Top 5 Reasons to choose New Jersey
New Jersey offers a strategic location in the middle of Boston – New York City – Washington, D.C. corridor with 56.5 million residents and 3.75 trillion USD in economic output. Northern New Jersey is a 20-minute train ride from New York City.
New Jersey is home to the Port of New York and New Jersey – the busiest port for imports in North America. We make it easy to move products across the country or around the world. Newark Liberty International Airport and other nearby airports offer daily non-stop flights to over ~600 destinations.
Residing in New Jersey’s waters, the Statue of Liberty stands as a symbol of our immigrant past and present. New Jersey is proudly home to the second-largest population of foreign-born residents in the nation. Jersey City is ranked the #1 most culturally diverse U.S. city.
Education & Workforce
Forty two percent of New Jersey residents graduated from college with a bachelor’s degree or higher. New Jersey also boasts the highest concentration of scientists and engineers per square mile in the United States. New Jersey was ranked the #1 state for educating students at every level in 2021.
New Jersey’s extensive highway access allows businesses to serve more than 38 million consumers within a two-hour drive. New Jersey has the largest statewide mass transit system for trains and buses in the U.S.
Concentration of Scientists & Engineers
Regional Airport System
US GDP (2021)
Public School System
Best State To Live
What We Can Do To Help You - About Choose New Jersey
Founded in 2010, Choose New Jersey is a privately funded nonprofit economic development organization headquartered in Newark, New Jersey. Our mission is to stimulate job creation and attract capital investment to New Jersey. We market New Jersey both domestically and internationally as the best place to grow your business. Choose New Jersey opened the
New Jersey Europe Center (NJEC) and New Jersey India Center (NJIC) to serve as the first point of contact for European and Indian companies seeking opportunities for expansion in North America.
Our knowledgeable, experienced staff, supported by a network of State agencies and private partners, provide free, confidential assistance to guide companies in establishing operations here. Choose New Jersey’s services include:
We help companies see their potential in New Jersey with customized Request For Information (RFI) responses and detailed market assessment services. We present businesses with state and regional labor market data, demographics, – tax information, transportation and industry profiles.
Site Selection Assistance
We search our database for available properties that meet your requirements. We can provide information such as pricing, leasing and market conditions. We leverage our relationships with local economic development organizations to identify other sites that aren’t listed on public domains. Our team can connect you with the real estate community and arrange site visits.
State Resources Information
We position companies to benefit from all the State has to offer. We provide information on financial assistance and workforce development initiatives. Through our relationships with State agencies, we create a bridge to access New Jersey’s robust programs and services.
Introductions to Public and Private Partners
Our extensive network of public and private partners provide a wide range of services. We can connect you to higher education experts and researchers for R&D collaborations. From legal and accounting to staffing assistance, we ensure a steady landing for domestic and international businesses.
Public Relations Support
After a company chooses New Jersey, we help publicize the good news. Our team can provide assistance with groundbreaking or ribbon-cutting events. We offer public relations outreach to announce your company’s relocation or expansion.