2 New Jersey Small Businesses Earn Spots Among America’s Best
Small businesses are the backbone of our nation’s economy. Recently, the United States Chamber of Commerce unveiled its list of the top 70 small businesses in the nation. Their list includes two small businesses based in New Jersey.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce considered businesses from all 50 states, as well as Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. They looked at factors like business growth, ability to overcome challenges, innovative strategies for success, and community engagement. These small businesses are gearing up to compete for one of seven finalist spots. According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, roughly 15,000 small businesses in the U.S. submitted applications for consideration on this list.
America’s Top Small Business Awards
The “America’s Top Small Business Awards” by the Chamber celebrates innovation, entrepreneurship, and community engagement. “These 70 exceptional businesses have emerged as the vanguards of innovation and community engagement, setting the stage for the announcement of the Chamber’s annual “America’s Top Small Business Awards” winner on Oct. 19,” said the Chamber.
Included in their listing is Calgo Gardens, located in Freehold. According to Calgo Gardens’ website, they’re a nursery, landscaping center, and gift store that aims to promote a passion for outdoor living through its landscaping design services.
The list also includes RBM Maintenance in Parsippany-Troy Hills. This small business is a certified minority-owned, woman-owned business providing comprehensive facility maintenance services to over 200 commercial and industrial clients. They offer cleaning, maintenance services, painting, and more.
According to the New Jersey Department of State, the state holds the 11th position in the United States in terms of the number of small businesses, with a total of more than 861,000 and continuing to grow.
See who else made the list of America’s Top Small Businesses here.
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