BRIEF: Lots remain vacant in Erie business park
Jan 14, 2013 (Erie Times-News - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) --
When a local economic development agency decided to transform an east Erie junkyard into a business park, Robert Hess saw his chance to expand.
Hess moved his business into the Joyce A. Savocchio Business Park and spent a few thousand dollars to install fiber optic cable, a must for his operation and a huge incentive to any other business looking for a home.
And then he waited for company.
Eight years after the park's dedication, Paragon Print Systems Inc. remains the sole tenant of a project that once hoped to capture as many as 250 jobs.
"We're all alone in here," Hess said.
Read more in Tuesday's Erie Times-News and on GoErie.com.
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