Press Releases

DateOrganizationPress Release Article
08/18/22IDCWith approval of low-interest $2.5 million PIDA loan, WCIDC secures full funding for industrial park project
08/11/22IDCLatrobe Animal Clinic to build new, larger facility on 3.86 acres at Westmoreland Airpark
05/12/22Planning DivisionWestmoreland County hires Michael Baker International to design and deploy equitable broadband internet plan
05/12/22IDCWCIDC approves sales agreement for Roechling Industrial to buy last available lot at Tech Park I
04/13/22IDCWCIDC approves option sales agreement for Red Fish LLC to purchase 5.72 acres in Tech Park II
02/17/22IDC
Al. Neyer affiliate signs option agreement for 14.79 acres at Westmoreland Technology Park II
01/27/22IDC
Westmoreland Community Action signs seven-year lease for 8,310 SF at GreenForge Building
10/04/21IDCWCIDC finalizes first sale at Commerce Crossing at Westmoreland
06/10/21Planning DivisionCommissioners Approve C-PACE Program; Make it Easier for Property Owners to Finance Efficient, Renewable Projects
06/10/21IDCAsset Genie, Inc. signs three-year lease extension for 119,652 SF of space at South Greensburg Commons
04/15/21IDC
Mt. Pleasant Glass Centre tenants Glassautomatic, Inc. and O'Rourke Cut Glass sign lease extensions
04/15/21IDC
WAB Associates LLC signs option agreement for 6.23 acres at Westmoreland Business & Research Park
02/25/21IDCWCIDC Finalizes Sale of 19.92 Acres at I-70 Industrial Park
12/17/20IDC
WCIDC, Regional Trail Corporation and Southwest Railroad Co. Approve New 25-year Lease for Five Star Trail
 10/8/20Community Development Division
Westmoreland County Secures $3.4 Million for Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Reduction Grant Program
9/25/20IDCWCIDC Finalizes Sale of 13.39 Acres at Westmoreland Technology Park II
8/17/20IDCWCIDC Finalizes Sale of 10.99 Acres at Westmoreland Technology Park II
6/25/20IDC
WCIDC Approves Project to Modernize Jeannette Industrial Park Building
5/14/20IDC
WCIDC Approves Lease with Stellar Precision Components for Jeannette Industrial Park Space
4/23/20IDC
WCIDC Approves $2.36 Million Rail-Replacement Project
3/19/20Development Council
UPDATED: SBA is Taking Applications for Economic Injury Disaster Loans
3/17/20Development CouncilContact Information for Development Council Offices During COVID-19 Response
3/5/20IDCWCIDC Purchases 110 Acres in Hempfield and Unity for Office Park Development
1/30/20IDCWCIDC Approves Option Agreement with Red Fish LLC for 10.99 Acres at Westmoreland Technology Park II
10/25/19IDCElliott Finalizes Purchase of Former Jeannette Glass Property
7/25/19IDC
Mt. Pleasant Glass Centre Reaches Full Occupancy
6/24/19IDCWCIDC Approves Option Agreement for 13 Acres at Technology Park II
4/18/19IDC Final Phase of Work to Begin at Jeannette Glass Site 
2/21/19 IDC WCIDC Approves Option Agreement for 53 Acres at Commerce Crossing at Westmoreland 
10/26/18 IDC WCIDC Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony at Commerce Crossing at Westmoreland 
10/16/18 IDC Excel Glass, Inc. Continues Expansion at Jeannette Industrial Park 
10/12/18 Community Development DivisionApplications Being Accepted for a New Westmoreland County Demolition Program 
9/21/18 IDC/EGCW  PA Small Water and Sewer Program Grant Will Benefit Westmoreland County Businesses
5/29/18 IDCRACP Funding Awarded for Jeannette Glassworks & Commerce Crossing at Westmoreland 
4/24/18IDCWCIDC Acquires 206 acres in Sewickley Township 
10/26/17 IDCWCIDC Receives $305K in Grant & Loan Funding From West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund 
9/7/17 IDC WCIDC Board Accepts Colony Holding's Proposal for Jeannette Rt. 30 Project 
7/5/17 EGCWEGCW assists Xodus Medical in obtaining $933,343 loan
6/22/17 IDC Siemens Corporation Invests at RIDC Westmoreland 
6/15/17 IDCTenaska Westmoreland Relies on Local Contractors 
5/31/17 IDCWCIDC holds groundbreaking ceremony at Jeannette Glass Site 
5/10/17 Planning Division Westmoreland County community members invited to develop goals for county 
4/19/17 IDCWCIDC leases five acres at I-70 Industrial Park for Industrial Hemp Research 
3/30/17 IDCWCIDC signs lease agreement with Penn State New Kensington
1/25/17 Planning Division Westmoreland Plan Reaches More Than 2,000 Community Members 
1/12/17 IDC Westmoreland County Receives $2.5 M RACP Grant for RIDC Westmoreland 
1/05/17 Planning Division Westmoreland County continues to map out a successful vision for the future 
12/05/16 Planning Division Westmoreland community identifies issues & advantages of the county
10/27/16 Planning Division Community Workshops announced for Comprehensive Plan update
10/21/16 IDCWCIDC partner with Penn State New Kensington on Entrepreneurial Center
8/30/16IDCWCIDC announces ownership of former Jeannette Glass Site
5/28/16IDCSettlement Reached In Former Jeannette Glass Plant Acquisition
5/26/16Planning DivisionWestmoreland County Names Comprehensive Plan Consultant
5/18/16IDCWestmoreland County Receives $1.1M RTAP Grant for Replacement of Rail
5/9/16 Planning Division Youngwood Borough to hold first public meeting on Community Plan 
3/12/15Community Development DivisionWestmoreland County Announces Homeownership Program
12/19/14IDCLeed's To Begin Construction on Pad-Ready Sites at the Business & Research Park
10/21/14IDCWestmoreland Airpark Phase II Expansion - Unity Township
03/27/14IDCAGI Group Continues Growth at South Greensburg Commons
02/27/14IDCWestmoreland County Receives $1,100,000 RTAP Grant for Replacement of Rail
12/19/13IDCLeed's Announces Additional Expansion at the Business & Research Park
12/19/13IDCEarly American Pittsburgh, Inc. Expanding Operations to Mount Pleasant Glass Centre
12/05/13IDCWestmoreland County Receives $2,215,925 PennWorks Grant for the Waltz-Mill Rail Park
10/10/13Community Development DivisionPHFA announces 2013 PHARE funding recipients
05/23/13Community Development DivisionWestmoreland County launches pilot program for housing rehabilitation
05/17/13RACW / EGC / Planning DivisionRevamped "Downtown Destinations" Website Targets Community Redevelopment
04/25/13IDCWestmoreland Airpark Phase II Expansion - Unity Township
02/08/13IDCEFR Limited Partnership to Build Flex-Warehouse at Westmoreland County Airpark - Unity Township
01/24/13IDCGlassautomatic Expanding Operations at Mount Pleasant Glass Centre
12/19/12RACWFuture Westmoreland County Community College Laurel Center
12/19/12Community Development DivisionPHFA announces 2012 PHARE and Marcellus Shale funding recipients
10/10/12IDCWendell H. Stone Company, Inc. to build at I-70 Industrial Park - South Huntingdon Township
09/07/12IDCA New Keystone Opportunity Expansion Zone (KOEZ) - New Stanton
08/02/12RACWDerry Redevelopment Project Receives $200,000 Grant
06/07/12Planning DivisionWestmoreland County Hosting Public Meetings for Drilling Impact Fee