Resources for Businesses
Welcome to Wilkes-Barre:
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.