New Jersey

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout New Jersey.

New Jersey

New Jersey Q&A: Grow In The Garden State

In a Q&A session, Choose New Jersey President & CEO Wesley Mathews describes how the Garden State's strategic location and diverse population offers what business needs to thrive.
semiconductor manufacturing

Shoring Up Semiconductors

Across North America, companies and locations are moving semiconductor manufacturing and ecosystems closer to home.
L'Oréal New Jersey

L’Oréal Invests $140M In New Jersey Research & Innovation Center

Historic L'Oréal R&I Center will be located in Clark, NJ. Meanwhile, NJEDA has launched a $3.7 million grant program to develop skills for the offshore wind industry. 
American Rescue Plan

Good Jobs Challenge Awards 32 Entities Grant Money

Part of the American Rescue Plan, the program through the U.S. EDA focuses on assisting innovations in workforce development.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.
FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup 2026 To Boost Economy Across 16 Host Cities

The 16 Host Cities picked for FIFA World Cup 2026 were selected based on transportation, human rights, stadium infrastructure, fan fest locations and training sites.
New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology (CSIT)

New Jersey CSIT Awards Startups More Than $1M

New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology (CSIT) awarded funding to 37 early-stage companies as part of its small business research and technology transfer programs.
Startup Ecosystems

Startup Ecosystems Are Everywhere

A tidal wave of venture capital is fueling a boom in startups around the world. Locations are racing to establish thriving startup ecosystems that make them magnets for unicorns.
Amazon logistics

Amazon Plans To Hire 125,000 Employees Across America

Amazon will add the new fulfillment and transportation positions to the 40,000 corporate and technology jobs announced earlier this month.
Geoponica Greens

Geoponica Greens Expanding In The Garden State

The indoor vertical farming business will expand to Hamilton Township, NJ this fall to take advantage of its strategic location between New York City and Philadelphia.
training

Louisiana Still The Gold Standard In Custom Training

Louisiana leads in Customized Training; California, New Jersey and Massachusetts are top biotech states in Business Facilities' 17th Annual Rankings Report.
NeenOpal Newark, NJ

NeenOpal Expands To The Garden State

India-based global management consulting firm NeenOpal chose to expand to Newark, citing New Jersey’s strategic location, highly educated workforce, and reputation as a life sciences and data analytics hub.
manufacturing jobs

Manufacturing: The Jobs Multiplier

A lack of ready or willing manufacturing job candidates could cost the U.S. economy up to $1 trillion unless the industry takes proactive steps.
New Jersey

Israel, New Jersey Launch Future Tech Institute

Israel’s Ben Gurion University and NJIT are teaming up to create an Institute of Future Technologies based in the Garden State.
Freshly Gloucester County, NJ

Freshly Inc. To Locate Second Distribution Facility In New Jersey

Freshly will establish an assembly and distribution facility in Gloucester County, NJ — at 234,000 square feet it will be the company’s largest distribution center.
Newark, NJ

WebMD Bringing Up To 700 Employees To New Jersey

Popular online healthcare information provider WebMD is relocating its headquarters from New York City to Newark.
March / April 2021

March / April 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2021 Issue features a look at the Global Supply Chain and our annual tour of top logistics hubs. Plus, a report from Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.
Red Bank, NJ

A New Office For Business Facilities

Group C Media, Business Facilities' parent company, has moved to a new office in Red Bank, NJ designed for productivity now, and in the future.
New Jersey Brownfields Loan Program

New Jersey Approves Loan Program For Brownfield Revitalization

On Thursday, January 14, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) will host a webinar to provide details on its new Brownfields Loan Program.
Minimum Wage

Half Of U.S. States To See Minimum Wage Increases In 2021

Many states will make changes to their minimum wage laws in 2021; greatest impacts will be seen in California, Washington and Florida.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Hoosier Energy

The Hoosier Energy Power Network’s Economic Development team is dedicated to providing valuable site selection information and assistance to companies considering a relocation or expansion in Indiana or Illinois.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.