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Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Improvement districts are key to urban revitalization

New Jersey is known for its suburban sprawl, but, as we have seen over the last two decades, development patterns in the state have dramatically changed. The shift from homes to apartment living is...

It’s time for Trenton to address UI tax increase on N.J. businesses

Making it in small business is never easy, but increasing proof of that has been found in New Jersey headlines all year. From historic landmarks to newer establishments, notable small businesses up and down...

Cutting ill-conceived tariffs would be big help to N.J. builders

While fuel prices may have slightly cooled, inflation has certainly not slowed down. The costs of everyday goods still remain at record highs, and New Jerseyans are feeling the financial squeeze. The Bureau of Labor...

Why new nonprofit would increase access to clean energy jobs for people of color

In addition to the promise of a healthier and more affordable state, New Jersey’s transition to clean, affordable, renewable energy sources such as offshore wind also brings opportunities for high-quality jobs. The clean energy sector...

Stop limiting N.J.’s growth — pass SAFE Banking Act

New Jersey has overcome countless hurdles in the race to kickstart medical and adult-use cannabis. There is one hurdle, however, that we cannot leap over without action from the federal government. It is time,...

Toll hike by any other name is still toll hike

New Jersey businesses and residents are currently coping with the severest inflation in a generation — especially in gas and energy prices — and, now, we have the Metropolitan Transportation Authority proposing what it...

Is this a recession, or not?

Economic indicators have provided conflicting views as to whether or not we have entered a recessionary period. By definition, a recession is generally identified as a fall in Gross Domestic Product for two successive...

Tips to help your business prepare for natural disasters

Businesses nationwide are still recovering from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ongoing supply chain delays, labor shortages and inflation are just some of the challenges businesses are trying to navigate. To compound these...

Keep remote workers connected — and engaged

Early in the pandemic, all of us had to adjust to working from home. We struggled through the kinks of being on video calls, while putting up with bad lighting, worse internet connections and...

Mayor: Tariffs are hurting N.J.’s economy — it’s time for lawmakers to prioritize repeal

With inflation surging to a new pandemic-era peak in June, with U.S. consumer prices jumping by 9.1% year-over-year and expectations for even higher inflation throughout this summer, we have reached the breaking point for many...

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Hanson family celebrates 100 years in real estate business

Three generations of the Hanson family were joined by more than 160 employees of the Hampshire Cos., NAI James E. Hanson and Roebling Investment...

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On a day President Joe Biden delivered a $292 million grant to Amtrak to finish the Hudson Yards “tunnel box” concrete casing — another...

NAI James E. Hanson negotiates land sale to Habitat for Humanity Lehigh Valley

Teterboro-based NAI James E. Hanson on Tuesday said it sold 11.31 acres of land at 3506 Kesslersville Road in Easton, Pennsylvania. Hanson’s Sigmund Schorr represented...

PastaRAMEN is debuting its first brick-and-mortar restaurant in Montclair

After gaining a cult following during its two-year run as an exclusive, invite-only pop-up, pastaRAMEN said Tuesday that it is opening its first brick-and-mortar...