Diversity

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 …

Top 8 Reasons to Live in New Jersey

Why Do You Enjoy Living in New Jersey? Choosing the best place to start a family or run a business takes time and consideration. If New Jersey isn’t already on your radar, you’re missing out. This East Coast gem continues to attract individuals and families from across the globe looking for quality healthcare and education, exciting leisure activities, diverse geography, …

New Jersey’s Innovation Workforce Pipeline

New Jersey has the most STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) jobs per square mile in the United States. This is not surprising given innovation is a part of our DNA as New Jerseyans. From Thomas Edison’s incandescent light bulb to digital cellular networks built by Bell Labs engineers, we have a rich history of technological firsts. We are home …

New Jersey Entrepreneurs: Talented + Resilient

This is a challenging time for New Jerseyans, to say the least. For this New Jerseyan, the last few weeks have been marked by endless Zooms, a makeshift virtual elementary school in my dining room and conversations about the increasing panic about the state of small business and the start-up ecosystem. Last week, my friend Kacy Erdelyi sent me a …

5 Reasons to Choose Newark

In January, Choose New Jersey announced at our annual Board of Directors meeting that we would be moving our operations to Newark, NJ. Our office would be located on the same floor of One Gateway Center as the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA). This will give companies interested in New Jersey full access to our economic development team and …

New Jersey’s Edible History: Italian Dinner

New Jersey’s Edible History: Italian Dinner Break bread with Choose New Jersey and get to know the food companies that bring the taste of Italy to the Garden State. Italian heritage has long been a prominent fixture in New Jersey’s history and business community. Did you know more than 1.5 million Italian Americans call our State home and represent nearly …

New Jersey’s Spectacular Specialty Foods

New Jersey’s Spectacular Specialty Foods Home to many vibrant immigrant communities, New Jersey is a mecca for ethnic cuisine. Our State is also a leader in food innovation, with companies offering unique products and flavor fusions in high demand across the world. Culinary tastes are changing, and globally-inspired, artisanal food is gaining popularity. In addition, more awareness is building around …

North & South: A Tale of Two Food Families

North & South: A Tale of Two Food Families Rastelli Foods Group, based in Swedesboro, and Nuts.com, out of Cranford, are two family owned and operated businesses that speak to New Jersey’s rich entrepreneurial legacy. With humble beginnings striving for the American Dream, Jeffrey Braverman, CEO of Nuts.com and Ray and Tony Rastelli, founders of Rastelli Foods Group, are true …

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
Bill Noonan
Business Development Director