Invest Newark, a NJ nonprofit 501(c)3 corporation (Invest Newark), propels the City’s strong and diverse economy, builds vibrant communities, and creates opportunities for all Newarkers. Our dedicated team of expert planners, investment professionals, and innovators ensure all Newarkers have the resources to thrive. Invest Newark supports small, women and minority-owned businesses, invests in world-class internet service, spurs real estate development and executes economic development activities to produce and sustain economic growth, generate jobs and create wealth for the citizens of Newark.
Invest Newark works with businesses of all sizes from startup to large corporations. For entrepreneurs and small businesses, we provide training, financial literacy, and diversity certification programs. We help companies interested in expanding or relocating in Newark and guide them every step of the way from registration to licensing.
Invest Newark is committed to equitable economic growth by developing programs and enabling access to resources needed to build and grow a healthy business. We provide and assist in arranging capital for Newark-based businesses and projects. We will continue to be a resource for you even after you acquire financing!
Invest Newark helps both developers and businesses tap into Newark’s vast development opportunities by assisting with a wide range of services, including site selection, permitting, approvals, and gap financing. Whether you’re buying a first home or moving into another, we have the resources to help.
Invest Newark operates the Newark Land Bank Corporation that will strategically acquire, maintain, and repurpose vacant, abandoned, and foreclosed properties, and efficiently return them to productive use in order to boost homeownership; reduce blight; increase MWBE developer or subcontractor capacity; increase property values and improve the quality of life for Newark residents.
Invest Newark partnered with GigXero and the Office of Information Technology to launch Newark Fiber, Newark’s homegrown high-speed internet service provider. Over the last year, Newark Fiber has grown its offering from 5 to 10 GB with more than 5,000 users through corporate and residential clients.