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An official website of the Chester County Government.

Economic Development

Chester County has a diverse economy that includes significant concentrations of high tech, finance, pharmaceutical, information, health care, management, real estate, and agricultural industries located in suburban, urban, and rural communities. This web page provides information on urban planning, the VISTA2025 plan, and economic development tools.

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Urban Centers

Urban Centers

The Planning Commission provides technical assistance and other support to our 16 urban centers. Learn More

Chester County Economy

Chester County Economy

Chester County's diverse and strong economy is described in a new detailed report, and the county's economic development strategy is outlined in VISTA2025. Learn More

Economic Data

Economic Data and Projections

The data area of our website includes income, resident employment, estimated job, and projected job data. Learn More

Opportunity Sites

Development & Redevelopment Opportunities

Chester County is a prime location for business opportunities. Check out online resources to see where development, appropriate for growth areas, can occur. Learn More


County Economic Development Planning Policies

Landscapes3, the comprehensive plan for Chester County, addresses economic development primarily in the Prosper goal area. Learn More


eTools for Municipalities

The economic development eTools provide examples of mixed use zoning tools and unique business uses. Learn More

Commercial Landscapes

Commercial Landscapes

The Commercial Landscapes series highlights realistic strategies, recommendations and best practices for repurposing underperforming commercial areas. Learn More



Economic development involves many different public and private partners and organizations. Learn More