Capital investments

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Impact from capital investments

Colleges also invest their own dollars on campus in the form of new buildings, large-scale renovations, and major maintenance projects. Over the three-year period from FY 2014 to FY 2016, Messiah University made $43 million in total investment. These investments in turn boost the local construction industry and have spillover effects throughout multiple sectors.

The annual economic impact of Messiah University’s capital investments over the past three years on the economy of the Commonwealth economy is $27 million supporting 200 jobs and nearly $8 million in earnings each year. (Source: EConsult Soultions Economic Impact Report)

Direct Output

$14 million

Indirect & Induced Output

$13 million

Total Impact

$27 million

Employment Supported

200 jobs


$8 million