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Bureau of Economic Development

About Us

At the Bureau of Economic Development, you will find a wide array of community and economic opportunities that impact and help to build the City’s economy.  We not only work diligently with our partners to establish businesses that create solid jobs with competitive salaries for our residents, we also help communities build a foundation for long-term growth by funding and supporting projects throughout the City.

Our data-driven team produces the research needed to support our businesses, industries, individuals, projects, and families who live, work and play in the City of Harrisburg.

Business | Community | Programs | Training | Culture | Data & Maps  | Resources  & Info

The Bureau of Economic Development provides information, resources and assistance with the following services:


Business Services
  • Business Attraction, Retention & Development
  • Minority Businesses
  • Tax Incentives and Grants
  • Workforce Recruitment & Training
  • Startup Entrepreneurship
  • Small Business Assistance & Resources
  • Available Sites / Places
  • Business Survey


Community Development
  • Real Estate
  • Community Outreach & Engagement
  • Community Partnerships
  • Development Projects
City Program & Services
  • Neighborhood Business Stabilization Program
  • Commercial Refuse Credit Program
  • Microenterprise Mentorship Grant Program
Trainings & Workshops
  • Events & Information
Culture, Arts & Entertainment
  • News, Events & Updates
Data & Maps
  • Neighborhoods
  • Opportunity Zones
  • Housing
  • Demographics
Additional Resources & Information
  • COVID-19 Resources & Updates
  • Mercantile License Information
  • Register a Business
  • Business Survey
File & Pay Taxes
  • HUD Entitlement Grants (HOME, CDBG, ESG)
  • City of Harrisburg Comprehensive Plan


10 N. 2nd St. Suite 302

Harrisburg, PA 17101



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