18471 Economic Development Agency

Find 18471 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.


Pittston Economic Development 1151 Oak Street Pittston PA 18640 15.9 miles from 18471 570-655-5581


Wayne County Economic Development 32 Commercial Street Honesdale PA 18431 22.7 miles from 18471 570-253-5334

Hazleton Economic Development 40 North Church Street Hazleton PA 18201 42.3 miles from 18471 570-459-4947

Union Economic Development 3111 East Main Street Endicott NY 13760 43.5 miles from 18471 607-786-2945

Carbon County Economic Development 137 South Street Lehighton PA 18235 48.0 miles from 18471 570-325-2810

Pike County Economic Development 209 East Harford Street Milford PA 18337 48.3 miles from 18471 570-296-7332

Sullivan County Economic Development 198 Bridgeville Road Monticello NY 12701 55.1 miles from 18471 845-794-1110

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.