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    

Morristown Municipal – Heavy Duty Working-Professional’s Airport

By |2019-04-03T14:53:49+00:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Morristown Municipal Airport (MMU) - A rare Public Airport with International Flights Imagine this:  After a drive to Morristown Airport, you park by the terminal for free.  At 7AM you board quickly without going through a TSA security check point.  You and your work colleagues take a comfortable, direct flight.  It is an 800-mile meeting.  [...]

Cost to Build a Home in NJ

By |2019-03-25T21:29:01+00:00March 25th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Cost to Build a Home in a Prevailing Wage State Responding to Click-Bait Series Go Banking Rates Go Banking Rates as an entity (gobankingrates.com or GBR) is a powerhouse of click-bait.  In Feb/March 2019 GBR published a study of the cost of building a house from existing plans in all 50 states.  Land [...]

Micropolitan Areas vs Metropolitan Areas

By |2019-07-16T16:04:09+00:00March 24th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

New Jersey hardly has a brand where Census Bureau statistics are concerned.  It's what we have in common with the flyover states.  We're somehow stepchildren of New York or Philadelphia.  Even Newark barely has its own identity. When it comes to Morris County in particular, its harder still to maintain an identity.  At best, we're [...]

How C2ER Tracks Healthcare Costs (COLI series #10)

By |2019-03-23T17:37:11+00:00March 23rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

The Mid-Level Executive Family we are Modeling includes a Diabetic A 5-pen pack of Name-Brand Insulin The healthcare component of the Cost of Living Index is 4.44% of the composite index.   Healthcare pricing includes five items: An optometrist visit - Eye exam should include eye examination, eyeglass prescription, glaucoma test and dilation [...]

NJ Monthly’s Top Restaurant in Morris County

By |2019-03-11T02:26:13+00:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

  NJ Monthly's Pick of Best Restaurants New Jersey Monthly's Dining Reviews Offer a Long List of Morris County Establishments The majority are in Morristown, but the western part of the county is also well represented.  Alice's overlooks Lake Hopatcong and across to Sussex County. Flanders has White Birch, which was listed in [...]

Property Taxes in Morris County – the highs and lows

By |2019-03-25T23:47:36+00:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Response to Click Bait|Tags: , |

Responding to Click-Bait Series The average property tax bill in 2017 (the last year for which we have data) is $10,262 in Morris County.  That is 4th from the top.  Essex County, at the top of the list and our next-door-neighbor, weighs in at $11,919.  (At the bottom of the list is Cumberland County with [...]

NJ Population Centers in 12-years Time

By |2019-03-14T12:58:12+00:00March 9th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Sea level rise won't effect Morris County directly. Populations moving away from the coasts however, will bring both opportunity and resource stress. Climate scientists have given earthlings twelve (12) years to get ready for the dramatic effects of climate change.  Let's take a look at what that could mean, if true.   Here's where we [...]