In the News

Smith Land & Improvement Corporation is proud to support and engage our communities and the commercial real estate industry with affordable, desirable, and competitive retail and office space. Whether it's presenting on-trend development information on an Urban Land Institute panel, highlighting the rise and implications of women-owned small business tenants, or turning a retail Plaza into a community health asset, Smith Land seeks to add value and opportunities for growth.

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June 7 Phase one of 40,000-square-foot retail and office center has been completed

May 22 Neighbors & Smith to Host Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting June 22 at 9 a.m.

May 20 A major downtown development project rises in Camp Hill

May 6 National Small Business Week: An invitation for new neighbors

May 3 Guest view: National Small Business Week an invitation for new neighbors

April 23 Smith Land & Improvement Corporation Welcomes Hoageez—New Sandwich Destination Joins West Shore Plaza

April 9 Creating space for new businesses in Camp Hill's Market Street

April 4 West Shore Plaza to hold Healthy Neighbors Fest

March 31 West Shore Plaza Hosts 2nd Annual Community Health Day in Lemoyne

March 25 West Shore Plaza Hosts 2nd Annual Community Health Day on April 13


December 31 New year, new title, new development: Succession plan kicks in for Camp Hill developer

December 19 Steel work begins at Smith Land's Camp Hill redevelopment

December 5 West Shore Plaza is a one-stop holiday shop

December 5 A Very Special Shopping Experience at Neighbors & Smith

July 25 Longtime yoga studio moving to West Shore Plaza

July 13     New plans for outdated plaza in Camp Hill

July 5     Demolition expected to start Monday for Camp Hill redevelopment

May 29     West Shore Plaza Healthy Neighbor Fest - 'Susquehanna Style' Slideshow

April 18     Commercial redevelopment could be coming to one Camp Hill block on Market Street

April 18     Smith Land unveils redevelopment plan for Market Street block in Camp Hill

April 10     Take the First Step:  Join your community at #HealthyNeighborsFest

April 9      West Shore Plaza to host Healthy Neighbors Fest

March 30     Family Way: As Smith Land & Improvement turns 100, a new generation takes the lead

March 22     Retail has opportunity to affect community health: Guest view

March 8     Hippocrates said walking is a man's best medicine - he's still right | Opinion

February 23     Developers discuss real estate ideas at panel

January 11     Smith Land & Improvement Corporation and Vista name new CEOs, and other business news: Trade Talk

January 4     Camp Hill developer makes family leadership change


December 21     Camp Hill company purchases 4 commercial properties on Market Street

December 15     Eyeing redevelopment, Smith Land buys block of Market Street in Camp Hill

November 26     West Shore Shoppers indulge in Small Business Saturday

November 8     What would it take to bring Trader Joe's to central Pennsylvania?

October 24     West Shore Plaza owner adds trick-or-treat night to draw people in changing retail environment

October 6     Guest view: Time for bricks and mortar to own the retail moment

October 5     Yes, these are tough times for retail - but here's the good news, too | Opinion

August 8     Back to School Shopping at West Shore Plaza!

May 5     Small businesses pushing the Pennsylvania economy forward

April 21     Guest view: Why executives shouldn't skip the college classroom

April 19     With college graduations around the corner - build your network now: Richard E. Jordan II

February 10     Room for another eatery in Lemoyne?


November 16     Midstate business spirits up after Trump win

November 3     Join us to recognize November as Small Business Month and Shop Small in Pennsylvania!

June 2     Goodwill to take up most of former Karns store in Lemoyne

March 16     Successful retail centers make room for small business tenants