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Newark in the News

February 5, 2017 | A High Line Plan Emerges in Newark, N.J, Wall Street Journal

January 23, 2017 | 30 years after closing its doors, Hahne's building gets new life, NJ.com

January 19, 2017 | Newark mayor unveils plans for 'Mulberry Commons,' the former Triangle Park, NJ BIZ

December 23, 2016 | Newark Fiber: Building a Modern City, The Vector

December 19, 2016 | 12 projects that will change the face of Newark, NJ.com

December 19, 2016 | Barnes & Noble and Rutgers to Open Bookstore in Downtown Newark, Wall Street Journal

December 19, 2016 | Prudential Working To Double Impact Investing Portfolio Focuses On Newark, Forbes 

December 16, 2016 | Former eyesore now site of 90-plus households, NJ.com

December 17, 2016 | 7 new, trendy eateries a sign of success in downtown Newark, NJ.com

December 13, 2016 | Berger Organization Planning Griffith Building Revival, Hotel Opening, Jersey Digs

December 8, 2016 | TRYP Hotel to bring more zing to Newark's reviving downtown, Newark Inc. 

December 6, 2016 | Whole Foods opening its doors in Newark this winter, NJ.com

December 6, 2016 | Contractor Development Initiative Widens Access for Newark Firms, NJ Business Magazine 

November 3, 2016 | Newark Fiber brings high-speed, low-cost internet to city's buildings, NJ.com

October 5, 2016 | Newark breaks ground on Riverfront Park expansion, NJ.com

June 15, 2016 | Designer behind NYC's High Line developing N.J. park expansion, NJ.com

 


Press Releases

March 31, 2017

Leading Plus-Size Women's Brand Ashley Stewart Returns To Newark With New Concept Store: The First Store Opening Since the Re-invention as a Social Commerce Business (read more)

January 30, 2017

All Community Storefronts for Entrepreneurs Are Now Open for Business: City completes launch of small business incubator program for Newark entrepreneurs (read more)

January 18, 2017

Mayor Baraka and the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation Unveil Mulberry Commons: Edison Properties, J&L Companies, Prudential Center, Newark Downtown District and Sage & Coombe Share Plans to Transform the Area (read more)

January 12, 2017

Ribbon Cutting- New Community Storefront for Newark Entrepreneurs is Now Open for Business: City opens East Ward small business retail incubator for Newark entrepreneurs (read more 

December 15, 2016

New Residential Property Just Steps from Nation’s Largest Cherry Blossom Collection: Cherry Park Apartments offers nearly 100 affordable and reasonably priced units in Newark’s North Ward (read more)

December 15, 2016

Deputy Mayor Baye Adofo-Wilson and Newark CEDC Acting President and CEP Scott Blow to Break Ground for Riverfront Park Expansion Project: Dignitaries will break ground on Newark’s largest park investment in decades; $6 million project will bring athletic fields, walking trail, and fitness zone to Passaic Riverfront (read more)

December 6, 2016 

Groundbreaking Contractor Development Initiative Widens Access for Newark Firms: Capacity-building program prepares Newarkers to work with the City and major developers (read more)

November 15, 2016

Newark Community Economic Development Corporation: Creative Ways to Fund Development: 2nd Annual Development Finance Forum Brings Inside Scoop on Project Funding Sources (read more

November 10, 2016

Lotus Equity Group Closes on Acquisition of Former Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium in Newark, N.J: Developer pursues transformative redevelopment in Newark’s downtown; noted master planner and architect, Vishaan Chakrabarti of PAU, leads design efforts (read more)

October 5, 2016

Newark Breaks Ground on Riverfront Park Expansion Project: Mayor Ras J. Baraka and The Trust for Public Land break ground on the next phase of Newark’s largest park investment in decades (read more)

October 3, 2016

Deputy Mayor Baye Adofo-Wilson and Newark CEDC Acting President and CEO to Break Ground for Riverfront Park Expansion Project: Dignitaries will break ground on Newark’s largest park investment in decades; $6 million project will bring athletic fields, walking trail, and fitness zone to Passaic Riverfront (read more)

June 14, 2016 

Internationally Renowned James Corner Field Operations to Lead Landscape Design Efforts for Newark’s Award-Winning Riverfront Park: Mayor Ras J. Baraka continues to beautify Newark with cutting-edge, urban-designs (read more)

May 12, 2016

Mayor Ras J. Baraka and the Newark Downtown District Announce “Gateways to Newark: Portraits” Longest Mural on the East Coast and Second Longest Mural in the Nation: 1.39 mile project along Newark’s Route 21 welcomes visitors, residents and commuters (HI RES Media Images) (Read more)

January 29, 2016

Unprecedented Innovation Conference for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs: Presented by the Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership and the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation "INNOVATE YOUR WAY TO HIGHER PROFIT" (read more)

December 8, 2015

The United States Conference of Mayors and Wells Fargo present $75,000 GRANT AWARD to the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation: Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and Newark Community EDC participate in local CommunityWINS℠ Ceremony (read more)

 


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