Economic Development

Businesses in central Pennsylvania can propel to the next level by leveraging advantages offered by our local business support network. We are here to meet your company’s needs. This can include direct assistance with permitting and other regulatory requirements to connecting with our vast regional network.

That network is called the Central Region Partners for Regional Economic Performance (PREP). We also are part of an exciting new program that gives your business an even more personalized approach, called PA Engage!

Plus, we provide assistance with:

Keystone Opportunity Zones (KOZ)
Federal Qualified Opportunity Zones (FOZ)
PA Engage! Program

See our 5-Year Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for 2020



Industrial Infrastructure – Our Infrastructure Development efforts are carried out with industrial development groups, communities, individual companies, and other partners. We provide a range of grantsmanship skills and technical assistance to match specific needs with state, federal, and other funding sources.

Regional Statistics – SEDA-COG is an affiliate of the Pennsylvania State Data Center, the Commonwealth’s official source of population statistics, economic information, and statistical services.

Whether you are thinking about starting your own business, expanding your existing company, or considering moving to the Keystone State, this site will provide useful information to help you work smart and live happy in Pennsylvania.


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