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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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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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2020 Year in Review

2020 was a year of unprecedented challenges and remarkable resilience....
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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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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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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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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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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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$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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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