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March 27, 2013

CHRISTIE SIGNS BILL ESTABLISHING MONITORS FOR HURRICANE SANDY RECOVERY PROJECTS

By Tomas Dinges/Star-Ledger March 27, 2013 A bill Gov. Chris Christie signed into law tonight will establish a network of state monitors to oversee recovery and rebuilding efforts in the wake of Hurr…

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March 27, 2013

LT. GOV. KIM GUADAGNO TOURS ARC MERCER’S HEALTH CENTER

By Jenna Pizzi/Trenton Times March 27, 2013 Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno toured the Arc Mercer’s health center yesterday, meeting some of the people who have benefited from the center’s specialized work sin…

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March 26, 2013

WELLS FARGO CREDITS ITS STRATEGY WITH INCREASE IN N.J. LENDING ACTIVITY

By Beth Fitzgerald/NJBIZ March 26, 2013 Wells Fargo said it’s seeing results from initiatives aimed at boosting its share of business lending in New Jersey. Wells Fargo began forming a team of busin…

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March 19, 2013

NOTICE OF FORT MONMOUTH ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION AUTHORITY MEETING

A meeting of the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority has been scheduled for Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 7:00 pm at the Eatontown Municipal Building, 47 Broad Street, Eatontown, NJ. Formal a…

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March 18, 2013

SANDY VICTIMS URGED TO APPLY FOR DISASTER ASSISTANCE

By Rosetta Key/NJ 101.5 March 18, 2013 U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) staffers continue to urge folks who suffered superstorm damage to send their federal disaster applications in before th…

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March 14, 2013

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION ADVANCES SUPPORT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES ACROSS NEW JERSEY AT MARCH EDA BOARD MEETING

TRENTON, N.J. (March 14, 2013) – In support of the Christie Administration’s efforts to spur job creation and accelerate business growth, small businesses from Bergen County to Camden County will rece…

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March 13, 2013

BUSINESS GROUPS APPLAUD CHRISTIE COURSE ON FEDERAL SANDY AID

By Jared Kaltwasser/NJBIZ March 13, 2013 Gov. Chris Christie’s plan to spend half a billion dollars of federal Hurricane Sandy aid on small businesses and tourism is gaining wide support from the bus…

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March 12, 2013

BANKS LOOSEN HOLD ON SANDY INSURANCE PROCEEDS

By Richard Newman/The Record March 12, 2013 Mortgage lenders and servicers are getting more upfront insurance money into the hands of homeowners affected by superstorm Sandy, the state Department of …

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March 12, 2013

CHRISTIE’S SANDY SPENDING PLAN INCLUDES $300M IN SMALL-BUSINESS GRANTS

By Jared Kaltwasser/NJBIZ March 12, 2013 Small businesses hurt by Hurricane Sandy will be eligible for a share of up to $300 million in grants, according to Gov. Chris Christie’s newly released spend…

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March 12, 2013

WELLS FARGO CLOSES $500,000 INVESTMENT TO NONPROFIT LENDER

By Joe Arney/NJBIZ March 12, 2013 Wells Fargo & Co. announced last week the closing of a $500,000 equity equivalent investment to New Jersey Community Capital, a nonprofit community development lende…

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March 8, 2013

URBAN LAND INSTITUTE HONORS NEW JERSEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY WITH “2013 LAND USE LEGACY AWARD”

TRENTON, N.J. (March 8, 2013) – Highlighting its institutional commitment to community-building and the revitalization of New Jersey’s urban core, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) r…

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March 8, 2013

REAL ESTATE SYMPOSIUM WRAPS UP WITH PLEA FOR BUSINESS TO SEEK SANDY AID

By Joe Arney/NJBIZ March 8, 2013 Hundreds turned out to hear from industry panels and in-the know experts at today’s NJBIZ Real Estate Symposium, featuring guest speakers Michele Brown, CEO of the Ec…

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March 7, 2013

NOTICE OF NEW JERSEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD MEETING

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s next public Board Meeting will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 36 West State St., Trenton, NJ 08625. A copy of the proposed agen…

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March 6, 2013

WHEN SANDY SLAMMED FOOD DISTRIBUTOR, IT TURNED TO SBDC FOR AID

By Mary Ann Bourbeau/NJBIZ March 6, 2013 Kearny-based food distributor this afternoon as the first stop on a statewide tour highlighting key resources available to small businesses. In the case of F…

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March 5, 2013

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES $125 MILLION TO SUPPORT NEW JERSEY CHARTER SCHOOLS

Qualified School Construction Bonds Provide Low-Cost Borrowing to Build and Upgrade Schools TRENTON, N.J. (March 5, 2013) – To continue New Jersey’s record of excellence in education and ensure that …

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February 28, 2013

COMPETITIVE SOLICITATION FOR LIFE SCIENCES/HEALTHCARE IT ACCELERATOR PROGRAM MANAGER

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February 25, 2013

WITH PARTICIPATION LOW, SBA URGES BUSINESSES TO APPLY FOR SANDY LOANS AS DEADLINE NEARS

By Jared Kaltwasser/NJBIZ February 25, 2013 Time is winding down for businesses and homeowners affected by Hurricane Sandy to apply for loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. SBA spokesw…

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February 25, 2013

N.J. TO LAUNCH MEDIATION PROGRAM FOR HURRICANE SANDY INSURANCE DISPUTES

By Ed Beeson/Star-Ledger February 25, 2013 Policyholders at odds with their insurer over Hurricane Sandy-related claims soon will have a more cost-effective and efficient way to resolve their differe…

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February 22, 2013

HUDSON SMALL-BUSINESS OWNERS IMPACTED BY SANDY HAVE LOAN OPPORTUNITIES BESIDE SBA

By Charles Hack/Jersey Journal February 22, 2013 Very few small-business owners in Hudson County that were shut down by Hurricane Sandy are taking out loans to help them reopen, according to a Jersey…

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February 21, 2013

SCIENCE-BASED BUSINESS FINDS LIFE IN NORTH BRUNSWICK

By Kathy Chang/North Brunswick Sentinel February 21, 2013 Start-up life-science businesses are thriving at the New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s (EDA) Commercialization Center for Innovativ…

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February 19, 2013

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT HELPS LOCUS ENERGY FIND NEW HOME IN HOBOKEN

TRENTON, N.J. (Feb. 19, 2013) – Locus Energy, which develops web-based performance and portfolio management software for renewable energy systems, recently moved from New York to temporary space in Ho…

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February 19, 2013

GRANT PROGRAM FOR SANDY VICTIMS COULD BE UP BY LATE MARCH, CHRISTIE SAYS

By Melissa Hayes/The Record February 19, 2013 A grant program for businesses and homeowners impacted by superstorm Sandy should be up and running by the end of March or early April, Governor Christie…

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February 19, 2013

SUPERBOWL ORGANIZERS REACH OUT TO MINORITY BUSINESSES

By Hugh Morley/The Record February 19, 2013 Business leaders are mounting a push to help minority- and women-owned businesses share in the benefits of the Super Bowl next year. The first major event…

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February 14, 2013

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT HELPS ORTHOBOND THRIVE IN NORTH BRUNSWICK

Tour of Biotech Company Serves to Highlight Enhanced Efforts to Grow Industry NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (February 14, 2013) – Lauding its expansion in the State, the New Jersey Economic Development Autho…

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February 13, 2013

NOTICE OF FORT MONMOUTH ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION AUTHORITY MEETING

A meeting of the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority has been scheduled for Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 7:00 pm at Tinton Falls Municipal Building, 556 Tinton Avenue, Tinton Falls, NJ….

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February 12, 2013

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION SEEKS PARTNER TO HELP NJ CREATE LIFE SCIENCES/HEALTHCARE IT ACCELERATOR

TRENTON, N.J. (Feb. 12, 2013) – The Christie Administration is looking to tap into the expertise of the private sector to bolster New Jersey’s status as a leader in life sciences and healthcare techno…

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February 12, 2013

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION MOVES TO SPUR JOB CREATION, BUSINESS GROWTH AT FEBRUARY EDA BOARD MEETING

TRENTON, N.J. (Feb.  12, 2013) – At its monthly Board meeting, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) took action to assist businesses impacted by Hurricane Sandy, encourage companies to …

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February 7, 2013

NOTICE OF NEW JERSEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD MEETING

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s next public Board Meeting will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 36 West State St., Trenton, NJ 08625. A copy of the proposed ag…

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February 6, 2013

SUPERSTORM SANDY RECOVERY FUND SEEKING GRANT PROPOSALS

By Harvy Lipman/The Record February 6, 2013 Non-profits and other groups with ideas for helping communities with the long-term recovery from superstorm Sandy can start applying for $5 million in gran…

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February 6, 2013

AT BUSINESS ACTION CENTER, CONVINCING EXECUTIVES THEY HAVE A FRIEND IN TRENTON

By Beth Fitzgerald/NJBIZ February 6, 2013 The New Jersey Business Action Center was created by the Chris Christie administration to reach out to businesses considering moving to New Jersey or expandi…

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February 5, 2013

CAPITAL ONE OPENS MOBILE FINANCIAL LITERACY CENTER IN NEWARK

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ February 5, 2013 Capital One today opened a mobile financial literacy center at the Newark office of nonprofit youth education organization Junior Achievement in an effort to bett…

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January 31, 2013

COMMUNITY BUS TOUR OFFERS RESIDENTS BIRDS-EYE VIEW OF FORT REDEVELOPMENT

EATONTOWN, NJ – The Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority (FMERA) yesterday held its inaugural community bus tour, offering 60 residents an opportunity to visit the former military installat…

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January 31, 2013

GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE ACTS TO SPUR INVESTMENT AND GROWTH IN NEW JERSEY’S INNOVATIVE AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGY BUSINESSES

$25 Million Angel Investor Tax Credit Program Will Encourage Early Investment in New Jersey’s Emerging Innovative Businesses Continuing his commitment to implement pro-growth initiatives and targeted…

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January 29, 2013

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION MAKES HISTORY WITH FIRST SALE OF FORT PROPERTY

CommVault Brings Significant Investment, Job Creation to Region EATONTOWN, NJ – One of the world’s fastest growing data storage companies is staying in New Jersey and moving to the Fort.  The State t…

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January 29, 2013

LAKELAND BANCORP ACQUIRING SOMERSET HILLS IN $64.4 MILLION TAKEOVER

By Beth Fitzgerald/NJBIZ January 29, 2013 Lakeland Bancorp has announced it will acquire Somerset Hills Bancorp in a deal valued at $12 a share, or $64.4 million — a 31 percent premium over the Monda…

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January 25, 2013

ACCESS TO CAPITAL FORUM HELD AT HOLIDAY INN

By Maria Scandale/The SandPaper January 25, 2013 Lenders vied to fit attendees’ needs at the Access to Capital Forum held Jan. 17, sponsored by the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce and the H…

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January 24, 2013

OCEAN POWER TECHNOLOGIES RECEIVES APPROXIMATELY $1.5 MILLION UNDER NEW JERSEY’S TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS TAX CERTIFICATE TRANSFER PROGRAM

Pennington, NJ – January 24, 2013 – Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTT) (“OPT” or “the Company”), a leading wave energy technology company, today announced that it recently received approxim…

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January 22, 2013

CHP/FUEL CELL GRANT PROGRAM LAUNCHED IN NEW JERSEY

Fuel Cell Today.com January 22, 2013 The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) have launched the second iteration of the Large Scale Combi…

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January 22, 2013

MILLVILLE BUSINESS LOAN PROGRAM SET TO LAUNCH

By Chris Torres/Vineland Daily Journal 1/22/2013 The Millville Urban Redevelopment Corp. is preparing to launch a program that aims to use hundreds of thousands of dollars to help small businesses in…

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January 21, 2013

CHOOSE NEW JERSEY AD CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED AT INAUGURATION

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ January 21, 2013 Thousands of people boarding buses at Union Station, in Washington, D.C., to watch President Barack Obama’s public inauguration will get a bright reminder of New …

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