Pottstown Area Industrial Development, Commercial and Industrial Economic Development Pennsylvania


July 5, 2017

Pottstown poised for economic success

Peggy Lee-Clark believes that “Pottstown is on the verge.”

As a former member of the board of the Pottstown Area Industrial Development Corp. and its newly hired executive director, she is in a position to know.

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February 14, 2017

Pottstown Progress Luncheon

Why invest in Pottstown? Come find out on March 22, 2017!

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July 25, 2016

Tompkins VIST Bank Hosts Ribbon Cutting, Opening Celebration

Tompkins VIST Bank will celebrate the opening of its new Pottstown branch at 258 East High Street with a ribbon cutting at 9 am on July 28 and a two-day celebration at the branch and nearby Municipal Pavilion from 11 am to 4 pm on July 28 and 29.

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April 27, 2016

Pottstown FARM opens May 5

The list of fun and healthy things to do in the Borough of Pottstown keeps on growing! The convenience of fresh, healthy food will be available at Pottstown FARM, a weekly outdoor farmers market, held on Thursdays from May 5 through October 13.

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November 5, 2015

New Investment Drives Economic Development in Pottstown

Public and private investment is flowing into Pottstown. How much? During 2014 and 2015, approximately $3.5 million in Federal, State, and County grants were awarded to community and economic development projects throughout the Borough.

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September 10, 2015

Montgomery County Awards Grants to Pottstown Projects

The Carousel at Pottstown and Colebrookdale Railroad Preservation Trust will each receive an economic development investment grant of $250,000 authorized by the Montgomery County Commissioners at their September 10 meeting.

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September 9, 2015

Investment Activity Up in Downtown Commercial Real Estate

Recent activity indicates the downtown commercial real estate market is heating up. Six buildings have sold in the 100 and 200 blocks of High Street in just the last 10 months.

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July 28, 2015

Azie is Coming to Pottstown

Restaurateurs Win and Sutida Somboonsong have announced plans to open what will be their sixth Win Signature Restaurant.

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June 15, 2015

PAID Reports at Joint School Board-Council Meeting

Join us at 7:00 PM on June 17 at Franklin Elementary

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June 10, 2015

EPA Awards Brownfield Assessment Grant Funding for Pottstown

On May 28, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the selection of 243 new Brownfields grant investments totaling $54.3 million to 147 communities across the country. Pottstown was among the municipalities selected.

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June 10, 2014

PAID Reports at Joint School Board-Council Meeting

Join us at 7:00 pm on June 17 at Connections on High

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May 22, 2014

Manatawny Still Works to host grand opening

Manatawny Still Works will host a grand opening on Friday, May 30, at 320 Circle of Progress Drive, Suite 104, Pottstown.

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May 7, 2014

Haggerty Steel Breaks Ground

Ornamental iron and structural steel fabricator Haggerty Steel, Inc. has broken ground on the construction of its new facility located at 374 Circle of Progress Drive in Pottstown.

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February 18, 2014

Patient First Opens Medical Center in Pottstown

The provider of urgent and primary care services has developed a new building at 119 Shoemaker Road, a welcome addition to the Borough’s western gateway at Route 100 and King Street.

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February 12, 2014

Tompkins Signs Lease for New Pottstown Location

Susan Storb of Sprogels Run Properties LLC and Tompkins Insurance Agencies, Inc. have executed a long-term lease for the property at 258 E. High Street in Pottstown. Plans call for substantial renovations to the building and establishment of a Tompkins Insurance Pottstown office. Spring occupancy is anticipated.

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November 12, 2013

New Restaurant Open on High Street

Lily’s Grill is the latest addition to the downtown Pottstown dining scene. Located at 115 East High Street, the restaurant features farm fresh, modern American cuisine. The opening will be celebrated with a ribbon cutting at 10:30 am on Thursday, November 14.

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October 23, 2013

New BYOB Coming to Downtown Pottstown

Racine, a contemporary American restaurant that takes its inspiration from local farms and producers, opens for dinner Tuesday, October 29 at 232 King Street. The occasion will be celebrated with a ribbon cutting at 12:00 noon.

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October 16, 2013

Pottstown CARES

Pottstown Borough, School District, and The Hill School combine resources and volunteers for events on Oct 19 and 25

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September 17, 2013

PAID Reports at Joint School Board-Council Meeting

Join us at 7:00 pm on September 24 at Barth Elementary School

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August 13, 2013

Cafe and Cake Shop Opens on High Street

Join Us for a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Thursday, August 22!

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February 25, 2013

Pottstown’s Purveyors of Wow Move to Larger Headquarters

Mobile “video wall” and modular LED screen supplier Upstage Video acquires Shoemaker Road facility

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January 22, 2013

Groundbreaking at The Hill School for Faculty Housing

The Hill's plan further demonstrates its commitment to remaining a vital part of the Pottstown community. The East Faculty Village homes are slated for completion this summer, with faculty moving into the units prior to the 2013-14 academic year.

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January 1, 2013

2012's Economic 'Wins' for Pottstown

Steve Bamford, Executive Director of Pottstown Area Industrial Development, outlines town's strengths going into 2013.

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December 12, 2012

VideoRay expands to new headquarters in Pottstown

VideoRay LLC announced it has completed a move of its administrative, support, and production groups to its new corporate headquarters building in Pottstown. This completely rehabilitated building has dedicated space for offices, classroom, production, repair and laboratory space. There is expansion space available planned for overnight accommodations, incubator space for related underwater technology companies, and building space for local high school robotics teams. Total space in the building exceeds 40,000 square feet.

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October 27, 2012

Pottstown's BLOX is Changing Philadelpia's Skyline

BLOX Sustainable Building Systems is a modular construction company that has re-conceptualized buildings as a collection of finished, highly crafted, highly sustainable and affordable “BLOX” of space manufactured and assembled in the controlled environment of a Pottstown factory.

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September 23, 2012

Sly Fox Brewery first Can Jam in Pottstown a big success

Sly Fox Brewery rolled out the welcome mat and the beer lovers flowed into Circle of Progress for the annual Can Jam festival Saturday.

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August 22, 2012

MCCC Opens New University Center in Downtown Pottstown

Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) celebrated the opening of its new University Center on Aug. 21, expanding its West Campus to the “former AAA East Penn building” at 95 South Hanover St., and building on its vision to create a thriving urban campus in downtown Pottstown.

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February 27, 2012

Craft beer maker Sly Fox starts brewing in Pottstown

“There’s a new Pottstown emerging ... Pottstown is coming full circle, and it’s time to focus on progress. The people at Sly Fox Brewing Company believe that.”

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February 21, 2012

Tech company to open in downtown Pottstown

When Scott Bentley jumped out of that plane 13,000 feet over the North Pole all those years ago, it’s doubtful he imagined he and the underwater robot business he founded shortly thereafter would land in the middle of downtown Pottstown.

But that’s exactly what happened.

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PAID is developing, coordinating and implementing an economic development strategy that will stimulate investment and sustainable growth.