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Why Atlantic County?



Why Atlantic County

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.

Higher Education

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.

  • Stockton University

    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

  • Atlantic Cape Community College

    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

    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.

Higher Education in Atlantic County

Quality of Life

Superior Quality of Life in Atlantic County

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.

  • Beaches and Boardwalk
    Atlantic City Boardwalk

    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.

  • Shopping
    Atlantic County shopping

    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.

  • Casinos and Gaming
    Casinos in Atlantic County

    Some of Atlantic County's biggest attractions are its Atlantic City casinos which can be found overlooking the beach and Boardwalk as well as in the marina district. New Jersey's gambling laws are among the least restrictive in the country. In addition to its casinos, online gambling has been permitted since November 2013. And the state is currently challenging Nevada's monopoly on sports betting. The Hard Rock Casino, scheduled to open in May 2018, will bring the number of Atlantic City casinos to eight, in addition to: Bally's, Borgata, Caesars, Harrah's, Golden Nugget, Resorts and Tropicana.

  • Dining
    Fine Dining in Atlantic County

    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 & Culture
    Arts in Atlantic County

    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.

  • Area Events
    Arts in Atlantic County

    February

    2/17  Dom Irrera, Atlantic City

    2/18  Boys II Men, Atlantic City

    2/18  70's Soul Jam with The Stylistics, Bloodstone, Blue Magic and The Delfonics, Atlantic City

    2/23  Luke Bryan, Atlantic City

    2/24  Katt Williams, Atlantic City

    2/24  Grand Funk Railroad, Atlantic City

    2/28  Progressive Atlantic City Boat Show, Atlantic City

    March

    3/4  Atlantic City Restaurant Week, Atlantic City

    3/9  Kansas, Atlantic City

    3/9  Maxwell Annual Awards Gala, Atlantic City

    3/9  Tiffany Haddish, Atlantic City

    3/10  Gran Concierto Ednita Nazario una Vida Tour, Atlantic City

    3/10  " Kidabaloo " Kids Festival, Atlantic City

    3/10  Don Felder, Atlantic City

    3/10  The Spinners, Atlantic City

    3/10   Foreigner, Atlantic City

    3/16  Lewis Black, Atlantic City

    3/16  G-Eazy, Atlantic City

    3/16  “Weird Al” Yankovic, Atlantic City

    3/23  Daughtry, Atlantic City

    3/23  The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival, Atlantic City

    3/24  Jeff Ross & Dave Attell : Bumping Mics, Atlantic City

    3/24  Absecon Lighthouse Hosts: Ghost Investigation with Paranormal Equipment, Atlantic City

    3/30  The Eagle Theatre presents MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS, Hammonton

    April

    4/21  Tracy Morgan, Atlantic City

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