Article featured on Dave Ramsey. Chris Hogan recently blogged on DaveRamsey.com about Lancaster, PA. He highlighted the city’s place at the top of “100 Best Places to Retire in the USA” as determined by U.S. News & World Report. Whether your retirement is years away or right around the corner, knowing the best cities to [...]
Article featured on PA.gov. Governor Wolf recently announced the approval of several new projects including Verdant View Farm. The farm's loan was facilitated by EDC Finance Corporation through the PA Department of Community & Economic Development. The loan will support not only the farm operations, but also the farm's bed & breakfast which offers educational [...]
Article featured on Central Penn Business Journal. The Central Penn Business Journal has just announced the winners of their 24th annual Forty Under 40 awards. Congratulations to all the winners, especially our CRA Advisory Committee members Jonathan Fry from Simon Lever & Heather Valudes from The Lancaster Chamber!
Lisa Riggs, president of EDC, was recently quoted in Kiplinger’s magazine recognizing Lancaster as one of the “9 Great Places to Retire”. “The county's population is growing, as is suburban development. But to preserve the county's rich land and verdant vistas, 106,000 of its roughly 610,000 acres have been preserved with agricultural easements in perpetuity, [...]
By Thomas L. Friedman - Opinion Columnist July 3, 2018 Article featured on The New York Times. Thomas L. Friedman of the New York Times recently visited Lancaster and provides his insight in this article to which elements propelled the City’s positive progression from the ‘90’s to now. LANCASTER, Pa. — Last week I wrote [...]
Article featured on LancasterOnline. Seven tech entrepreneurs from Lancaster and Lebanon counties have made the finals of the Big Idea competition, hosted by Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central & Northern PA. They will get the chance to pitch their ideas to a panel of local judges at 5 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Candy [...]
A new program, expected to start next year, will offer small businesses in Lancaster's CRIZ access to loans and grants. EDC helped chair the task force for this initiative. Article featured on LancasterOnline. By the start of next year, a new program is expected to be in place offering access to loans and grants for [...]
On the morning of June 14, 2018 EDC staff members spent time at Oregon Dairy volunteering for Family Farm Days. This annual family-friendly event is a co-operative effort between Oregon Dairy Family Farm and the Lancaster County Agriculture Council. During the three day event the farmstead of open to the public and visitors can enjoy [...]