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The BHIVE Building

The BHIVE building is a center for entrepreneurial learning and coworking space. It offers a fully renovated floorplan with dedicated internet access for entrepreneurs, local residents, small businesses, and visiting companies/organizations. The BHIVE offers a variety of spaces for users that includes dedicated office areas, coworking group space, and conference room areas.

The goal of the B-HIVE is to provide a secure and inviting place where entrepreneurs in the region are comfortable and eager to go for guidance and help to launch and nurture their business. Both members and non-members can click below to reserve their space at the BHIVE!

Book your space at the BHIVE Building!

Business District Initiative

Beaver County has a unique concentration of central business districts throughout the county. These districts include the City of Aliquippa, the Borough of Ambridge, the Borough of Beaver, the City of Beaver Falls, the Borough of Bridgewater, the Borough of Midland, the Borough of Monaca, the Borough of New Brighton, and the Borough of Rochester. CED is working with Town Center Associates to reduce the vacancy rates in the business districts to increase community vitality and grow the local job market to create a more attractive community. Click the link to discover more information about each downtown area. CED has also started a mini-grant program that is funded by the Appalachian Regional Commission that is designed to assist start-ups or businesses new to the area that will be located in one of the designated business districts.  Qualified applicants will be eligible for up to a $10,000 grant. Please click below for the full grant guidelines to determine if you are indeed applicable. If you believe your business qualifies for the grant, please contact CED for the grant application. All contact information can be found on the “Get Connected” tab of our site.

Mini-Grant Guidelines

FEATURED LISTING

4270 Dutch Ridge Road

4270 Dutch Ridge Road
Brighton Township, PA 15009

This near pad ready 18.5 acre site is zoned industrial and is located one exit from the Shell Ethan Cracker Plant. It can accommodate up to a 100,000 SF building and is highly visible and accessible from I-376. 

ABOUT US

Overview

Beaver County Corporation for Economic Development (CED) is a non-profit certified economic development organization located in southwestern Pennsylvania.

CED’s Mission Statement

  • To enhance the economic well-being and quality of life for the Beaver County community

CED fulfills this mission by

  • Supporting, undertaking, and funding programs or projects in the economic development practice areas of entrepreneurship and business retention, expansion, and attraction
    • Primary Competencies: real estate development and business finance
    • Secondary Competencies: business assistance, business resource networking, and marketing
  • Supporting economic development projects and initiatives designed to retain and attract residents and to grow a highly trained Beaver County workforce
County Unemployment Rate
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Percent of Population with a
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher
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Largest Employer in Beaver County:
Heritage Valley Health System, Inc.

BCCED Board of Directors

BCCED Board of Directors

DEMOGRAPHIC DETAILS Beaver County Data

OUR YEAR IN REVIEW

Beaver County Corporation for Economic Development 2022-23 Annual Report

The 2022-2023 Annual Report outlines the fiscal year at the Beaver County Corporation for Economic Development where CED took on numerous new projects to make a difference in Beaver County and continued low interest lending to local businesses. Take a look at the report to view our cumulative totals, financial summary, and the new projects CED is proud to be a part of! 

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