Tim Lizura, the Economic Development Authority’s president and chief operating officer since 2012, is stepping down from the influential state organization next month.
The organization charged with promoting economic development in Trenton has hired a city native to serve as a project manager.
Three new board members have joined Greater Trenton, the nonprofit organization aimed at guiding and spurring economic development in New Jersey’s capital city.
The growth of the New Jersey Apartment Association over the past three years has been tough ignore: The organization has pushed to expand its ranks, create new benefits to members and raise its profile and influence among policymakers and fellow business leaders. Those strides have garnered national attention for both the organization and its leader.
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.