Morris@Work 3Q19 – Cost of Living Index

By |2019-05-14T19:54:06+00:00September 10th, 2019|Tags: , |

For Human Resource Managers it can be enormously important to know the appropriate salary adjustment needed to recruit talent from other cities.  Realtors also need to know how Morris County compare in cost in the regions. To provide that data, MCEDC has entered into a nationwide project to compare cities (large and small) across the [...]

Municipal Council Meeting 3Q19 Franchising – Understanding the Business Model

By |2019-05-24T13:48:44+00:00September 4th, 2019|Tags: |

Kelly Brown, Esq, will be offering her expertise in Franchise Law from the Municipal perspective, Wednesday Sept 4th. However you feel about franchise operations in your town, it is worth understanding the business model.  More and more types of businesses are franchised.  Consider a successful entrepreneurial operations that decides to grow by franchising.  Bring your questions [...]

Municipal Council Meeting 2Q19 – CoStar Data on Housing and Industrial Real Estate

By |2019-05-24T13:41:08+00:00June 26th, 2019|Tags: , |

Every municipal leader is a defacto economic development leader.  What ever other duties you have, if the area ceases to thrive, fingers will point to you.  Happily, the opposite is true as well. MCEDC is here with the data and advice to help you (and your EDC team) know your municipality better and to manage [...]

United Van Lines + The Proposed Millionaire’s Tax

By |2019-06-16T15:38:47+00:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Response to Click Bait|Tags: |

As expected, the proposed Millionaire's Tax to ameliorate the State's fiscal crisis, has failed to pass in the legislature. Also - opposition to the tax leaned in on the United Van Lines study.  This was not the only data used in the discussion.  The rebuttal to the United Van Lines study is well framed and [...]

Top Workplaces 2019 include companies in Pompton Plains, Lake Hopatcong, Parsippany (twice) and Madison.

By |2019-06-16T15:06:06+00:00June 16th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Twenty-seven organizations have been identified as New Jersey’s Top Workplaces.  Five locations are in Morris County: Pompton Plains, Lake Hopatcong, Parsippany (twice) and Madison.  The source of the report is provided at the end of the blog as a URL. Corporate nominees were limited to companies with at least 50 employees in northern New Jersey [...]

Networking in Western Morris at Alice’s, a NJ Monthly recommended restaurant!

By |2019-04-30T20:31:26+00:00June 6th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Spend a summer evening combining work and good-times!  Of course we'll have appetizers, drinks and a great view. The main purpose of the event is to get local municipal EDAC/EDCs together to “talk shop.”  Site selectors and real estate advisors are warmly welcome.  We're aiming to learn best practices. Community and Market Profile drafts will [...]

MCEDC supports Choose NJ and Bio NJ at BIO International

By |2019-06-04T14:57:59+00:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

MCEDC supports Choose NJ and Bio NJ at BIO International. Making the case for companies expanding to or relocating to Morris County. Scenes of NJ and Philly below are from the New Jersey delegation breakfast. Where we came from: NJ    

Quilting – Morris County’s Best Kept Secret

By |2019-06-02T19:14:36+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Fabric at Sew Jersey Here’s a startling fact:  of the three remaining quilting supply stores left in NJ, two of them are in Morris County.  (Burlington County houses the third.) We’re fortunate to have these shops keeping this quintessentially art form alive.  Needle crafts have fallen in popularity over the decades of the [...]