Lizura leaving EDA next month

Tim Lizura, the Economic Development Authority’s president and chief operating officer since 2012, is stepping down from the influential state organization next month.

Big-name companies in finance, pharma on EDA agenda for incentives

E-Trade Financial Corp. and Teva Pharmaceuticals have applied for more than $60 million in combined tax credits for proposals in Jersey City and Parsippany, respectively, with the state Economic Development Authority slated to consider their applications on Tuesday.

Greater Trenton adds city native as project manager

The organization charged with promoting economic development in Trenton has hired a city native to serve as a project manager.

Greater Trenton names three new board members

Three new board members have joined Greater Trenton, the nonprofit organization aimed at guiding and spurring economic development in New Jersey’s capital city.

Strength in numbers: Brogan has led the effort to grow NJAA’s membership, impact and influence

The growth of the New Jersey Apartment Association over the past three years has been tough ignore: The organization has pushed to expand its ranks, create new benefits to members and raise its profile and influence among policymakers and fellow business leaders. Those strides have garnered national attention for both the organization and its leader.

New Jersey Future announces 2018 Smart Growth Award winners

The nonprofit New Jersey Future will honor major redevelopments in Hoboken, Orange and Trenton, as well as former Gov. James Florio, as part of its annual Smart Growth Awards celebration in early June.

Murphy names new board chair at EDA

Gov. Phil Murphy has picked New Jersey Resources Chairman and CEO Laurence M. Downes as board chairman of the state Economic Development Authority.

Downtown Trenton could support hundreds of new residential units, study finds

Downtown Trenton is poised to support the development more than 700 new residential units over the next five years, anchored by a contingent of younger singles and couples.

After pitch to Amazon, Trenton feels it’s one step closer to unlocking its potential

Making a pitch for Amazon’s second headquarters achieved two very important goals for Trenton: Not only did the city submit a competitive, coordinated bid for Amazon HQ2 — a feat that may have seemed unlikely in past years — but it created a blueprint for showing its vast potential as a vibrant, mixed-use destination for other large corporations.

Marchetta steps down from HMFA, returns to private sector

The longtime head of the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency has stepped down from the post and is preparing to start his own consulting firm.