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  • N.J. to spend $2 million to revamp Boardwalk Hall restrooms

    They won’t be gold-plated, but the new $2 million restrooms at historic Boardwalk Hall, approved unanimously Tuesday by the state Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, will be “timeless” in design and state-of-the-art in function. “This project seems to be stirring up a little bit of discussion. … There has been a misconception in the press about […]

  • Town that’s breathing life into ‘Zombie’ houses hopes to be a model for N.J.

    Neighbors call it the “zombie house.” “It looks like something in ‘Silent Hill,’ or ‘Resident Evil,’ said Cathy Stelling, 30, a teacher sitting in the living room of her home in the 200 block of Harvard Avenue in Collingswood, a leafy borough in Camden County. “It looks like a creepy broken down house that if […]

  • Lidl, Aldi get ready for Shore supermarket war

    You’re about to get more options for your trip to the supermarket. A German grocer, Lidl, has plans to blanket the Jersey Shore with new stores. Aldi, its main competitor in Europe, will spend $1.6 billion to remodel and revamp more than 1,300 of its discount grocery stores in the United States by 2020. Want […]

  • Newly proposed project could overhaul Tennessee Ave. in Atlantic City

    A newly proposed project to overhaul Tennessee Avenue made waves with investors Thursday at an Urban Land Institute seminar in the Convention Center. The Tennessee Avenue Transformation, headed by Alpha Funding Solutions CEO Mark Callazzo and Authentic City Partners’ Evan Sanchez, would feature restaurants, bars and stores on the road between the Boardwalk and Pacific […]

  • More tenants announced at old Tri-Towne site

    Virtua, the anchor tenant at The Shoppes and Residences at Renaissance Square, will be joined by three restaurants, a Dunkin’ Donuts and more, officials announced Wednesday morning. A stand-alone, drive-thru Dunkin’ Donuts, along with La Scala’s Italian restaurant, La Vez Mexican restaurant, Gaetano’s pizzeria and cheesesteaks, a Hair Cuttery and a nail salon will be […]

  • Inspira opening radiation therapy center in Woodbury

    Inspira Health Network announced plans to open a new 6,000-square-foot radiation therapy center at its Woodbury campus in spring. “Inspira has been providing high-quality radiation oncology services to patients in South Jersey for more than 35 years and we are pleased to be able to expand our program to a brand new facility on our […]

  • Four businesses moving to new Cape May Airport facility

    Four businesses will make their home at the Cape May Airport Industrial Park’s newest facility, the Delaware River and Bay Authority announced Wednesday. The tenants are SRL Floor Covering, Surfside Custom Marine Canvas, George’s Auto Repair and a gym/training center. The leases will bring the 15,000-square-foot facility on Ranger Road to 50 percent capacity. The […]

  • EDA backs $6.8M incentive for Winslow plant

    A state authority approved tax breaks Tuesday worth $6.8 million for a proposed factory in Winslow. The incentives would help save 42 existing jobs and create 70 new positions at a construction-services business, Builders FirstSource, according to the Economic Development Authority. The company, known as ProBuild in New Jersey, wants to demolish several buildings at […]

  • Waterfront pier to become Camden park

    City officials plan to transform a Waterfront pier from a parking lot into a park. The 2.2-acre “signature park” is to rise on the RCA Pier just south of the Ben Franklin Bridge, according to information provided by Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, a nonprofit overseeing the project for the city. The park is expected to cost […]

  • Virtua plans expansion at Camden complex

    A South Jersey health system with roots in this impoverished city is planning to grow here. Virtua, now best known as an Evesham-based hospital operator, is pursuing a $22 million project at its century-old campus in Camden. The 34,500-square-foot Family Health Center, expected to open by the fall of 2018, is one of two major […]

  • East Point Lighthouse restoration nearly complete

    There’s a hole in one of the freshly repaired walls in the living room of the East Point Lighthouse here. But Maurice River Historical Society President Nancy Patterson isn’t upset, and said the hole, which shows part of the building’s original 1849 construction, is something to be highlighted. What “was here” was a lighthouse desperately […]