ABOUT EDC Who We Are and What We Do

The Economic Development Company of Lancaster County (EDC) is the leading organization dedicated to promoting business development and expansion within Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.  A local, not-for-profit, non-government organization EDC works on a number of fronts to promote the economic well-being of our communities. 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.

Often partnering with our sister organization, EDC Finance Corporation,

  • we bring together business resources, capital and government to support selective, measurable and sustainable economic growth in our commercial, industrial and agricultural communities
  • we are active and intentional with community development and urban investment projects
  • we actively market to retain existing and attract new business to Lancaster County

EDC funds its activities through a committed membership base, fee activities and contracted services.


How can EDC help you?  If you wish to ...

  • find a location for your business
  • relocate your business to Lancaster County
  • grow your business
  • buy equipment
  • purchase land or buildings
  • construct new buildings
  • expand your family farm
  • buy your first farm
  • redevelop brownfields or underutilized properties
  • work on another idea ...

call us (717-397-4046) to discuss your plans and see what we can do to help make them a reality.


2015 Joint Strategic Plan Summary | EDC & EDC Finance Corporation
2015 Joint Strategic Plan Summary

We are pleased to present this summary of the 2015 joint EDC and EDC Finance Corporation Strategic Plan.

The culmination of over twelve months of work by the boards of these two independent organizations has resulted in an updated and shared Vision and Mission Statement with focused Core Strategies intended to strengthen the organizations’ abilities to improve upon and expand economic development opportunities for Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. 

Click here for a printable PDF version.

For a hard printed copy, call 717-397-4046.