As the labor market remains tight across many industries, CAEDC
officials said the organization plans to facilitate additional workforce events.
From there, CAEDC
officials said, the concepts would be refined again and financial feasibility studies would be conducted to decide a future construction path.
CAEDC's board also said that a search for a new CEO for the organization and its subsidiaries is beginning.
"The board of directors wish Jonathan all the best in his new business ventures and appreciate all the leadership he's offered to CAEDC over the years," said Dave Swartz, CAEDC board chair.View the full article from the Central Penn Business Journal at http://www.cpbj.com/article/20180723/CPBJ01/180729982/caedc-names-shireen-farr-as-interim-ceo.
Bowser also has been CEO of CAEDC's subsidiary, the Real Estate Collaborative LLC.
CAEDC spokeswoman Kristen Rowe said the organization's board is currently in the process of evaluating options and will make an announcement on next steps to find a new leader.View the full article from the Central Penn Business Journal at http://www.cpbj.com/article/20180713/CPBJ01/180719942/caedc-ceo-stepping-down-to-start-new-real-estate-company.
CAEDC CEO Jonathan Bowser said in May that the owners are open to suggestions for how to redevelop the three-acre site.
CAEDC also expects to have a conceptual master plan available at that meeting.
With an eye on future workforce attraction and retention, CAEDC held an event on building smart communities last week in Hampden Township.
"We know we're growing and people are coming here," said Laura Potthoff, CAEDC's business and workforce development manager.
CAEDC CEO Jonathan Bowser said the proposed facility would not be as big asSpooky Nook in East Hempfield Township, which is more than 700,000 square feet.
The CAEDC plan calls for building a complex with at least eight indoor sport courts and eight outdoor artificial turf fields that could serve a variety of sports.