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New Jersey’s Life Sciences Landscape: Accelerating Medical Breakthroughs

New Jersey is embracing the future of medicine and has a new identity as “The State of Innovation.” Evolving beyond our nickname as “The Medicine Chest of the World,” New Jersey is where disruptive startups grow and global companies on the forefront of next-generation therapeutics want to be. That’s why 13 of the top 20 pharmaceutical companies in the world …

Historical Tour of South Jersey

South Jersey is an expansive region of New Jersey comprising the area between the lower Delaware River and the Atlantic Ocean. While the borders between North, Central, and South Jersey are perpetually up for debate among NJ residents, South Jersey encompasses everything south of Burlington County according to NJ.com. South Jersey is a region full of dense forests and bizarre lore, like the Jersey Devil: a cryptid beast with …

Taking the Bridge and Tunnel: Remote Workers & Businesses Leave New York for New Jersey

From February to July 2020, New York City saw a historical exodus due to the coronavirus. Between New York and Brooklyn, the largest metropolitan area in the US lost 153,984 residents, according to US Postal Service change-of-address records. This was nearly 400% higher than the next highest urban area, Chicago. By November of 2020, these initial numbers had doubled to …

Fighting COVID: New Jersey Leads During the Pandemic

On December 11, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued the first emergency use authorization (EUA) for a vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19. That vaccine was manufactured by Pfizer, Inc. at its 23 facilities across 11 different countries. It was a major milestone in the campaign to combat the virus that had disrupted the entire world. It was …

What We’re Looking Forward to at SXSW 2021

SXSW has become a keystone festival and conference, and while 2021 will be online-only, there will be countless panels that span the arts, technology, social justice & diversity, healthcare, entrepreneurship, and more. Choose New Jersey will be one of the many attendees, and we’ve been getting ready for the event by checking out the panels that will be from March …

Ocean County Spotlight: Top Places to Explore

Ocean County, NJ is located in the south-central region of New Jersey along the east coast of the United States. It stretches from Point Pleasant Beach to Tuckerton, and extends as far west as New Egypt. From beautiful beaches and breathtaking pineland landscapes, to bustling downtown districts and unique local businesses, this picturesque county is perfect for day trips or extended stays.

This month, Choose New Jersey ventured out to Toms River, Point Pleasant, and Long Beach Island to spotlight some standout Ocean County destinations.

New Jersey Supports BIPOC Entrepreneurs

New Jersey doesn’t just talk about diversity and inclusion. We live it every day. We are ranked as the #4 most diverse U.S. state. Jersey City is the #1 most culturally diverse city in America. It’s also the world leader for percentage of female startup founders.  New Jersey embraces different perspectives and encourages new ideas. We support startups looking to …

Top 10 Reasons Why Your Business Should Locate in New Jersey

If you are looking to take your business to the next level, the State of New Jersey has it all. Our Northeast location provides unmatched access to key consumer markets. New Jersey’s robust transportation system makes it easy to move people and products around the world. We have one of the most highly educated, highly skilled workforces in the United …

Cross River Leads Recovery through Innovation + Collaboration

When the first novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) case hit in 2020, uncertainty plagued the nation. Local businesses began to shutter, hospitals were overwhelmed, schools closed, and families were left to rebuild their lives in uncertainty and isolation. Our neighbors, consumers and employees were directly impacted; the normalcy of lives forever transformed. Yet, what came next was a force of resiliency, community, …

WHAT CAN CHOOSE New Jersey DO FOR YOU

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.

Catherine Scangarella
Chief Business Development Officer
Carly Wronko
Director of Creative & Digital Marketing