16259 Economic Development Agency

Find 16259 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.


Du Bois Economic Development 30 South Brady Street DuBois PA 15801 38.3 miles from 16259 717-371-5010


Allegheny County Economic Development 425 6th Avenue Pittsburgh PA 15229 40.4 miles from 16259 412-281-1890

Lawrence County Economic Development 100 East Reynolds Street New Castle PA 16101 46.8 miles from 16259 724-658-1488

Beaver County Economic Development 250 Insurance Street Beaver PA 15009 47.4 miles from 16259 724-728-8610

Pennsylvania State Economic Development 2 Allegheny Square Glassport PA 15045 47.8 miles from 16259 412-672-1331

Ebensburg Economic Development 518 North Center Street Ebensburg PA 15931 48.6 miles from 16259 814-472-5500

Clairton Economic Development 282 Saint Clair Avenue Clairton PA 15025 49.3 miles from 16259 412-226-1587

Johnstown Economic Development 401 Washington Street Johnstown PA 15901 49.9 miles from 16259 814-533-3556

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.