Why Metuchen?

Whether you’re a commuter or your business is in the downtown area or surrounding area, many travel options are within easy reach. Metuchen is accessible via Mass Transit: NJTransit Northeast Corridor offers service to New York Penn Station, Trenton and intermediate points. Easily travel directly to and from NYC Penn Station, Newark Penn Station, and Newark Liberty International Airport without switching trains. NJTransit’s Buses: M819 (Plainfield to Metuchen), M810 (New Brunswick to Woodbridge Center Mall, Woodbridge) and M813 (Perth Amboy to Middlesex County College, Edison). Metuchen is also conveniently accessible via: Interstate 287, Garden State Parkway, NJ Turnpike, US Highway 1, State Highway 27 and various county routes connecting towns east, west, north and south. 

Metuchen is a center for business and commerce. Metuchen is conveniently located in the center of Edison Township surrounded by Perth Amboy, Woodbridge, Edison and South Plainfield; all roads cross through Metuchen. Metuchen is considered a “transit village” and is about to take on the start of a totally new development project: The Metuchen District with stores, office space and more residential living space.


Business Environment

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Metuchen is in an advantageous position with many major roads crossing through the borough or on the fringes of Metuchen. Metuchen is served by New Jersey Transit’s Northeast Corridor commuter line and three bus lines: 810, 813 and 814. Access to the borough and area is easy and far reaching from New York City to Trenton and Philadelphia to the south and NY State to the north.

Heart of Metuchen – Downtown Main Street

Metuchen’s Downtown area is the hub of the borough and without a doubt attracts not only Metuchen residents but people from surrounding communities or further for its restaurants, cultural arts, jewelry shops, banks, travel agencies, tailors, to name a few.  It offers a business area with a small town atmosphere and elegance. Main Street has been having a renaissance over the years with newer stores and businesses filling the vacancies. As more diverse businesses move in, the greater the draw of visitors and customers.

Expansion – Metuchen District

Work has begun on the creation of the Metuchen District. The Metuchen District and Downtown Main Street form anchor destinations for an even greater expansion of shops, business offices, parking and a community area.  The District will provide a local supermarket and other stores to support the community but also will be mix occupancy buildings for residential, office and stores.

However, expansion is not limited to the Metuchen District. The borough is also experiencing new businesses moving to Central Avenue and Liberty Street Industrial area.

Residential Growth – Housing

Metuchen is categorized as a NJ Transit “Transit Village” with many of the community’s homes located within a mile of the NJ Transit Metuchen train station. There has been an expansion of townhouses and condominiums and rental properties bringing more and more commuters to Metuchen, residents needing products and services.