Posts Categorized: Press Releases

CCIA, TD Bank Partner to Finance Municipal Equipment

CCIA and TD Bank have partnered to offer an equipment financing program exclusively for Cumberland County municipalities. The Municipal Tax Exempt Leasing Program provides local municipalities access to highly competitive, fixed-rate finance options for their capital equipment needs without going through a Request for Proposal (RFP) process. The program allows municipalities to fund equipment valued… Read more »

Bridgeton Investments and Improvement Projects to Support Economic Development

Cumberland County Improvement Authority (CCIA) is working to support the economic development efforts of the county including those that meet the specific growth objectives of cities like Bridgeton. From the development of the Food Specialization Center, to the investment in Bridgeton’s downtown and proposed energy resources and savings at the City’s landfill – the CCIA… Read more »

Certified Sites Program Making It Easier for New Companies to Say YES

Cumberland County Improvement Authority has launched a Cumberland YES Certified Sites Program to ensure the marketability of available development sites throughout the county.  This economic development effort streamlines the process being practiced in other states to qualify properties so that companies or their site selectors can conveniently identify matches for their property searches. While definitions… Read more »

County Improvement Authority to Finance, Manage Construction of Vineland’s New Police Facility

The Cumberland County Improvement Authority (CCIA) has entered into a shared services agreement with the City of Vineland to finance and construct New Jersey’s largest municipality’s new Police Station on Plum Street.  The current Vineland Police Station, located on Sixth Street, was originally constructed in 1966. According to CCIA Executive Director Gerard Velazquez, the CCIA… Read more »

County Realizes Success as 2020 Strategic Plan Advances

Officials of the Cumberland County Improvement Authority announced that the organization’s 2020 Economic Development Strategic Plan will soon be updated to ensure the continued creation of jobs and business growth in Cumberland County. “In the seven years since the distribution of our 2020 Strategic Plan, there have been substantial economic development changes in the County,… Read more »

Workforce Programs Meet Industry Demands

Partnerships with the County’s Workforce Development Center and Cumberland County College continues to result in the implementation of several workforce development programs. These adult training programs are being offered by the College now and throughout the year. The programs are being developed with a focus on local industry demands through the efforts of the Department… Read more »

Northeast Precast Expands Operations, Adds 50 Jobs

A $8.2 million endowment has been awarded to Northeast Precast, LLC, as part of the GROW NJ initiative, marking the eighth entry for a business in Cumberland County to the statewide program. The concrete manufacturer recently completed its plans to expand operations at the Lascarides Industrial Park in Millville, where they added five acres of… Read more »

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 »