Allentown Economic Development Corporation

Remediation of key brownfield site in Enterprise Zone nears completion

Progress continues at the Allentown Metal Works brownfield site in South Allentown as the remediation process necessary to return it to use as a manufacturing facility winds down. Phase I of site remediation, which was completed in April 2015 and supported with $350,000 from the City of Allentown’s EPA-funded Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund, passed its […]

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Community contributions sought to allow AEDC progress to continue

Last year, and for the first time in more than a decade, AEDC proactively solicited the support of local business partners to request contributions. The effort raised $48,000, much to the delight of Executive Director Scott Unger. Partners like Air Products, PPL, UGI, Lehigh Valley Health Network and others contributed the funds needed to allow […]

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Hackers Invade Bridgeworks for Annual #LVHack

Venture Prizes added to turn hacking into business Imagine a roomful of people trying to build things like a 3-D printer that prints in chocolate, a headband that stores and plays music, or a dating app that allows you to play a getting-to-know-you game with a potential match. These are just a few of the […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Economic Impact of Bridgeworks Enterprise Center Reaches New Heights in 2015

Annual incubator impact survey shows significant increase in client revenues and job creation Allentown, Pa. – The Allentown Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) announced the aggregated results of its annual Incubator Client Impact Survey today. In 2015, the 11 Bridgeworks client companies earned over $4.1 million in revenue, more than doubling the $1.92 million the companies […]

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