Category Archives: Economic Development

Berks Park 183

Background Information  Berks Park 183 is an area of land next to the Reading Regional Airport being developed by the the Berks County Industrial Development Authority (BCIDA).  This site will feature a host of buildings ranging from 20,000 to over 234,000 sq ft.  The different proposed sizes are as follows: 20,000 sq ft, 40,200 sq  Continue Reading »

167,000 SF Corporate Headquarters Available

167,000 SF Corporate Headquarters Facility Available in Greater Reading, PA Located at 2400 Bernville Road, this beautiful campus is perfect for a corporate headquarters, office and medical device manufacturing facility situated on 147 acres. This property is well maintained with excellent amenities. Near major highway interchange. Features: Class A Office and R&D Space Office and Support Space:  Continue Reading »

Restaurant and bar proposed near GoggleWorks in Reading

A second restaurant, Cubanito restaurant and bar will initially seat 90 and  could occupy a vacant retail space at Albert R. Boscov Plaza, the parking garage that serves the city’s Entertainment Square at Second and Washington streets.

Mapping hotspots for development in Berks

Adding depth to the regions’ ready-to-go site inventory is and will continue to be critical for Berks County’s ability to grow its commercial and industrial base.  The lack of appropriate and desirable sits ready for development will result in missed economic growth opportunities for Berks County.  Pamela Shupp stated in the Berks County economic outlook  Continue Reading »

The Economic Impact of the Reading 120

Spectators should spend the morning and early afternoon in Reading City Park for the best view of the race.  More energetic spectators can hike to one of the switchbacks for another unique view. As the Reading 120 draws nearer, there is one shared hope:  That Saturday, Sept. 10, will be a picture- perfect late summer day  Continue Reading »

Downtown Reading Business Looking Up

Standing on the third floor of the building he recently purchased at 503 Penn St., John Weidenhammer looked over Penn Square from a large picture window. Down below, many of the stores looked less attractive than they were when he would frequent the inner city as a child. “Downtown Reading was very vibrant,” said Weidenhammer,  Continue Reading »

Why Greater Reading, PA? Top 8 Reasons

#1 Home of Innovators Greater Reading is home to a number of innovative companies such as Isolator Fitness, Frevon (creator of the Ball Cannon) and TAB Industries. This is in addition to long established businesses and some of our largest employers – Sweet Street Desserts and East Penn Manufacturing – both companies were founded in  Continue Reading »


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