Business & Finance

September 16, 2019

CAMDEN, NJ — Two Rutgers University governing members have been named to the Rowan University/Rutgers–Camden Board of Governors, which develops curricula and programs in health sciences.at the universities and facilitates partnerships with other institutions. Appointed by the Rutgers–Camden ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The retiring state official who fought to bring the Battleship New Jersey to South Jersey and have it docked in Camden will see her legacy carried on with the site. The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial's board of trustees unanimously voted to name the pier on which the ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A paving project will require the closing of Broadway between Jackson and Everett streets on Monday. Construction crews will be completing paving restoration at 1536 South Broadway, which will block off the section of the road from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. New Jersey American Water notified ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — An area of Ferry Avenue along the border of Camden and Woodlynne will close for just under a week beginning Wednesday. The heavily-used road will be blocked off between Station Drive and Davis Street from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. until Monday, Aug. 26, as utility work gets underway for a ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The line for public comment stretched from the podium at the center of the room to the back wall. The hearing before the zoning board lasted nearly four hours. And by the end, those that spoke up in support of a long-awaited plan to reinvigorate the Parkside section of Camden got ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The Virtua Health & Wellness Center – Camden, which opened in January, received the "New Good Neighbor Award" from the New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) at the group's 59th annual Good Neighbor awards dinner. The accolade goes to outstanding economic ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Three regional business leaders have been named to the advisory board for the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden. The newly-appointed board members are Dan Foley, vice president of consulting for Innovative Benefit Planning; Amy Osborn, ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The state will host a summit in Newark to connect businesses owned by minorities, women, veterans and LGBTQ people with $1 billion in contracting opportunities.  The NJ Connects summit is being organized by the state Office of Diversity and Inclusion, which was created by Gov. Phil ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — New Jersey American Water announced today its acquisition of the wastewater assets of Mount Ephraim in Camden County for approximately $1.4 million. The state's largest water utility is a subsidiary of American Water, which relocated its national headquarters to Camden in December ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A recent string of ribbon cuttings and groundbreakings here have been wrapped in a message that Camden is rising, brushing off opinions that say otherwise. Keeping true to this theme on Monday was a celebration of the city's first market-rate apartments in 15 years, a $46 million ...

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WEST DEPTFORD, NJ — Touring a recently-established Amazon fulfillment center here meant something special, says  Rep Donald Norcross (D-NJ 1). Well, a few things special. The facility is located in the heart of the district that Norcross represents. It also takes him back to the place where ...

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TRENTON, NJ — A searing report released Monday evening by a task force to investigate the state economic development programs showed that "special interests" were behind the central incentive legislation and influenced hundreds of millions in tax credits. It was issued just minutes after a ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A moderator’s marker scratched across a large white notepad as ideas about protecting Newark’s art spaces were quickly scrawled down. “It's not just about providing the space, but also providing the tools so that you're sustainable,” said Cheryl Mack, who runs the Bridge Art Gallery ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A new federal tax incentive program intends to put an estimated $6 trillion in capital gains being sat on by investors to good use through Opportunity Zones, but how will the public know if the program is working or who is taking advantage of those tax breaks?  It’s an important ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The ever-changing waterfront district is adding a place to call it a night, the city's first hotel project in more than a half-century. Officials broke ground Tuesday on the Hilton Garden Inn, an eight-story, 180-room hotel scheduled to open in October 2020. The property at 1 Penn ...

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LINDENWOLD, NJ — PATCO announced that it is canceling changes to its owl service just a week after the reveal to the public. A task force will be formed to study safety measures during overnight hours, said John T. Hanson, president of PATCO and Delaware River Port Authority CEO. The service ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Local officials in Camden went on the offensive Thursday against Gov. Phil Murphy, claiming the governor is playing politics by attacking businesses that tapped a state tax incentive program to move into the city. In a joint statement, Mayor Frank Moran, Camden County Freeholder ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — City and county officials joined ResinTech, Inc. leaders on Monday in breaking ground on the site of the water purification company's new headquarters and manufacturing plants. ResinTech plans to employ 265 workers upon opening the $138.8 million solar-powered facility in East ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— EMR Eastern LLC has cleared another hurdle as it prepares to move its national headquarters into the century-old Victor Talking Machine Company executive office building. The company received preliminary and final site plan approval to renovate the historic, eight-story building and ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— A portion of the business corridor along Mt. Ephraim Avenue that divides the city’s Whitman Park and Liberty Park neighborhoods was blocked off to traffic Tuesday morning, instead, the road’s two lanes were filled with trucks and the city’s department of public works employees. While ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— Corey Thorpe, a patient access specialist at Cooper University Health Care, first learned that his hourly wage was going to increase by $5 to $15 an hour while he was on the phone with a patient. “Next thing I know, my heart jumps into my throat,” Thorpe said Monday.  “I’m trying to ...

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MARLTON, NJ— A 14-year veteran of the Virtua Foundation Board is the newest face to join the Virtua Board of Trustees, the health system announced today. Robert Silcox, a real estate executive has started a three-year term on the Virtua board in addition to his ongoing participation on the ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— City and county officials Friday celebrated the opening of the first JPMorgan Chase Bank not only in the City of Camden, but in all of South Jersey. The bank, located on the ground floor of the Rutgers—Camden Nursing and Science Building at 534 Federal St., opened in November as part ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— After its CEO met with community members from the Gateway neighborhood, Union Packaging will no longer pursue the redevelopment of the former Reliable Tire site for its move to Camden. Union Packaging CEO Michael Pearson was in the basement of the Sword of the Spirit Christian Center ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— Cooper Health System received a use variance and preliminary site plan approval from the Camden City Zoning Board Monday night to transform a vacant duplex on Chambers Street into offices for its military, diplomatic and field surgical affairs division. The health system purchased ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— David Adams was prepared to pay over $1,000 for sidewalk and curb repairs outside of his new restaurant Fresh2Go after flood waters reached the front steps of his Westfield Avenue business. Now, the small business owner won’t have to reach into his own pockets. City and county ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— A Philadelphia restauranteur has plans to open two new restaurants inside the 18-story tower currently being built along Camden's waterfront.  The Schulson Collective, which owns and manages premier dining establishments in Philadelphia, Atlantic City and Hollywood, Florida, will ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— Union Packaging, a Pennsylvania-based company that was awarded over $10 million in tax incentives to move to Camden, has turned its sights to the former Reliable Tire site. The paperboard food packaging manufacturer abandoned its plans to purchase an old laundry facility on Broadway ...

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CAMDEN, NJ— Bank of America yesterday celebrated the reopening of its newly renovated Camden Community Financial Center in East Camden. The center, located at 2700 Westfield Ave., is the fourth of its kind opened by Bank of America in the Greater Philadelphia region over the past 30 days. “We ...

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