Downtown New Jersey acts as an advocate for downtown commercial districts in New Jersey, tracking legislative, regulatory, and policy issues that can affect the success of the state’s downtowns and then informing and educating members on these issues.
Throughout the pandemic, DNJ posted important updates related to legislative and policy initiatives in response to COVID 19, as well as resources from peers and experts.
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s ‘Main Street Recovery Program’ is working to ensure a strong and equitable recovery from the economic impacts of Covid-19.
February 4, 2021- It is during challenging times that we get to rethink how we can work together to thrive and stay resilient. For many cities and towns, the secret to their success is something we have been advocating for long before “streeteries” and pop-up plazas were a thing – Flexible Streets.
January 19-22, 2021 – Downtown New Jersey’s annual conference and New Jersey’s premiere economic development event, Downtown Recovery: Survive and Thrive in 2021, offered insights and lessons into downtown management best practices, as well as development, business, and retail market trends.
January 4, 2021 – Since its formation under the 1990 Farm Bill, USDA Rural Development NJ has been helping rural communities with infrastructure improvements, job growth, affordable housing and essential health care, educational and emergency services.