Business View Magazine | December 2020

336 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE DECEMBER 2020 AT A GLANCE TOWNSHIP OF BELLEVILLE, NEW JERSEY WHAT: Diverse, Sustainable Jersey community; population 40,000 WHERE: Essex County, New Jersey WEBSITE: T he township of Belleville, New Jersey is soon to become a hotspot for young professionals who crave a life away from the hustle and bustle of urban cities, but also want the convenience and ability to work in a larger economic centre. Belleville is nestled between the largest city in New Jersey and one of the largest in the world. With only a 45 minute train ride to Penn Station in New York City, and even less to Newark, Hoboken and Jersey City, Belleville offers residents a value and escape. The township is 3.5 square miles and has a population of about 40,000 making it a small town with big potential that people are noticing. Michael Melham, Mayor of the Township of Belleville, says the geographic location of the township makes it very desirable. He shares, “I S M A L L T O W N , B I G P O T E N T I A L T O W N S H I P O F Belleville New Jersey ,