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LNP – County poultry production on the rise

Article featured on LancasterOnline. Dan and Lori Martin raise 600 head of beef cattle on their West Cocalico Township farm. They are also partners in two dairy farms of 110 cows each. “The dairy operation has been a little tight,” Dan Martin says. Four years ago, in an effort to diversify, the Martins expanded their [...]

By | April 2nd, 2018|Latest-News|

LNP – State loan helps kick off $20M redevelopment on Lancaster city’s east side

Article featured on LancasterOnline. With the help of a state loan approved Wednesday, a $20 million redevelopment project on Lancaster city’s east side soon will begin. The far-reaching mixed-use project is dubbed Tobacco Avenue, after the obscure alley that forms its western boundary. As was announced last year, the venture will revitalize a drab property that’s [...]

By | March 12th, 2018|Latest-News|

Ben Franklin and Candy Factory Coworking Community to Offer Business Startup Boot Camps

Lancaster, PA - With funding support from the BB&T Economic Growth Fund at the Lancaster County Community Foundation, Ben Franklin Technology Partners/CNP and the Candy Factory Coworking Community are pleased to announce a new program designed to increase the growth of entrepreneurial activity in Lancaster County.  “We thank BB&T Bank and the Lancaster Community Foundation [...]

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

LNP – Spooky Nook Sports starts $710,000 upgrade of event-space capabilities

Article featured on LancasterOnline. Spooky Nook Sports already is established as a place for athletic training and competition. Now Nook Sports is trying to strengthen its appeal as a place for other kinds of events. The Manheim-area facility has started a $710,000 project to upgrade its event-hosting capabilities, so it can serve customers more efficiently. [...]

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

Job Opportunities Now Open in Lancaster – Forbes “10 Coolest U.S. Cities”

Center for Regional Analysis The Center for Regional Analysis (CRA) represents a progressive approach to developing a strong, sustainable economy in a regional marketplace where impact can be tangible and visible.  Led by the Economic Development Company of Lancaster County, CRA responds to a growing trend in the economic development industry: the need and expectation [...]

By | March 5th, 2018|Center for Regional Analysis, Job Postings|

March 2018 Newsletter

By | March 5th, 2018|EDC Newsletters|

VIDEO – Panel Discussion with the People You’d Like to See in Your Borough On December 14, 2017, EDC hosted a panel discussion with "The People You'd Like to See in your Borough" - local business owners who operate in downtowns in Lancaster County. Panel: Anne Kirby, Co-Founder, The Candy Factory Bill Collister, Co-Owner, Columbia Kettle Works Crystal Weaver, Co-Founder & COO, Commons Company The panel was [...]

By | February 27th, 2018|Boroughs Collaborative|

Forbes – The 10 Coolest U.S. Cities to Visit in 2018

Article featured on Forbes. Guess who made the cut! LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA! This newly hip Victorian city—just three hours from New York City—is still one of the U.S.’s best kept secrets, says Marchant. “The center of Amish country is bucolic but boasts a bustling food scene and is quickly becoming a cultural hotbed. The architecture is [...]

By | February 27th, 2018|About Lancaster, Latest-News|

Keystone Edge – Rolling on the River

Article featured on Keystone Edge. Columbia, Lancaster County, is a town nestled along the mighty Susquehanna River. Walk through downtown towards the water and you’ll pass historic brick buildings, vintage storefronts and Victorian homes. You’ll see thriving antique markets, a brewpub, a world-renowned museum and a stately market hall. Once you reach the Susquehanna, look right [...]

By | February 21st, 2018|About Lancaster, Boroughs Collaborative, Latest-News|

The Inquirer – Lancaster’s gastronomic leap continues

Article featured in The Inquirer. It’s an hour and a half due west of Philadelphia, not really that much farther than some of our suburbs. But Lancaster and its surrounding countryside is very much a distinctive place,  a unique blend of historic city charm and idyllic farmland rusticity that’s now experiencing a booming scene of sophisticated restaurants to counter [...]

By | February 16th, 2018|About Lancaster|