Opportunities for Economic Development

There are a variety of programs and initiatives designed to assist businesses in the area with development and expansion of facilities as with development and training of workforce's.

 

A choice selection of new sites for business may be found at several industrial parks located within Millville, and with Millville located within three hours of four large metropolitan areas - Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, Washington, DC - this is a great centralized location for businesses small and large.

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THE URBAN ENTERPRISE ZONE

Millville is part of an Urban Enterprise Zone, in which businesses are exempted from state sales tax on certain products and services, construction costs, furniture and equipment. In addition, retail customers pay one-half the normal sales tax. New construction may qualify for a tax abatement. Employment tax credits, employee training assistance and other financial assistance is also available.

BUSINESS SUPPORT

The City of Millville can coordinate arrangements for a variety of local, regional and state financing sources available for development in the area. The city also assigns staff teams to coordinate the development process, in order to minimize delays in getting engineering, planning and zoning approvals. The Cumberland County Economic Development Office also administers loan programs for qualifying existing and new businesses.

THE MILLVILLE AIRPORT

The Millville Airport is part of the Cumberland Empowerment Zone, and projects developed on that spacious site may qualify for a variety of grants, loans and special tax incentives that are available under the federal program. A new 360-acre state-of-the-art industrial park will also be developed on land adjacent to the airport.

The airport itself also provides easy access to numerous corporations across the region that utilize air travel for their business needs.

JOB TRAINING

Job training is available for businesses and workers from several local institutions. Academic, continuing education and special employee training courses are available at the Cumberland County College. The College now offers both Associate and Bachelor's Degree programs. It special training courses are tailored to meet specific employment requirements of the client businesses. The Cumberland County Technical Education Center offers many full-time, part-time and evening courses in technology.

RESOURCES

The City of Millville
Samantha Silvers
Millville Planning & Economic Development
samantha.silvers@millvillenj.gov
12 S. High St.
856-825-7000

Millville Development Corporation
Marianne Lods
Marianne@glasstownartsdistrict.com
22 N. High Street
Millville, NJ 08332
856-293-0556

Cumberland County Improvement Authority
Gerald Velazquez
jvelazquez@ccia-net.com
2 N. High St.
Millville, NJ 08332
856-825-3700

Enterprise Zone Development Corporation of Vineland & Millville
Nilsa Rosario
nrosario@vinelandmillvilleuez.com
Vineland City Hall - 640 E. Wood Stret
Vineland, NJ 08360
856-794-4000

Holly City Development Corp
Heather Santoro, Executive Director
hsantoro@hollycitydevelopment.org
14 E. Mulberry Street
Millville, NJ 08332
(856) 776-7979

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