IMAGINE Berks is here!

The IMAGINE Berks Strategic Economic Development Action Plan has been adopted and its implementation is underway. Stay up to date with implementation and our public presentations by joining our mailing list!

To download and read the plan, click on the picture

of the plan to get started!


There has been nearly $10 Million in implementation

funding to date. To learn about what this funding is 

supporting, check out the project updates section.


We look forward to sharing our findings and strategies

with all of Berks County. 

Want a short overview of the plan?

Download the IMAGINE Berks Handout here. 



IMAGINE Berks is more than a planning process...

It's an opportunity for the community to direct actions that can help us realize our vision of Berks County as a place where all residents and businesses can thrive, entrepreneurship and innovation flourish, and the region’s diversity is celebrated and supported, enabling all Berks County residents to prosper.

Sure, the result of this work is an Economic Development Action Plan, but that was just the first milestone.

From there we invested time and resources into the very things that our community identifies as areas of opportunity and challenges we must address. 

This website will be an evolving resource to share information about the plan and its goals. We hope that you stay involved as we begin to implement our plans and strategies — let’s imagine and build a better Berks County.

About IMAGINE Berks

The IMAGINE Berks planning process developed a 5-Year Action Plan that encourages sustainable land development, suggests improvements to local regulatory and tax policy and strategies, and achieves competitive market positioning to sustain and grow existing businesses and attract new businesses. The four sets of activities of the IMAGINE Berks planning process include ––>


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