a South Brunswick industrial facility. The partners acquired 461 Ridge Road, a 144,551-square-foot...

City of Vineland buys former highway products company HQ

The city of Vineland has purchased an industrial building for its Municipal Utilities Division, according to real estate firm WCRE. The firm said in a...

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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...

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...

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...