Cape May County awarded $3M federal grant to build drone facility

Cape May County awarded $3M federal grant to build drone facility


By:  Chris Sheldon
NJ Advance Media

Cape May County was awarded a $3 million grant to build a 20,000-square-foot drone facility, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced Tuesday.

The multi-tenant building will be located at the Cape May County Airport and will be used by companies in the growing unmanned aerial systems, or UAS, industry.

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U.S. Senator Bob Menendez called the project a "testament to the power of public-private partnerships."

"Building the new 'tech village' right at Cape May County Airport will not only immediately create goo-paying jobs, the final training facility will empower entrepreneurs and businesses in the fast-growing field of unmanned aerial vehicles."

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