Bethlehem Department of Community & Economic Development

10 East Church St.
Bethlehem, PA 18018-6025
Phone: (610) 865-7085
Fax: (610) 865-7330

The City of Bethlehem's Department of Community and Economic Development encourages business location and expansion through technical and site selection assistance and financial programs. The office serves as liaison with Federal, State, and City officials and private institutions on behalf of business in related development matters.

Programs offered for Real Estate Development include:

  • Community Revitalization and Improvement Zone (CRIZ)
  • Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance (LERTA)
  • Enterprise Zone
  • Tax Incremental Financing (TIF)

Programs offered for Business Development include:

  • Keystone Innovation Zone
  • Partnership for Innovation (Pi)
  • Site Selection Assistance
  • Technical Assistance
  • Bethlehem Small Business Loan Fund