Michelle Reid 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 Street at an estimated cost of $100 million...
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Michelle Reid 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 downtown as a vibrant business center. ...
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Michelle Reid 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 Reid 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 Downtown Allentown Development and Urban Design Plan for re-positioning the area as a mixed-use neighborhood to appeal to employers and residents....
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Michelle Reid 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 Reid 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 concert industry, ...
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Michelle Reid 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 Reid 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 Reid 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 located within the NIZ....
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Michelle Reid 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 concert industry, ...
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Michelle Reid 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 NIZ and replacement with transfer of a parcel into the NIZ. ...
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Michelle Reid 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 with transfer of a parcel into the NIZ....
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Michelle Reid 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, 2018....
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