Rankings

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FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES

Source: Fortune 500 List, 2020

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FOREIGN COMPANIES BASED HERE

Source: The 2017 State New Economy Index, 2017

# 0
FOR FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT

Source: The State New Economy Index, 2019

EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE

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#1 state for early childhood education

Source: U.S. News & World Report, 2018

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#1 PUBLIC SCHOOL system

Source: Education Week, Quality Counts, 2019

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#1 University
in the U.S.

Princeton University

Source: US News & World Report’s Best Colleges, 2018

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#2 HIGH SCHOOL
GRADUATION RATES

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, 2017

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60+ research institutes, centers & specialized laboratories

Source: NJIT Research Centers & Specialized Labs, 2019

Life Sciences

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#1 BIOSCIENCE
STRENGTH

Source: Business Facilities, 2018

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#1 FOR EMPLOYED BIOCHEMISTS & BIOPHYSICISTS

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2017

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#1 bIotech
strength

Source: Business Facilities, 2019

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#1 DRUG/PHARMA
EMPLOYMENT

Newark & Jersey City

Source: Business Facilities, 2017

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12 OF THE TOP 20 BIOPHARMACEUTICAL
COMPANIES IN THE WORLD

Source: Pharmaceutical Executive, 2018

Logistics

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#1 BUSIEST SEAPORT ON THE EAST COAST

Source: American Association of Port Authority, 2016

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#1 DISTRIBUTION
MARKET

New Jersey and the New York Metro Region

Source: JLL, 2016

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#3 BUSIEST SEAPORT
IN NORTH AMERICA

Source: American Association of Port Authority, 2016

TECHNOLOGY

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#1 most connected state

Source: BroadbandNow.com New Jersey, 2019

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#4 broadband access

Source: US News & World Report, 2018

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#10 DATA CENTER HUBS

Northern New Jersey

Source: Business Facilities, 2017

4 OF THE TOP 6 US CITIES
FOR CONNECTIVITY

#1 Jersey City  #3 Newark  #5 Paterson  #6 Elizabeth

Source: FDi Magazine’s American City of the Future, 2017-2018

3 OF THE TOP 100 FINTECH COMPANIES IN THE WORLD with HQ IN NEW JERSEY

#4 Cognizant  #38 IPC  #80 Indecomm Corporation

Source: IDC Financial Insight FinTech Top 100, 2018

Quality of Life

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#1 GOLF COURSE IN THE U.S. (SINCE 1985)

Pine Valley

Source: Golf Digest, 2019

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#2 BEACH IN AMERICA

Asbury Park

Source: Coastal Living, 2018

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#5 HAPPIEST STATE

Source: WalletHub, 2019

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.

Tiffany Hess-Bennette
Editorial Content Manager
Rena Sherman
Research Manager