The Center of it All | March 2018 |
Join us on Nov. 2, 2018 , at the New Jersey City University School of Business for a full day of learning, networking and awards! More information coming soon.
We will again be holding court at Booth 613 at the League of Municipalities Conference at the Atlantic City Convention Center – be sure to stop in and say hi. We are also organizing a panel at the League entitled “Navigating Change in Your Downtown” on Nov. 13, 3:45 to 5:15 pm. MORE>

Nestled along the Raritan River, New Brunswick City Center is lively, contemporary, and close to all Middlesex County has to offer. If you’re seeking it, it’s here and it’s within walking distance: first-class nightlife, acclaimed restaurants, Big Ten sports, abundant parks and recreation areas, an inspiring riverfront, and a rich arts and culture scene. MORE>
The Journal Square SID leveraged a public-private partnership to rapidly produce an event series in the summer of 2017. Gain insights on how your SID can form partnerships to create successful projects .   MORE>
For the past several years, the question of whether to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults has been a hotly debated topic across the country. What considerations should municipalities take into account when deciding whether to allow dispensaries, growers, wholesalers and/or processors to operate within their jurisdictions? MORE>
Downtown New Jersey acts as an advocate for downtown commercial districts in New Jersey, tracking judicial and legislative issues that can affect the success of the state’s downtowns and then informing and educating members on these issues. Since our last Policy Watch, there has been movement on a few bills impacting downtowns. MORE>
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Downtown New Jersey is an organization of individuals, businesses, government agencies, and local and regional organizations that are passionate about downtowns. Downtowns reflect our communities’ unique identities, provide a focal point, a convenient local place of commerce, and offer a sense of place where people can gather and truly be community. Downtown New Jersey is a resource dedicated to ensuring the vitality of our downtowns. Count on us as your resource for anything regarding downtowns in New Jersey.