Newark - "Our Home Town"

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Newark - "Our Home Town"

Prudential was founded in a basement office on Newark’s Broad Street in 1875 and has remained in the city ever since. Since its founding, Prudential has invested $391 million throughout the city and has made significant grants to enhance civic infrastructure, such as the construction of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and Prudential Center; to boost the economy and job market through investments in companies like AeroFarms and new startup accelerator Newark Venture Partners; and to improve educational outcomes for Newark students by supporting charter schools.

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Newark's Iconic Hahne Building Project Wins New Jersey Smart Growth Award
The Hahne & Co. building, a historic space in downtown Newark, New Jersey, is positioned to become a symbol of the city’s revival. With Prudential’s support, along with three additional partners, the once abandoned building is now being renovated, and the work done so far is already being recognized. On June 9, the Hahne building received the 2016 "Smart Growth Award" from New ...
Jun 17, 2016 11:50 AM ET
Ommeed Sathe: Facelift for a Midsize City
Ommeed Sathe, 37Vice President, Impact Investments, Prudential FinancialNewark Ommeed Sathe has a big job. He oversees a $500 million portfolio of investments designed to produce both financial and social returns, and Prudential aims to increase the amount of money invested to $1 billion by 2020. But the financial-services giant isn’t just investing...
Jan 5, 2016 8:00 AM ET
#20StoriesOfStrength: Prudential Celebrates Today’s Newark
For more than 140 years, Prudential and Newark have brought out the best in each other. That’s never been more true than today. See how stories of innovation and inspiration are changing lives here—and changing minds about Newark everywhere else.
Jan 1, 2016 8:00 AM ET
Prudential Financial Opens New Office Tower in Downtown Newark
NEWARK, N.J., September 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Prudential Financial, Inc., officially opened its new office tower at a ribbon cutting attended by John Strangfeld, chairman and CEO of Prudential, Cory Booker, U.S. Senator from N.J., Ras Baraka, Mayor of Newark, Donald Payne, Jr., U. S. Representative from New Jersey, Kim Guadagno, Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of State of N.J., and many...
Sep 29, 2015 8:00 AM ET
Newark Venture Partners and State-of-the-Art Ultra-High Bandwidth Accelerator Unveiled in Newark, New Jersey
Prudential Financial, Audible, Inc. and Congressional and local leaders announce $50M early-stage technology venture fund and 25,000-square-foot accelerator with 10 gigabits per second Internet service to create and grow early-stage tech companies in Newark Leaders also unveil Firebolt Newark Wi-Fi, the world’s fastest, large-scale, contiguous...
Jul 20, 2015 8:00 AM ET

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