Northeast PREP makes it easier to learn what public and private sector resources can be quickly harnessed to meet individual and company needs. Our coordinated network can quickly analyze needs, formulate a plan and assemble a team to put that plan into action.
The Berwick Industrial Development Association is an economic development organization that helps businesses, site selection consultants, and commercial realtors find available land and buildings in Berwick, Pennsylvania. BIDA also assists entrepreneurs and small businesses with business retention and expansion resources. More Info on: Location, Financing, Growing
Greater Hazleton CAN DO, Inc. is a private, non-profit industrial/economic development corporation serving Greater Hazleton in Northeastern Pennsylvania. For nearly 60 years, CAN DO has fostered economic activity in our community which resulted in the development of more than 4,200 acres of land and the creation of over 26,000 new jobs. CAN DO serves as a developer, builder, landlord, utility provider and business liaison while providing entrepreneurial support through our business incubator, CAN BE. As a Certified Economic Development Organization, CAN DO also offers business financing assistance and is approved to administer loans throughout Luzerne County. Visit our website to learn more information including available real estate, demographics, workforce and labor, business financing, community data and more. Learn more about: Location, Financing, Growing
Economic development services in Carbon County began in the 1950s. Over the years, there had typically been two staff members, the Director of Economic Development and an Administrative Assistant. However, in the spring of 2013, CCEDC merged with the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce for greater capacity. Its office is located in the Borough of Lehighton.
The primary functions of the CCEDC organization includes providing access to capital, participation in state funded programs and making referrals to the PREP Partners for various business consulting services. The current approach for economic development includes:
CCEDC operates its own Revolving Loan Fund Program, administers loans for the Carbon County IDA and has recently received certification to administer PIDA programs.
The NEPA Alliance, a regional community and economic development agency, serves the seven counties of Northeastern Pennsylvania including Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill and Wayne. NEPA Alliance services include Business Financing, Government Contracting Assistance, International Trade Assistance, Non Profit Assistance, Transportation Planning, Research and Information, and Local Government Services. Learn more about: Location, Financing, Growing
The Pike County Economic Development Authority is dedicated to the development and growth of the business community, while ensuring that all who work here continue to enjoy living here as well. Come, join us and see what makes us the fastest growing county in the Northeast. Learn more about: Location, Financing, Growing
The Monroe County Commissioners and PMEDC Board of Directors invite you to take a closer look at Monroe County and include it in your future plans. This site will provide you with the information you need for site selection evaluation, including demographics, workforce, community amenities and resources. Please contact PMEDC at any time with specific questions. Learn more about: Location, Financing, Growing
Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, is home to many companies that found our location with industrial parks along the Interstate 81 corridor to be the ideal for their manufacturing and distribution needs. Matched with a strong, available workforce; tax incentives such as the Keystone Opportunity Zone program; great quality-of-life amenities and an economic development infrastructure that is designed to assist companies in every aspect of their move, our industrial parks are the ideal location for your next project. Learn more about: Location, Financing, Growing
For over 69 years the Scranton Lackawanna Industrial Building Company (SLIBC) and the Lackawanna Industrial Fund Enterprises (LIFE) have helped provide real estate construction, real estate loans, revenue bonds and construction financing for most of Lackawanna County’s industrial, business, office and technology parks. To date, SLIBCO and LIFE have financed and/or constructed over 368 facilities, serving over 236 companies and covering 21 million square feet. These projects have added more 20,000 jobs and $717 million in new real estate investment to our local economy. SLIBCO is the industrial development affiliate of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce. Learn more about: Location, Financing, Growing
The Small Business Development Center at The University of Scranton works to grow the economy of Northeastern Pennsylvania by providing entrepreneurs with the education, information and tools necessary to build successful businesses. The SBDC provides no cost small business consulting services that are tailored to fit the needs of small business clients of Bradford, Lackawanna, Monroe, Pike, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wayne & Wyoming Counties. The center offers confidential individualized assistance designed to identify and address the problems of small business owners as well as individuals interested in establishing a business. Learn more about: Launching, or Growing your business
As Wayne County's lead economic development organization, WEDCO provides the services needed to bring new business to our county, support the business that is already here, improve the local tax base, and enhance the quality of live of our residents. We are a non-profit corporation comprised of businesses in partnership with state, county, and municipal government that realizes a bright economic future depends on investing and planning today. Learn more about: Location, Financing, or Growing your business.