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Business Resources

Business Resources

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Lebanon City creates an environment that encourages new businesses and job growth across all sectors and skill sets, accelerating employment opportunities in businesses large and small.

The City of Lebanon offers great opportunities for business development. Whether you’re looking for a small retail building or large office building, the City of Lebanon is the place to start and/or grow your business.

The City of Lebanon wants new, existing, and expanding businesses to be successful in our community. Our Economic Development team provides a range of services designed to support small businesses as well as large corporations.

Starting a Businesses in Lebanon City

Starting and growing a business requires careful planning, business skills, financial resources, motivation and a lot of hard work.

The key to getting started is your Business Plan. A Business Plan is a road map for your business- it details where you want to take your business and the route of how to get there. Developing a business plan will help you to determine if starting a business is a journey you wish to embark upon.

A business plan generally includes:

  • a business description
  •  a marketing plan
  • a financial management plan
  • a management plan

PA One-Stop Shop

The Business One-Stop Shop is typically the first point of contact for business assistance in Pennsylvania. They provide support to entrepreneurs and businesses in all stages of development. They are able to assist in a variety of areas including business registration, locating funding sources and business expansion to name a few.

For more information contact, 1-833-722-6778, or visit the One-Stop Shop online at business.pa.gov.

Resources for New and Existing Business In Lebanon City

Community First Fund
Lending, financing, business plan & general business counseling.
51 South Duke Street, Suite 400
Lancaster, PA 17602

Lebanon Valley Economic Development Corporation
Financing and general counseling.
16 Lebanon Valley Parkway
Lebanon, PA 17042

The CENTER for Entrepreneurial Excellence  Provides technical assistance, business support services, and links to regional resources to help start-ups and existing entrepreneurs. 
989 Quentin Road,
Lebanon PA, 17042

Lancaster-Lebanon SCORE
Business plan counseling, start up and general counseling.
313 West Liberty Street
Lancaster, PA 1760

Shippensburg University – Small Business Development Center
Free business startup planning and management techniques.
1871 Old Main Drive – 405 Grove Hall
Shippensburg, PA 17257

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania – Small Business Development Center
Free procurement training, how to sell to state, federal and local governments.
600 N. Hartley St. Suite 100 York, PA 17404

Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce
Education, resources, and services to the businesses.
604 Cumberland Street
Lebanon, PA 17042-5272

U.S. Small Business Administration
Business plan counseling, financing, and general counseling.
Philadelphia District Office
1150 First Avenue Suite 1001, Parkview Tower
King of Prussia, PA 19406

PA Business One-Stop Shop
Knowledge, information, and resources for businesses.
Commonwealth Keystone Building
400 North Street, 4th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17120

Tax information for businesses.