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The Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority (ANIZDA) oversees and manages the Neighborhood Improvement Zone (NIZ) – a special taxing district created by state law that is being utilized to encourage development and revitalization in center city Allentown and along the western side of the Lehigh River.
The NIZ is a powerful economic development program that has spurred more than a half-billion dollars in redevelopment activity utilizing a unique tax incentive and financing tool.
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The PPL Center is a state-of-the-art multipurpose arena in downtown Allentown, PA managed by Spectra and home of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms....
This mixed-use urban infill project is 98,000 square feet on 5 floors, including 67 apartments, 9 retail bays, a dog park, game room and movie...
This property is 11,593 square feet, containing office space and the restaurant Tacos Y Tequila. The office space is currently leased to Velocity IA, LLC, which provides...
Three City Center
This mixed-use, mid-rise brick and limestone office/retail building is 166,606 square feet on 7 floors and includes first-floor retail, underground parking and is adjacent to government...
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ANIZDA Seeks Proposals for Community Event at PPL Center
The lease between the operator of PPL Center and the Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority (ANIZDA) provides for up...
Allentown Transportation Center Wins 2023 Award of Excellence from Urban Land Institute
ULI’s Philadelphia chapter recognizes the newly redesigned transit plaza in the award’s Open Space category. ALLENTOWN, Pa., June 16, 2023...
PPL Corporation to relocate headquarters to Two City Center, downtown Allentown
Company reaffirms strong commitment to Allentown with long-term lease agreement and initiates a process to sell current headquarters complex. ALLENTOWN,...