Approval of PA Qualified Opportunity Zones

The federal tax bill passed at the end of December 2017 enabled Governor Wolf to designate certain census tracts as Opportunity Zones. Investments made by individuals through special funds in these zones would be allowed to defer or eliminate federal t …Read More »

Polk Township Bridge Project Recognized with Award

Polk Township’s Hell Hollow Bridge Project was recognized at the 36th Annual PSATS Convention on April 23, 2108 with a 2017 Bridge Safety Improvement Program Award.  The award was presented by the PA State Association of Township Supervisors, the PA De …Read More »

Pocono Springs Village set to Transform Pennsylvania

TOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP, PA – A $350 million Entertainment Destination Village is in the final stages of conceptual development in Tobyhanna Township. The Pocono Springs Entertainment Village is a joint venture between JEMB Realty of New York and Denver-bas …Read More »

PIDA Loan approved for Terrafina LLC

Harrisburg, PA – On April 4, 2018 Governor Tom Wolf announced new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program, including eight business projects in seven counties across the commonwealth that wil …Read More »

PMEDC Video Series Promotes Local Companies

The Pocono Mountains Economic Development Corporation’s ability to provide infrastructure support, grants, low cost loan programs, and working capital is on full display in the first installment of a new video series designed to highlight Monroe County …Read More »

Recycled Product Manufacturer Bringing New Jobs to Tobyhanna

Pocono Mountains Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Chuck Leonard says that the opening of a new recycled product manufacturing facility in 2014 will create a number of new jobs. Waste Not Technologies, LLC today broke ground on Octobe …Read More »

PMEDC Voices Support for NCC Bond Issue

The Pocono Mountains Economic Development Corporation (PMEDC) has joined the growing list of organizations urging voters to approve a $31 million bond issue that will help fund construction of an expanded Monroe Campus of Northampton Community College …Read More »

Local Share Gaming Revenues Fund 14 Local Projects

More than $6 million in gaming fund revenues, the first from Mount Airy Resort and Casino, will fund significant education, health care, infrastructure and quality of life projects throughout Monroe County, Department of Community and Economic Developm …Read More »

Commissioners Announce Priority Projects

Stroudsburg – The Monroe County Commissioners announced today that Northampton Community College’s Monroe Campus, Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport, the Pocono Township/Brodhead Creek Regional Authority, will be the first applications submitted for Mo …Read More »

Enosis Looks to Facilitate Aggregation of Monroe County’s Business/Scholastic Broadband Use

The Pocono Mountains Economic Development Corporation (PMEDC) announced today the development of Enosis – The Broadband Facilitators, a new working entity whose mission is to aggregate demand and facilitate business and scholastic use of broadband Inte …Read More »

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