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Dec 19, 2011

Deals and Moves Dec. 19

Cashing in securities; Texas acquisition; solar to stadium.

Dec 16, 2011

Robinson leaving Sports Authority for job with Formula One

Dennis R. Robinson announced Friday he is stepping down from his position as president and CEO of the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority effective Jan. 2, 2012, to become chief operations officer of the Grand Prix of America, bringing Formula One racing to West New York and Weehawken in 2013.

Dec 16, 2011

After end of ARC, NJ Transit focuses on privatizing parking, expanding rail lines

The halting of the ARC rail tunnel project last year has allowed NJ Transit to focus on areas such as customer service, expanding existing rail lines and finding alternative revenue sources, the head of the agency told business leaders Friday.

Dec 16, 2011

LNJ welcomes new president at annual awards dinner

Mark M. Murphy, the new president of Leadership New Jersey, made his first formal remarks Thursday evening at the nonprofit's annual awards dinner at the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal.

Dec 16, 2011

Withum, Smith Brown plans to merge with EisnerLubin

NJBIZ has learned that Princeton-based Withum, Smith & Brown P.C. one of the state's top accounting and consulting firms, plans to announce Monday that it will merge with EisnerLubin LLP, of New York. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

Dec 16, 2011

Montclair announces new School of Communications and Media

The board of trustees at Montclair State University announced Friday approval for the creation of a new school, the School of Communications and Media, which will be part of the College of Arts.

Dec 16, 2011

Lawyer Prepare employees to avoid holiday party-related lawsuits

Office holiday parties are often the stuff lawsuits are made of. When there is too much drinking, people can let their guard down — flirting, telling inappropriate jokes, using foul language or buying distasteful gag gifts.

Dec 16, 2011

Deals and Moves Dec. 16

Extinguishing debt; seniors for solar; amending clinical trial.

Dec 15, 2011

Update PSEG powers 415M deal with Long Island Power Authority

Public Service Enterprise Group will manage the Long Island Power Authority’s electric transmission and distribution system in a deal worth up to $415 million.

Dec 15, 2011

California biotech moves U.S. operations to Bridgewater

Among the number of Economic Development Authority announcements made earlier this week, a French biotechnology company quietly announced it is moving its North American operations to...

Dec 15, 2011

Labor clears 2.6M in grants for Revel project

Said to be a sign of commitment to the economic growth of Atlantic City, Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno announced Thursday a $2.6 million customized training grant for the Revel Entertainment casino and resort, authorized by the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

Dec 15, 2011

Survey touts cities for office locations

If businesses want to keep recruiting and maintaining top talent in New Jersey, then they will have to move out of suburbs and get back to their urban roots, according to one survey.