Allegheny County Economic Development (ACED), strives to provide equitable access to development resources for new and existing businesses. ACED offers technical assistance to inform business decisions, provides referrals to regional development partners, and offers project financing programs.

Technical Assistance

ACED understands the amount of planning to make a sound investment decision. The business development team can provide data about the local market and assistance with:

Financing and Incentives

ACED Authorities Financing Programs
For land development, acquisitions, expansions, and renovations

Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE)
For commercial, industrial, multi-family, and agricultural property owners to obtain long-term financing for energy efficiency, renewable energy, and water conservation projects

Tax Incentives
Business tax incentives including abatements, increment financing, and exempt financing

Additional Resources

Allegheny Together
Strategic planning and technical support for traditional business districts

Alternative Lending Institutions(PDF, 85KB)
Additional sources for loans

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