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New Jersey has 38th highest home vacancy rate in nation

New Jersey posted the 38th highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

New Jersey’s population rose 0.2% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

New Jersey’s population increased by 19,977, or 0.2 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Home affordability in Hudson County tanks

Hudson County had the lowest home affordability index in New Jersey in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

CORPORATE ESSENTIALS: Introducing November’s James Beard Award Nominated Chef: Bonnie Morales

Autumn calls for cuisine rich in flavors and seasonings, providing a feeling of comfort on a chilly day.

BANK OF AMERICA: Bank of America Names Clayton S. Rose to Board of Directors

Bank of America’s Board of Directors today appointed Clayton S. Rose as director, effective immediately.

CORPORATE ESSENTIALS: Introducing October’s James Beard Award Winning Chefs: Abe Conlon & Adrienne Lo

Corporate Essentials is thrilled to introduce James Beard Award-winning chef, Abe Conlon, and his partner, Adrienne Lo, as October’s Featured Chefs through our premium office catering division, Martin + Fitch.

Analysis: Somerset County has lowest home affordability in state

Somerset County posted the lowest home affordability index in New Jersey, according to an analysis of 432 counties nationwide by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

NEW JERSEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Realizing the American Dream at last

I attended Gov. Phil Murphy’s news conference honoring the construction workers at the American Dream complex Tuesday in East Rutherford, and I came away with a strong sense of optimism for this soon-to-open retail and entertainment park, and what it can mean to New Jersey both economically and symbolically.

ABN AMRO SERVICES COMPANY: Mary Pieterse-Bloem appointed Endowed Professor of Financial Markets

As of 1 September 2018, Dr Mary Pieterse-Bloem, Senior Global Head Fixed Income at ABN AMRO, has been appointed Endowed Professor of Financial Markets at Erasmus School of Economics through the Erasmus Trustfonds.

Somerset among counties with worst home affordability

Somerset County ranked No. 340 on a list of U.S. counties with the worst home affordability index, according to an analysis of 432 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

4SIGHT SUPPLY CHAIN GROUP: 4SIGHT Appoints Tina Andrews to Lead Manhattan Associates Practice

4SIGHT Supply Chain Group, a leading supply chain consulting, engineering, and IT services provider, announced today that Tina Andrews has been appointed to lead the firm’s Manhattan Associates Practice.

MERCK & COMPANY, INC.: Merck’s Head of Human Resources Mirian M. Graddick-Weir to Retire; Steven C. Mizell Will Assume Role on Oct. 1

Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced the retirement effective November 30, 2018 of its chief human resources officer Mirian M. Graddick-Weir, following 12 years of service with the company.

Analysis: Homeowners in Pennsylvania metro area pay highest property tax rate in U.S.

From Keystone Business News

With an effective property tax rate of about 3.9 percent, the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton metropolitan area in Pennsylvania has the No. 1 highest tax rate among U.S. cities, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

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