Hurricane Sandy NJ Business Recovery Resources

Here’s some New Jersey specific business recovery information I’ve pieced together from various sources. I hope you find this helpful.

Statewide Hurricane Sandy Business Recovery Assistance

SBA Opens Business Recovery Centers
Press Release 11/08/2012

Christie Administration Announces Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available in Eight New Jersey Counties Impacted by Storm
Press Release 11/01/2012

Governor Christie Extends Tax Deadline for Businesses Disrupted by Storm
Press Release 10/31/2012

Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance
Disaster Loan and Location Information

Business Recovery Checklist
Resources List

Hurricane Sandy Business Resources
NJ Business Action Center (BAC)

Temporary Hubs for Affected Business to access telephones and Internet Services
Access to disaster help and resources

NJ Small Business Development Center
Contact info for offices throughout NJ:
Note: Some local offices may not be open yet due to power outages.

Check your local Chamber of Commerce
Somerset County Business Partnership
Hunterdon Chamber
Google Search Results for NJ CoC’s

Need to get small team of people together on conference call?
Here’s a service that let’s you create a free account:

Need to share desktop to help troubleshoot someone’s computer?
These services let you create a free account:

Need to transfer large files?
Here’s a list of links to various free services (Dropbox, YouSendIt, etc.)

Whenever possible, please try to assist someone you know:

  • Offer a ride
  • Lend a hand
  • Warm meal
  • Place to recharge electronics
  • Wi-fi access
  • Space to work
  • Tech support

Even a simple gesture can make a difference. If you have any related tips for business owners, please add them to the comments.
Thank you.

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  1. Roland Reinhart December 13, 2012 at 4:03 pm

    Whether your business is small, large or non-profit SBA CAN HELP!

    The application deadline for physical damage is December 31, 2012

    Businesses & Non-Profits of any size may apply for:
    Up to $2 million for physical property losses
    Real Estate, Machinery & Equipment, Inventory, other Business Assets

    Small Businesses & most private Non-Profits may apply for:
    Up to $2 million for Economic Injury to meet working capital needs
    No physical damages necessary to qualify

    Interest Rates are as low as:
    3% for Non-Profits Organizations
    4% for Businesses of any size
    Loan repayments terms up to 30 years

    For more information:

    or visit SBA Business Recovery Center

    Monmouth County- 9 am – 5 pm
    Brookdale Community College
    NJSBDC office – Bankier Library Room 246
    765 Newman Springs Rd
    Lincroft, NJ 07738

    Ocean County- 10 am – 6 pm
    Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce
    West Bay Avenue
    Manahawkin NJ 08050

  2. Roland Reinhart November 7, 2012 at 2:39 pm


    Governor Chris Christie is pleased to offer small business owners the opportunity to join Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), New Jersey Economic Development Authority and New Jersey Business Action Center senior officials for a conference call on the federal and state government's efforts to help small businesses and homeowners recover from Hurricane Sandy. Officials will provide updates and answer questions about assistance and support to states affected by the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, ensuring the federal family and its public and private partners continue to provide all available resources to support state, local, territorial and tribal communities in affected areas.

    DIAL IN: Dial-in: 1-888-621-9649; Event number: 411483

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