BCEDC Held its 63rd Annual Event and Reorganization Meeting at the Northampton Valley County Club on September 21st
The event was attended with over 100 people, appetizers, cocktails, and desserts were served allowing the guests to concentrate their time on networking. As one guest stated, “It was a great opportunity to talk with people face to face for a change.”
BCEDC was thrilled with the generous support of their sponsors this year! There were 16 sponsors. Bob Cormack, Executive Director, said “ I want to thank all our sponsors for supporting the corporation at this year’s annual meeting. Their generosity is a testimony to BCEDC’s success in its mission statement – to create and retain jobs for Bucks County residents.”
The following were the sponsors Northpoint Development, Meridian Bank, PECO, 44 Business Capital, EKL Machine Company, Penn Community, Centric Bank, DVIRC, Pursuit, C&N Bank, Provident Bank, The Flynn Co, Lampire Biologics, Abstract One MVM Associates, and Curtin & Heefner.
The rooftop sponsor was Northpoint Development, Inc. and Jeremy Michael, VP of Development, was the keynote speaker. He works in the Mid Atlantic market and is solely focused on the Keystone Trade Center Development. Mr. Michael spoke about the history of the complex, construction of the land, the multiple phases, as well as the number of jobs and economic growth potential for the area. Michael said that NorthPoint has plans to construct 20 or more state-of-the-art industrial warehouse buildings totaling 10 million square feet. The project has the potential for 15 million square feet, making it the largest "Class A industrial development on the East Coast. Keystone Trade Center will be completed in 5-6 years resulting in 5,000-10,000 light industrial jobs.
The following companies and banks were recognized for working with BCEDC utilizing various loan programs, Wearforce North America LLC, Harry J Lawall & Son Inc., The Martelli Companies, Coleman Management LLC, Polstar LLC, and Pennridge Dental Associates LLC. BCEDC was pleased to work with QNB and Penn Community banks.
Each guest received a mini padfolio from BCEDC.