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About the CDC

Community Development Corporation of Butler County, (CDC)

The CDC is the lead economic development organization in Butler County that proactively creates an environment for private industry to create and retain jobs through our coordination of leaders from local business, municipal, county and other elected officials and organizations at all levels of government.

  • Certified by Pennsylvania as the Butler County Economic Development Organization
  • Designated as Butler County’s lead Economic Development Organization by the Butler County Commissioners
  • Your first stop for economic development in Butler County
  • We have the information and answers your firm needs to make an informed decision on expanding or relocating to Butler County 
  • Provide pad ready construction sites, financial and technical resources to both prospective and existing County businesses
  • Maintain an inventory of spec industrial buildings
  • Named the 2009 Best Small Economic Development Agency in PA
  • Westinghouse World Headquarters, Aldi of Pennsylvania Regional Warehouse, Bayer Healthcare and dozens of other businesses located in Butler County through CDC efforts
  • 6,300 new jobs since 1999
  • $100,000,000 of capital investment since 1999
  • Developed 504 acres of business parks since 1999
  • Started from the Butler County Chamber of Commerce in 1959 to better focus on County Economic Development
  • The CDC currently has more than 120 members composed of Professionals from many industries including banking, higher education Presidents, a High School Superintendent, and other local business owners and CEO’s
  • CDC Members Invest in the Future of Butler County and have been the key to the financial stability of the CDC (click on Member/Investors link here to see complete list)
  • The governing board of thirty-four members is elected from the membership at an annual meeting for three year terms, 1/3 of whose terms expire each year
  • Only business owners or decision makers in those organization are considered