15562 Economic Development Agency

Find 15562 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.


Maryland State Economic Development Ste 203, 138 Baltimore St Cumberland MD 21502 20.8 miles from 15562 301-722-0054


Allegany County Economic Development 11601 Pittsburgh Plate Glass Road Southeast Cumberland MD 21502 23.1 miles from 15562 301-724-4412

Bedford County Economic Development 1 Corporate Drive Bedford PA 15522 40.3 miles from 15562 814-623-4816

Johnstown Economic Development 401 Washington Street Johnstown PA 15901 42.2 miles from 15562 814-533-3556

Berkeley Springs Economic Development 202 Fairfax Street Berkeley Springs WV 25411 49.5 miles from 15562 304-258-8546

Clairton Economic Development 282 Saint Clair Avenue Clairton PA 15025 54.9 miles from 15562 412-226-1587

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.