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MSN ranks Morris County 16th Best County to Live In

By |2019-01-15T18:30:25+00:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

On January 3, 2019, MSN Money compared counties using recently published American Community Survey data to rank the 25 best US Counties in which to live.  Morris County ranked right above Hunterdon County and below Somerset County.  Only these three NJ counties made the list. The judges at MSN Money were looking for counties where [...]

NJ’s Life Sciences Cluster Middle-of-the-Pack says JLL

By |2019-01-08T17:06:31+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

The real estate giant, JLL (shortened from Jones Lang Lasalle) publishes an annual list of geographic life science clusters - ranked from most vibrant and evolved to viable, though nascent.  They identify sixteen areas.  New Jersey ranks 8th. JLL's 2018 Rankings of Life Science Clusters - click for source This is not the [...]

Life Sciences Space in NJ is Highly Cost Competitive

By |2019-01-08T17:07:11+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Jones Lang LaSalle Inc (JLL) is a real estate business so large, they have their own research department.  One of the sectors they study is Life Sciences.  In addition to North American cluster comparison, they also provide a focused analysis for New Jersey.  According to JLL's analysis half of new FDA drug approvals originated from [...]

The Affluent Move in and Out of NJ at Equal Rates

By |2019-01-08T15:50:36+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

The most prominent data available about household moves across state lines comes United Van Lines' National Movers Study, 2018.  One might imagine that the conclusions are based solely on the most prosperous households.  Apparently that isn't so. If we look at the size-of-pie-slices data given to us by United Van Lines, nearly half of all [...]

New Jersey Move-Outs vs Similar Sized States

By |2019-01-08T17:07:53+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Much is being made in the media about NJ ranking #1 in percentage of people moving out vs percentage of people moving in. See News12, NJ Business Magazine, and USA Today. Journalists are citing the 2018 National Movers Study. The data comes from United Van Lines, the nation’s largest household goods mover, according to their [...]

Jobs are Why Households Move to NJ

By |2019-01-07T22:20:32+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

When United Van Lines asked their customers why they were moving into New Jersey in 2018, the top answer (62%) was “job”.  The second most stated reason for moving in (28%) was “family”.  The three other choices: “lifestyle”, “heath” and “retirement” were single-digital percentages.  [Still, ~65 households moved into NJ to retire!?  Wow.] In fact, [...]