Northern Panhandle Investment

Capital Investments in the Northern Panhandle mean future opportunities for our communities.

Federal, State, Local, & Philanthropic Grants & Loans

TOTAL: $50,147,364 funding awarded to date

Updated: October 6, 2020


Planning & Marketing–$260,000

Beech Bottom Industrial Park (Former Wheeling Corrugating Plant in Beech Bottom)–$3,835,000

Town of Bethany–$17,500

Brooke Glass (Wellsburg)–$547,000

Eagle Manufacturing (Wellsburg)–$535,000

Merco Marine (Wellsburg)–$1,800,000

Former Follansbee Steel (Follansbee)–$1,366,500

Wheeling-Nisshin (Follansbee)–$10,000,000

Pietro Fiorentini, Three Springs Business Park (Weirton)–$1,604,000

Park Drive Development, Three Springs Business Park (Weirton)–$3,068,000

Bidell Gas Compression (Weirton)–$4,020,000

Frontier Group (Weirton)–$420,000

Jimmy Carey Stadium (Weirton)–$213,500

Maple Manufacturing Company, former Ball Corporation (Weirton)–$1,575,000

The Lodge at the Williams (Weirton)–$77,500

Employee Training Center (Former Magnone Building and Weirton Daily Times (Weirton)–$1,850,000

Call Building (New Cumberland)–$22,500

Newell Porcelain (Newell)–$60,000

Memorial Stadium (Newell)–$10,000

Rock Springs Business Park (Former TS&T in Chester)–$3,096,200


  • $600,000 USEPA Revolving Loan Fund Grant (2018)
  • $600,000 USEPA Coalition Assessment Grant (2017)
  • $600,000 USEPA Coalition Assessment Grant (2016)
  • $743,164 Broadband Infrastructure Grant (2013)
  • $200,000 USEDA Planning Grant (2010 Economic Adjustment Strategy)
  • $400,000 USEPA Community Wide Assessment Grant (2009)
  • $12,526,500 US Small Business Administration Loans (54 business loans from 2010 to 2017)

Investment Allocations

Hancock County

Public Investment:   $    9,037,806

Private Investment:  $243,684,976

TOTAL: $252,722,782

Brooke County

Public Investment:   $159,873,310

Private Investment:  $190,538,803

TOTAL:  $350,412,112