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FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES

Source: Fortune 500 List, 2017

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FOR GLOBALIZATION

Source: The 2017 State New Economy Index, 2017

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FOR FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT

Source: The 2017 State New Economy Index, 2017

EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE

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#2 EDUCATION

Source: US News & World Report, 2018

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#2 HIGH SCHOOL
GRADUATION RATES

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, 2017

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#2 BEST SCHOOL SYSTEM

Source: Wallet Hub, 2018

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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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#4 WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
IN THE NORTH EAST

Source: Site Selection Magazine, 2018

Life Sciences

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#2 BIOTECH STRENGTH

Source: Business Facilities, 2017

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#1 FOR EMPLOYED BIOCHEMISTS AND BIOPHYSICISTS

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2017

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#1 BIOTECH GROWTH POTENTIAL

Source: Business Facilities, 2015

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13 OF THE TOP 20 BIOPHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES IN THE WORLD

Source: Pharmaceutical Executive, 2017

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#1 DRUG/PHARMA EMPLOYMENT: NEWARK & JERSEY CITY

Source: Business Facilities, 2017

Logistics

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#1 BUSIEST SEAPORT ON THE EAST COAST

Source: American Association of Port Authority, 2016

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#3 BUSIEST SEAPORT IN NORTH AMERICA

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

TECHNOLOGY

#1 MOST CONNECTED STATE

Source: BroadbandNow.com – New Jersey, 2017

#4 MOST INNOVATIVE STATE

Source: Bloomberg, 2016

#4 BROADBAND ACCESS

Source: US News & World Report, 2018

#10 DATA CENTER HUBS (NORTHERN NEW JERSEY)

Source: Business Facilities, 2017

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

Source: IDC Financial Insight FinTech Top 100, 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

Quality of Life

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#1 GOLF COURSE IN THE WORLD (SINCE 1985)

PINE VALLEY
Source: Golf Magazine, 2018

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#1 BEACH IN AMERICA

OCEAN CITY
Source: Coastal Living, 2016

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#10 BEST PLACE TO TRAVEL IN THE WORLD

ASBURY PARK
Source: Travel + Leisure, 2016

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#1 MOST EDIBLE STATE IN AMERICA

Source: Saveur Magazine, 2016

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.

Margie Piliere
Chief Economic Development Officer