Author Archives: Jessica Perry

No. 8: Jeff Sica (access required)

Jeff Sica

The founder of Circle Squared Alternative Investments never stops. Developers from all over the state reach out to the outfit when looking for equity partners. And, along with playing matchmaker, he helps developers bridge commercial and bank loans to private equity to get things built.

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No. 10: Michael McGuinness (access required)

He heads NAIOP’s New Jersey chapter, which amid the turmoil of COVID-19 has been hosting webinars on how the commercial real estate industry can navigate the outbreak and plan for a post-pandemic world where businesses opt to keep telecommuting arrangements in place.

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A seat at the table

In the battle against the COVID-19 resurgence, quality care and safe working conditions in every health care facility should be a priority. By Debbie White, registered nurse and president of Health Professionals and Allied Employees.

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Workplace evolution (access required)

Mature and adult men in helmet and protective masks talking with each other while working on construction site during pandemic

Union members and leaders have adapted to the new normal, with some help from the state and while expressing general satisfaction with its direction amid the COVID-19 pandemic. That perspective was only strengthened when Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order creating a state-level enforcement mechanism, meant to make sure businesses are following a strict set of rules to protect workers and customers from the virus.

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An ER on wheels (access required)

No one ever wants it to happen, a car crash or household accident that leaves a person’s life hanging in the balance. As the victims wait for emergency responders to arrive they can only hope the team that comes will be able to do enough to help until they get to a hospital where all their needs can be met. Fairfield-based nonprofit MD1 is setting out to change that by bringing the emergency room to the scene.

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Nov. 2, 2020 Edition of NJBIZ (access required)

Nov. 2, 2020 Edition of NJBIZ

Get this week’s digital edition of NJBIZ – featuring a look at how a New Jersey physician is loading up a hospital ER into a Ford Explorer to deliver first response services at no cost to the patient, a Cresskill warehouse serves as the hub for a global business selling nearly new luxury goods, we shine our spotlight on labor unions in the Garden State, and more!

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Cleaning up the clean-up (access required)

The letters tax on a calculator surrounded by money.

Lawmakers are hoping that a set of bills moving through the Legislature can take some of the pressure off business owners in the absence of new federal COVID-19 relief. But one measure that’s left Trenton insiders perplexed is legislation that would overhaul or simplify provisions of the state’s corporate business taxation code.

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