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
Al. Neyer affiliate signs option agreement for 14.79 acres at Westmoreland Technology Park II
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
Mt. Pleasant Glass Centre tenants Glassautomatic, Inc. and O'Rourke Cut Glass sign lease extensions
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
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
WCIDC Approves Project to Modernize Jeannette Industrial Park Building
WCIDC Approves Lease with Stellar Precision Components for Jeannette Industrial Park Space
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
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