17240 Economic Development Agency

Find 17240 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.


Adams County Economic Development 1300 Proline Place Gettysburg PA 17325 29.7 miles from 17240 717-334-0042


Pennsylvania State Economic Development 400 North Street Harrisburg PA 17120 37.6 miles from 17240 717-783-5053

York County Economic Development 11 York Street Hanover PA 17331 39.8 miles from 17240 717-646-9221

Middletown Economic Development 29 South Union Street Middletown PA 17057 44.9 miles from 17240 717-944-6332

York Economic Development 101 South George Street York PA 17401 47.0 miles from 17240 717-849-2264

Berkeley Springs Economic Development 202 Fairfax Street Berkeley Springs WV 25411 49.5 miles from 17240 304-258-8546

Bedford County Economic Development 1 Corporate Drive Bedford PA 15522 49.8 miles from 17240 814-623-4816

Carroll County Economic Development 225 North Center Street Westminster MD 21157 50.8 miles from 17240 410-386-2070

Frederick County Economic Development 101 North Court Street Frederick MD 21701 51.6 miles from 17240 301-600-6360

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.