Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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...
Amazon has completed the process of visiting all 20 cities that are finalists in the e-commerce giant's search for a second headquarters,sources close to the process told NBC News on Wednesday. This pushes the Seattle-based company one step further in deciding...
BY Steve Lubetkin The Newark data infrastructure now is the envy of many locations around the country, featuring 10 gigabit-per-second speed, one of the fastest urban data networks. NEWARK, NJ—If someone asked you to identify the hub of the Internet, you might...
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...
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,...
The planned revitalization of the former Newark Bears Stadium into a mixed-use community is arguably the biggest project in the Brick City, and the look and feel of the plan is now clearer following the release of full site...
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 Justin Vicory Jackson''s chief administrative officer will take on the role of director of finance and administration and an outside consultant has been brought in to help with the city's upcoming fiscal year budget. CAO Robert Blaine said Monday he...
When Ras Baraka was elected, he promised to be Newark's "radical" mayor. After seven years of Cory Booker, who ushered in an area of downtown development but was criticized for being an absent mayor focused on national political ambitions, the city would be...
By Tom Bergeron In a move that has been expected since last November, Mars Wrigley Confectionery has signed a lease to become a major tenant at Ironside Newark, ROI-NJ has learned. Michael Sommer, executive vice president for development for Edison Properties, which owns the building, confirmed...