Start a Business

Whether you’re a startup or established busiess, you can Make it in! Mercer County. We have available resources for whatever stage of business development you are in.


For business plan assistance and development, look no further than the Gannon Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

The SBDC provides in-house services for any for-profit, start-up or existing business in Mercer County, including:

  • Business planning
  • Financial analysis
  • Market planning and research
  • International trade/export
  • Environmental services
  • Various business planning workshops and educational programs for new and existing business in Mercer County

Visit for additional information and specific services available or call (724) 300-1481.


Incubation and Development

Mercer County is home to a number of different resources and facilities designed to grow and develop your business.

Linden Pointe


LindenPointe is a 115 acre innovative business campus with designated planned technical park zoning located in the City of Hermitage. LindenPointe is home to the eCenter, a unique incubator and testing laboratory for the high tech and health care industries.


Greenville Area Economic Development Corporation

For technology development, the William D. McNeilly Business Center offers advanced technology incubation services, while the Harris Wholesale Building at Reynolds Industrial Park is available for manufacturing, warehouse and distribution companies.

Growth Incentives

Mercer County has a number of exclusive financing options and incentives available to aid new business growth and development. Among these is the Revolving Loan Program, which is an exclusive loan program available to the manufacturing, industrial, warehouse, distribution, business-to-business and advanced technology industries.

Incentives - Click here to view.