Lancaster County, PA —

Local. Global. Accessible.

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.

Interested in Expanding or Moving your business to Lancaster County, PA?

You’re on your way to making a great decision! Lancaster County is growing rapidly and easily accessible from larger cities, has numerous major employers, affordable financing rates and the county itself is just beautiful.

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Best Places to Live in the U.S. 2018


Article featured on Newsweek. Ever thought of just upping sticks and leaving town? Are you sick of the commute, the [...]

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125 Best Places to Live in the USA


Article featured on US.News. Out of 125 cities in the USA, U.S. News & World Report have listed Lancaster, PA [...]

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100 Best Places to Retire in the USA


Article featured on US.News. Lancaster, PA once again graces the top of a “Best” list! The city has taken the [...]

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2018 Best Cities to Retire


Article featured on Dave Ramsey. Chris Hogan recently blogged on DaveRamsey.com about Lancaster, PA. He highlighted the city’s place at [...]

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Governor Wolf Announces New Funding for Five Projects


Article featured on PA.gov. Governor Wolf recently announced the approval of several new projects including Verdant View Farm. The farm’s [...]

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July 2018 Newsletter


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Who made CPBJ’s Forty Under 40 class for 2018?


Article featured on Central Penn Business Journal. The Central Penn Business Journal has just announced the winners of their 24th [...]

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9 Great Places to Retire


Lisa Riggs, president of EDC, was recently quoted in Kiplinger’s magazine recognizing Lancaster as one of the “9 Great Places [...]

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Where American Politics Can Still Work: From the Bottom Up


By Thomas L. Friedman – Opinion Columnist July 3, 2018 Article featured on The New York Times. Thomas L. Friedman [...]

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$50,000 Big Idea contest for tech entrepreneurs names 7 finalists


Article featured on LancasterOnline. Seven tech entrepreneurs from Lancaster and Lebanon counties have made the finals of the Big Idea [...]

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CRIZ authority authorizes creation of loan, grant program for small businesses


A new program, expected to start next year, will offer small businesses in Lancaster’s CRIZ access to loans and grants. [...]

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Congratulations, Barnstormers!


Congratulations to the Lancaster Barnstormers and the Lancaster County Agriculture Council on a successful Lancaster Farm Show Weekend at Clipper [...]

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