The Center of it All | Winter 2022 |
One walk down Main Street in Somerville, and you are captivated. This small downtown district is packed with things to do and see that have people consistently coming back to relive the magical experience. MORE>
Through the Neighborhood Preservation Program, the NJ Department of Community Affairs provides grants and its State NPP Team offers a robust array of technical assistance and training in support of locally-sourced and bottom-up efforts. MORE>

Storefront Mastery shares the ten rules for creating successful experiences that have helped store owners make tremendous impacts on their business, neighborhood, and community by relying on the design of their storefronts. MORE>

Hear from Suasion Communications Group about how New Jersey’s downtowns are reaping the benefits of implementing robust branding, marketing, and public relations campaigns. No matter the size of the town, promoting its unique assets spurs economic development, tourism, new business, and job growth. MORE>

MyDowntown Mobile explains why mobile apps are easier to use and will ultimately result in increased engagement, leading to better community participation and vibrancy. MORE>

A legislative session-end review of adopted policy and legislation that affect the success of the state’s downtowns. MORE>
The premiere downtown economic development event of the year, the annual NJ Downtown Conference hosts industry experts who provide insights into downtown management best practices, as well as development, business, and retail market trends. Join us virtually on February 10 & 11 for education and networking.

Our ability to continue to advocate for New Jersey’s downtowns during these especially challenging times depends on member support. We hope you will consider joining today! JOIN DNJ>
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.