Northeastern PA Ranks in the Top 10 Regions in Northeast United States for Economic Development!
As the regional economic development agency, Penn's Northeast is dedicated to attracting quality employers to Northeastern Pennsylvania. We serve as the single point of contact for site selection consultants, real estate brokers, developers, and businesses looking to expand or relocate to our area.
Centrally located, you can reach 1/3 of the U.S. and 1/2 of the Canadian population in one day's drive. We're The Northeast's Interstate Hub - where Interstates 80, 81, 84, and 476 meet. We're close to major ports along with rail infrastructure and air access, and only a two-hour drive from both New York City and Philadelphia. Oh, by the way, we have some of the lowest utility costs in the country!
When it comes to workforce, Northeastern Pennsylvania's skilled and reliable talent pool of more than 500,000 has a national reputation for genuine quality, strong work ethic and real value. In addition, there are more than 50,000 students enrolled in our region's twenty colleges, universities, and trade schools - all ready to provide the full range of skills for your business needs.
Combining remarkably low cost of living and affordable housing with nationally recognized healthcare and an unmatched quality of life - Northeastern Pennsylvania is a great place to live, work, and play.So what are you waiting for?