Development Council

Westmoreland Development Council

Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland

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Redevelopment Authority of the County of Westmoreland

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Industrial Development Corporation

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Community Development Division

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Planning Division

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  1. Wage Growth

    Westmoreland County wage growth among fastest in the nation

    The average weekly wage for Westmoreland County in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $829, a 6% increase over the same period in 2016. The percentage change placed it 18th among the 347 largest counties in the U.S., according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read more...
  2. Tenaska Westmoreland

    Tenaska Westmoreland Reaches Construction Milestone

    The Tenaska Westmoreland Generating Station – a cleanburning natural gas-fueled power plant project – has reached a major construction milestone: 1 million work hours stemming from some 600 construction jobs. Press Release...
  3. West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund

    WCIDC Receives $305K in Grant & Loan Funding

    The WCIDC Board of Directors announced today the West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund has committed a $285,000 loan and a $20,000 grant to the WCIDC to support renovations at The Corner, an entrepreneurial center located in downtown New Kensington. Press Release...
  4. Tucker Auto-Mation logo

    Wolf Administration Participates in Recognition of Tucker Auto-Mation

    On behalf of Governor Tom Wolf, DCED executive deputy secretary Neil Weaver joined the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation to recognize Tucker Auto-Mation, for the company’s contributions to manufacturing. Read on...
  5. Colony Holding Companies&#39 proposed design for Jeannette Rt. 30 Redevelopment

    WCIDC Board Accepts Proposal for Jeannette Rt. 30 Redevelopment

    The Westmoreland County Land Bank can now enter into a formal agreement with Colony Holding for the 6.4-acre parcel for a purchase price of $2.1 million. Press Release...
  6. Jeannette Groundbreaking

    WCIDC Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony at Jeannette Glass Site

    The event marked the official start of environmental remediation and demolition of buildings on the site. Dennis Davin, secretary of the state DCED, announced a $960,300 grant through the Industrial Site Reuse Program Press Release...
  7. Aging Demo

    Westmoreland County tackles how to grow county amid aging population

    A group of some of Westmoreland County’s top employers on Wednesday afternoon discussed the challenges of an aging and declining population and its impact on the region's workforce, but spoke optimistically about what was to come. Read on...
  8. Toll Plaza

    Gov. Wolf Announces Over $1.1 Million in Funding to Support Amos K. Hutchinson Bypass

    Governor Wolf announced $1.14 million in funding to support work along the Amos K Hutchinson Bypass while minimizing closures and disruptions on the PA turnpike. Read on...
  9. Former Jeannette Glass Site

    WCIDC announces ownership of former Jeannette Glass plant

    The Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation (WCIDC) announced today the Westmoreland County Tax Bureau has signed over the deed to the WCIDC for the former Jeannette Glass property Press Release...
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