Relocation Resources

Facilities

We have a location for your company. Choose from 48 business and industrial parks, numerous stand-alone facilities and planned developments. Provide us with your specific requirements  and we will work to find a facility to meet your needs.

Location

If you are looking to expand or relocate your business to the East Coast, your business can reduce transportation costs in York County.

York is located within 500 miles of more than 40% of the nation’s population and 60% of Canada’s population. With over 3,400 miles of roads and major interstates, two Class I railroads, easy access to two international and 22 local public and private airports and close proximity to a waterport, York County offers a sophisticated transportation network.

The major north-south expressway in York County is Interstate 83, connecting York with Harrisburg to the North and Baltimore to the South. U.S. Route 30 is the major east-west highway, providing easy access to York City as well as a direct route to Gettysburg and Lancaster.

See the major arteries running through York County

Taxes

In York County, your business could save on taxes, increasing your bottom line. York County has a number of programs that provide state and local tax abatement, below market rate financing and other incentives to businesses locating within the County.

Get more information on incentives

Cost of Living

Enjoy life. Spend a little more on yourself. When your business is located in York County, you’ll find the lower cost of living gives you a little extra in your pocket. According to the ACCRA Cost of Living Index, the York MSA cost of living is below the national average. Use the ACCRA Cost of Living Calculator to make a cost of living comparisons between York and other participating cities nationwide. York County provides low-cost living with easy access to the amenities of major metro areas like Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington DC and New York.

See how York compares to other areas

Qualified Workforce/Education

In the midst of a rapidly changing economy and technology advances, it is important to have employees that can keep your business on the cutting edge. The Economic Alliance Office of Workforce Development has partnered with York County businesses and educational institutions to provide training, education and workforce development initiatives.  These initiatives have resulted in continuing education for the new and existing workforce.

Sixteen colleges and universities are located within a 50 mile radius of York County.  York is also home to two colleges and six technical and business schools.

York College (Associates, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees) and Penn State York (Associates and Bachelor’s degrees), produced 1,250 graduates in 2008. York College and Penn State York are well known for their Engineering program and graduates.

Learn more about York County’s educational institutions (pdf)

Recreation

You don’t have to go away to get away from it all. York County boasts of a rich quality of life — providing access to the arts, recreational amenities (12 state and local parks, 21 golf courses), and historical tourist attractions.

Experience what York County has to offer

Quality of Life

In addition to workplace safety, you also want to know that your employees reside in a safe neighborhood. The York-Hanover area is one of the top 100 safest Metropolitan Areas according to Morgan Quitno Press.

Read about York’s Quality of Life (pdf)

Talent Attraction and Retention

This package is a tool for our businesses to use in their employee recruiting efforts. It is also available to anyone who is considering relocation to our community. Package content is below:


To request a Talent Recruitment Package, please contact Kayla Linden, 717.848.4000. (Orders are usually filled within 24 hours. Multiple quantities may take longer.)

 

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