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|

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|

EVENT – A Panel Discussion with “The People You’d Like to See in Your Borough”

  EDC presents its third installment for a three-part education series for 2017. On December 14th, the Boroughs Collaborative will host a panel discussion with local business leaders, who will share their perspective on doing business - or what it takes to consider doing business - in Lancaster County's boroughs. Event Details: Thursday, December 14th [...]

By | November 30th, 2017|Boroughs Collaborative, Latest-News|

Education Series Part III – Panel Discussion

By | November 29th, 2017|Boroughs Collaborative|

LNP – Buyers complete purchase of Hinkle’s building in Columbia, eyeing doubling restaurant

This article was featured on LancasterOnline. Buying the Hinkle’s building in downtown Columbia and reviving the restaurant inside are a pair of pretty big achievements. But real estate investors Don Murphy and his wife, Becky, aren’t done. They have more in mind for their newly acquired landmark at Third and Locust streets. Following their $770,000 [...]

By | November 15th, 2017|Boroughs Collaborative, Latest-News|

Placemaking in Our Boroughs Event | September 22, 2017

with presentations by Rebecca Denlinger, Rising Tide Collaborative and Kathleen Frankford, Discover Lancaster. Click the image below to view the presentation slides.   Presenters Rebecca Denlinger Building on 25 years of professional success, Rebecca started Rising Tide Collaborative to create a company that embodies her passion for helping people and communities accomplish great things that [...]

By | September 25th, 2017|Boroughs Collaborative|

Boroughs Economic Development Update – August 2017

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

LNP – Lititz looks to build on success by turning Lititz Run industrial zone into beckoning shops, housing

Article featured on LancasterOnline. Lititz, celebrated for its beckoning, pedestrian-friendly, tree-lined downtown, isn’t taking success for granted. Borough leaders think even more can be done to make the small town, population 9,200, an appealing place to live, shop and play. They are weighing measures with the potential to expand the reach of its charming central [...]

By | August 29th, 2017|Boroughs Collaborative|

Our Marietta Overview

A special piece prepared by Rebecca Denlinger With the development of both the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail and the Susquehanna Riverland Conservation Landscape Initiative, Marietta Borough is uniquely positioned to leverage the benefits of the growing cultural, heritage, and eco-tourism in the region. Marietta Borough proposes to utilize an asset based planning process to [...]

By | August 22nd, 2017|Boroughs Collaborative|

BRC-11 – Wenger Feed Mill Update EDC led the Conceptual Development Program in Ephrata with the help and leadership of Rick Jackson, from ELA Group, a team of volunteers, and a dedicated group of local leaders. You can learn more about the Conceptual Development Program that reviewed the former C.P. Wenger Feed Mill in Downtown Ephrata and the team of [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Boroughs Collaborative, Latest-News|