New technology incubator facility opens in Jessup


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The Scranton Lackawanna Industrial Building Company (SLIBCO), The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce’s industrial development affiliate, announces the opening of TekRidge Center, an $8.3 million technology incubator office facility at the Jessup Small Business Center.
The new facility will house technology-related companies and provide business incubator space to start-up and expanding small business ventures in northeastern Pennsylvania.
“TekRidge Center is a testament to our commitment to investing in projects that support and foster entrepreneurialism in our region,” said Andy Skrip, vice president, SLIBCO.  “We are pleased to offer a modern office space that includes an incubator program designed to help small businesses and startup companies grow and succeed.”
The 45,000 square-foot, one story, glass and steel building can house eleven incubator offices ranging in size from 425 to 832 square feet. The building includes 30,775 square feet of anchor tenant space, which can accommodate one to eight companies. Hemmler & Camayd were the project architects for this project and Sordoni Construction Services was the general contractor.
The building is located on Lot 5, which is a 13.6 acre site. The facility is situated within a Keystone Opportunity Expansion Zone (KOEZ) offering tax benefits through 2020.
For more information visit scrantonchamber.com or www.scrantonplan.com or call (570) 342-7711.

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