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Delaware County Commerce Center

The Delaware County Commerce Center is a centralized location for all economic development in Delaware County. This award-winning agency operates as an umbrella organization for the administration of various economic development boards and authorities listed below.

Delaware County Economic Development Oversight Board (EDOB): Formed by Delaware County Council in 1990, the EDOB is charged with encouraging economic development in the county. This entity does so through facilitating the retention of existing companies, and assisting in the formation of and attraction of new businesses, contributing to the vitality of all economy within Delaware County. As well, it is the management authority for all of the other agencies under the Delaware County Commerce Center.

Delaware County Industrial Development Authority (IDA): The IDA is an authority established pursuant to the provisions of the Industrial and Commercial Development Authority Law, and the Economic Development Finance Law. It is organized for the purpose of encouraging economic growth and development within Delaware County. The IDA issues revenue bonds and notes for the financing of industrial and commercial projects through third party sources.

Delaware County Industrial Development Corporation (IDC): The primary function of the IDC is the promotion, encouragement and development of industrial and manufacturing enterprises in the county. It also acts as a conduit for low interest loans made available by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Industrial Development Authority for eligible businesses.

Delaware County Redevelopment Authority (RDA): The RDA acts as the vehicle for condemnation and development within the county. In certain circumstances, it has the power of eminent domain for private development. It also administers the county Brownfield’s pilot program.

Accolades

2006 Community and Economic Development Award
Presented by the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce

2003 Large Economic Development Agency of the Year
Presented by the Pennsylvania Economic Developers Association

1996 National Economic Development Partnership Award for the Baldwin Towers Redevelopment Project
Presented by the National Council for Urban Economic Development

Open Records / Right to Know Policy

The Delaware County Commerce Center is an umbrella organization utilized for the administration of various economic development Authorities.

Delaware County Commerce Center
Delaware County Economic Development Oversight Board
Delaware County Redevelopment Authority
Delaware County Industrial Development Authority
Delaware County Industrial Development Corporation
Delaware County Chester Waterfront Industrial Development Authority

To request access to a public record of an Authority of the Delaware County Commerce Center, your request should be made in one of the following manners, utilizing our Open Records Request Form.

By mail, please address your request to:

  • Laura Goodrich Cairns
  • AORO Officer
  • Delaware County Commerce Center
  • 100 W. 6th Street
  • Suite 100
  • Media, PA 19063

By e-mail:

By fax:

  • (610) 566-7337

Please use the Open Records Request Form Printable PDF or Online Form and include all of the following information with your request:

  1. Your name and mailing address
  2. Your telephone number and/or email address
  3. Detailed description of the public record you are seeking
  4. And of which Authority you are seeking that record

Open Records Request Form Printable PDF | Online Form

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