People
Of Paterson

From halal meat markets to the Peruvian Day Parade, New Jersey’s third-largest city is a place of remarkable diversity and energy, with more than 50 national and ethnic backgrounds represented.

Location
Location

A major transportation hub, Paterson puts every business and resident within reach of points across the nation’s largest metro area—and the world beyond.

Business
Incentives

Businesses in Paterson’s Urban Enterprise Zone get a 50% break on state sales tax. “The tax advantage is huge,” says George Waitts, COO at Crown Roll Leaf. “It applies to every product I sell, and nearly every supply I buy.”

America's
Newest National Park

Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park is generating a wave of interest in Paterson. The park honors Paterson’s history as America’s first great industrial city and promises to be a magnet for tourism.

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Food incubator

RUTGERS FOOD INNOVATION CENTER completes FEASIBILITY STudy

The Rutgers Food Innovation Center completed a feasibility  study in which...MORE >

 

Events

MULTICULTURAL FOOD BUSINESS SEMINAR

On September 19th come join the PRC and Passaic County Community College...MORE >

Progress & Possibilities

Beautiful, new Affordable Housing

Constructed as part of Phase 1 of HUD’s work at the Alexander Hamilton Site, with 270 more units to come. MORE >

Success Stories

PRC PurChases Ellison street studio

The recent purchase of 75 - 81 Ellison Street has been completed. The City has plans to develop... MORE >

about the prc

The Paterson Restoration Corporation (PRC) core goals and values are to foster and maintain economic development throughout the City through the implementation of development policies, programs and particiaption.

URBAN ENTERPRISE ZONE

The Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) is a program created as a tool to create economic development and employment in distressed cities.