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Luzerne County Office of Community Development
54 West Union Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-1410
570-824-7214
“luzernecounty.org”:mailto:luzernecounty.org
Berwick Industrial Development Association
107 South Market Street
Berwick, Pennsylvania 18603
570-752-3612
“bida.com”:http://bida.com

The Berwick Industrial Development Association (BIDA) helps businesses, site selection consultants, and commercial realtors find available land and buildings in Berwick, Pennsylvania. BIDA also assists with helping find solutions to any other issues a client may have, such as putting together a financial assistance package.

CAN DO
One South Church Street, Suite 200
Hazleton, PA 18201
570-455-1508
“hazletoncando.com”:http://hazletoncando.com

CAN DO owns three industrial parks, Humboldt, McAdoo, and Valmont Industrial Parks, and the white-collar CAN DO Corporate Center. CAN DO works with site selectors, location consultants, and companies from the earliest stages of a relocation or expansion through government approvals, funding, and construction. CAN DO also provides utilities and markets sites.

City of Hazleton, Office of Community and Economic Development
City Hall
Hazleton, PA 18201
570-459-4947
“hazletoncity.org”:http://hazletoncity.org

The staff of the City of Hazleton?s Office of Community and Economic Development provides prospective employers with everything from the answering of basic inquiries, tours of the city, to the identification of funding resources.

Diamond City Partnership
Two Public Square
PO Box 5340
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18710-5304
570-208-9737
“diamondcitypartnership.com”:http://diamondcitypartnership.com

The Diamond City Partnership is a public-private downtown management organization. DCP is an alliance of various local community organizations and individuals brought together with the common goal of beautifying and enriching downtown Wilkes-Barre.

The Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce
One South Church Street
Suite 200
Hazleton, PA 18201
570-455-1508
“hazletonchamber.org”:http://hazletonchamber.org

The Chamber is funded primarily through the support of individual member businesses. In addition to the Chamber of Commerce itself, the organization consists of a number of affiliates formed to address specific community issues.

The Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce
Kennedy Blvd. & William Street
PO Box 704
Pittston, Pa. 18640
570-655-1424
“pittstonchamber.org”:http://www.pittstonchamber.org

The Greater Pittston Chamber promotes growth and improves economic opportunities. The Chamber is responsible for obtaining financing from the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority.

The Great Valley Technology Alliance
7 South Main Street
Suite 227
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
570-408-9811
“greatvalleyalliance.com”:http://www.greatvalleyalliance.com

Created in March 2000, the Great Valley Technology Alliance (GVTA) is a regional public-private partnership designed to facilitate the development of a knowledge-based, technology-focused economy for Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance
1151 Oak Street
Pittston, PA 18640
570-655-5581
“nepa-alliance.org”:http://www.nepa-alliance.org

The alliance is one of seven sub-state regional agencies that help to coordinate economic development activities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Alliance provides research, specialized technical and demographic information, and demographics and industry trends in the seven county area.

Penn's Northeast
1151 Oak Street
Pittston, PA 18640
800-317-1313
“pennsnortheast.com”:http://www.pennsnortheast.com

Five counties in Northeastern Pennsylvania ? Luzerne, Lackawanna, Monroe, Pike, and Wayne have created a single marketing arm, called Penn?s Northeast, to assist our various community and economic development organizations. Penn?s Northeast is responsible for generating job creation leads for Northeastern Pennsylvania, and for performing the marketing, branding, and relationship building required to increase the number of interested employers that visit and consider locations in Luzerne County.

Spirit, Inc.
1206-1 Salem Boulevard
Berwick, PA 18603
570-752-5156

Spirit, Inc. financially assists in the expansion of existing businesses and is a conduit for financial incentives to attract new employers to the Greater Berwick Area.

Sources: Luzerne County Office of Community Development, CAN DO, Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce.

Last Updated: 08/19/06 03:32:00
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