Business Resources

Delaware County Commerce Center

The Delaware County Commerce Center can assist businesses in the search for commercial and industrial property, and provide information essential to the location decision process.  We also manage all available federal, state, and local incentive programs.  We aid in the process of starting a business, and help to address any workforce development issues.  We can also act as a liaison for companies in working with the local municipalities and state agencies.

Since we are a one-stop shop, we are proud of our ability to respond quickly to the needs of businesses and will gladly give any company examples of how we were able to take businesses through the relocation or expansion process with ease.

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Delaware County Chamber of Commerce

The Mission of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce is to enhance your business, other businesses throughout the region and promote the economic well-being of the county.

We focus on providing valuable benefits, strengthening the quality of life within the community, serving as your liaison between business and government, and preparing our future workforce.

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Chester Business Association

The Chester Business Association is committed to the economic growth and development within the City of Chester.  Members meet regularly to network and share information that will help member companies increase sales, market share, growth, and profitability.

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Small Business Development Center

Widener University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides one-on-one consulting services and a series of educational programs and seminars to new and existing businesses in southeastern Pennsylvania. Widener SBDC is a member of the Pennsylvania network of Small Business Development Centers (PASBDC) and the national Association of Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC) and was the recipient of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2013 SBDC Excellence and Innovation Award for the Mid-Atlantic Region.

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Chester Economic Development Authority

The Chester Economic Development Authority was created to serve as the administrative agent for the City’s economic, housing, and community development programs and activities. In this capacity, the Authority is engaged in an ongoing effort to promote business growth, attract new investment, and develop Chester as a safe, livable, sustainable community.

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