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May 5, 2023

Renaissance Commerce Park grand entryway sign unveiled


April 26, 2023

ECIDA Board adopts Opt-in Economic Inclusion Program to encourage M/WBE hires on incentivized projects


February 3, 2023

Steelworkers Way: Poloncarz, Iafallo, ESD & ILDC unveil new street name honoring workers who labored at former Bethlehem Steel site



ECIDA’s redevelopment of former Bethlehem Steel site honored with “Excellence in Economic Development Award” September 28, 2022

ECIDA Board approves updated five-year Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy July 27, 2022

TMP Ribbon Cutting Press Release May 12, 2022

ILDC issues requests for proposals for Phase II parcels at Renaissance Commerce Park Monday, March 7, 2022

ILDC Board approves Uniland Development Company’s  purchase of second parcel on former Bethlehem Steel site Wednesday, February 23, 2022

ECIDA Board approves revised Countywide Uniform Tax Exempt Policy Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Media Kit Downloads:

ECIDA 2021 Year in Review - PDF

ECIDA General Brochure - A PDF version of the ECIDA brochure
ECIDA-RDC-ILDC Relationship - Learn how the ECIDA's affiliates, the RDC and ILDC serve Erie County
Renaissance Commerce Park brochure - A premier light manufacturing and warehouse distribution site, with rial, water and highway access
Tax Incentives Q & A - ECIDA Tax Incentives Summary
Adaptive Reuse - Blighted, vacant properties may qualify for incentives
RDC Business Loans - Low interest business loans administered through the RDC
Net Zero Z7+ - A Net Zero Energy light manufacturing facility, the first of its kind in New York State
Tax Incentive Application Timeline - A summary of the Tax Incentive Application Process

2016 Adaptive Reuse Study Summary - Commmunity Benefits of ECIDA's Adaptive Reuse Program in Erie County

Special Reports:
Adaptive Reuse Study 2016 (PDF)
ECIDA 2020 Year in Review - PDF
ECIDA 2019 Year in Review -  PDF
ECIDA 2018 Year in Review - PDF
ECIDA 2017 Year in Review - PDF



Another milestone: ECIDA, Uniland celebrate groundbreaking at Renaissance Commerce Park Thursday, October 28, 2021
ECIDA Board approves Solar Policy, incentivizing renewable energy developmenWednesday, September 22, 2021
ECIDA reports successful PPE Grant Program, more than $700,000 in grants awarded to 110 small businesses and nonprofits Wednesday, July 28, 2021
ECIDA Board approves five small business PPE Reimbursement Grants Wednesday, June 23 2021
Public Meeting: former Eden-Angola Airport site Tuesday, May 18, 2021
ECIDA 2020 Year in Review
Public Meeting: former Bethlehem Steel site Shoreline Trail Bike Path April 13, 2021
ILDC Board approves two measures for commerce parks in Lackawanna, Angola February 24, 2021
ILDC Board approves Uniland purchase of 9.2 acres on former Bethlehem Steel site January 27, 2021



ILDC issues RFP for Spec Building on Former Bethlehem Steel site 
ECIDA COVID-19 Statement March 23, 2020
ILDC purchases former Eden-Angola Airport Site for future Agribusiness Park development April 22, 2020
ECIDA names John Cappellino as President/CEO April 24, 2020
ECIDA Board approves COVID-19 Disaster Relief Grant Program July 22, 2020
ILDC holds public meeting for Phase II Shoreline Trail Bike Path Extension August 13, 2020
2019 Compliance Report Presentation PDF September 23, 2020



Silos at Elk Street May 2, 2019
TMP Announcement July 8 2019
Redeveloped former Bethlehem Steel industrial park gets first new company August 28, 2019
Public Meeting December 17 2019

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