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, [...]

New Jersey: The Life Sciences Commercialization Hub

By |2018-11-13T18:39:58+00:00December 10th, 2018|Tags: , , |

SCHEDULE: Registration: 10:30 AM Panel Discussion: 11:00 AM—12:15 PM Lunch and Keynote: 12:30 PM—2:00 PM     KEYNOTE SPEAKER: John Crowley, Chairman and CEO of Amicus Therapeutics   John Crowley presently serves as the Chairman and CEO of Amicus of Cranbury, NJ. John has overseen growth of Amicus from four employees to over 400 with [...]

Entrepreneur Roundtable

By |2018-10-08T17:56:51+00:00October 16th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Join other entrepreneurs for an open format discussion in a relaxed environment  to share challenges and solutions that you encounter as a start-up,  solo-preneur or small business. Develop a Network: Build the Network Necessary for Your Startup to Succeed. Target Businesses: We invite all businesses under five years old with fewer than ten employees to join the event. [...]

MCEDC Open House

By |2018-08-27T18:38:44+00:00September 20th, 2018|Tags: , |

Discover the Advantages of Membership and supporting economic development in Morris County Join us for our open house to learn about the Morris County EDC and our action oriented committees, our signature events,  networking opportunities, educational seminars, demographic data, and how the EDC helps to retain businesses and grow jobs in NJ.   To register contact [...]

Morris@Work – A Talent Resource Initiative of MCEDC & WDB

By |2018-08-27T18:39:41+00:00September 13th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

Join us at the UPS Innovation Center in Parsippany on September 13th 10-12pm Description: Join Morris County Economic Development Corporation and UPS for a discussion around workforce development in Morris County and how the Fortune 500 company uses hiring manager experience, candidate experience, university/student relations and data analysis to find top-notch talent for their organization. Our [...]

“Entrepreneurship 101” For Artists

By |2018-08-08T19:35:51+00:00September 11th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

The Morris County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) and Morris Arts invites artists to attend a six week evening course starting on September 11, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the MCEDC conference room at 325 Columbia Turnpike, Suite 101, Florham Park. This six-week course will help guide attendees through the early stages of [...]