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May 2018 Newsletter

By | May 31st, 2018|EDC Newsletters|

LNP – Tobacco Avenue project in Lancaster city begins with $5M HQ for Security Partners

Article featured on LancasterOnline. Ground was broken Wednesday for phase one of the $20 million Tobacco Avenue revitalization project on Lancaster city’s east side. The project developers are Patrick Egan, founder of Security Partners and Select Security, and his brother Pete Egan, owner of contractor Caldwell, Heckles & Egan. The project, unveiled last year, takes [...]

By | May 31st, 2018|Latest-News|

LNP – Gobble Inc. honored by state for hiring practices

Article featured on LancasterOnline. Gobble Inc. has received one of 11 Governor’s Achievement Awards for outstanding hiring and workforce development practices. Gobble is a California-based maker of gourmet meal kits that opened an East Coast operations center in Lancaster in January with 65 employees. The company expects the facility at 2910 Old Tree Drive in [...]

By | May 21st, 2018|Latest-News|

LNP – CareerLink offers help to job providers and job seekers

Article featured on LancasterOnline. Store and restaurant operators who need more employees could look at the county’s low unemployment rate and get discouraged. But Naomi Young doesn’t take that view. Young, recently hired as director of the Center for Regional Analysis, part of the Economic Development Company of Lancaster County, points out the definition of [...]

By | May 18th, 2018|Center for Regional Analysis, Latest-News|

PA.GOV – Governor Wolf Announces Spartan Motors Selects Lancaster as the Best Place to Support its Major Manufacturing Expansion Project

Article featured on governor.pa.gov. Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced Spartan Motors, Inc., will be leveraging the highly skilled workforce of Ephrata, Lancaster County, by expanding and creating nearly 200 new jobs at its truck body manufacturing facility. “Spartan’s decision to expand right here in Pennsylvania demonstrates the strength of our manufacturing sector, [...]

By | May 17th, 2018|Latest-News|

LNP – Episode 8: A Marketer’s Guide to Economists, featuring Naomi Young

LNP Media Group’s ‘Marketing with Walker & Grimm’ podcast recently released Episode 8: A Marketer’s Guide to Economists. This episode features Naomi Young, Director, Center for Regional Analysis. Podcast featured on LNP Media Group. What is the Economic Development Company (EDC) and why should business owners in Lancaster County care about it? This week, get [...]

By | May 15th, 2018|Center for Regional Analysis, Latest-News|

LNP – Twisted Bine Beer Co. opening brewery/restaurant this summer in Mount Joy

The Twisted Bine Beer Co. project started with EDC through the Borough Collaborative project. It was then handed off to EDC’s Business Retention Expansion team who worked with EDC Finance to assist Twisted Bine Beer Co. in securing an SBA 504 loan. Article featured on LancasterOnline. Twisted Bine Beer Co., a new restaurant and brewery, [...]

By | May 15th, 2018|Boroughs Collaborative, Latest-News|

LNP – State loans totaling $984,000 help 2 Lancaster County firms add advanced equipment

Article featured on LancasterOnline. Two Lancaster County industrial businesses will add equipment thanks to loans awarded Wednesday by the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority. The two companies, Flex-Cell Precision and Weaver Industries, both provide computer numerical control (CNC) machining. Flex-Cell Precision, which makes military and commercial electronics enclosures, received a $584,000 loan toward the $1.46 million [...]

By | May 7th, 2018|Latest-News|

LNP – How CareerLink helped attract California meal-kit firm — with 200 jobs — to Lancaster

Article featured on LancasterOnline. Last fall, as a California company named Gobble was thinking of opening an eastern U.S. operations center in Lancaster, one obstacle gave company executive Steve Robinson pause: The county’s stellar unemployment rate. With a jobless rate consistently below 4 percent — a level that economists consider “full” employment — how could [...]

By | April 26th, 2018|Latest-News|

LNP – Taking stock of parking in Lancaster: Study to assess supply, needs over next decade

Article featured on LancasterOnline. Workers are starting to peel the exterior walls off the former Bulova building at 101 N. Queen St. On East King Street, excavation and foundation work is underway for the expansion of Fulton Financial’s headquarters. Directly across the street, the second tower of the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square is taking [...]

By | April 22nd, 2018|Latest-News|