ECONOMIC Development

The Western Chester County Chamber of Commerce (WCCCC) conducted a Future Focus Study, the results of which comprise a 137 page document outlining the future of our region.

READ the Future Focus Study

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Check out the Interative development map from Coatesville 2nd Century Alliance.

The mission of the 2nd Century Alliance is to develop and execute a strategy to build the City of Coatesville’s capacity to improve current conditions, stabilize the socio-economic stature of the City, foster economic development, and bring resources and community partners together for these purposes.

The Chester County Planning Commission has released Landscapes3, a comprehensive county plan with a vision for Chester County that focuses on place, choice, and community. They are striving to embrace places, enhance choices, and engage communities to continue to balance preservation and growth in the county. Read the comprehensive plan by following the link below. 





The Route 30 Multimodal Transportation Study is a coordinated land use and transportation plan for the Route 30 corridor in Western Chester County. The project was supported by funding from the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, Chester County, six sponsor municipalities, and other project partners.

Multi-modal Transportation Study







Discover Transportation Services in ChescoWest HERE

Regional Resources

CII Council

The Chester County Commercial Industrial Investment Council is a membership organization for professionals involved in commercial and industrial real estate in Chester County, Pennsylvania. 

Chester County 2020

Chester County 2020 helps create livable communities by bringing people together to find common ground and then working to transform dialogue into action


Train Station Updates

Stay up to date on completed and current projects concerning the Coatesville Train Station at

Chester County Economic Development Council

The Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC) is a private, non-governmental entity that promotes a competitive edge for existing and new businesses by providing proven financial solutions; cultivating workforce talent; leveraging business partnerships; and fostering entrepreneurial collaboration for more than 50 years. 

Workforce Development Board

WDB serve as the local entity, responsible for the strategic planning and promotion of an effective workforce development system in Chester County, that responds to the regional labor market needs.

Chester County Department of Community Development 

DCD provides federal funding and technical assistance for community development efforts  including neighborhood revitalization, acquisition, construction, and/or rehabilitation of community buildings and public works activities such as water main installation, street and curb repairs, or streetscape improvements. 

Guidelines for Urban Center Revitalization 

The Urban Center Revitalization Plan (UCRP) is a planning tool that is used exclusively by Chester County’s urban centers (the 15 Boroughs and City of Coatesville) for promotion and assistance with future economic growth, redevelopment and reinvestment opportunities in the community. 

Urban Planning Services by the Chester County Planning Commission 

The Chester County Planning Commission provides  in-depth planning guides for revitalizing urban centers and commercial landscapes or creating multi-modal transportation networks.