Of the $130.8 million in incentive awards approved Monday by the Economic Development Authority, $107 million belong to defense contractor Lockheed Martin. But five other projects also received awards.Lockheed plans to create two new integrated laboratories in the L-3 Communications building in Camden. The project, which will include a $146.3 million capital investment by Lockheed, will include the relocation of 250 jobs from elsewhere in New Jersey and yield an estimated net benefit of $248,797 over 35 years, according to the EDA.
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On Monday, Camden also saw the approval of a 10-year, $7.45 million Grow New Jersey incentive award for Bethesda, Maryland-based molecular diagnostics company DioGenix Inc. to move to the city and lease 15,700 square feet of space there to house its new facility. According to the EDA, the project would bring 71 new jobs to New Jersey and yield a net benefit of $20 million back to the state over 35 years.
“As these projects illustrate, the Economic Opportunity Act continues to support growth in targeted industries and targeted communities,” EDA CEO Michele Brown said in a statement.
Other approved awards include:
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