The Perth Amboy UEZ is now in its 15th year of operation and has collected more than $17 million in sales tax revenues that have been reinvested in UEZ projects that provide improvements and services to the Business District within the boundaries of the Urban Enterprise Zone.
Since the inception of the UEZ, the vision and mission has always been to promote economic growth within our business community, utilizing the powerful incentives offered by the UEZ program. The City of Perth Amboy has been very successful in attracting more than $2.4 billion dollars in private capital investment and has achieved its original goals that included an expanded tax base, stabilization of the municipal portion of local property taxes, the enhanced image of our city and the creation of new jobs, jobs, and more jobs for local residents.
The UEZ can proudly proclaim that since the inception of the program through 2007, the City of Perth Amboy has created more than 4,500 new jobs with more than 600 businesses that have participated in the UEZ. Public improvements to the infrastructure of the municipality are in evidence throughout the Enterprise Zone. The Perth Amboy Zone Development Corporation is proud of the accomplishments that have helped to transform the landscape of this community.
The goals and objectives of the UEZ continue to make Perth Amboy one of the most vibrant cities in New Jersey, with the City of Perth Amboy recognized among the 100 Hottest Zip Codes for real estate investment in the Nation.
Helga van Eckert
For additional information or to receive an application:
Please call or visit our offices:
260 High Street (2nd floor)
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Telephone: (732) 442-6421
Fax: (732) 826-1160
Helga van Eckert