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Central Penn Business Journal is the award-winning business newspaper of record for Central Pennsylvania, providing information, analysis and advice.  As the most widely read local business publication in Central Pennsylvania, the Journal reaches entrepreneurs, corporate boards, middle managers and CEOs...the decision-makers of Central PA.




Harrisburg University expanding, buys space from WhitakerOpen in a New Window

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is taking the next step in its growth and making a bigger financial commitment to downtown Harrisburg, which could spark additional development in the capital city.


Five area efforts among those receiving Ben Franklin fundingOpen in a New Window

Midstate efforts to develop a new treatment for diabetic-related dry-eye syndrome and another to create an alternative to leather are among those to receive funding from a State College-based early-stage investor.


Transamerican Auto Parts opening Carlisle distribution center, retail storeOpen in a New Window

California-based Transamerican Auto Parts is holding a job fair today and tomorrow for its new distribution center and retail facility in Carlisle, which is expected to open in January.


Maryland-based engineering firm acquires midstate firmOpen in a New Window

A Maryland-based engineering firm with a Cumberland County office has increased its footprint in the midstate.


Rebels, Renegades and Pioneers Takeaways from midstate leadership conferenceOpen in a New Window

Some of the most successful business owners in the midstate tried to be all things to all people or had trouble saying no to new commitments before they learned to focus on their core business.


Guest view The challenges of commercial leasing In Central PennsylvaniaOpen in a New Window

When it comes to commercial leasing, tenants in Pennsylvania face some unique challenges.


Guest view How do recent HUD guidelines impact residential landlords?Open in a New Window

On April 4, 2016, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development published a 10-page guidance document on how the Fair Housing Act applies to use of criminal background records by private housing providers.


Toys 'R' Us expects to keep stores open during bankruptcy filingOpen in a New Window

Toy giant Toys 'R' Us said it does not expect any of its 1,600 stores around the world, including six in the midstate, will be impacted as a result of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing on Monday.


Downtown York coworking space to close in OctoberOpen in a New Window

CoWork155, a shared work space in downtown York, plans to close its doors in October after four-plus years of offering creativity in community to business people.


Slideshow Cargas Systems to anchor 101NQOpen in a New Window

Cargas Systems Inc. is set to anchor the 101NQ project in downtown Lancaster. The Lancaster-based business software and consulting firm, currently based in the business park at the former Lancaster Stockyards site, plans to be in its new downtown headquarters by 2019.


Rebert steps down, others step up at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServicesOpen in a New Window

Doug Rebert, one of the most recognizable names in Central Pennsylvania real estate over the last 20 years, has decided to pursue the next chapter in his career, which has spurred leadership changes in the Lancaster County organization he helped build.


Hamilton Health Center plans its first Perry County clinicOpen in a New Window

Hamilton Health Center, a Harrisburg-based nonprofit health center, is making its first foray into Perry County.


Cargas to anchor former Bulova building in LancasterOpen in a New Window

People have called it a missing piece of downtown revitalization efforts and, in at least one case, the ugliest building in Lancaster.


Harrisburg-area home prices, sales rise in AugustOpen in a New Window

Home prices continue to soar in Central Pennsylvania as buyer demand remains strong despite a dwindling supply of homes for sale.


Guest view Don't ignore communications during mergers and acquisitionsOpen in a New Window

As mergers and acquisitions continue to be a strategy for many companies to gain market share, acquire talent and expand offerings, it's important for the decision-makers behind the scenes to plan an effective communications strategy to guide the organization through planned change.

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