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.
4/20 Jerry Seinfeld, Atlantic City
4/20 Easter Egg Hunt at Browns Park, Atlantic City
4/20 Atlantic City Blackjacks Pep Rally, Mays Landing
4/21 Smithville Easter Parade, Galloway Township
4/25 Veterans Casino Career Fair, Atlantic City
4/26 Lewis Black - The Jokes On Us Tour, Atlantic City
4/26 Billy Gardell, Atlantic City
4/27 Annual Spring Cleanup at Atlantic County Parks, Egg Harbor Township
4/27 Smithville Renaissance Faire, Galloway Township
4/27 Videogame Esports Competition - 2019 Collegiate StarLeague Grand Finals, Atlantic City
4/28 Hammonton 5K Run for Fun and 1 Mile Family Walk, Hammonton
4/28 Ingram Hill - JR Moore & Phil Bogard, Atlantic City
4/28 Earth Day at ACUA, Egg Harbor Township
4/28 Atlantic City Ballet Presents Sleeping Beauty, Atlantic City
4/30 Children's Health Fair, Egg Harbor Township
5/3 The Empire Strips Back - A Burlesque Parody, Atlantic City
5/4 Needtobreathe : Acoustic Live Tour, Atlantic City
5/4 Tropicaliente 2, Atlantic City
5/4 British Car Show, Galloway Township
5/4 Drum Circle, Galloway Township
5/4 Michael Carbonaro, Atlantic City
5/10 The Band Perry, Atlantic City
5/10 Chicken Bone Beach Winter / Spring Jazz Series, Atlantic City
5/11 Smithville Children's Festival, Galloway Township
5/11 Kenny Chesney: Songs For The Saints Tour, Atlantic City
5/11 Mother's Day Music Festival, Atlantic City
5/12 After 7 And Dru Hill, Atlantic City
5/17 Styx, Atlantic City
5/18 Smithville Mayfest, Galloway Township
5/18 Burger Bash, Atlantic City
5/18 Queensryche, Atlantic City
5/18 Atlantic City Ballet Presents Cinderella, Atlantic City
5/24 Chicken Bone Beach Winter / Spring Jazz Series, Atlantic City
5/25 Dave Attell - Jeff Ross, Atlantic City
5/25 Collective Soul "Now's The Time Tour" with Gin Blossoms, Atlantic City
5/26 Kevin James, Atlantic City
5/31 Kansas, Atlantic City
5/31 DL Hughley, Atlantic City
6/1 Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot - Celebrating the Music of Billy Joel, Atlantic City
6/1 Comic Book Show, Galloway Township
6/1 Carlos Mencia, Atlantic City
6/1 Rockabilly Uprising, Galloway Township
6/5 South Jersey's Men and Women R' Cookin', Atlantic City
6/7 Live and Bush With Our Lady Peace, Atlantic City
6/7 The Musical Box, Atlantic City
6/7 Brooks & Dunn, Atlantic City
6/8 Kenny " Babyface " Edmonds, Atlantic City
6/8 Little Big Town, Atlantic City
6/8 TWENTY ØNE PILØTS , Atlantic City
6/9 Pentatonix: The World Tour With Special Guest Rachael Platten, Atlantic City
6/14 Aaron Lewis, Atlantic City
6/14 Brian Wilson : Greatest Hits Live, Atlantic City
6/14 Chicken Bone Beach Winter / Spring Jazz Series, Atlantic City
6/15 YES - The Royal Affair Tour, Atlantic City
6/15 Wu-Tang Clan, Atlantic City
6/15 Jonathan Van Ness, Atlantic City
6/15 Tom Segura : Take It Down Tour, Atlantic City
6/21 Adam Sandler and Friends, Atlantic City
6/21 The Revivalists, Atlantic City
6/22 Air Supply, Atlantic City
6/26 Jersey Boys, Atlantic City
6/28 An Evening With Jon Dorenbos - Magic, Comedy & Inspiration, Atlantic City