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10 Years of Choosing New Jersey

Jim Pytell | New Jersey Business

Choose NJ celebrates its first decade and builds on past successes.  A highly educated workforce, top notch public education system, strategic location between major economic hubs, the largest East Coast seaport, and a high quality of life? These are just a few of the reasons why New Jersey is often lauded for being an attractive place to locate a business. There …

Makerhoods, live/work program in which entrepreneurs create community, is coming to Newark

Tom Bergeron | ROI-NJ

Makerhoods, a live/work program designed to elevate makers, artisans and other creative individuals looking to grow their passions and microbusinesses into thriving businesses, is coming to Newark. Founder Avi Telyas said Makerhoods is bringing the beloved, traditional “living above the store” model — which supported families, inspired entrepreneurship and created sustainable communities for decades — into the digital age. Makerhoods …

Every state is looking to take business from Georgia — here’s why N.J. has legitimate chance to do so

Tom Bergeron (Trenton) | ROI-NJ

When the outrage following Georgia’s new voting laws started impacting business and industry in the state — starting with the loss of Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy responded as so many other governors did, imploring companies to bring their business to their states. But Murphy’s appeal to television and film industry companies should not be confused …

NJ approves film tax breaks for 3 producers who filmed during COVID

Daniel J. Munoz | NJBIZ

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority on March 10 approved some of the few awards for media productions during the pandemic under a lucrative and popular tax break program meant to lure the film and television industry. All three awards combined totaled $1.32 million, according to the Wednesday board agenda. Known formally as the NJ Film and Digital Media Tax Credit Program, …

Choose New Jersey Touts Assistance That Attracted, or Retained, 33 Firms

Linda Moss | CoStar News

Despite the pandemic, economic development organization Choose New Jersey helped 33 companies relocate or expand in the Garden State last year, resulting in 1,455 jobs being created or retained and generating over $607 million in capital investments. The nonprofit group, based in Newark at One Gateway Center, outlined those achievements Tuesday when it released its 2020 annual report. In a statement, Choose New Jersey …

20 Black and brown-owned N.J. companies just got a big boost

Tennyson Donyéa | NJ.com

A new program that will benefit Garden State entrepreneurs says that it will address a long-standing issue for Black and brown business owners — a lack of access to funding. Despite raking in $700 billion last year, businesses founded by Black and brown entrepreneurs don’t have access to capital the same way non-minority owned companies do, according to a report …

Ahead of Senate and Assembly Committee Hearings, New Jersey Leaders Applaud Economic Recovery and Tax Incentives Reform Legislation

Governor's Office | Press Release

“This long-awaited incentive reform package will offer valuable support to the state’s entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem. It is both comprehensive and sufficiently funded to help attract and retain more companies,” said James Barrood, Advisor at Tech Council Ventures. “The investor community is pleased to see Evergreen funding and increases in the state’s popular angel credit and NOL programs. I am …

Governor Murphy Announces Additional $60 Million to Fulfill Pipeline of Small Business Grant Applications

Governor's Office | Press Release

TRENTON – Today, Governor Phil Murphy announced a commitment of at least $60 million in additional Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to fulfillment of grants under Phase 3 of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s (NJEDA’s) Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program. This funding is in addition to $70 million in federal funds already allocated for the …

N.J. awards $6 million for offshore wind, clean energy projects

Justin Auciello | Whyy

New Jersey is spending almost $6 million to train workers for jobs in the wind energy industry and to support young companies that deal in clean energy. The New Jersey Economic Development Authority and the state Board of Public Utilities said Wednesday they have approved two funding agreements. In the first, the state will provide $4.5 million to support workforce …

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.

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