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NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2016 Piliere

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NJFuture Redevelopment Forum 2016 Piliere

  1. 1. New Jersey Future Redevelopment Forum The Mega-Ships are Coming: Understanding the Landside Impacts of a Modern Port
  2. 2. Partnership for Action Private/Public Partnership for Economic Development led by Lt. Governor Guadagno Four Entities: • Choose New Jersey – Business Attraction and Retention, Marketing, Market Research and Site Identification Assistance • New Jersey Business Action Center – Business Outreach, Business Advocacy and State Agency/Department Assistance • New Jersey Economic Development Authority – Incentives, Financing • Secretary of Higher Education – Research partnerships, workforce
  3. 3. Choose New Jersey Through an integrated marketing and business attraction and retention efforts, Choose New Jersey: • Stimulates job creation and capital investment throughout the State • Encourages development and investment, including making New Jersey’s urban centers engines for growth and opportunity • Leverages strategic and collaborative partnerships to generate awareness and keep New Jersey on the map as a premier business location • Collaborates with higher education partners to encourage research, discovery, and innovation
  4. 4. Perfectly Located • #1 maritime cargo center on the east coast • 5 Foreign Trade Zones • 1,000 miles of freight rail lines • 2,800 miles of interstates and highways • 22 million consumers within a 2 hour drive and 130 million consumers within a 1 day drive of central NJ
  5. 5. World-Class Industry Clusters • Aerospace/Aviation/Defense • Financial Services • Information Technology • Life Sciences • Logistics • E-Commerce • Food • Apparel • Manufacturing • Food/Flavors/Fragrances • Chemicals • Plastics
  6. 6. Game-Changing Tax Incentives 2013 Economic Opportunity Act Grow New Jersey Assistance Program • $500 to $15,000 credit per job, per year – for up to 10 years • Minimum threshold of 10 jobs for technology start-ups and manufacturing companies; 25 jobs for targeted industries, including life sciences
  7. 7. Business Attraction and Retention Outreach ATTRACTION: • Business lead generation to targeted sectors and sub-sectors of industry • Domestic: New York, PA, CT, MD, NC & SC • International: Canada, UK, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland • Conference and Trade Show attendance: • Site Selectors Guild • Industrial Asset Management Council • Select USA Investment Summit and targeted Select USA road shows • Hannover Messe – largest industrial trade show in the world held annually in Germany RETENTION: • Outreach to existing businesses in targeted sectors and sub-sectors of industry
  8. 8. Choose New Jersey Services • Industry Research • Site Visits • RFI / RFP Support • Incentives Identification • Real Estate Showcase • Procurement Database • Public-Private Introductions Choose New Jersey, Inc. www.choosenj.com Margie Piliere mpiliere@Choosenj.com +1 609-297-2190

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