Cumberland County, in southern New Jersey, is strategically located in the midst of the Northeast Corridor, with ready access to major highway, freight, water and air transportation routes as well as 20% of the US population.
ROADS: NJ Turnpike, Interstate 295, Interstate 95 and the Garden State Parkway provides access to the interstate highway network This rural area is within an hour of Wilmington, Philadelphia, and Atlantic City, 2 hour drive of New York City and Baltimore, 3 hours from Washington.
WATER: Prime deep-water ports including Philadelphia, Camden, Newark, Wilmington, Balt6imore and New York in close proximity
AIR: Seven international airports within two hours’ reach plus an executive airport that can accommodate 727 air freight carriers on 6,000 lf runways.
RAIL: Robust freight system including Winchester Western.
Other Location Advantages include:
- Nearly 500 miles of Delaware Bayshore
- Rutgers Food Innovation Center, the world’s first Soft Landings Food Industry Incubation Program
- Strong agricultural market
- Newly constructed $70 million Technical Education Center on the campus of Cumberland County College which also houses the Cumberland Workforce Education Development building. One Stop Resource Development within the footprint of one square mile
While the rural beauty of the area is breathtaking, there are many areas of the county designated by the state and municipalities for growth, with available infrastructure and compatible zoning. These shovel ready sites can be found by clicking on the Certified Sites link below and searching the county properties list.