Making Downtown Better
Everyday Since 1974

Making Downtown Better
Everyday Since 1974

About Harristown

Revitalizing Harrisburg for Over 50 Years

Since 1974, Harristown Development Corporation has been at the heart of downtown Harrisburg’s transformation. As a non-profit focused on real estate development, our mission is to breathe new life into the city, creating a vibrant community where people can live, work, and play.

Latest News

Making Harrisburg a better place to live, work and play

SoMa Retail Partners Plan Move & Expansion

Strawberry Square Development Corporation announced today that the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, powered by Harrisburg University, will be opening a new location in the coming months in the former 4,000 s.f. Hallmark store location on the first floor of Strawberry Square.

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Through The Years

Harristown’s restoration of downtown Harrisburg is changing the way people view and use the city.

Harristown has been a catalyst for Harrisburg’s remarkable transformation since its establishment. It has been involved with redevelopment projects worth over $500 million, contributing to the city’s economic and cultural renaissance. With a commitment to community development, Harristown has also contributed over $230 million in real estate taxes and currently oversees more than 2.5 million square feet of property. Harristown is truly shaping the heart of downtown into a thriving hub for all to enjoy!

Our Projects

We are continually working to enhance existing facilities and foster programs to create a more vibrant community

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