Greater Trenton adds city native as project manager

The organization charged with promoting economic development in Trenton has hired a city native to serve as a project manager.

Greater Trenton names three new board members

Three new board members have joined Greater Trenton, the nonprofit organization aimed at guiding and spurring economic development in New Jersey’s capital city.

Downtown Trenton could support hundreds of new residential units, study finds

Downtown Trenton is poised to support the development more than 700 new residential units over the next five years, anchored by a contingent of younger singles and couples.

After pitch to Amazon, Trenton feels it’s one step closer to unlocking its potential

Making a pitch for Amazon’s second headquarters achieved two very important goals for Trenton: Not only did the city submit a competitive, coordinated bid for Amazon HQ2 — a feat that may have seemed unlikely in past years — but it created a blueprint for showing its vast potential as a vibrant, mixed-use destination for other large corporations.

NAIOP announces winner of student competition for Trenton redevelopment site

A team from Villanova University took the top honors and a $5,000 prize in a recent competition held by NAIOP New Jersey, where students from area schools offered their vision for redeveloping a historic manufacturing site in Trenton.

Trenton’s pitchman: George Sowa says capital city is open for business

As CEO of Greater Trenton, George Sowa sees a city that has fallen on hard times and has to overcome years of bad press. But Trenton has what it takes to change the narrative, he said, starting with all-important infrastructure such as a transit hub that links to four different rail lines.

Business community mourns Franzini, state’s ‘greatest cheerleader and advocate’

Caren Franzini, who led the state’s Economic Development Authority for nearly 20 years and was among New Jersey’s most revered and well-respected business leaders, died Wednesday.