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U.S. Sens. Cory Booker and Bob Menendez are shown at an event in Newark on Jan. 2, 2019.
Sep 26, 2023

Booker agrees as calls mount for Menendez to resign

"I believe stepping down is best for those Sen. Menendez has spent his life serving," U.S. Sen. Cory Booker said in a Sept. 26 statement.

Sol at Vermella Union. -RUSSO DEVELOPMENT
Sep 26, 2023

Debut of Sol at Vermella Union completes Russo’s 6-year transformation (slideshow)

The ribbon cutting for the transit-oriented development marks the end of a project that reimagined a 42-acre former industrial site adjacent to Kean University.

Business and military
Sep 26, 2023

Introducing the inaugural NJBIZ Veterans in Business honorees

This new program recognizes former troops who are making a significant impact on New Jersey commerce as well as continuing to give back to their community. 

Located at 265 Belmont Ave. in Haledon, Molly Ann Farms is housed in the former De Luccia-Lozito Funeral Home.
Sep 26, 2023

Passaic County’s 2nd legal cannabis dispensary ready to launch

With a grand opening set for Sept. 30, Molly Ann Farms aims to become the “first, largest, and highest volume adult use cannabis retailers” in the state.

Known for its French-style sandwiches and freshly baked bread, pastries, dessert and coffee, Paris Baguette has grown to 4,000 units worldwide, including more than 150 restaurants in the U.S.
Sep 26, 2023

Paris Baguette expands Essex County footprint (slideshow)

Although the bakery chain did not specify when the new café would open, it will join nearly 30 other Garden State locations, as well as two more in the works.

The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Foundation has appointed Victoria Licata as director of resource development.
Sep 26, 2023

Licata joins NJ Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Victoria Licata will serve as director of resource development, helping to cultivate partnerships and oversee funding and development plans

Guests were encouraged to wear red in honor of the theme of Cooper's Red Hot Gala, which included entertainment such as a fireworks display. - COOPER HEALTH
Sep 26, 2023

At nearly $4M, Cooper’s Red Hot Gala breaks record (slideshow)

Drawing more than 975 guests, the 13th annual event was dedicated to longtime supporters Bernard and Shirlee Brown by their children and presenting sponsors, NFI and Vineland Construction Co.

NJDOT Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti speaks during the groundbreaking ceremony for the New Portal North Bridge in Kearny on Aug. 1, 2022.
Sep 26, 2023

Murphy taps Gutierrez-Scaccetti as next chief of staff

New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti brings more than 40 years of public service experience to the role, including 21 years at the New Jersey Turnpike Authority.

A recent sale marks just the second time in 60 years the mixed-used properties at 712-718 and 720-726 Speedwell Ave. as well as 3 Franklin Place in Morris Plains have sold. -JLL
Sep 26, 2023

JLL closes $2M off-market sale for Morris Plains mixed-use portfolio

Located directly across from the train station, this marks just the second time the properties have changed hands in nearly 60 years.

At JAG Physical Therapy, Athletic Trainer Mike Molinaro works with a patient after a double knee replacement in 2020. - AARON HOUSTON/NJBIZ
Sep 26, 2023

Physical therapy provider JAG announces rebrand

The Inc. 5000-listed, Bridgewater-based company will start October with an updated name and look.

Sep 25, 2023

Wave of unionization continues at 2 more NJ cannabis sites

Workers at a Curaleaf Holding Inc. cultivation site and one of MPX NJ's dispensaries both voted to join Union Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 360.

On May 15, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, D-NJ, held a press conference steps away from the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, where he was joined by advocates, business leaders and transportation officials, to announce the Stop NJ Congestion Act.
Sep 25, 2023

Defiant Menendez gears up for ‘biggest fight yet’

In his first public remarks since last week’s bombshell three-count indictment, Democratic U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez struck a defiant position — maintaining his innocence, vowing to fight the charges, and declaring his intent to remain and be re-elected as New Jersey’s senior senator.