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The Importance of Small Business to the Local Economy and Quality of Life

Small businesses are companies with less than 500 employees. Although these organizations may not be large, they pack a powerful economic punch. These businesses account for 99.7 percent of employer …

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CPBJ: Here’s what the midstate gains from its military installations

This article appeared on Central Penn Business Journal on March 14, 2017. Among the report's findings: the three installations - the War College/Carlisle Barracks, Naval Support Activity in Hampden Township and Defense Logistics Agency Distribution …

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Cumberland York Area Local Defense Group Announces Results of Strategic Positioning Plan

CUMBERLAND VALLEY, PA (March 10, 2016) - The Cumberland York Area Local Defense Group (CYALDG) contracted with Michael Baker International, in partnership with Dering Consulting Group, in 2015 to conduct …

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CAEDC affiliate helping to accelerate Cumberland County redevelopment efforts

Even fast-growing areas such as Cumberland County have a fair share of vacant and blighted properties that fail to attract private developers, who may be turned off by potentially high …

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Redevelopment in works for abandoned Lemoyne school

This article was published in the Cumberland Valley Business Journal on February 24, 2017. By Zack Hoopes Cumberland County’s redevelopment cooperative is likely looking at a full-scale demolition of the abandoned Lemoyne …

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Vacant Lemoyne Middle School sold for $450K to CAEDC affiliate

This article was published on CPBJ.com on February 16, 2017. School directors in the West Shore School District on Thursday voted 7-0 to sell its former Lemoyne Middle School building. The buyer …

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Connector road plan approved in South Middleton

This article was posted on Cumberlink.com on February 10, 2017. After more than a decade of delays, it appears that a connector road between York and Trindle roads in South Middleton …

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Nonprofit campus discussed for land near Giant in Carlisle

This article was published on February 10th on Cumberlink.com A large campus of several nonprofit services and organizations contained in one location could be on its way to the Carlisle area …

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Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau highlights county’s economic advantage

The following article appeared in the Sentinel and on Cumberlink.com on Monday, February 6, 2017. Click here to read it. By: Zack Hoopes The Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau recently rolled out a …

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Plan provides guidelines in promoting, attracting businesses

This article appeared in the Sentinel and on Cumberlink.com on January 30, 2017.  Comprehensive plans can cost tens of thousands of dollars to produce, but Cumberland County has developed them in-house …

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