The FCADC is charged with formulating, implementing, and promoting a comprehensive countywide economic development strategy. The Corporation strives to create an atmosphere that nourishes planned growth and family sustainable employment opportunities.
Leading companies call Franklin County home
Manitowoc Crane Group
Franklin County is the center of the scenic Cumberland Valley.
Franklin County is located in the heart of south-central Pennsylvania, and offers those considering relocating of expanding to the mid-Atlantic region, one of the fastest growing populations in the entire state, a growing workforce, and a great quality-of-life.
We package and deliver a wide array of economic development incentives designed to enhance the economic well-being of our area. Since 1986, we have delivered more than $320 Million of state and local economic development resources to our County employers. These resources have helped to create and retain more than 48,000 family sustaining jobs.
Franklin County still has room to grow! There are several industrial/business parks throughout the County encompassing over 1,500 acres of developable land, all of which are conveniently located to major transportation corridors and public utilities. Additional acreage is available within foreign trade zone 147 and within the keystone opportunity zone (KOZ) offering abatement of certain state and local taxes. See our Site Selection tab for more details.