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Resources for Businesses

Welcome to Wilkes-Barre:

Incentive Programs:

DCP Facade/Storefront Grant Program:

The DCP Façade/Storefront Grant Program provides matching grants up to $2,500 for specific improvements to commercial building facades and storefronts within the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Improvement District.

Enterprise Zone Tax Credit Program:

The Enterprise Zone Tax Credit program provides a state tax credit equal to 25% of the amount invested in a qualified project within Downtown Wilkes-Barre’s Main Street Program footprint. Eligible project costs include construction, architecture/engineering, and acquisition. Awards are capped at $500,000 in state tax credits per project.

Enterprise Zone Tax Credit Guidelines

Keystone Innovation Zone Program:

The Keystone Innovation Zone program facilitates the growth of young technology companies by providing state tax credits of up to $100,000 per year to qualified firms located in Downtown Wilkes-Barre. Applicants can sell awarded tax credits to raise equity.

Keystone Innovation Zone Guidelines

Available Commercial Space:

Search Downtown Wilkes-Barre commercial space for lease or sale.