Economic Development

Kennett Area Economic Zone

The Kennett Area is business friendly.  Kennett Township, in concert with Kennett Square Borough have identified “Economic Opportunity Zones” that are ripe for development.

Local government works in concert with businesses, developers and the community to create a sustainable environment making the Kennett Area a perfect place to live, create and invest.

As part of our Kennett Area Economic Zone strategy, we have compiled links to available commercial properties for sale or lease in the Kennett Area.  Please click on the link “Commercial Real Estate Available” to check out our current listings.

If you are new to doing business in Kennett Township, check out our link “Building and Development in Kennett Township”. The link provides a list of permits needed for commercial and residential projects as well as links to zoning maps and planning code.

Kennett Township offers a diverse business climate marrying traditional business with our economic core business of Indoor Agriculture.  Designated “The Mushroom Capital of the World”, the Kennett area is responsible for 65% of all mushroom sales in the US making us the leader in the Indoor Agriculture business.  With our extensive network of cooperating businesses, logistical infrastructure and cold storage, the Kennett area is well positioned to usher in the future of the “new” Indoor Agriculture.

We are committed to a long-term plan of sustainable economic growth that balances the need to create and maintain a business friendly environment as well as maintain the beautiful rustic nature of our Brandywine Valley countryside.

Our top rated schools, access to major transportation arteries, Philadelphia, Wilmington DE and major Universities make us the perfect location to locate your business.

 Invest in Kennett!