Lancaster County, PA —
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Located approximately 80 miles from Baltimore and Philadelphia and 160 miles from New York City, Lancaster County boasts close proximity to major East Coast metropolitan markets. In fact, 50% of the U.S. population lives within 500 miles of Lancaster County.
Economic Development Company of Lancaster County, founded in 1960, is the leading local organization dedicated to promoting business development and expansion throughout Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Whether you are starting up your business, expanding your presence here or considering a corporate relocation, EDC can assist you with everything from site location to financing.
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1850 Colonial Village Lane
1850 Colonial Village Lane, Greenfield Corporate Center
High profile industrial building located in Greenfield Corporate Center - park like setting with amenities-restaurants, convenience store, hotels. 105,600 SF available with six dock doors, 20' clear ceilings, ample parking.
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Oregon Pike Professional Center
1611 Oregon Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601
Lot 2 is two individual office buildings; 1611 Oregon Pike (Lancaster Family Practice Associates) & 1613 Oregon Pike(Available for Lease). Lot 2 construction is expected to be completed in Fall 2014.
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November 23, 2015
November 2015 Newsletter
Local construction company, Revolution Builders, has purchased and will be renovating the Lancaster City property at 20-24 North Mulberry Street into its new headquarters facility.
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November 23, 2015
Money Under 30: The Best Cities In America For Young Adults To Get Rich
When it comes to saving money, where you live matters. Money Under 30 found 10 cities with affordable housing and above-average salaries for 18-to-34-year-olds. Read More
November 17, 2015
LNP - Column: Why workforce development is at core of a growing economy
Across many parts of the country, and certainly here in Lancaster County, the issue of workforce development has become an urgent priority for employers.  Read More
September 11, 2015
LNP - Column: Rock Lititz is about innovation, engineering and creativity
This paper, along with other publications including The Wall Street Journal and Forbes, have been paying attention to the development of Rock Lititz, the joint venture of Clair Global and Tait Towers, located just north of our own “coolest town in America.” Read More
September 04, 2015
LNP - Digital media start-up to launch $1.4M facility in Lancaster city

A new digital media-production company will move into a South Water Street building this fall in a $1.4 million project.

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August 28, 2015
LNP - Making Lancaster a tech hub: Chamber event addresses why and how
Read LNP's article about The Lancaster Chamber's Tech Talks event about Lancaster's bright future as a renowned tech hub. Read More
August 28, 2015
LNP - Bollman Hat to bring Kangol production to Adamstown from China, create 41 jobs
Read LNP's article about how Bollman Hat Co., the oldest hat maker in the U.S., will expand its operations in Adamstown, creating 41 new, full-time jobs. Read More
August 07, 2015
July 2015 Newsletter
In summer 2014, EDC Finance announced a joint venture with Penn IDA, based in Penn Township, Lancaster County, to deliver tax exempt financing options through local banks for eligible manufacturers, not-for-profit organizations, first-time farm buyers and assisted living facilities. Read More
July 14, 2015
LNP - Eurofins Lancaster Labs eyes $40M expansion that would add 300 jobs
Read LNP's recent article about Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories proposed $40M expansion and 300 jobs, here. Read More
July 09, 2015
LNP - Economic Growth in Lancaster County Requires a Strong STEM Plan
Read EDC Lancaster President Lisa Riggs' LNP article on the importance of a strong STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) plan for Lancaster, Read More
July 02, 2015
CPBJ - Lancaster City Alliance Finalizes 15-Year Economic Development Plan
Read Central Penn Business Journal's recent article about the Lancaster City Alliance's 15-year economic development plan for the City of Lancaster, Read More
June 23, 2015
Positions Available at EDC and EDC Finance

EDC, Lancaster County's leading economic development organization, is seeking an Economic Development Coordinator to work closely with the President to conduct economic research and data collection, prepare responses to prospect inquiries, and providing marketing support for the organiz... Read More

June 16, 2015
June 2015 Newsletter
Urban Outfitters Opens Gap Internet Fulfillment Center: The retail giant's $100 million, one million-plus square foot facility officially opened last week in Salisbury Township, Lancaster County with an event celebrating its workforce and the strong public-private partnership that came togeth... Read More
May 19, 2015
Small Business Advantage Grant Program
The program provides Pennsylvania small businesses with 50 percent matching reimbursement grants of up to $9,500 to implement pollution prevention or energy efficiency projects and assists various business sectors to transition into competitive markets. 

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May 19, 2015
May 2015 Newsletter
EDC and EDC Finance will hold its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, September 22nd at the DoubleTree Resort in Lancaster.  A formal invitation with registration information will be available later this summer.  EDC Finance also had the opportunity to assist two businesses located in Northern L... Read More
May 07, 2015
Lisa Riggs on collaborative, intentional economic development efforts
April 17, 2015
April 2015 Newsletter
Quality Bicycle Products recently hosted an event at its new distribution facility in East Hempfield Township and Brick Gables, a Lititz area wedding and events venue is preparing to open its doors.   Read More
March 19, 2015
March 2015 Newsletter
The Sportsman's Shop, a New Holland based retailer for outdoor enthusiasts is in the midst of renovating the former Blue Ball Lanes building with the help of an SBA 504 loan while Oak Tree Development Group recently secured a PIDA loan for a project in Lancaster City. Read More
March 12, 2015
Lancaster City Alliance public meeting
The Lancaster City Alliance is hosting a public meeting on Thursday, March 19th at McCaskey East from 6:30-8:30 p.m. 
Please see the attached invitation for details. Read More
March 06, 2015
2014 Annual Report
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February 17, 2015
February 2015 Newsletter
Conestoga based Spring House Brewing Co. has begun renovating its new space on Hazel Street in downtown Lancaster and Verdant Field Foods signed a lease to occupy a 28,000 square foot space in the Greenfield Corporate Center.
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January 07, 2015
January 2015 Newsletter
The end of 2014 was eventful for both EDC & EDC Finance Corporation. 
EDC Finance Corporation was recognized as Certified Development Company (CDC) of the year by the Philadelphia District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration. 
Both EDC & EDC Finance Co... Read More
December 12, 2014
Mid-November Update
Pet Food Experts, Dentech, Fox Meadows Creamery and Brick Gables are featured in the mid-November update,  Read More
October 31, 2014
November 2014 Newsletter
EDC extends congratulations to Charles & Alice for the grand opening of its production facility located in East Hempfield Township. 
Other updates include successes from Manufacturing Week and upcoming events being put on by our partners The Lancaster Chamber of Commerce and Indus... Read More
October 29, 2014
October 2014 Newsletter
EDC's October Newsletter highlights the advancement of the Northwest Gateway project, Quality Bicycle Products ongoing construction in East Hempfield Township and the activities associated with Manufacturing week.  Read More
June 25, 2014
EDC names Lisa Riggs its new president
Lisa Riggs, a former president of both the Lancaster Barnstormers baseball club, and the former James Street Improvement District, was named president today of the Economic Development Company of Lancaster County (EDC). 
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May 06, 2014
EDC's 2014 Annual Meeting
EDC's 2014 Annual Meeting will take place Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 7:30am at the Lancaster County Convention Center and Marriott at Penn Square. 
EDC is delighted to announce that Ben Wright, CEO of Atlas Advertising will be the featured speaker.  In addition to leading Atlas... Read More