Over the past year or more the JGSC Group has been working with the City of Gloucester City to revitalize the community. The company’s most recent project involves the revitalization plan renewing three retail districts. See City of Gloucester City: It's Coming
Below is background information on the JGSC Group provided by Teddie O’Keefe of O’Keefe Consulting firm.
The JGSC Group specializes in strategic revitalization consulting services for municipalities, retail shopping centers, real estate developers and government entities. From downtown revitalization and business recruitment and retention to research and consumer marketing, strategic planning, and retail development and redevelopment, the JGSC Group provides comprehensive and effective solutions for business revitalization.
The principles of the JGSC Group have decades of experience in both the private and public sectors, helping direct policies on economic development, redevelopment, and reinvestment across the State of New Jersey, and working with retail and mixed use developers creating successful shopping centers and downtown retail districts.
JGSC has created several unique, trademarked programs for economic revitalization, including Community Insights for municipalities and Shopping Insights for retail centers. The firm has completed revitalization studies for more than 50 municipalities in seven states, several national and state economic development agencies and dozens more retail centers and private sector developments.
The JGSC Group serves as advisors to Main Street New Jersey and the 32 designated Main Street communities throughout the state, the National Main Street Center, the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority, the New Jersey Downtown Revitalization Institute and the Local Initiatives Support Group, and is a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the International Council of Shopping Centers.