The City of Elizabeth is the economic engine for the State of New Jersey, leading the way as a hub for transportation, shipping, industrial, and retail opportunities. Business interested in coming to the City of Elizabeth will find a solid network of public and private partners in place, ready to assist with any needs. One such partners is the Elizabeth Development Company, designed to serve as a "one-stop" shopping center for business.
A catalyst for the City's success has been the City's Award winning Urban Enterprise Zone Program which offers the discounted 3.5 percent sales tax.
With more than $1 billion in private investments, revitalized neighborhoods, and renovated business districts, Elizabeth has become the most prosperous major City in New Jersey.