The City of Sharon is well connected with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Department of Community and Economic Development. City staff and volunteers can help start-up or expanding companies easily navigate Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance (LERTA) Including state tax incentives in Keystone Opportunity Zones and other Enterprise Zones, low-cost financing from Sharon Industrial Development Authority, Shenango Valley Enterprise Zone and Penn-Northwest Development Corporation. The City can also help with technical assistance with state and local economic development programs and provides affordable energy sources, easy highway and rail accessibility. Commercial and industrial real estate is readily available, including Keystone Opportunity and other Enterprise Zones.
Sharon and the surrounding region offer sizeable, dedicated, easily-trained and cost-effective workforce. Downtown Sharon is home to Pennsylvania CareerLink, offering a one-stop employment center for recruitment, training, and tax-credit programs.