NYTimes – Where American Politics Can Still Work: From the Bottom Up

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 [...]

By | July 5th, 2018|About Lancaster, Latest-News|

LNP – $50,000 Big Idea contest for tech entrepreneurs names 7 finalists

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 [...]

By | July 5th, 2018|Latest-News|

LNP – CRIZ authority authorizes creation of loan, grant program for small businesses

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 [...]

By | July 5th, 2018|Latest-News|

Congratulations, Barnstormers!

Congratulations to the Lancaster Barnstormers and the Lancaster County Agriculture Council on a successful Lancaster Farm Show Weekend at Clipper Magazine Stadium! The spotlight for the weekend was on the farming and agriculture industry of Lancaster County. There was farm equipment, farm animals, wagon rides, appearances by the Pennsylvania Dairy Princesses and much more featured [...]

By | June 25th, 2018|Latest-News|

June 2018 Newsletter

By | June 18th, 2018|EDC Newsletters, Latest-News|

Family Farm Days 2018

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 [...]

By | June 14th, 2018|Latest-News|

EDC Member Briefing

EDC’s Member Briefing was held on Tuesday, June 6, 2018 at Spooky Nook Sports in Manheim, PA. The theme presented throughout the luncheon was Business Retention & Expansion with an update on EDC’s Center for Regional Analysis (CRA). Phil Wenger John Cox Phil Wenger, Chair of EDC’s Board and President and [...]

By | June 6th, 2018|Center for Regional Analysis, Latest-News|

LNP – Expanding Lancaster County businesses seek employees, room to grow [column]

John Biemiller, EDC's Director of Business Retention & Expansion, discusses in his special column for LNP the value of EDC's Business Retention & Expansion work in Lancaster. "For a community that is home to the deep business base that Lancaster County has, the place to truly be “all-in” is business retention and expansion." Article featured [...]

By | June 5th, 2018|Latest-News|

LNP – Hotel Lancaster secures $23.4M for renovation, conversion to Holiday Inn

EDC was happy to be a part of Friday’s official announcement of The Hotel Lancaster's full funding package which will support their major renovation project. There are multiple institutions that put forth great effort to bring this project to fruition. EDC is excited for the continued redevelopment of this block of Queen Street in Lancaster [...]

By | June 4th, 2018|Latest-News|

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|