The Fort Lee Business District Alliance presented its annual Santa Saturday on December 11, 2021. Hundreds of local families from across Fort Lee and the surrounding areas basked in the day’s holiday ambience – listening to carolers singing all the classics, sipping on hot cocoa, free photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus and so [...]
Presenter Bob Phibbs, the Retail Doctor, presented a webinar in October 2021 - 5 Ways to Grow Sales This Holiday Season.
NJDOL to provide $500 to new hires, cover 50% of wages during training as economy recovers from Covid-19 pandemic Governor Phil Murphy recently announced that the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) will begin implementation of the Return and Earn program. This new initiative will provide a $500 incentive for unemployed [...]
Just Announced SBA Assistance The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has established a Virtual Disaster Loan Outreach Center for homeowners, renters and business owners to provide answers to questions about SBA’s disaster loan program, explain the application process and help each person complete their electronic loan application. Virtual Business Recovery Center & Virtual Disaster Loan Outreach [...]
New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association announced a new grant program, funded by DoorDash and administered by the New Jersey Restaurant and Hospitality Association. DoorDash is generously donating $500,000 to the NJRHA to award grants to restaurants to help them offset costs amidst cold weather and ongoing COVID-related challenges. Restaurants will be able to apply [...]
New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Announces $10 Million Second Phase of its Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program
NJEDA announced it will open pre-registration for Phase 2 of its Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program at 9:00 a.m. EST on Wednesday, February 10th. The $10 million program expansion will support New Jersey small businesses and nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and will be capitalized by a United States Economic Development Administration (USEDA) [...]
TRENTON, N.J. (December 9, 2020) – In response to significant demand for support through the program, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced that the deadline for companies to receive nearly 70 percent discounts on purchases of personal protective equipment (PPE) through the NJ Small and Micro Business PPE Access Program has been extended one week [...]
We are thankful to be part of the incredible and tight-knit Fort Lee community.
The Fort Lee Business District Alliance's very own Executive Director, Stuart Koperweis, was featured in an exclusive interview with Commissioner Steve Tanelli! Commissioner Tanelli and Koperweis discussed the economic impact of the coronavirus and how Special Improvement Districts (SIDs) can revitalize a community's commercial district. SIDs, such as the Fort Lee BDA, aggregate resources [...]
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a serious financial impact on communities across the country, which prompted the passage of The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act by the federal government. The County of Bergen, under the leadership of County Executive Jim Tedesco and the Board of Chosen Freeholders, utilizing CARES Act relief [...]