EARLIER: The lame-duck administration of PA Gov. Ed Rendell today listed the final round of General Assembly-approved Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) giveaways to developers and nonprofits distributed all over the state, from Pittsburgh and Erie to Philadelphia and its suburbs, with plenty of projects in small cities and rural counties in between.
New RACP grants awarded, pending matching funds (hit link, see all):
$5 million for renovations at the Cheltenham Shop-Rite
$2 million for St. Mary's Medical Center, Langhorne
New RACP funds released (hit link, see all):
$5 million for the Lansdowne Theatre and Central Business District
$4 million for Springfield Road Plaza and Plaza II in Delco
$3 million for a Widener University Academic Facility in Chester
$2 million for the Valley Forge Corporate Center "revitalization"
$2 million for Godiva factory in Bucks County
$2 million each for township athletic facilities in Darby and Lower Makefield
$2 million for the developers of the former Franklin Mint site in Delaware County