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Professional Development Associates, Inc.

Available Real-Estate in the Commercial, Residential & Hospitality Industries

PDA provides fee-based consultation,  business planning services, project management, and turn-key development. 

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What People Say

“We have partnered with PDA on five major developments in Northwest PA, and not only have they delivered in each case, they are one of our most valued and respected partners”

Stephanie Cipriani

VP/ED, National City Community Development Corporation

“As both a client and founding director of ERIEBANK, Mr. Kennedy and PDA have had a significant impact on our bank through their projects and leadership.”

Dave Zimmer

President, ERIEBANK

“Palace Business Centres has been a PDA partner and tenant for over 12 years, and our business would not exist without our relationship.”

Donna Haskins

Managing Partner, PBC

“PDA did a terrific job in transforming the former High School, which is located in the heart of our downtown, into a vibrant combination of housing and office space. PDA did a quality job on time and without any problems.”

Mayor Richard Friedberg

(1998-2010) – City of Meadville

“Women owned businesses represent one of the fastest growing market segments, and Mr. Kennedy’s guidance as an Athena Powerlink Advisor has been invaluable in the introduction and development of Erie’s Athena Powerlink program.”

Linda Stevenson

Athena Powerlink

“What do you do with a 150,000 sq.ft. building that nobody knows what to do with? You get PDA involved in developing, and the results can be community changing. PDA had the vision, and more importantly, the lasting commitment to make this project a reality.”

Andy Walker

City Manager/City Clerk/Right to Know Officer

“We needed an energetic speaker who could inspire and educate a crowd, and we certainly got that in Tom Kennedy, the 100+ people who attended still comment about it.”

Heidi and Phil Kerner

Co-Founders, Erie Small Business Alliance