Jersey City Economic Development Corporation • 30 Montgomery Street, Suite 1400 • Jersey City, NJ 07302 • Phone: 201-333-7797 • Fax: 201-333-9323
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Announcements

Jersey City Ranked Sixth in Top U.S. Growth Cities Report for 2012, up from 29th place in 2011! Read more about the report that was compiled by U-Haul and find out who is moving to Jersey City, the 12th largest downtown in America. The article also details how Forbes has ranked New Jersey #5 among all states for quality of life. Click here to see the NJBiz article.

Three Jersey City-Based Companies make Inc. Magazine's List of the 5,000 Fastest-Growing Public Companies in America ... just further proof that Jersey City is a great place to position and grow a business! MEM Property Management was ranked 556, AvePoint, a software firm came in at 835, and Vigilant, an IT security company ranked 1,450. The list is based upon revenue growth since 2008. Congratulations! Click here to read more.

Here's Why Jersey City is on a "Path to Glory." New York Post reporter Max Gross relates that it's because we're just one train stop away from New York City, because Jersey City possesses more, newer and less expensive apartments than Manhattan, Brooklyn and Long Island City, and because many of the apartments here are eco-friendly and rich with amenities! Click here to read the entire article.

The Star Ledger's Peter Genovese Names Jersey City THE Best Place in NJ for Foodies. "The state's best food scene can be found in its second largest city," he writes! Check out his picks for best table with a view, old-school Italian, gourmet food truck, breakfast-brunch, healthy eating, fried chicken, burgers, Mexican, Thai and his "Critic's Choice," by clicking here.

Moody's Upgrades Jersey City's Bond Outlook! Marking a turnaround called, "remarkable," Jersey City's ratings was elevated to "positive" by Moody's Investors Outlook. The improved ranking is attributed to efforts of fiscal restraint, downsizing and financial planning made by Mayor Healy and supported by the Municipal Council. Please click here and read all about it.

One of Jersey City's Newest Restaurants Earns Kudos from New York Times! Congratulations to Thirty Acres, which is located at 500 Jersey Avenue. Chef/owner Kevin Pemoulie and his wife Alex received a "Don't Miss" from critic Fran Schumer. We're proud of all of our restaurants - they've helped make Jersey City a mecca for foodies from all over the world. Click here to read the review of Thirty Acres.

Area Restaurants, Delis, Schools and Other Food-service Businesses are Invited to Turn Grease into Green!
Recycle your used cooking oil responsibly and earn 10¢ for each gallon recycled. Grease Lightning, a division of Unity Fuels, will provide all you need and pick up the oil as often as needed — free of charge — and recycle the oil to biodiesel refineries. Access more information and the agreement for this program.