Hudson's Bay Company Announces 620,000 Square-foot Facility in Highridge Business Park

On April 28, 2016, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC), parent of Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor and Saks OFF 5TH, will establish a new facility in Highridge Business Park, Schuylkill County. The move will result in 207 new, full-time jobs.

“This is the nineteenth jobs announcement that my administration has made with the Governor’s Action Team this year, securing commitments for the creation of thousands new jobs all across the commonwealth,” said Governor Wolf. “Each announcement is another boost to Pennsylvania’s economy and the addition of HBC’s new facility in Schuylkill County means 207, new, full-time jobs for Pennsylvanians.”

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Trillium CNG Opens Schuylkill County's First Nautral Gas Fueling Station in Highridge

Trillium CNG recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Schuylkill County's first natural gas fueling station. The station, situation on Keystone Boulevard in Highridge Business Park, will serve multiple operations in the park. NFI Trucking, a carrier for Lowe's, Penske Logistics and Wegman's have all signed on to begin fueling their recently purchased compressed natural gas-fueled tractor trailers. In addition to the local companies that will utilize the facility, the station will also be open to the general public.

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Meeting Transcript from Public Hearing on Final HID Plan Now Available

The Schuylkill County Industrial Development Authority (SCIDA), in conjunction with the Schuylkill County Board of Commissioners, the Board of Education of the Minersville Area School District, and the Boards of Supervisors for Cass and Foster Townships, held the second Public Hearing on the proposed plan to create the Highridge Improvement District (HID) on Thursday, December 4th at 7 PM at the high school auditorium of the Minersville Area School District.  The purpose of the public hearing was to review the Final Plan for the HID with property owners in the proposed district and with the general public.  A copy of the transcript from the hearing is available for download by clicking on the link below.

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SCIDA Unveils Final HID Plan

The Schuylkill County Industrial Development Authority (SCIDA), in conjunction with the Schuylkill County Board of Commissioners, the Board of Education of the Minersville Area School District, and the Boards of Supervisors for Cass and Foster Townships unveiled the final plan to create the Highridge Improvement District (HID). Two public meetings were held at the Minersville Area High School, the first on November 6th and the second on December 4th. Input received from the public and the property owners within the proposed district was taken into consideration in the development of the final plan.  The final plan is available for download at the link below.

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SCIDA Announces Public Hearing on Preliminary HID Plan

The Schuylkill County Industrial Development Authority (SCIDA), in conjunction with the Schuylkill County Board of Commissioners, the Board of Education of the Minersville Area School District, and the Boards of Supervisors for Cass and Foster Townships, will hold a Public Hearing on the proposed plan to create the Highridge Improvement District (HID) on Thursday, November 6th at 7 PM at the high school auditorium of the Minersville Area School District at 1 Battlin'miners Drive, Minersville, PA The purpose of the public hearing is to receive comments from the affected property owners within the proposed Highridge Improvement District and from the public. The proposed plan to create the HID is available for review, inspection and reproduction by clicking the link below.

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Commercial real estate listings available online

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, is home to many companies that found our location with industrial parks along the Interstate 81 corridor to be the ideal for their manufacturing and distribution needs. Matched with a strong, available workforce; tax incentives such as the Keystone Opportunity Zone program; great quality-of-life amenities and an economic development infrastructure that is designed to assist companies in every aspect of their move, our industrial parks are the ideal location for your next project.

Explore existing buildings or search our land database and then contact the Schuylkill Economic Development Corporation for more information about locating to Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

SEDCO unveils mobile-friendly website

Welcome to the new SEDCO website, built with the latest technology to enable commercial real estate agents and site selectors the ability to search land and building availability, demographic information and much more in their offices or on the go using today's mobile devices.

Our responsive design website allows viewers to easily access the information they need. A contact form provided throught the site makes it easy to contact us with questions through email, or you can call us toll-free at 800-755-1942 to speak to an economic development professional.

Find information about demographic information. Research financial incentives or just keep up on the latest economic development news from Schuylkill County. You can also take a look at the many corporations that have made their home in Schuylkill County.

We appreciate your interest and are ready and happy to serve your economic development needs. Why not make Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, your next home?

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