New Jersey lagged behind its neighbors throughout the economic recovery in regaining private-sector jobs lost from the recession, but its recent employment growth has begun to outpace other states, according to a Rutgers University economist.
While the goal of Brick City Development Corp. is to leverage financing from a variety of private- and public-sector sources to attract, retain and grow businesses in Newark, an executive with the nonprofit said many companies are still hitting a wall in trying to obtain funds.
The New York Red Bulls are undefeated at their home stadium in Harrison half way through the season, and the Major League Soccer club has sold more tickets this year than any other time in the franchise's 16-season history.Read More »
Phil Waldorf, founder and CEO of Fairfield-based pest control provider Bell Environmental Services, lost some of his biggest clients when the state's pharmaceutical giants started consolidating and shuttering their facilities.
While a drought in the nation's breadbasket has driven down crop supply and pushed up food prices for consumers, New Jersey's slightly improved climate has yielded more crops in the state, and allowed local farmers selling on the national market to bring in more money, according a spokesman for the New Jersey Department of...