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Lehigh Valley Companies Honored with Pennsylvania Governor’s ImPAct Awards

Colin McEvoy
Administrator

May 22nd, 2015
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Five Lehigh Valley companies have been recognized by the Pennsylvania Governor’s ImPAct Awards, which honor companies that have made a substantial impact on the state through job creation or retention. “Today we celebrate Pennsylvanians who work hard every day to help their workers thrive, to grow their companies, and to improve the communities in which […]

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Organic Foods Company Undertaking Major Expansion in the Lehigh Valley

Colin McEvoy
Administrator

May 19th, 2015
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A leading global company focused on natural, organic and specialty food products is expanding in the Lehigh Valley. SunOpta Inc. is undertaking a $25 million expansion that will add aseptic beverage processing and filling capabilities to its existing Upper Macungie Township facility, according to developer J.G. Petrucci Co., which first announced the news on May […]

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LVEDC Releases Inaugural Issue of New Quarterly Lehigh Valley Real Estate Report

Colin McEvoy
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May 19th, 2015
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In keeping with one of its core principles to serve as the leading source of economic data and market intelligence on the region’s economic assets, the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation (LVEDC) has launched a new series of quarterly reports about the real estate climate of the Lehigh Valley. Each issue of the Lehigh Valley […]

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LVEDC Travels State to Share Success Stories of Redevelopment Program

Colin McEvoy
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May 19th, 2015
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Representatives from the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation (LVEDC) traveled to the other side of the state last week to share the success stories of the organization’s brownfields redevelopment program. LVEDC was invited to participate in the Pennsylvania Brownfields Conference. Held in Erie, it is the state’s largest forum about land use planning, community renewal, […]

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Will You Be Ready for the Lehigh Valley Meet the Buyers Expo?

Colin McEvoy
Administrator

May 15th, 2015
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The Lehigh Valley Meet the Buyers Expo is just five months away. As a small business owner, are you ready to make your pitch, provide professional information and walk away with potential business leads that can help you expand your business? Just “winging it” won’t do. You need to make a positive, effective and lasting […]

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Panel of Experts Discusses Lehigh Valley Office Market at LVEDC Event

Colin McEvoy
Administrator

May 14th, 2015
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A panel of four experts participated in a discussion about the state of the Lehigh Valley office market during a May 13 event hosted by the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation’s (LVEDC) Brokers & Developers Council. The panelists included Jessica Goffredo-Pantaleo, leasing representative with PennCap Properties; Mark Mulligan, CEO of VM Development Group; Phil Schenkel, […]

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Ben Franklin iXchange Event Focuses on Innovation, Virtualization of the World

Colin McEvoy
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May 12th, 2015
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Innovation in business and the ongoing virtualization of the world were among the areas of focus at the 21st annual iXchange event organized by Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania last week. More than 500 people attended the May 7 event, which was held at the Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University in Bethlehem. […]

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Nanotechnology, Biotechnology Focuses of Upcoming Event at Lehigh University Campus

Colin McEvoy
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May 11th, 2015
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An upcoming event will help developing technology companies, government partners and the education community learn more about nanotechnology, micro-electronics and biotechnology, and about resources in these areas that available in the Lehigh Valley to help companies and the regional economy grow. The Lehigh Nanotech Network (LNN) and Center for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology (CAMN), both […]

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Hamilton Crossings Becoming Reality After More Than Six Years In the Works

Colin McEvoy
Administrator

May 8th, 2015
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After more than six years in the making, Hamilton Crossings is finally becoming a reality. A groundbreaking ceremony was held this week at the $140 million retail complex project in Lower Macungie Township, which will include a Target, Whole Foods and Costco Wholesale Club, among other stores. The 565,000-square-foot project, located on 63 acres between […]

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Allentown’s Story of ‘Rebuilding the Zombie Incubator’ Wins National Recognition

Colin McEvoy
Administrator

May 4th, 2015
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The story of how the Allentown Economic Development Corporation rebuilt its business incubation program won “Best in Show” at a national conference last week. Anthony Durante, AEDC program manager, shared the story of the Allentown Bridgeworks Enterprise Center with a group of more than 50 professionals at the National Business Incubation Association’s (NBIA) Annual Conference […]

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LVEDC Loans & Interest Rates

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Type Rate Date
PIDA 2.25% 5/21/15
SBA 504 4.850% (20 years) 4.374% (10 years) 5/21/15
PIDA: SBFF 3% 5/21/15
PIDA: MELF 3% 5/21/15