Beaver County Corporation for Economic Development
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 collect data regarding vacant buildings, lost businesses, new businesses, and other data involving the vibrancy of each district. Together our goal is 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 the different data options to assist you in your investment in our communities.
Business District Mini-Grant Program
This grant program is designed to assist start-ups or businesses new to the area that will be located in one of the following designated central business districts within Beaver County: 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. Qualified applicants will be eligible for up to a $10,000 grant that is reimbursable and requires a 50% match. The Business District Initiative Mini-Grant Program is funded by the Appalachian Regional Commission and is administered via the Beaver County Corporation for Economic Development. Click below for the full grant guidelines to determine if your business qualifies. You can also reach out to CED with any questions and for the full application form once your business is deemed qualified. Contact information is located on the “Get Connected” tab of our website.
4270 Dutch Ridge Road
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.
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
BCCED Board of Directors
BCCED Board of Directors
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!