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Shore Medical Center is a “Planetree Designated Patient-Centered Hospital”, 1 of 39 facilities worldwide.
Planetree, Inc.
Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall named #2 busiest venue in the country for all mid-sized arenas.
Venues Today
Borgata Casino loosest slots in AC and PA markets.
Atlantic City International Airport has the lowest average domestic airfare among the nation’s top 100 airports.
U.S. Department of Transportation
New Jersey students rank among the best in the nation in standardized test scores for reading and math.
National Assessment of Educational Progress
Atlantic City named world’s Best Beach Boardwalk.
Travel Channel
Atlantic City named top U.S. East Coast family beach destination by ABC Travel Guides for Kids.
Stockton University ranked No. 14 among public regional universities of the north.
US News & World Report - America'a Best Colleges
Atlantic City designated as Garden State Growth Zone.
Economic Opportunity Act of 2014
New Jersey Top Five in Nation for High School Graduation Rates.
Education Week: Quality Counts
OpenTable names AC as most romantic dining city in the country.
The “best golf course you can play in NJ” and three of the top 10 are located in Atlantic County.
Golfweek Magazine
Atlantic Cape was named one of the 50 Best Online Community Colleges by Best Value Schools.
Best Value Schools
Atlantic City Voted “Best Gambling Destination” In The World.
USA Today Reader’s Choice Poll
NJ 10th most affordable state to attend college.
University of Pennsylvania Institute for Higher Education Research
NJ 3rd highest high school graduation rate (89%) in US.
Editorial Projects in Education
Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall named a “Top Spot” entertainment venue.
Venues Today Magazine and Poll Star Magazine
Plagido’s Winery in Hammonton named “Winery of the Year”.
Annual New Jersey Wine Competition
Atlantic City Voted America’s 11th Favorite Beach Town.
Travel & Leisure Magazine survey
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center ranked #5 in New Jersey, US News Best Hospitals 2016-17.
US News & World Report
Atlantic Cape Community College Named a “Leader College” by Achieving the Dream (ATD).
Atlantic County tourism sales rose 2.5% in 2016 and with Cape May County account for over 31% of state's $41.9 billion total.
2016 NJ Tourism Economic Impact Study
The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival named #2 beer festival in the country.
USA Today's 10Best Readers Choice
Stockton Universitry among the top 20 schools in the nation for veterans.
Military Times
Atlantic City Beaches ranked in 25 Best Beaches in the United States.
Dream Vacation Magazine
Atlantic County Action Now Economic Development Strategy and Action Plan. A cooperative initiative of Atlantic County Government and the Atlantic County Improvement Authority, in partnership with AngelouEconomics. AngelouEconomics Final Report presented Septmber 24, 2015. View Report[Button]
Atlantic County Future

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Atlantic County Economic Alliance (ACEA) Selects
Lauren H. Moore, Jr.
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