Valley Supports Smart Growth America

Valley joined other investors, developers, and municipal leaders to celebrate smart growth initiatives across New Jersey at New Jersey Future’s 2018 Smart Growth Awards held on June 6th in Newark NJ. The Aerofarms Newark urban agriculture enterprise was awarded for its social and environmental benefits including water efficiency, carbon emission reductions and local fair wage jobs.

Passaic County and partners was awarded for its Great Falls Circulation Study, a vision plan that leverages the rich natural and cultural resources of the Paterson’s Great Falls, its Historic District and the City of Paterson to advance opportunities for education, tourism and economic development. Other awards were given for  the Harvard Printing Company and 700 Jackson, both mixed income housing, transit oriented development projects in Orange, NJ and Hoboken, NJ respectively. Visit New Jersey Future for more information on these and other Smart Growth projects at

About NJ Future
Founded in 1987, New Jersey Future is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that performs research, policy development, coalition-building and other value-added activities to promote sensible growth, redevelopment and infrastructure investments that foster vibrant cities and towns, protect natural lands and waterways, enhance transportation choices, provide access to safe, affordable and aging-friendly neighborhoods and fuel a strong economy.

About Valley
Valley National Bancorp is a regional bank holding company headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey with over $29 billion in assets. Its principal subsidiary, Valley National Bank, currently operates over 230 branch locations in northern and central New Jersey, the New York City boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island, Florida and Alabama. Valley National Bank is one of the largest commercial banks headquartered in New Jersey and is committed to providing the most convenient service, the latest in product innovations and an experienced and knowledgeable staff with a high priority on friendly customer service. For more information about Valley National Bank and its products and services, please visit or call our Customer Service Center at 800-522-4100.