Michelle Reidon December 21, 2022

2022 Year in Review

Development activity in Allentown’s Neighborhood Improvement Zone (NIZ) remained strong during 2022. It was a year that saw significant investments in both the private and...
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Michelle Reidon December 14, 2022

ANIZDA and Da Vinci Close on $17.45 Million in Financing to Fund Science Center

The Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority (ANIZDA) has issued its $5,500,000 NIZ Term Loan Note, Series 2022 and $11,950,000 Gaming and Economic Development Fund...
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Michelle Reidon March 3, 2022

ANIZDA Approves Funding of $10.7 Million in Additional Public Improvement Projects

The board of the Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority approved funding for improvement of public spaces at the site of the Da Vinci Science...
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Michelle Reidon December 29, 2021

2021 Year in Review

2021 was a year of renewed momentum as the Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority (ANIZDA) and its public and private sector partners continued collaborative...
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Michelle Reidon January 5, 2021

2020 Year in Review

2020 was a year of unprecedented challenges and remarkable resilience....
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Michelle Reidon September 11, 2020

ANIZDA Issues Request for Proposals for Audit Services

ANIZDA is requesting proposals from independent certified public accounting firms licensed in PA for annual auditing services....
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Michelle Reidon January 3, 2020

PPL Center Ranks #4 in the Country for Arenas of Its Size in Pollstar’s 2019 Year-End Rankings for Top 200 Arenas

The Lehigh Valley’s state-of-the-art PPL Center continues to be listed among the world’s top venues following Pollstar’s 2019 Year-End Rankings, ...
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Michelle Reidon January 2, 2020

2019 Year in Review

2019 was a busy year for the Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority and its public and private sector partners. ...
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Michelle Reidon December 4, 2019

ANIZDA Approves 1 Center Square Office Tower Project

The ANIZDA board voted to approve the 200,000 – 300,000 square foot, 11 - 16-story 1 Center Square office building project proposed for 702 Hamilton...
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altitudemarketingon October 10, 2019

ADP Opens New, State-of-the-art Campus at Five City Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania

ADP today opened a new office in Downtown Allentown, affirming its continued investment and commitment across the Lehigh Valley....
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Michelle Reidon September 16, 2019

$3 Million Invested in Public Spaces in the NIZ

The ongoing investment in the construction of new buildings and the redevelopment of existing buildings has dramatically transformed Allentown’s skyline and reestablished the...
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Michelle Reidon July 15, 2019

Allentown Welcomes ADP to Downtown

ADP, one of the world’s largest human capital management providers, began moving employees into the recently completed Five City Center....
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Michelle Reidon April 9, 2019

Allentown’s Downtown Plan Receives National Award

Allentown has earned a Gold 2019 National Planning Achievement Award for Urban Design from the American Planning Association (APA). The award recognizes the city's...
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Michelle Reidon December 27, 2018

2018 Year in Review

2018 was a productive and impactful year for the Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority and its public and private sector partners....
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Michelle Reidon December 20, 2018

PPL Center Ranks #3 in Pennsylvania in Pollstar’s 2018 Year-End Rankings for Top 200 Arenas

Downtown Allentown’s state-of-the-art PPL Center is listed among the world’s top venues in Pollstar’s 2018 Year-End Rankings. As a leading worldwide trade publication for the...
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Michelle Reidon September 19, 2018

ULI Philadelphia, The City of Allentown, and ANIZDA Invite you to Discover “Why Allentown?”

Join us at the Renaissance Allentown Hotel on October 17, 2018 to learn why Allentown is uniquely positioned to provide superior development opportunities. ...
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Michelle Reidon September 7, 2018

Opportunity Zones Program to Provide Tax Benefits for Investing in Qualified Allentown Census Tracts

The Opportunity Zones program offers 3 federal tax benefits for investing through a qualified Opportunity Fund....
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Michelle Reidon August 6, 2018

ANIZDA Board Adopts Public Improvement Process Guidelines

At its August 1, 2018 meeting, the ANIZDA board adopted Process Guidelines for Public Improvement Investments in order to finance construction of Authority-approved public improvements...
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Michelle Reidon August 2, 2018

PPL Center Ranks #3 in Pennsylvania in Pollstar’s 2018 Mid-Year Rankings for Top 200 Arenas

Downtown Allentown’s state-of-the-art PPL Center is listed among the world’s top venues in Pollstar’s 2018 Mid-Year Rankings. As a leading worldwide trade publication for the...
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Michelle Reidon July 18, 2018

Guidelines for Transfer and Replacement of Parcels Adopted

The NIZ has been amended by the Pennsylvania Legislature effective October 30, 2018 to provide for the possible transfer or a parcel out of the...
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Michelle Reidon July 6, 2018

Revised Draft Guidelines for Transfer and Replacement of Parcels Available

The NIZ Act has been amended by the PA Legislature to provide for the possible transfer of a parcel out of the NIZ and replacement...
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Michelle Reidon April 27, 2018

Tower 6 Ribbon Cutting May 3rd

City Center Investment Corporation will celebrate the growth in Downtown Allentown and commemorate the opening of their newest office building Tower 6 on May 3,...
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altitudemarketingon February 27, 2018

Draft Guidelines for Transfer and Replacement of Parcels Available

The Downtown Allentown Revitalization District was one of 13 real estate development projects worldwide to win the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) 2017-2018 Global Award for...
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altitudemarketingon November 14, 2017

Downtown Allentown Revitalization District Named One of 13 Winners of ULI Global Award for Excellence

The Downtown Allentown Revitalization District was one of 13 real estate development projects worldwide to win the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) 2017-2018 Global Award for...
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altitudemarketingon September 29, 2017

ANIZDA Honored With CDFA Excellence in Development Finance Project Award

The CDFA Excellence in Development Finance Awards recognize outstanding development finance programs, agencies, leaders, projects and success stories....
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