Many of the community's businesses are locally owned and operated.
Many of the same factors that make Lansdowne a lovely place to live are why it's a wonderful place to work and own a business. Its pedestrian-friendly nature, diverse mix of people, and proximity and accessibility to Philadelphia has all helped it prosper.
One of the main reasons that Lansdowne is a business-friendly borough is its freedom from business and wage taxes. The borough supports its businesses; government and city council are volunteer, transparent, and cooperative.
Commercial rents are affordable and business corridors plentiful. Lansdowne features a lively mix of locally owned shops and businesses. From artists to accountants, doctors to dentists, restaurateurs to retailers, all have found their place in Lansdowne.