Posts Categorized: Major Initiatives

Food Specialization Center

The Food Commercialization Center, to be located adjacent to the Rutgers Food Innovation Center, will provide developing companies a full complement of incubation space and business services to ready them for facility independence and maximum growth potential. Resources at the new facility will range from processing space, freezer and cold storage, warehousing with loading dock… Read more »

275 Delsea Drive

    The nearly refurbished 116,000 square-foot buildings in Vineland, NJ were financed and developed by the CCIA, which continues to own the facilities. The estimated $14.4 million project, in partnership with Cumberland County, NJ Treasury and the Motor Vehicle Commission is slated to be completed by December 2016. The buildings streamline the delivery of… Read more »

Cumberland Technical Education Center, Millville, NJ

Businesses now more than ever need a well-trained and highly skilled workforce to compete in a global economy. This state-of-the-art educational facility, which opened September 2016, serves as a catalyst for elevated growth and expansion of existing and future business and industry located in Cumberland County. [Read more] The new Cumberland County Technical Education Center… Read more »

Arts and Innovation Center, Millville, NJ

The Millville Arts and Innovation Center will open in the Fall of 2016. This estimated $6.4 million project is being spearheaded by the Millville Urban Redevelopment Corporation with support from the Cumberland County Improvement Authority. [Read more] Located in the heart of Millville’s Glasstown Arts District, the center is planned to provide approximately 20,000 square… Read more »

Regional Energy Hub Gets Powered Up

The Cumberland County Improvement Authority selected Constellation Energy, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation for its public-private partnership known as Regional Energy Hub. This estimated $500 million project leverages technologies to generate alternative and surplus energy while reducing energy costs including Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling, food waste to energy, solar photovoltaics and an expansion of… Read more »

Cumberland County Workforce & Economic Development, Vineland, NJ

Strategically positioned on the campus of Cumberland County College, is the County’s Center of Workforce and Economic Development, which assists job seekers and employers. [Read more] Services provided at this new complex include job recruiting and placement, access to occupational training, skills assessment, job search assistance, career guidance and basic education. To assist the business… Read more »

9 West Park Avenue, Vineland, NJ

  Strategic financial investments leading to other improvements benefiting the county include projects such as this one in Vineland. This effort involved razing a vacant and unsightly bank facility and transforming the location into a new office now occupied by the New Jersey Division of Motor Vehicles. [Read more] For this project the Cumberland County… Read more »

Bridgeton Downtown Center, Bridgeton, NJ

  This new facility will not only provide a major investment in educational and health related services, it will also serve as a catalyst for new development and redevelopment in Bridgeton’s central business district. The facility will attract thousands of visitors, students and patrons annually, who will spend money in downtown and throughout western Cumberland… Read more »

East Point Lighthouse Restoration Near Completion

  More than $850,000 in funding from the Federal Highway Administration and the New Jersey Historic Trust is making it possible for the Cumberland County Improvement Authority (CCIA), the Cumberland County Freeholder Board, and the Maurice River Historical Society to repair and restore the County’s 1849 East Point Lighthouse in Maurice River Township. The project… Read more »