What is the Mercer County Office of Economic Development?
The Mercer County Office of Economic Development provides a variety of business development programs, business workshops, loans and beneficial financial programs to help small and large businesses in the county build growing, successful companies.
What incentives are available to retain businesses and attract new businesses to Mercer County?
The Office of Economic Development will work with your business to identify a range of incentives that are available through the State of New Jersey, Mercer County and the host municipality. Some of these incentives include new job and corporate tax credits, financing through the Mercer County Loan Fund and business relocation assistance. In addition, we can provide information about the financial incentives that are available if you locate in the Foreign Trade Zone in Mercer County or Urban Enterprise Zone in the City of Trenton. For more information on programs and incentives that the Mercer County Office of Economic Development can offer your business, please contact our Business Advocate by phone at 609-989-6555 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How does the quality of the workforce affect business prospects here in Mercer County?
Mercer County is home to top higher education institutions, Fortune 500 companies, the state Capital and a workforce that ranks among the most highly educated in the nation. In addition, our One-Stop Career Center offers a wealth of training programs to educate prospective employees. Our Professional Service Group also helps connect experienced business professionals with the Mercer County workforce. Some of the job seekers that we work with have expertise in Accounting, Administration, Communications, Education, Engineering, Finance, Graphic Design, Human Resources, IT, Insurance, Legal, Manufacturing, Marketing, Pharmaceuticals, Publishing, Sales and Science.
Whom do I contact to learn more about the incentives and financial programs available to my business?
For more information on programs and incentives that the Mercer County Office of Economic Development can offer your business, please contact our Business Advocate by phone at 609-989-6555 or email at BusinessAdvocate@mercercounty.org.