Newark: It's Your Move

Newark: It's Your Move

Why Newark for Business?

Here are just a few of the reasons why Newark NJ is the smart place for your business:

Location and Access

  • 13 miles from New York City. Travel to NYC is serviced via Greyhound, PATH train, NJ TRANSIT and Amtrak
  • Unmatched access to regional, national and global markets – Newark is the region’s leading transportation hub
  • Newark Liberty International Airport – one of the world’s busiest, just 6 minutes away from downtown
  • Port Newark  – the largest container port on the East Coast
  • Broadband superiority thanks to Newark’s status as a major fiber optics hub
  • The huge intermodal logistics advantage of the combination of ports, airport, rail, highway and digital network
  • Quick commute from New Jersey’s suburban “Wealth Belt”

Space

  • 22 million square feet of available office space at less than half the average rent in Manhattan

Talent

  • A highly skilled labor pool fueled by 24 colleges, universities and professional schools within a twenty-mile radius
  • 40,000 college students within walking distance of Newark’s Central Business District
  • A thriving tech culture nourished by an Innovation Zone anchored by NJIT’s Enterprise Development Center, that has already helped launch over 80 high-tech and life-science companies
  • A diverse population of business people, many with existing networks in important emerging markets

Quality of Life

  • World-class entertainment and sports venues, a thriving arts scene and the popular Ironbound district, boasting over 130 restaurants
  • Three major hospitals that consistently rank among the region’s best
  • Utility provider, PSE&G, which has been named the most reliable in the nation

 

For more information, contact:

LYNEIR RICHARDSON, CEO

richardsonl@bcdcnewark.org

(973) 273-1040

Contact Us: Lyneir Richardson Chief Executive Officer (973) 273-1040