Feb 22, 2013

SBA’s Belmar office will focus on Sandy loans

The federal Small Business Administration on Thursday announced its disaster recovery center in Belmar is becoming a disaster loan outreach center, effective Monday.

Feb 21, 2013

Senate panel advances Sandy transparency bills

Legislative Democrats are moving to ensure Hurricane Sandy relief money is well spent.

PSEG Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Ralph Izzo
Feb 21, 2013

PSEG’s high-powered upgrade plan has business divided

Public Service Electric & Gas' announcement Wednesday that it hopes to spend some $3.9 billion to upgrade its electric and gas infrastructure over the next 10 years caused quick and passionate responses from various corners of the business community.

Feb 21, 2013

Guadagno assures Canadian tourists Cape May is open for business

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno traveled to Montreal today to assure Canadian tourism officials that despite the damage inflicted by Hurricane Sandy, the Jersey Shore will be open for business this summer.

Feb 20, 2013

Development on long-delated Collingswood project officially restarts

Brad Ingerman had only office space on his mind when he first looked in Collingswood some two years ago, while searching for a new headquarters for his Cherry Hill development firm. But today, he's in charge of completing the borough's LumberYard project, the residential development that had been stalled by the housing downturn and a controversial...

Feb 20, 2013

Insurers realize enormity of challenges posed by health exchanges

Experts say time is short for the government to build the technology to run and operate the exchange — and to educate thousands of individuals and small-business owners on how to shop for complex health insurance plans.

A lineman makes repairs to power lines following a storm.
Feb 20, 2013

PSEG aims to spend 4B on infrastructure improvements

PSE&G today proposed investing $3.9 billion over the next 10 years as it works to safeguard its electric and gas infrastructure following damage from Hurricanes Irene and Sandy.

Feb 20, 2013

Poll encouraging, but work needed to get word out that ‘the Shore is open’

While a recent Rutgers-Eagleton poll is upbeat about New Jersey residents planning to return to the Shore this summer, a tourism expert pointed out that only about one in five Shore visitors hails from the Garden State.

Feb 20, 2013

SBA opens disaster loan center in Margate

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced it is opening a disaster loan outreach center in Margate as the deadline nears to return loan applications for Hurricane Sandy-related damage.

Feb 20, 2013

Essex County law firms’ donation creating immigrant rights fellowhsip

The law firms McCarter & English, in Newark, and Lowenstein Sandler, of Roseland, announced they are jointly donating funds to create a one-year fellowship at the American Friends Service Committee for a law school graduate to work with immigrants detained at the Elizabeth Detention Center.

Feb 19, 2013

Shore highway rebuild is aggressive, but ‘there’s no other way,’ expert says

The state will seek bids as soon as next month for an aggressive project to rebuild storm-battered stretches of Route 35, with construction to start and continue through peak summer months in hopes of restoring the busy Jersey Shore corridor as soon as possible.

Feb 19, 2013

Honeywell gets new six-year contract for satellite flight operations

Honeywell International Inc., in Morris Township, announced today that its Honeywell Technology Solutions arm, in Phoenix, was awarded a new six-year contract for the continued flight operations for Landsat 7. Financial terms were not disclosed.