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Jul 25, 2012

Deals and Moves July 25

Office financing, patent purchase, health care contract.

Jul 24, 2012

Physician group warns costs of digital records may threaten solo practices

While the New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center has reached a milestone in getting primary-care physicians to implement electronic health record systems, the head of a physicians group said increasing costs could halt further adoption in the state.

Jul 24, 2012

Retail association doubts Washington will move on online sales tax collection

A federal bill that would allow states to force online retailers to collect sales tax was debated today at a U.S. House of Representatives' Judiciary Committee hearing, though the head of a state retail association said the effort is just as likely to stall as New Jersey's bill did when the state

Jul 24, 2012

Supreme Court pay ruling draws criticism from business advocate

Judges won't have to pay more toward their pensions and benefits, despite a reform law passed last year that was supposed to affect all state employees.

Jul 24, 2012

Deals and Moves July 24

Pharma financing, construction management contract, leasing selection.

Jul 23, 2012

NRG’s 1.7B purchase of GenOn not a signal it’s pulling plug on N.J.

While Princeton-based NRG Energy has grown its retail electricity supply business to more than 2 million customers in Texas, the company has not seen significant growth in its retail sector in New Jersey, despite its acquisition of Philadelphia-based Energy Plus Holdings LLC last year.

Jul 23, 2012

Report Small business lending slowed in 2011

Lenders are slowing the amount of loans being issued to small companies, according to the Small Business Administration's annual lending report. The report said, across the country, lending was weaker in 2011 than it was in 2010.

Jul 23, 2012

Google event puts online presence in store for N.J.’s small businesses

As one of the 150,000 small-business owners in New Jersey missing out on potential customers through a Web presence, Jonathan Gratz has wanted to build a website for his Marlton-based gas products supply store, South Jersey Hearthside, but lacked the staff, resources and time to launch and maintain...

Jul 23, 2012

Deals and Moves July 23

Multifamily property sale, camera repair partnership, language assessment selection.

Jul 20, 2012

Sports authority moving forward at Dream site, lawsuit notwithstanding

With permitting mostly resolved for the American Dream Meadowlands project, the state agency overseeing the plan is not allowing litigation to delay an important review process for the sprawling retail and entertainment complex.

Jul 20, 2012

Retail strong in N.J., but vacancy rate shows slight uptick

Occupancy at malls and outlet centers remains the strongest among northern New Jersey retail properties, outpacing smaller shopping centers and freestanding stores, according to analysts at the CoStar Group.

Jul 20, 2012

Manufacturing faces continuing challenges in South Jersey

Manufacturing firms in southern New Jersey face decreased demand for new orders and shipments, according to a July survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia that reported a third consecutive monthly decline in regional business activity.