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...

Christie unveils $200M, 25-initiative plan to fight N.J.’s opioid crisis

Gov. Chris Christie unveiled his plan to fight the opioid crisis in New Jersey on Tuesday afternoon, discussing some of the 25 new initiatives he will implement at a cost of approximately $200 million. Speaking...

At Affordability Summit, Guadagno maintains her focus on property taxes

Not only is New Jersey the state with the highest taxes, people who work in the state are now moving to neighboring states to avoid high property taxes, according to Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno. “You...

Manufacturing Caucus’ first meeting is Tuesday in Paterson

The bipartisan legislative Manufacturing Caucus will hold its first meeting at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Paterson, it announced recently. The meeting, in the Rogers Meeting Center, 32 Spruce St., will include presentations on the challenges...

Affordability Summit: Soaries details need to resolve many issues at once

The Rev. DeForest “Buster” Soaries has seen how government, the private sector and the nonprofit sector can work together in New Jersey. And he’s seen how often they do not. As the former New Jersey Secretary...

How do you diversify your board? Simple answers, complex problem

Finding women and minorities to fill nonprofit board seats should not be hard in New Jersey. That’s what Amy Mansue, president for the Southern Region of RWJBarnabas Health, said during a panel on the topic...

Creating path for female execs: It’s more about inclusion than exclusion

There are still a number of problems executive women face in the workplace, despite greater awareness in recent years. That was evident by a panel Friday at a New Jersey Business & Industry Association’s Women...

Female CEOs of top companies: There’s good news — and bad news

Michele Siekerka opened the women business leaders forum, “Unlocking the C-Suite,” with good news Friday morning. “There’s so much good news about unlocking the C-suite and women rising to the C-suite and the boardroom,” said...

N.J. employment stays level; unemployment rate rises

New Jersey employment remained stable in August, with the addition of just 200 jobs, preliminary estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics show. The unemployment rate still was half a percentage point lower than...

Could high cost of housing sink N.J.’s chance at Amazon HQ2?

Amazon is the crown jewel that everyone is after. But Anthony Marchetta, executive director of the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, believes the state lacks adequately affordable housing offerings to be in the...

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Tax changes are coming — but will they help or hurt N.J.?

Ralph Thomas, the CEO of the New Jersey Society of CPAs, can easily rattle off what he calls a three-legged stool of tax changes...

ShopRite-anchored retail center in Sewell is sold

A retail center anchored by a ShopRite has sold in Sewell, according to JLL Capital Markets. Mill Pond Village, a 94,550-square-foot, two-building center at 380...

Provident Bank signs leases for administrative HQ, ops center in Woodbridge

Cushman & Wakefield has arranged two long-term leases on behalf of Provident Bank for office space in Woodbridge, it announced Wednesday. The bank will...

Rutgers survey finds small businesses are adapting to pandemic, but fear for future

A new survey by Rutgers University has found that small businesses are adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic, but will continue to need help in...

Integra wraps up $300M+ deal for ACell

Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp., the Princeton-based medical technology company, has completed its previously announced, $300 million-plus acquisition of ACell Inc., it announced Wednesday. Read more...