About Choose New Jersey

Founded in 2010, Choose New Jersey is an economic development organization with a mission to encourage and nurture economic growth throughout New Jersey, with a focus on our urban centers.

Through our integrated marketing and business attraction and retention efforts, we stimulate job creation and capital investment. We collaborate with the State’s universities to encourage research, discovery, and innovation.

Privately funded, Choose New Jersey’s economic development activities are supported by a prominent group of leaders from many of the State’s Fortune 500 and other top companies, labor organizations, associations, and higher education institutions. These organizations represent 1.25 million people, or nearly one-quarter of the State’s private-sector workforce.

Choose New Jersey, Inc. is a recognized 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Choose New Jersey markets the State as a premier business location to both domestic and international businesses. We offer companies interested in locating or expanding in New Jersey a full range of complimentary economic development services to ensure a smooth process from planning through move-in including:

  • Customized RFI responses
  • Market assessment and planning services
  • Site visits
  • State assistance information
  • Public relations assistance
  • Connections to a wide range of services provided by our public and private partners – from financial, regulatory and legal assistance to workforce training.


Relocation & Expansion Services

We provide customized RFI responses, demographics, detailed market assessments and other complimentary business relocation and expansion services. When your company chooses to grow in New Jersey, we also will help you publicize your good news.

Site Visits

We’ll make your property search seamless, so you find the site that best meets your relocation or expansion needs.

Economic Development Connections

Our public and private partners provide a wide range of services. From higher education research collaboration to regulatory and legal assistance to workforce training, they’ll ensure you have a smooth landing.

Margie Piliere
Chief Economic Development Officer
Jose Lozano
President & Chief Executive Officer
Catherine Scangarella
Chief Strategy Officer, Sector Lead: Life Sciences