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Welcome to Greater Trenton

Greater Trenton is an independent 501c-3 nonprofit that uses private funding and a network of collaborative relationships to advance economic revitalization efforts in the state’s capital city. Our Board of Directors is comprised of Bristol Myers Squibb, Capital Health, Investors Bank, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, NJM Insurance Group, Princeton Area Community Foundation, Princeton University, PSEG, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, St. Francis Medical Center, TD Bank, Thomas Edison State University, and Wells Fargo Bank.  The organization’s Board of Directors has made a multi-year commitment to fund this important initiative.

Formed in the fall of 2015, Greater Trenton’s key objectives include coordinating downtown economic development projects; providing one-stop support and information for investors interested in taking on new projects; reaching out to potential residential, commercial and/or retail investors and tenants; supporting and promoting existing downtown initiatives; engaging downtown stakeholders in a strategic economic development plan; and developing investment marketing strategies.

Trenton’s Very Own Guggenheim

Craig Shofed stands and admires the sunlight streaming through ceiling-to-floor windows, as its rays bounce off artwork in the BSB Gallery, projecting shadows onto the floor. Shofed, curator of the newly opened Trenton gallery on East State Street, has high hopes for the beautiful space and aims to show off the talents of local artists

Community Shop Trenton Video Contest

Eric Maywar, Economic Development Specialist for the City of Trenton, organized a video contest for members of the Trenton community to express love for Trenton businesses.  The result: 26 community businesses were featured in eleven videos highlighting favorite restaurants, retail spots, night life, community building and the importance of shopping locally downtown in SoBro, Chambersburg,

GREATER TRENTON APPOINTS THREE NEW BOARD MEMBERS

Greater Trenton, the nonprofit economic development organization focused on the state’s capital city, has named three new board members as it shuffles its leadership group. The three additions are: Mike Van Wagner, vice president of public affairs for NJM Insurance Group; Merodie A. Hancock, president of Thomas Edison State University; and Wanda I. Saez, senior vice president,