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Atlantic City area has 34th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the Atlantic City area was nearly 2,500 in the third quarter of 2018, a 1,583-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

New Jersey ranked No. 50 in 2019 business climate index

New Jersey finished at No. 50 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

Charlotte Russe files Chapter 11; will close 94 stores in U.S., including 3 in New Jersey

Charlotte Russe Holdings Corporation, the parent company for women’s clothing retailer Charlotte Russe, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday and announced that it intends to close three of its 18 stores in New Jersey.

Analysis: New Jersey ranked 8th least affected by government shutdown

New Jersey ranked No. 44 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by WalletHub.com on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

State institution: These 2-year New Jersey schools attract the most in-state students

American Institute-Clifton, Eastwick College-Nutley and Parisian Beauty School enrolled the most in-state students of all two-year New Jersey schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Analysis: New Jersey, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

New Jersey ranks No. 4 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

New Jersey was rated fourth best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

BD: BD to Present at Leerink Partners 8th Annual Global Healthcare Conference

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today that it will present at Leerink Partners 8th Annual Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, February 28, 2019, at 10:00 a.m.

NEW JERSEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Gov. Murphy to Headline the N.J. Chamber’s Annual Dinner in Washington on February 28

The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce announced that Gov. Phil Murphy will speak at its 82nd annual Congressional Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C.

MERCK: Merck Highlights Breadth of Immuno-Oncology Research Program in Genitourinary Cancers at ASCO GU

Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that new combination and monotherapy data from the company’s broad immuno-oncology research program in genitourinary cancers – renal, prostate and bladder − will be presented at the 2019 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium (ASCO GU) in San Francisco from February 14-16.

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY: DiLorenzo/Davis Announce Retirement from CCSNJ; New Leaders Named

Joseph W. Devine, Chairman of the Board, Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey (CCSNJ), today announced the retirement of the organization’s two top leaders, effective at the close of 2019, along with the announcement of new leadership for 2020.

MERCK: Merck Increases Focus on Advanced Prostate Cancer, Expanding Immuno-Oncology Program with Three New Phase 3 Trials

Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced the presentation of interim data from the Phase 1b/2 KEYNOTE-365 umbrella trial investigating KEYTRUDA, Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy, in combination with various agents for the treatment of patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).

Analysis: Which college softball program grossed the most in New Jersey

Monmouth University, Georgian Court University and Rider University top the list of highest grossing college softball programs in New Jersey in 2016

GATEWAY REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Clark Chamber of Commerce Meeting - February 27

The Clark Chamber of Commerce is the perfect place to network with local businesses while forming a strong relationship with the community.

MERCK: Merck to Acquire Immune Design

Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, and Immune Design (NASDAQ:IMDZ), today announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Merck, through a subsidiary, will acquire Immune Design for $5.85 per share in cash for an approximate value of $300 million.

KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS U.S.A., INC: Konica Minolta Awarded RobecoSAM Gold Class For Second Consecutive Year

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc., announced today that its Japan-based headquarters, Konica Minolta, Inc., (Konica Minolta), was awarded Gold Class by RobecoSAM.

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