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  • Revel casino officially sold, will re-open this summer

    After months of rumors and denials, the closed Revel Casino Hotel has been sold to a group, lead by Colorado-based investor Bruce Deifik for $200 million. The property, which will be re-branded as the Ocean Resort Casino, is expected to open this summer. The casino is expected to generate more than 2,500 jobs. “We are […]

  • Amazon Tax-Credit Bill Advances in New Jersey Senate

    New Jersey lawmakers advanced a bill on Friday, January 5th, which offers billions in tax credits to Amazon if the company locates its second headquarters in the state. In 2017, Amazon announced it was seeking bids from locations throughout the United States to build a second headquarters. The Democrat-led New Jersey Senate budget committee unanimously […]

  • Developers unveil $48 million rental project slated for Camden waterfront

    The joint venture behind a high-profile office tower in Camden has unveiled another piece of its waterfront redevelopment – a $48 million, 156-unit luxury apartment building. The firms – The Michaels Organization, NFI and Conner, Strong & Buckelew – said Wednesday that they had closed on the development deal for the planned rental community. Slated […]

  • Pero Family Farms eyes expansion in Vineland

    A Florida-based food company looking to establish a new location in the Northeastern part of the country has identified Vineland as the site for its expansion. Pero Family Farms in December was approved by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority for a Grow NJ award totaling nearly $19 million in tax credits over a 10-year […]

  • New vision for Camden’s hectic transit hub

    On a typical weekday, motorists and pedestrians engage in a chaotic and sometimes dangerous dance outside the Walter Rand Transportation Center. Drivers navigating along Broadway and Martin Luther King Boulevard have to make their way past public buses lumbering into and out of the transit hub. Pedestrians make their way through crosswalks partially obstructed by […]

  • South Jersey Gas to Begin Construction as Part of Safety and Reliability Enhancements

    South Jersey Gas to begin construction in Ocean City, Stone Harbor, and Sea Isle City. To ensure safe travel, there will be lane closures with appropriate traffic control personnel directing motorists and pedestrians around all work. In addition, there may be some road closures on select narrow side streets where work will be performed. Residents […]

  • Sharing Spaces: Co-Working Facility Opens in Millville

    The Creative Enterprise Center (CEC) in Millville is now open for business. Any business. The center is the first co-working space in the county and area. It’s a mixed-use facility with affordable space for entrepreneurs, artists, and others in a professional, collaborative, and relaxed environment. With several rental and membership opportunities, the CEC, at 14 […]

  • Foundations announce latest round of grants in region

    The Salem Health and Wellness Foundation and the Community Foundation of New Jersey have announced $484,600 in grant funds were awarded to area organizations since August. More than $1.68 million has been awarded for 2017 supporting nonprofits and the residents they serve. “We are pleased to establish new partnerships as well as support ongoing partnerships […]

  • First Day Walk at Parvin State Park set for New Year’s Day

    The Parvin State Appreciation Committee has announced the Second Annual First Day Walk at the park in Pittsgrove Township will begin New Year’s Day promptly at 1 p.m. The committee says this is a fabulous way to start the new year where you can get exercise, enjoy the scenery and learn some of the fascinating […]

  • Rowan University to spend $50M on new medical school research program

    Rowan University will spend $50 million over the decade to help create a medical research program at the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. The investment will add to the city of Camden’s revitalization efforts and create new economic opportunities in the “eds and meds” corridor that the city began promoting earlier this year. The […]