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.
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, 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. The new Stockton University campus in Atlantic City plans to open in 2018 with about 1,000 students and grow from here
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 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.
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.
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 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, 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.
Some of Atlantic County’s biggest attractions are its Atlantic City casinos which are located on the famous Boardwalk overlooking the beach and Atlantic ocean as well as in the marina district. New Jersey’s gambling laws are among the least restrictive in the country and recently welcomed the addition of sports betting in casinos and race tracks. In addition to its casinos, online gambling has been permitted since November 2013. Atlantic City’s two newest casinos, Hard Rock and Ocean resorts are now open along with Bally's, Borgata, Caesars, Golden Nugget, Harrah’s, Resorts and Tropicana, for a total of nine casinos from which to enjoy gambling, world class entertainment and dining, retail shopping, relaxing spas, and more.
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. And dining options celebrate cultures from 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, carmel corn, and hand-whipped fudge to tempt even the finest of diners.
Arts and culture can be enjoyed throughout Atlantic County. The Bay Atlantic Symphony and the Atlantic City Ballet have entertained audiences for years. The Stockton Arts Garage and Dante Hall Theater can be found in Atlantic City while the Town of Hammonton has its own arts district with galleries and museums as well as the Eagle Theatre. The Gateway Theater recently reopened in Somers Point to provide community performances. The Stockton Performing Arts Theater in Galloway provides year-round performances and events while Atlantic County's newest museum, the Atlantic County Veterans Museum, is found in Estell Manor in the circa 1832 Daniel Estell House listed on both the state and national register of historic places.
11/17 Bob Dylan, Atlantic City
11/17 Rain : A Tribute to The Beatles, Atlantic City
11/17 Insieme Tour: Michele Zarrillo / Sal Da Vinci / Maurizio Scheweizer, Atlantic City
11/17 The Guess Who, Atlantic City
11/17 Southern NJ Buffalo Soldiers Comedy Show/Dinner Dance, Buena Vista Township
11/23 Jon Legend : A Legendary Christmas, Atlantic City
11/23 Holiday Light Show, Galloway Township
11/23 Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience, Atlantic City
11/24 The Clairvoyants Christmas, Atlantic City
11/24 WBA Light Heavyweight Championship Bivol vs. Pascal, Atlantic City
11/24 Downtown Hammonton Small Business Saturday, Hammonton
11/24 Atlantic City Ballet Presents "It's A Shore Holiday", Atlantic City
11/24 Home Free : A Country Christmas 2018, Atlantic City
11/24 IL Divo : Timeless Tour, Absecon
11/30 Mat Franco, Atlantic City
11/30 Foreigner, Atlantic City
12/1 Gavin DeGraw, Atlantic City
12/1 Lynyard Skynyrd : Last of The Street Survivors Farewell Tour, Atlantic City
12/1 Aziz Ansari, Atlantic City
12/1 Buena Vista Township Holiday Gift Boutique, Buena Vista Township
12/1 Downtown Holiday Tree Lighting, Hammonton
12/1 Holiday Weekends In Historic Smithville, Galloway Township
12/1 The Midtown Men - " Holiday Hits ", Atlantic City
12/2 Studies in the Arts: BFA Senior Exhibition, Galloway Township
12/4 Buena Vista Township Toy Drive, Buena Vista Township
12/6 Smithville Girls Night Out, Galloway Township
12/7 19th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at Buena Vista Town Hall, Buena Vista Township
12/8 Downtown Hammonton Firemen's Christmas Parade, Hammonton
12/8 O.A.R., Atlantic City
12/8 My Big Gay Italian Christmas, Atlantic City
12/14 Stockton University Men's Basketball, Atlantic City
12/15 Atlantic City Ballet Presents "The Nutcracker", Atlantic City
12/15 A Magical Cirque Christmas, Atlantic City
12/15 98 Degrees Christmas Show, Atlantic City
12/15 Frankie Z Rocking Holiday Spectacular, Atlantic City
12/15 Basketball Hall of Fame Boardwalk Classic, Atlantic City
12/16 Jim Brickman: A Joyful Christmas, Atlantic City
12/16 Atlantic City Palm Restaurant Presents " What the Deadly Dickens ", Atlantic City
12/20 Third Thursday - Jingle and Mingle, Hammonton
12/23 Jam Hsiao, Atlantic City
12/28 Kevin Hart : Irresponsible Tour, Atlantic City
12/30 Breaking Benjamin, Atlantic City
12/31 New Year's Eve Fireworks, Atlantic City
12/31 The O'Jays with The Commodores, Atlantic City
12/31 War, Atlantic City
12/31 Downtown Hammonton New Year's Eve Celebration, Hammonton
1/19 Bill Engvall, Atlantic City
1/20 All Stars of Hip Hop, Atlantic City
1/25 Napa Auto Parts Indoor Auto Racing, Atlantic City
2/1 Steven Wright, Atlantic City
2/1 Tim McGraw, Atlantic City
2/2 Jagged Edge & 112 Feat, Mike & Slim, Atlantic City
2/2 Hymn: Sarah Brightman in Concert, Atlantic City
2/16 Patti LaBelle, Atlantic City
2/17 Valentine's Soul Jam, Atlantic City