The City of Lancaster has more people living within a 500-mile radius than any other city in the United States. Add to that a workforce of over 260,000 people and competitive real estate, utility, and healthcare costs, and you have an ideal location to locate and grow a business.
International companies such as GlaxoSmithKline, Armstrong World Industries, Kellogg’s, and Cargill have a presence in Lancaster County, along with another 12,000 large and small businesses. These firms have found their local operations to be highly productive and cost competitive.
EDC is leading various initiatives to engage local businesses and the local community around economic development.
The Economic Development Company of Lancaster County is the leading organization dedicated to promoting business development and expansion within Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. A private, not-for-profit, non-government organization EDC works on a number of fronts to promote the economic well-being of our communities.