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Sen Browne: Municipal Grants Grant Our Region Jobs

Stephen Althouse
Administrator

August 26th, 2014
News

While the subject of municipal grant writing may not exactly be perceived as exciting, it is nevertheless important. And Pennsylvania Sen. Patrick Browne (R-16th) is hosting a workshop on Thursday, September 11th at the Lehigh County Government Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown, to assist municipalities in successfully navigating the process. And lest you think […]

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“Bringing The World to You Event” will Feature Foreign Trade Reps on Sept. 15th

Stephen Althouse
Administrator

August 26th, 2014
News

Businesses and societies across the planet are more connected than ever before. And one event showcases how Lehigh Valley businesses can gain a competitive edge in this constantly evolving environment. “Bringing The World To You,” the Lehigh Valley’s premier international conference, will take place from 8 a.m. through 3 p.m. on September 15th at Ben […]

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GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS: Ocean Spray

Stephen Althouse
Administrator

August 26th, 2014
News

Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp. is pleased to bring a little “splash” to your day. On April 29th, 2014 the Lehigh Valley officially welcomed Ocean Spray to Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County, the location of their 300,000 square-foot, $110 million facility that employs 180 individuals. In this month’s LVEDC Getting Down to Business video installment, we […]

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LVEDC Adopts 2014-2017 Strategic Plan

Stephen Althouse
Administrator

August 26th, 2014
News

The Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp.’s board of directors adopted a comprehensive strategy during a July 16th meeting that will serve as the foundation for the region’s economic development over the next three years. Entitled LVEDC Strategic Plan 2014-2017 the plan succinctly outlines the organization’s mission, vision, values, principles and six priorities, which will be examined […]

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LVEDC Hiring Research Specialist and Information Systems Specialist

Stephen Althouse
Administrator

August 21st, 2014
News

The Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp. is hiring two positions as of August 21st, 2014. Prospective applicants should send a resume to: Mr. Matthew Tuerk Vice President of Administration and Investor Relations 2158 Avenue C, Suite 200 Bethlehem, Pa. 18017 mtuerk@nulllehighvalley.org Date: 8/21/2014 Job Status: Exempt Position Title: Research Specialist Job Purpose: Provide economic statistics and […]

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THE LVEDC INTERVIEW: Easton Mayor Sal Panto

Stephen Althouse
Administrator

August 19th, 2014
News

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sal Panto has a connection to his hometown, the City of Easton, that transcends his tenure as mayor. Born and raised in Easton, Panto has been active in town since he was a young man, serving in various leadership positions and as a teacher in the Easton Area School District. Anyone who has spent time […]

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LVEDC Advocates for Economic Development Program Funding

Stephen Althouse
Administrator

August 19th, 2014
News

The Lehigh Valley has been one of the fastest-growing growing regions in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and some of the reason for that has been the strong support of the state through economic incentive programs. That’s why the region’s economic development agency is distributing a letter this week that urges legislators in the Pennsylvania House […]

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Embed the LVEDC Video Nominated for an Emmy Award

Stephen Althouse
Administrator

August 19th, 2014
News

A Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp. video promoting the merits of the Lehigh Valley has garnered a film nomination and today you can embed that video onto your website. Entitled “Lehigh Valley: The Opportunity is Yours” the short film is up for a 2014 Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy Award in the Commercial – Single Spot category. The […]

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State Approves Financing For 4 Major LV Projects

Stephen Althouse
Administrator

August 12th, 2014
News

Represents the largest one month multi-project financing in LVEDC history     BETHLEHEM( AUGUST 12, 2014)– In a sign of consistent and robust lending activity, the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation (LVEDC) worked closely with four separate Lehigh Valley companies to procure Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority financing that totaled more than $6.1 million.   The […]

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Conversation & Cocktails features U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent

Stephen Althouse
Administrator

August 12th, 2014
News

“The strong relationship LVEDC, for example, has with small business owners, and those looking to support new start-up businesses, is invaluable. Understanding the needs of a region and being able to leverage the healthy components of a local economy to lay the foundation for sustainable job growth.” THE LVEDC INTERVIEW – U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent, […]

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LVEDC Loans & Interest Rates

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Type Rate Date
PIDA 2.5% 7/3/14
SBA 504 5.07% (20 years) 7/3/14
SBFF 3.5% 7/3/14
MELF 3.5% 7/3/14