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VOA gets $6.3 million to move to Camden

A Collingswood nonprofit will receive $6.3 million in tax incentives to move its headquarters to Camden, making it the latest entity to relocate there with help from the state Economic Development Authority (EDA). The EDA approved the request by Volunteers … Continue reading

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Atlantic City eyeing more land for Gardner’s Basin project

City officials are trying to acquire a parcel of land that they say will make the Gardner’s Basin expansion more attractive to developers. Before putting out requests for proposals (RFPs) for the redevelopment of the basin, in the Northeast Inlet, … Continue reading

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PATCO finally to premiere refurbished cars

The first of PATCO’s long-delayed refurbished railcars are now slated to begin service late next month, PATCO officials said. Persistent signal problems have been solved, PATCO president John Hanson said, so the first eight cars in the 120-car fleet to … Continue reading

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Affordable housing plan caters to veterans in need in Gloucester County

A Gloucester County realty and development company is one step closer to building an affordable housing complex in the borough where specific rentals will be set aside just for disabled veterans. During the borough council’s regular meeting, the board approved … Continue reading

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A.C.’s Ginsburg Bakery and 159 jobs moving to Camden County

A 112-year-old Atlantic City bakery is merging with another bakery and moving to Camden County, taking 159 jobs with it, according to a state Department of Labor and Workforce Development notice. And the New Jersey Economic Development Authority is providing … Continue reading

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Improving ‘underperforming’ Atlantic City Convention Center key to economic recovery

Pomp, pageantry and lofty predictions about the resort town’s economic revival swirled during the grand opening celebration in 1997 for the $268 million Atlantic City Convention Center. Officials overseeing convention bookings acknowledge the massive building is empty too many times … Continue reading

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Atlantic City moving forward on the future of Bader Field

For years, Bader Field has simultaneously existed as one of Atlantic City’s most highly prized, and most derelict, resources. The latest round of redevelopment proposals commissioned by the city are due next Tuesday, April 14, and their evaluation at the … Continue reading

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Revel could open by summer as new owner says he’ll spend $150M, cure a few world problems

The shuttered Revel Casino Hotel sold on Tuesday morning for $82 million, ending months of uncertainty about who would gain control of the Atlantic City boardwalk property that cost $2.4 billion to build. Florida real estate developer Glenn Straub’s Polo … Continue reading

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Mantua bridge reopens after 20 months

A bridge on the edge of Mantua and East Greenwich reopened Tuesday for the first time in more than a year. The bridge, which spans the Edward’s Run stream on Jessup’s Mill Road, was first built in 1925. It was … Continue reading

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4 big takeaways from one county’s new approach to tax assessment

It’s common practice throughout New Jersey’s 565 municipalities for each local government to hire their own professional to handle tax assessments — the set value of a property used to calculate a property tax bill — and foot the bill … Continue reading

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