Do Business in Paterson

PATERSON: A PLACE OF OPPORTUNITY

For anyone looking to start a business, relocate a business, or grow a business, Paterson is a destination of choice. Whether you’re in retail or manufacturing, law or consulting, a restaurant owner or a web entrepreneur, you will find conditions here are optimal. We offer not only significant tax incentives and an unbeatable location but also the right attitude. Our city is moving and growing, and we want you to be part of our future.

 


CONSIDER THE ADVANTAGES

A PRIME LOCATION

  • Paterson sits at a crossroads of interstate highways, rail lines, and public transit routes
  • Just a half-hour from Newark Airport and with easy access to points across the New York/New Jersey metro area
  • Employees to hire, customers to serve, and suppliers to support you are all within reach
     

UNTAPPED MARKETS

  • 140,000 residents—consumers who currently do much of their spending ($90 million annually) outside the city limits
  • High population density areas plus zones, both in Paterson and neighboring towns, where average household income exceeds $200,000


TAX ADVANTAGES

  • Businesses within Paterson’s Urban Enterprise Zone benefit from a 50 percent break on sales taxes
  • A rate of 3.5 percent rather than 7 percent on everything your company buys and everything your customers buy from you


SMALL BUSINESS SUPPORT

  • Paterson’s Small Business Development Center offers a range
    of services
  • Some 70 training programs per year and free consulting
  • Get help building your business plan, shaping your marketing strategy, and more


A MAGNET FOR VISITORS

  • Paterson’s Small Business Development Center offers a range
    of services
  • For any firm in the retail, restaurant, or hospitality sector, Paterson’s history is a source of commercial opportunity
  • The Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park—one of America’s newest national parks—is an attraction destined to draw more and more visitors each year


SPACE AVAILABLE

  • Offices within reach of the Passaic County Court House and Robert Roe Federal Office Building
  • Factory and warehouse facilities ready for new enterprises
  • Retail spots in our Center City Mall, near the National Park, and in neighborhoods across town

 

“Paterson
 has  always
 had  a dynamic
 business
 environment.
 New people
 keep coming
 here  and new
 opportunities
 arise.”

HIGH-TECH MANUFACTURING

Crown Roll Leaf, part of Paterson’s developing high-tech sector, makes sophisticated security holograms. The businesses is one of many thriving in Paterson's tax-advantaged Urban Enterprise Zone.

TALK TO
A CITY

REPRESENTATIVE

RUBEN GOMEZ
Director, Department of  Economic Development/Executive Director, Paterson Restoration Corporation


125 Ellison Street, 4th Floor
Paterson, NJ 07505

p 973.321.1220 ext. 2270

email  
rgomez@patersonnj.gov