About Us

Who We Are & 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 private, not-for-profit, non-government organization, founded in 1960, 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.

Vision

To elevate the economic strength of Lancaster County by becoming the business investment community of choice.

Mission

To enhance the economic well-being of Lancaster County by bringing together business resources, capital and government for selective, measurable and sustainable growth.

 

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.
  • EDC is active and intentional with community development and urban investment projects.
  • We actively market to retain existing and attract new business to Lancaster County.

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