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Real Estate Development

Downtown York is an exciting place to be! With the current pipeline projects, momentum is building and our community is experiencing growth at an impressive rate.

Exciting Accomplishments

Our Central Business District is flourishing with new residential development, new businesses expanding and other major projects including improvements to the York County Heritage Rail Trail.

Over the last decade, over $250 million in new development has occurred, including:

  • 150 new or expanded businesses in the last 4 years
  • 300+ new units of market-rate residential fully leased
  • 11,000+ students at three higher-ed institutions in or near the city
  • Co-working and business incubation centers
  • Downtown York was named to Top Places to Visit, CBS This Morning (2018), America’s Best Main Streets, Travel & Leisure (2017), Most Romantic Main Street, National Trail for Historic Preservation (2017), and #3 City in the Country for Remote Workers, Ownerly (2021).
In the Works

A few of the below projects are currently underway or are in the pipeline for development:

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