Category Archives: Economic Development

Rahway tries to lure artists with subsidized housing

By Rebecca Panico on November 4, 2017 Union Daily News RAHWAY, NJ — Rahway is trying to lessen the reality — if not the image — of the struggling artist by giving preference to…

Best Places to Start a Business in New Jersey

August 24, 2015 By Johnathon Todd Small Business New Jersey recently unveiled a $50 million fund geared at helping entrepreneurs get started. That’s just one aspect of New Jersey that…

$830M in Tax Breaks Later, Christie Says His Camden Plan Won’t Work for America

August 19th, 2015 By Dean DiChiaro US News In January, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivered his annual State of the State address before the legislature in Trenton. Since the…

Paterson mayor says hotel developer still needs agreement with the city to start work

August 3rd 2015 NorthJersey.com by Joe Malinconico PATERSON — The nonprofit group looking to build a $140 million hotel and office complex near St. Joseph’s hospital cannot start construction until…

JPMorgan awarded $188M N.J. tax break to move to Jersey City

July 9th, 2015 by Samantha Marcus NJ.Com TRENTON — JPMorgan Chase Bank will receive $188 million in tax credits over 10 years to move more than 2,000 jobs from New York…

Education, arts, healthcare driving Jersey City real estate market

June 24, 2015 Real Estate Weekly While office and industrial properties are still being built, bought, sold, and leased, non-traditional business sectors have moved to the forefront in terms of…

Surge in travel leads to new hotel construction in North Jersey

June 21, 2015 By Kathleen Lynn The Record An improving economy and a surge in business and leisure travel have led to plans for new hotels in Teaneck, Rutherford, Wayne,…

Officials break ground on Whole Foods project once called Newark’s ‘Holy Grail’

June 2, 2015 By Dan Ivers NJ Advance Media NEWARK — In the early 1980s, a 15-year-old Barry Brown spent much of his time working at Hahne & Co., a…

Fulop: Casino in Jersey City would be highest-grossing in North America

May 29th, 2015 By Ken Thorbourne Jersey Journal Summoning his inner Donald Trump, Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop declares in today’s Record, that a casino in Jersey City “would be…

Can The Arts Save Atlantic City?

May 20th, 2015 By Gary Wien New Jersey Stage The cliché has always been that low rents attract artists to downtrodden areas that nobody else wants and the artists wind…