Bucks County Economic Development Corporation

Bucks County Economic Development Corporation (BCEDC) was established in 1958 to fulfill the mission to create a vital and strong economic base through the preservation and creation of job opportunities for Bucks County. The vision of BCEDC is to establish and create a healthy and vibrant economy through innovative programs that will enhance existing and new business to improve Bucks County’s competitiveness and economic prosperity for continued and future growth.

BCEDC connects business and industry with all forms of government from local-state-federal. Undertakings such as cooperation agreements to administer loan programs, development of former military bases, management of infrastructure, and other projects deemed necessary to create a vital economic base for Bucks County.

BCEDC also connects businesses with economic development business consulting services like Ben Franklin Partnership and Delaware Valley Resource Center. BCEDC works closely with SCORE and Temple University/Lehigh University Small Business Development Centers to assist start-up businesses. BCEDC works with BCITC to assist companies with the international markets.

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Bucks County Economic Development Corporation

Bucks County Economic Development Corporation (BCEDC) was established in 1958 to fulfill the mission to create a vital and strong economic base through the preservation and creation of job opportunities for Bucks County. The vision of BCEDC is to establish and create a healthy and vibrant economy through innovative programs that will enhance existing and new business to improve Bucks County’s competitiveness and economic prosperity for continued and future growth.

BCEDC connects business and industry with all forms of government from local-state-federal. Undertakings such as cooperation agreements to administer loan programs, development of former military bases, management of infrastructure, and other projects deemed necessary to create a vital economic base for Bucks County.

BCEDC also connects businesses with economic development business consulting services like Ben Franklin Partnership and Delaware Valley Resource Center. BCEDC works closely with SCORE and Temple University/Lehigh University Small Business Development Centers to assist start-up businesses. BCEDC works with BCITC to assist companies with the international markets.

All the above mentioned organizations use the BCEDC offices to help the business sector make the necessary connections to expand and grow their businesses. Team Bucks also utilizes the BCEDC office once a month.  Team Bucks is a collaboration effort of all the organizations mentioned with a few additional other county agencies. The group convenes to discuss current economic topics and how the services of each organization can impact another’s project. This collaboration provides the business sector another tool to better understand the complex programs available to them. Communication among agencies is paramount in supporting business growth.

In conjunction with the other services mentioned BCEDC’s core function is to provide business and manufacturing with low interest financing for land, buildings, machinery and equipment. Start at BCEDC to connect your business for success. Robert Cormack, Executive Director, 215.348.9031 or www.bcedc.om.

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Opening a business?

What do these international businesses have in common: General Electric, Hyatt Hotels, Revlon and FedEx?

Each of these companies was developed in less-than-the-best of economic times and they prospered.

Are you looking to grow your successful business now or in the near future?

You’re invited to participate in the seminar “Starting and Operating a Small Business in Today’s Economic Environment” conducted by the skilled business leaders and mentors of SCORE-Bucks County on Saturday, November 16th at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, from 9:30am to noon.

You can pre-register for this FREE event by calling 215-943-8850, or online at www.buckscounty.score.org/chapters/score-bucks-county; walk-in registration begins at 9:00am.

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