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Welcome to Greater Trenton

Greater Trenton is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit that uses private funding and a network of collaborative relationships to advance economic revitalization efforts in the state’s capital city.

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 Pitchman

Real Estate NJ – January 2017 George Sowa’s personal guided tour through Trenton lasts just under 45 minutes, complete with local landmarks, personal anecdotes and trivia about the capital city’s deep history. https://re-nj.com/flipbook/1_Jan2017/index.html#p=24

George Sowa named to NJBIZ Real Estate Power 75 List

NJBIZ – November 21, 2016 The longtime real estate leader in the state was talking about a long-ago conversation he had with Michael McGuiness, the head of the New Jersey chapter of NAIOP. “It was five years ago,” the insider said. “I told him, ‘Just you watch, your membership is going to change. Real estate in

At NAIOP forum, mayors offer a how-to guide for development

Real Estate NJ – October 20, 2016 As Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac will tell you, a neighborhood can have a 30-year-old, polluted industrial site that has been abandoned for more than a decade — yet local residents still oppose the mere concept of redevelopment. https://re-nj.com/at-naiop-forum-mayors-offer-a-how-to-guide-for-successful-development/Read more

Greater Trenton sets up shop at Old Masonic Temple

The Trentonian – September 8, 2016 TRENTON, NJ – With the nonprofit’s newly minted leader in place, Greater Trenton has found a location to call home in the capital city. The privately funded, independent nonprofit that consists of major players in the region announced Thursday that it would locate to the Old Masonic Temple at 102