Adams County Economic Development Corporation

Adams County Industrial Development Authority

Adams County General Authority



Our Alliance is your Advantage.

Adams County. South Central Pennsylvania. Rich history. Abundant quality of life. Located within a day’s drive of 40% of the U.S. population and 60% of the Canadian population, millions of visitors travel here every year to experience the majestic battlefields, charming downtowns and serene orchards.

Adams Economic Alliance provides personalized and focused retention, expansion, attraction and workforce development services for business. We invite you to consider Adams County, Pennsylvania as your business’ next home.

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The 2020 Census counts every person living in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories, only once, and in the right place. The 2020 Census is easy, confidential, and important. Several job opportunities exist in Adams County assisting with the successful completion of the Census- check them out!
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The Alliance has partnered with the County of Adams, Destination Gettysburg, The Chamber of Gettysburg and Adams County, Adams County Tech Prep, @ Home in Adams County and HACC-Gettysburg Campus to address local business issues and concerns as a collective.

What is Gettysburg Rocks?
A music festival and fundraiser wrapped into one to benefit Penn State’s Four Diamonds Fund, Gettysburg Rocks takes place February 7-9, 2020. Over 150 bands participate in this biannual fundraiser.

Small Business Resource Guide
The Advantage Adams partnership is pleased to present our small business resource guide, now available for download! Inside you’ll find numerous resources and helpful tips, whether you’re an entrepreneur or an established business in Adams County.
The @Home In Adams County community engagement initiative was formed in 2018 & officially staffed and launched in January 2019 to address the ongoing issues of severe shortages of affordable housing, transportation options, and stagnant wages across Adams County.

Recent News

PIDA Lending Rates 
(fixed rate, terms vary) Rates expire 12/31/2019
Real Estate Loans2-3%
Equipment Loans2-3%
Pollution Prevention and Energy Efficiency Loans2.00%
SBA 504 Lending Rates 
Real Estate 25 Yr Loan4.25%
Real Estate 20 Yr Loan4.21%
Equipment 10 Yr Loan4.48%
Industrial Development / General Authority
Taxable and tax-exempt bonds
Rate set by bank and typically range 75% of prime

It is the mission of the Adams Economic Alliance to develop and implement creative community-based strategies to enhance economic opportunity and foster a dynamic framework for balanced growth and development through the
Adams County Economic Development Corporation
Adams County Industrial Development Authority
Adams County General Authority