Nonprofit sues Paterson hospital over scrapped hotel project

A nonprofit group in Paterson is suing St. Joseph’s Medical Center over its decision to pull out of a plan to build a hotel on hospital property, according to a published report.

Report: Retail vacancy ticks up in northern N.J.

The struggles of big-box stores such as Sports Authority have led to a rare increase in summertime retail vacancy in northern and central New Jersey, according to a recent report.

Subaru’s Camden plans in jeopardy amid Pa. tax agreement flap

Subaru of America may scale back its plans to expand in Camden in the wake of Gov. Chris Christie’s recent decision to end tax reciprocity between New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Trump Taj Mahal becomes latest A.C. casino to close

The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Hotel in Atlantic City was set to close early Monday morning, becoming the fifth gaming hall in the resort town to shut down in less than three years.

Riverfront park revival continues in Newark

Public officials and business leaders broke ground Wednesday on the next phase of a project to expand Newark’s Riverfront Park, a plan that calls for a boardwalk, walkway system and other amenities to connect the Passaic River to the city’s downtown.

Emerson council considers vote to allow new mixed-use buildings downtown

A vote by local officials in Emerson could bring a developer one step closer to building a mixed-use project that would transform part of the town’s central business district.

Christie, lawmakers reach deal to fund road projects

A bipartisan deal, unveiled Friday at the Statehouse, calls for raising the state’s gas tax for the first time since 1988 to replenish the Transportation Trust Fund. The 23-cent-per-gallon increase will fund a $2 billion TTF plan over the next eight years, with 100 percent of gas tax revenues constitutionally dedicated to repair and replace the state’s roads and bridges.

Court dismisses challenge to American Dream bond sale

A state appeals court has ruled in favor of the state’s efforts to complete the American Dream Meadowlands project, dismissing a challenge to a $1.15 billion bond issuance that would help a developer resume construction at the stalled retail and entertainment complex.

76ers open new practice facility, team HQ in Camden

The Philadelphia 76ers have unveiled their new state-of-the-art, 125,000-square-foot practice facility near the Camden waterfront.

Business moguls halt funding of North Jersey casino campaign

Facing what appears to be a lack of support, the top backers of a media campaign to expand casino gaming to northern New Jersey have suspended their advertisements.