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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 Alliance has partnered with Adams County Office of Planning & Development (ACOPD) to facilitate discussions with all 34 municipalities and the 6 school districts across Adams County as part of a community outreach effort.
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The Alliance has partnered with several community partners to form Advantage Adams. The partnership is hosting panel discussions with the top 5 growth industries in Adams County.
The South Central PA PREP  team was recently awarded the ENGAGE! contract from the Department of Community & Economic Development and the Department of Labor & Industry to implement and execute a business calling program for Southcentral Pennsylvania.
PIDA & First Industries Fund Lending Rates 
(fixed rate, terms vary) Rates expire 6/30/2018
Real Estate Loans2.75%-3.75% fixed
Equipment Loans3.75%
Pollution Prevention and Energy Efficiency Loans2.00%
SBA 504 Lending Rates 
Real Estate 25 Yr Loan5.72%
Real Estate 20 Yr Loan5.22%
Equipment 10 Yr Loan5.30%
Industrial Development / General Authority
Taxable and tax-exempt bonds
Rate set by bank and typically range 75% of prime

“The Alliance is working hard to improve the business climate in Adams County. By encouraging new businesses to open their doors and by providing support to those businesses that are already here, our local economy will improve and we all will benefit.”- Duane Kanagy, Manager- Communication/Community Services, Adams Electric Cooperative

Become an Investor

You are invited to partner with AEA as an investor. Partner with your local Certified Economic Development Organization to support business retention, expansion and attraction efforts in Adams County. AEA provides support to local businesses through a knowledge base of service providers, financing programs, economic development tools and connections.

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