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Port Authority, seeking to improve cargo operations at Newark Liberty, issues RFPs

ROI-NJ Staff (NEWARK) | ROI-NJ

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, responding to a sharp rise in demand for additional cargo space and services, announced Wednesday a major new initiative to expand its cargo facilities at Newark Liberty International Airport. The agency has issued a request for proposals to prequalified firms to lease, operate and maintain two of the airport’s major cargo buildings through …

Governor Murphy Announces Appointments to the New Jersey Puerto Rico Commission

Office of the Governor | Press Release

TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today announced 29 appointments to the New Jersey Puerto Rico Commission. The Commission, which was established under legislation signed into law by Governor Murphy in January 2020, will build upon the Administration’s efforts to promote interconnectivity between Puerto Ricans living in New Jersey and on the island. The Commission’s work will include supporting ongoing recovery efforts, …

Smorgasburg to Open in Jersey City This Month in First Expansion Outside of NYC, LA

Luke Fortney | Eater NY

The waterfront-facing food market opens on May 29. Smorgasburg is headed across the Hudson. The popular outdoor food market, which started as a flea market in Williamsburg nearly 12 years ago, is preparing to open in Jersey City later this month, co-founder Eric Demby confirms. The expansion marks the company’s first location outside of New York City or Los Angeles, and first …

10 Years of Choosing New Jersey

Jim Pytell | New Jersey Business

Choose NJ celebrates its first decade and builds on past successes.  A highly educated workforce, top notch public education system, strategic location between major economic hubs, the largest East Coast seaport, and a high quality of life? These are just a few of the reasons why New Jersey is often lauded for being an attractive place to locate a business. There …

Powering Economic Development

FirstEnergy | Press Release

JCP&L Helps Promote New Jersey as a Key Business Location For a state to effectively market its economic development attributes, many factors come into play, especially the long-established real estate axiom “location, location, location!” Many businesses and organizations augment a state’s self-promotional efforts, with utilities playing a special role. Site Selection magazine, considered the “Bible” for economic development, recognized FirstEnergy …

Stockton Welcomes Four New Trustees

Diane D'Amico | Stockton University

Galloway, N.J. –  Stockton University welcomed four new members to its Board of Trustees at the May 5  board meeting.  The addition of Rev. Collins A. Days, Sonia Gonsalves, Michelle Keates and Jose Lozano represents a historic expansion of the board, from 12 members to 15. President Harvey Kesselman said the expansion of the Board of Trustees reflects the growth of …

NJ Bio relocates headquarters to Princeton

Linda Lindner | NJBIZ

NJ Biopharmaceuticals LLC (NJ Bio) a provider of chemistry and biopharmaceutical services specializing in bioconjugation, custom synthesis, flow chemistry, and process development, on May 4 announced it moved its headquarters from North Brunswick to Princeton. The 35,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art laboratory space is located at 350 Carter Road, at a site formerly occupied by Bristol Myers Squibb. Over time, the company plans to …

New Jersey sets record for trade with Israel (despite pandemic), it announces

Eric Strauss | ROI-NJ

The state of New Jersey said Monday that its level of trade with Israel rose to a record level from 2019 to 2020, reaching the $1.33 billion mark. Data from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority and New Jersey Business Action Center’s Office of Export Promotion showed that trade rose 5%, from $1.27 billion in 2019, to $1.33 billion, despite a reduction in …

Cross River Deepens Roots in New Jersey with the Opening of New Headquarters in Fort Lee

Cross River Bank | Press Release

A true demonstration of successful private-public collaboration, Company is joined by leaders from the community to cut the ribbon on its new home Since its founding in New Jersey in 2008, Company has grown to over 520 team members and plans to hire 100 more by year-end FORT LEE, N.J.—Cross River Bank (“Cross River”), a technology-focused financial services organization and …

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