KEYSTONE OPPORTUNITY ZONE PROPERTIES
ABOUT THE MAP The below is an interactive map comprised of vacant KOZ designated properties. Questions? Contact Sopheap Heng via phone (215) 683-2007 or email email@example.com To begin, click a listing in the table below the map, or use the search bar located under the bottom right corner of the map
Fair Chance Hiring Initiative
The Fair Chance Hiring Initiative is a pilot program that offers reimbursements to employers for hiring formerly incarcerated individuals.
Find local loans through the Philadelphia Business Lending Network
The Capital Consortium is a group of nonprofit and for profit commercial lenders who work together with the Philadelphia Department of Commerce to improve access to capital for small businesses.
Training, One-on-one Consulting, and Legal Resources from our Nonprofit Partners
Need help with business planning, workshops or other research? Check with some of our technical support providers.
PGW’s EnergySense offers efficiency rebates and grants for commercial and industrial customers looking to make energy efficient updates to current properties or new construction. Please visit www.PGWEnergySense.com for more details.
Kiva Philadelphia (Small Business Loans)
Kiva Zip is a website that enables financially excluded and socially impactful entrepreneurs to access 0% interest small business loans.
Tax incentives or grant opportunities for businesses located in designated geographic areas.
Local Business Entity Certification
The City of Philadelphia’s Procurement Department allows for a 5% bid preference for certified local vendors.
Minority, Women, Disabled Owned Business Support
The City purchases products and services from hundreds of businesses every year. The City is committed to ensuring that at least 25% of contracts for the City are fulfilled by Minority, Women, or Disabled Owned Enterprises.
Keystone Opportunity Zones
KOZs are specifically designated areas where property owners and businesses that meet capital investment or new employment targets pay little or no tax through 2013, 2018, and 2025.
Keystone Innovation Zones
KIZs are Commonwealth-designated areas that foster job growth by connecting discoveries in educational institutions to technology transfer and entrepreneurship.
Credits, Grants & Other Incentives
Tax credits, grants and incentive programs could also add cash to the bottom line, and unlike loans, they don't require repayment.
Storefront Improvement Program
This program reimburses owners of commercial buildings and businesses within designated commercial corridors who make storefront improvements.
Business Security Camera Program (Commerce SafeCam Program)
The Business Security Camera Program reimburses commercial property owners and business owners for the installation of surveillance cameras, to make their location safer for shoppers and the community
A business attraction and expansion program for eligible low-moderate income commercial corridors. The loans are limited to retail, food, and creative arts businesses and are used to purchase equipment and make interior improvements associated with establishing a new location or expanding at an existing one. Only a limited number of loans are approved each year.