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LNP – Perdue to open $60M soybean-processing plant Monday in Conoy Township

Article featured on LancasterOnline. Seven, sometimes controversial, years in the making, a $60 million soybean-processing plant will open Monday in Conoy Township. Gov. Tom Wolf, state Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Perdue Farms chairman Jim Perdue are among those planning to attend the official opening of the facility owned by Perdue AgriBusiness of Salisbury, Maryland. [...]

By | September 25th, 2017|Latest-News|

LNP – Local technology startups share benefits, drawbacks of launching new ventures in Lancaster

Article featured on LancasterOnline. VIZpin designs and makes software and devices that turn smartphones into door and garage keys. VIZpin, which previously operated as ECKey, is moving this week from Manheim Township to a new headquarters at 355 E. Liberty St. The company, which has been around Lancaster since 2012, has attracted some significant backers, including [...]

By | September 19th, 2017|Latest-News, Rise of the Rest|

Technical.ly – It’s ‘kind of a mystery’ how Rise of the Rest landed on Central Pa.

Article featured as part of Grow PA on Technical.ly. Next month, eight startup companies from the Central Pennsylvania area will compete for a chance at $100,000 as part of the Rise of the Rest tour. AOL founder Steve Case started Rise of the Rest in an effort to find startups outside of traditional enclaves like New York City and Silicon [...]

By | September 19th, 2017|Latest-News, Rise of the Rest|

LNP – Cargas Systems announced as anchor tenant for 101NQ project at Lancaster Square

Article featured on LancasterOnline. “Is this exciting or what?” Chip Cargas asked the dozens of business and community leaders gathered Friday at Lancaster Square next to 101NQ, the former Bulova building at North Queen and East Orange streets. Moments earlier, they had learned that Cargas Systems, a local business software and consulting company, will be [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|Latest-News|

Boroughs Economic Development Update – August 2017

By | September 5th, 2017|Boroughs Collaborative, Latest-News|

LNP – New owners of Red Caboose Motel open barn up to entertainment and community

Article featured on LancasterOnline. Tyler and Katherine (“Kat”) Prickett knew they wanted to run a business. And they both loved the idea of bringing the Red Caboose Motel and Restaurant in Paradise back to its old glory. They both wanted to create a place where families could have fun and take away good memories. But [...]

By | September 5th, 2017|Latest-News|

philly.com – PA’s coolest little town is getting even hipper

Article posted to philly.com Can the “coolest small town in Pennsylvania” get any cooler for both its celebrity guests and the general public? On Thursday afternoon, Lancaster County’s Lititz (pop. 9,210) pulled back the curtains to reveal another project cementing its status as “the” small town in America for such major entertainers as Beyoncé, Bruno Mars, and Metallica [...]

By | August 10th, 2017|About Lancaster, Latest-News|

LNP – Zoetropolis, Columbia Brew Works to mix movies, food, beer at Water Street site

A vacant former furniture store in Lancaster is being transformed into a dining and entertainment venue. When it's complete, the building at 110-114 N. Water St. will house the Zoetropolis Art House independent movie theater and a Columbia Kettle Works beer tasting room, developer Patrick Tell said. Zoetropolis will operate a full-service restaurant in conjunction [...]

By | August 8th, 2017|Latest-News|

the guardian – The tiny town that builds show-stopping sets for Beyonce, Kanye and Madonna

Article featured in The Guardian. Every night during Taylor Swift’s 2015 world tour, the runway sticking out from the stage would take off and rotate like a propeller, carrying Swift and her dancers over the fans’ heads. At the 2016 Oscars, five glittering towers of statuettes loomed behind the host, like skittles made of crystals, then [...]

By | August 3rd, 2017|About Lancaster, Latest-News|

STEM Alliance debuts new website

The Lancaster STEM Alliance debuted its new website yesterday. EDC is excited to have a great new community resource that highlights local efforts and opportunities to advance STEM in Lancaster County. "STEM is more than the sum of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math; it is an approach to learning that focuses on real-world problem-solving using [...]

By | August 3rd, 2017|Latest-News|