The Small Business Lease Assistance Program is available in 13 cities: The five designated Garden State Growth Zones of Atlantic City, Camden, Trenton, Passaic and Paterson; and eight Urban Enterprise Zones
, including Bridgeton, Jersey City, Millville, Mount Holly, Phillipsburg, Plainfield, Salem and Vineland.
"We see that 100% Capital Allowances are being introduced in the largely urban enterprise zones
championed by the Chancellor - it is a serious omission that rural areas are being denied similar fiscal incentives.
Huber discussed the importance of New Jersey's special financing programs; its tax districts, including Urban Enterprise Zones
and Foreign Trade Zones; and state grant programs, such as the Business Employment Incentive Program (BEIP) and the Business Relocation and Retention Assistance Grant Program (BRRAG).
The department found 17 of the 40 companies involved in the mandatory program to write policies in the Urban Enterprise Zones
are short of the state imposed goal, while 23 others already have met the requirement.
"Urban Enterprise Zones
: An Analysis of Employment Impacts and Fiscal Incentives." Journal of the American Planning Association, 1988, 418-427.
Urban Enterprise Zones
: Employment Impacts and Fiscal Incentives.
1983 Urban Enterprise Zones
: A Selected Review of the Literature with Annotations.
Using development incentives such as Tax Allocation Districts, which allow the city to reallocate back into the selected area any increase in property tax revenues resulting from investment and improvements, and Urban Enterprise Zones
, the ADA serves as a one-stop shop to make it easier for developers to invest in Atlanta.
(32.) Marilyn Marks Rubin, "Urban Enterprise Zones
in New Jersey: Have They Made a Difference?" Enterprise Zones: New Directions in Economic Development, ed.
We should develop public-sector employment programs and local economic development schemes--not misguided, private-sector "urban enterprise zones
" All of this would take place in the larger context of replacing our permanent war economy with a permanent peace economy.
"Urban Enterprise Zones
in New Jersey: Have They Made a Difference.?" In Enterprise Zones: New Directions in Economic Development, ed.
Right now, welfare reformers focus on carrots and sticks for single mothers; black political leaders plump for public works projects; New Democrats and New Paradigm conservatives press for urban enterprise zones
or tenant ownership of public housing.