Whether you are interested in starting a business, relocating, or expanding your business, Atlantic County, New Jersey offers a wealth of opportunities among its 567 square miles. Located between lush farmlands and 14 miles of sandy shorelines, Atlantic County is within a short distance of Philadelphia, New York City and Washington, DC with easy access by car, bus, rail or air. We welcome an opportunity to show you why Atlantic County is the best address for business.
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Atlantic County is home to a nationally recognized university, a comprehensive community college, a blue ribbon technical high school, and outstanding public, private and charter schools.
Located in Galloway Township, Stockton University is one of America’s most distinctive public universities of the arts, sciences, and professional studies. Ranked at #14 among 2017’s Top Public Regional Universities of the North by U.S. News & World Report, Stockton’s expansion plans serve as an economic driver for the region. Stockton University recently opened its campus in Atlantic City with about 1,000 students and hopes to grow from here.
Atlantic Cape Community College
Expanded its facilities with a new $44 million state-of-the-art Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics building, student center, and a Hospitality Center. Its Casino Career Institute and Academy of Culinary Arts are both critically acclaimed. In addition, the college secured a $2 million Economic Development Administration grant towards the construction of an Aviation Institute which will help provide a trained workforce to further strengthen the aviation industry in the county.
Atlantic County Institute of Technology
Atlantic County Institute of Technology is the most comprehensive technical education facility in Atlantic County. Situated on a 58-acre campus in the Hamilton Business Park in Mays Landing, the Institute of Technology offers students an innovative curriculum, which combines academic instruction, career technical education, internships, and structured work experiences designed to bridge the gap between classroom learning and workplace skills.
Quality of Life
Atlantic County attracts more than 25 million visitors each year in addition to 10,000 second homeowners. From the excitement of Atlantic City’s casinos with world class dining, entertainment and shopping, to the beauty of our scenic rivers and wildlife refuges, there is something to interest those of all ages and abilities. Our quality education institutions and healthcare facilities further enhance this extraordinary quality of life.
Beaches and Boardwalk
Atlantic County offers one of the top destinations for individuals and families on the East Coast. Absecon Island includes the towns of Brigantine, Atlantic City, Ventnor, Margate, and Longport, with 14 miles of pristine beaches along the Atlantic Ocean. These towns are particular favorites among summer visitors and second homeowners. The country’s first boardwalk, built in 1870 in Atlantic City, includes shops, eateries, amusements, casinos, Boardwalk Hall (the former home of the annual Miss America competition), light shows, and seasonal firework displays. Visitors can enjoy riding their bikes or a more relaxing choice of rolling chairs and tram cars to traverse the four-mile wooden walkway, which further extends into Ventnor.
From the Tanger Outlets, and The Walk in Atlantic City to the boutique shops in the Towns of Historic Smithville and Hammonton, Atlantic County provides residents and visitors with a rewarding retail experience. Somers Point, Mays Landing, and Egg Harbor City also feature vibrant downtowns that blend historic venues with modern offerings. Whether one is seeking high-end retail or discounted brand-name fashion, Atlantic County has it all.
Atlantic City restaurants feature celebrity chefs such as Bobby Flay, Wolfgang Puck, Geoffrey Zakarian, Guy Fieri, Gordon Ramsey, Michael Symon, and Jose Garces, among others, along with dining options that celebrate cultures from all around the globe. Several towns hold annual restaurant weeks (or longer) to showcase the variety and quality of their local venues. Fresh seafood, locally grown Garden State produce, award-winning wineries, and breweries serve to enhance the ambiance in Atlantic County. But there’s also plenty of salt water taffy, caramel corn, and hand-whipped fudge to tempt even the finest of diners.
Arts and Culture
Arts and culture can be enjoyed throughout Atlantic County, with headliners such as the Bay Atlantic Symphony and the Atlantic City Ballet delighting audiences for years. Atlantic City also boasts the Stockton Arts Garage and Dante Hall Theater, while the Town of Hammonton has its own arts district with galleries and museums, including the Eagle Theatre. The Gateway Theater in Somers Point recently reopened for community performances, while the Stockton Performing Arts Theater in Galloway hosts plays and events all year. Last but not least, the Atlantic County Veterans Museum is housed in Estell Manor in the Daniel Estell House, which is on both the state and national historic registries.
AtlantiCare is southeast New Jersey’s largest healthcare provider, delivering cutting-edge technologies and top-notch service. The AtlantiCare Medical Center was recognized with a 2009 Baldrige Award, one of just five organizations in the entire nation to be honored for innovation and performance excellence. In July 2011, the $20.6 million AtlantiCare Health Park at Hammonton was unveiled to the public, which includes a satellite emergency department and an expansion of the offerings at the former William B. Kessler Memorial Hospital.
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