ACEA Is the Business Start-Up Engine Powering Atlantic County Growth.

Welcome to the
Atlantic County

Building a better Atlantic County.

Why Atlantic County?

Your one-stop

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.

Quality Of Life
Quality Of Life

Atlantic County attracts more than 25 million visitors each year in addition to 10,000 second homeowners… More Info


See Employment Data from Atlantic County that spans each sector and industry… More Info


Explore Business Vital Stats in Atlantic County and more… More Info

Health Care
Health Care

AtlantiCare is southeast New Jersey’s largest healthcare provider, delivering cutting-edge technologies and top-notch service… More Info


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… More Info

Target Industries

Aerospace & Aviation

With the Atlantic City International Airport and National Aerospace Research and Technology Park, Atlantic County embraces 21st century technologies to help keep pace with an ever-changing economy. More Info

Life Sciences

Life Sciences includes two strong components for Atlantic County: (1) understanding and improving the health of residents, and (2) sustaining the ecosystem within the region. More Info

Specialty Manufacturing

Specialty manufacturing provides value added products for the existing agricultural industry as well as the life sciences and aerospace and aviation target industries. More Info


Atlantic County attracts millions of annual visitors and accounted for nearly 18 percent of the nearly $40 billion in statewide tourism-related revenues in 2014. Atlantic County’s tourism sector remains a leading industry and source of employment with

  • Eight Atlantic City casinos
  • World-class restaurants and entertainment
  • Beautiful boardwalks and beaches
  • Scenic parks and recreation amenities
  • Preserved wildlife areas
  • Vibrant arts, history and culture
  • Growing agritourism and eco-tourism interest.

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Entrepreneurial Services

Current entrepreneurial companies provide one of the highest average annual wages in the region, second only to aeronautics and aviation. More than 6,000 people in Atlantic County currently earn their livings based on the innovation of hardworking, successful small businesses. More Info

Food and Agriculture

New Jersey is known as the Garden State, and agriculture remains a prominent industry in Atlantic County. The Town of Hammonton is proudly proclaimed as the “Blueberry Capital of the World.” The growth of farm-to-table options complements our area’s world-class dining and entertainment venues. Locally grown grains and outstanding water quality provide farm-to-tap options and benefit our award-winning wineries, breweries, and distilleries. Food processing and warehousing opportunities with access to major metropolitan markets also contribute to this industry. More Info

What we can do for you

Business Support

Site Selection

The ACEA provides prompt response and identification of available commercial, office, industrial and developable land requests tailored to your specifications and requirements. The ACEA acts as your liaison with brokers for follow up information requests while maintaining strict confidentiality until your firm is ready to engage in actual site visits. Our staff is available to accompany you on site visits and provide insight and assistance throughout the process.

Site Selection

Data Requests

The ACEA provides experience in generating data and tailoring information requests taken directly from primary sources such as the US Department of Labor, Bureau of the Census, and various New Jersey state and county agencies. Such information may include local wage rates by occupation, land and building prices, and information on Atlantic County sewer, water, sewage, roads, public transportation and household characteristics. The ACEA strives to place you in an informed position prior to a full project due diligence commitment.


The ACEA introduces you to utility company representatives, municipal and county officials, business leaders, education institutions and advocacy groups. Our staff helps connect you to the right person for every stage of your development and project. Upon request, we will provide professional service referrals for recognized experts in their fields.


Permits & Regulations

The ACEA coordinates contact with municipal, county, and state agencies; including planning and zoning committees, environmental oversight boards and permit inspection professionals. Our staff is available to assist you in working with state and federal regulatory agencies and meeting their requirements.

Permits & Regulations

Workforce Assistance

The ACEA directs you to workforce training professionals who will assist you in training employees to meet your specifications, often subsidized by the New Jersey Department of Labor.

Workforce Assistance

Financing Assistance

The ACEA provides information about available financing programs and opportunities, as well as referrals to financing groups and agencies such as the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, the Atlantic County Improvement Authority, economic and community development organizations, and commercial financial institutions.

Financing Assistance

Promote your Success

The ACEA promotes your business accomplishments as part of its marketing campaigns in print and online. Your success and growth is our mission!

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Atlantic County is within 1 hour drive of 3.7 million people.

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Our average hourly wages are 24 percent less than Newark-New York metro area.

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Atlantic and Cape May counties account for more than 31 percent of NJ’s $41.9 billion annual direct tourism sales.

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Atlantic County comprises 567 square miles from its beaches to its farmlands.

Ready to work with us?

Post Address
Post Address

Atlantic County Economic Alliance
600 Aviation Research Boulevard,
Suite 120, Egg Harbor Township,
NJ 08234

Get in touch
Get in touch

Work and general inquiries
Call: (609) 245-0019
Email: [email protected]

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