15462 Economic Development Agency

Find 15462 economic development agencies, departments and corporations. Economic development agencies provide information on resources for economic growth through the expansion of local businesses and by attracting new business and tourism.


Johnstown Economic Development 401 Washington Street Johnstown PA 15901 30.3 miles from 15462 814-533-3556


Clairton Economic Development 282 Saint Clair Avenue Clairton PA 15025 30.8 miles from 15462 412-226-1587

Pennsylvania State Economic Development 2 Allegheny Square Glassport PA 15045 32.4 miles from 15462 412-672-1331

Maryland State Economic Development Ste 203, 138 Baltimore St Cumberland MD 21502 43.4 miles from 15462 301-722-0054

Canonsburg Economic Development 68 East Pike Street Canonsburg PA 15317 44.6 miles from 15462 724-745-1800

Ebensburg Economic Development 518 North Center Street Ebensburg PA 15931 45.3 miles from 15462 814-472-5500

Bedford County Economic Development 1 Corporate Drive Bedford PA 15522 45.5 miles from 15462 814-623-4816

Allegany County Economic Development 11601 Pittsburgh Plate Glass Road Southeast Cumberland MD 21502 46.9 miles from 15462 301-724-4412

Allegheny County Economic Development 425 6th Avenue Pittsburgh PA 15229 46.9 miles from 15462 412-281-1890

What is a tax abatement?

A tax abatement is an agreement between a business and a taxing entity, such as a state, county, or local government, which provides a temporary tax reduction for a business that expands or makes physical improvements. Typically, the additional property taxes that would have been levied as a result of the business expansion or improvement are forgiven for a specified period of time. Businesses are sometimes offered tax abatements as a way to encourage expansion and investment.

What is the difference between an Economic Development Agency and an Economic Development Commission?

An Economic Development Agency is an agency of the government staffed by professional employees who implement the programs and services of the agency. An Economic Development Commission usually refers to an appointed board that serves as an advisor on economic policy. Economic Development Commissions are common at the county and local levels of government.

What do I need to do to start a new business?

Most Economic Development Agencies have a staff person or office to help prospective business owners to understand how to register their business and obtain any necessary licensing.