Posts Categorized: Press Releases

Cumberland County says, “YES” to $110 million of private investment!

  (January 11, 2017), Millville, NJ – According to Cumberland County Improvement Authority officials, Cumberland County has realized over $110 million in private investment this year.  “This investment also led to the creation of nearly 900 jobs in our area,” Gerard Velazquez, Executive Director of the Improvement Authority told a group of local business and… 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 »

Eastpoint Lighthouse Gets A Makeover

  Millville, NJ–The Cumberland County Improvement Authority (CCIA), the Cumberland County Freeholder Board, and the Maurice River Historical Society are pleased to announce that a restoration project being undertaken on the historic East Point Lighthouse in Maurice River Township, Cumberland County is underway. In August 2015, the County, the CCIA, and the Maurice River Historical… Read more »

Lopez Added to Cumberland County Improvement Authority Board

Millville, NJ – Andre Lopez, of Vineland, has joined the Cumberland County Improvement Authority Board.  Board President Robert P. Nedohon announced the addition of Lopez to the five-member Board which oversees the administration and operations of the Authority. Lopez served as Captain and Bureau chief for the New Jersey State Police for nearly 27 years. … Read more »

Allied Specialty Foods Remains and Expands in Cumberland County

Millville, New Jersey–Allied Specialty Foods announced recently that it would invest more than $14 million in a 75,000 square foot facility located at 1575 West Forrest Grove Road in Vineland’s Industrial Park.  This expansion is expected to add another 70 jobs to the company’s 130 current employees. Paul Litten, President and Chief Operating Officer for… Read more »

County Hosts Visitors From South America

Millville, NJ – Cumberland County was host to food industry executives from Brazil last week and again hosted more from other parts of South America this week, who came to learn more about the area’s food commerce. Rutgers Food Innovation Center (RFIC) in Bridgeton coordinated the event in partnership with the Cumberland County Improvement Authority…. Read more »


Vineland, NJ – When it comes to attracting high-quality businesses to South Jersey, Cumberland County is literally “sitting pretty” as it welcomed cosmetics manufacturer Nature Labs to town during a ribbon cutting ceremony held recently.   Nature Labs CEO, Lou Rivers, employees and board members were joined by Cumberland County Freeholder Director Joe Derella and Deputy… Read more »

County Opens New Workforce Development Center

Vineland, New Jersey- State, county and local officials as well as business and community leaders joined government workers to recently celebrate the opening of the new Cumberland County Workforce and Economic Development Center on the campus of Cumberland County College.  An official ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the launching of the facility where services including job recruiting and placement,… Read more »


Millville, NJ – Northeast Precast, LLC, makers of precast concrete for both residential and commercial use, recently announced plans to expand its operations at the Lascarides Industrial Park, located in Millville, NJ.  The expansion will add five acres of property to the 20 already occupied in Millville by the company, and will be the location… Read more »