Wednesday, January 20, 2021
By Leanna Garfield When asked about the slow growth of the US economy, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Newark Mayor Ras Baraka both said that urban inequality and a lack of public transit are two of the largest causes. More...
Newark mayor Ras Baraka is preparing to name Eric Pennington as the new city business administrator, according to two sources connected to the mayor. Pennington, a former chief judge of the Orange Municipal Court, is expected to succeed Jack Kelly,...
Partnership will bring next generation Industrial Internet of Things applications and connectivity for Smart Facilities Solbright Group, Inc. (OTCQB: SBRT), a multi-faceted energy services and technology company and M2M Spectrum Networks, LLC dba Iota, a company that provides comprehensive Internet...
Newark, NJ (PRUnderground) The Rutgers University Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CUEED) – America’s first and only program to integrate academia, the private sector, government organizations, and non-profit partners to stimulate urban economic growth through entrepreneurship – has created its...
By South Jersey Times Editorial Board Gov. Phil Murphy has restored a potential lifeline to five New Jersey cities -- Bridgeton and Camden among them -- by signing legislation that allows businesses there to charge "half-price" state sales tax as an...
By Ang Santos The Regional Plan Association (RPA) proposes a thirty to forty year long, $50 billion overhaul of Newark Airport.  The plan includes a third runway and a transportation hub connecting PATH train service. “It’s critical that we look at a third...
By Tom Bergeron The transportation infrastructure in Newark is extensive — and certainly greater than any other location in the state. New Jersey Transit, Amtrak and the PATH all go through Newark Penn Station. And then there’s the fact that the city has the state’s largest...
Over the past few years the number of celebratory ribbon cutting ceremonies in Newark has continued to grow, with each new business entrant into the city serving as a magnet for the next. This week the co-working space Launch Pad celebrated its...
By Anjalee Khemlani Q&A John Palmieri was named Newark’s deputy mayor for economic growth, transportation and infrastructure at the start of the year. Palmieri has been tasked by Mayor Ras Baraka to focus on those targeted areas of economic growth, especially transit and...
NEWARK, N.J.-Lee Shapcott will join QMA as global chief marketing officer, dedicated to building upon the strength and reputation of the QMA brand as the company continues to focus on its global growth. QMA, with approximately $128 billion in...