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Plans to transform underperforming Burlington mall

Over the next two to three months, officials in Burlington Township will be getting architectural and civil engineering drawings of what the new Marketplace at Burlington – formerly Burlington Center Mall – will look like, as well as a count … Continue reading

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Hotel Icona OK to expand

Diamond Beach developer Eustace Mita likes sand dunes as long as they keep their distance. Mita presented plans last week to expand his luxury oceanfront Hotel Icona both up and out. Mita met little resistance at Thursday night’s Lower Township … Continue reading

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Comcast unveils Xfinity Store in Mount Laurel

Comcast will unveil its first Xfinity Store in New Jersey with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to at Centerton Square on Centerton Road in Mount Laurel. The 4,000-square-foot store is staffed by nine employees and will be open from 10 a.m. to … Continue reading

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Rowan University offers county college option

Rowan University is partnering with the local community college to offer a four-year college experience at a county college price to freshmen starting in September. Called Rowan Choice, the program would allow 250 eligible freshmen at Rowan University in Glassboro … Continue reading

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Christie’s ‘aggressive action’: Emergency managers for A.C.

Gov. Christie installed an emergency management team in Atlantic City, asserting that outside assistance was needed to curtail the city’s financial free fall. While he said the move was not intended to undermine local officials, Christie said, “We need to … Continue reading

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Northfield planners OK affordable-housing plan

The Northfield Planning Board unanimously approved a Fair Share housing plan that specifies where 200 units of state-mandated affordable housing may be built. The city is required by the state Council on Affordable Housing to provide 190 affordable units. The … Continue reading

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EDA approves $72.3M in incentives for eight new projects

The Economic Development Authority voted to approve roughly $72.3 million in incentives for eight new projects across the state. Leading the pack was a 10-year, $29.8 million Grow New Jersey award approved to vinyl, wood and aluminum manufacturer and distributor … Continue reading

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CRDA approves Tropicana’s $35 million renovation

A $35 million renovation plan that will give a fresh look to Tropicana Casino and Resort’s Boardwalk entryway and hotel rooms was approved by the state agency that oversees Atlantic City redevelopment projects. In a separate vote, the Casino Reinvestment … Continue reading

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Inspira and Jefferson University team up in new affiliation for N.J. patients

Inspira Health Network will be partnering with Thomas Jefferson University and Health System in a new affiliation agreement the two entities.It’s creating a best of both worlds mentality, and university expertise with hometown care. The partnership aims to bring critical … Continue reading

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Casino closings have big impact on A.C. property-tax base

The loss of 8,000 jobs in Atlantic City’s casino industry in the last 12 months has sent shock waves through the region’s economy, but an even more precipitous collapse is underway in the city’s property-tax base. Eight or nine years … Continue reading

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