160 RESEARCH DRIVE
520,800 SF AVAILABLE (EXPANDABLE TO 620,000 SF!)
68 Cross-dock Loading Doors
and 2 Drive-in Doors Near I-81 and I-476
Exceptionally talented local workforce
and job training grants available
This 520,800 square foot industrial/flex building (620′ x 840′) can be expanded to 620,000 square feet. The building sits on 42.72 acres in close proximity to I-81, I-476, FedEx Ground and UPS. Key features include 30′ to 36’-5” ceiling heights, 68 (9′ x 10′) cross-dock loading doors, 2 drive-in doors, a 10,952 SF office and a 300 SF truckers’ office. Utilities include ESFR fire protection, (2) 800 amp, 480/277 volt, 3-phase electrical services (expandable to 4000 amps) with a 60 KW, 277/480 volt emergency generator, and energy-efficient T-bay fluorescent fixtures. The site offers parking for 217 vehicles and 151 trailers and parking for both can be expanded.
CenterPoint is located less than one mile from Interstates 81 and 476 and is just a two hour ride from New York City and Philadelphia.
More than 705,000 people live within 30 miles of CenterPoint. Grant programs exist to help you recruit and train your employees.
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Detailed Market Insights Report
Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA), including the cities of Scranton, Pittston, Wilkes-Barre, and Hazleton, has become one of the leading logistics hubs along the Eastern Seaboard. The area has become a hotbed for direct-to-store, e-commerce, and last mile distribution operations. Get the proprietary insights from the team that has been developing real estate on PA’s I-81 Corridor for over 35 years.
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Northeastern Pennsylvania offers quick access to big city amenities, affordable living, safe neighborhoods, access to recreation, and the opportunity to be heard and make a difference.
Mericle is Northeastern Pennsylvania proud. Learn why our region is a great place to live.
Why Choose Mericle?
Mericle will be your partner from site selection to design to construction to property maintenance. We have developed more than 23 million square feet of office, medical, and industrial space in Northeastern Pennsylvania, never once having missed a client's occupancy deadline. We have successfully delivered customized space to a wide variety of companies including Geisinger, Home Depot, Boden USA, Amazon.com, Neiman Marcus, Greiner Packaging, Isuzu, Benco Dental, Kimberly Clark, RCN, Merrill Lynch, Cintas, Corning and many others. Our in-house architects, designers, engineers, and construction professionals will work closely with you to convert 160 Research Drive into space that meets your needs exactly.Download Now
“The five interstate highways that connect in Northeastern Pennsylvania make it very easy for us to distribute our products to more than one third of North America’s population overnight. This area’s great access, combined with a dedicated and highly productive workforce, has helped Benco Dental become the nation’s largest independent dental distributor.”Rick CohenManaging Director, Benco Dental, Jenkins Township, PA
“We searched the entire eastern seaboard for the best location for our regional distribution center and in the end, the fact that I-81, I-80, and I-84 converge in Northeastern Pennsylvania and the region’s exceptional and dedicated workforce were major factors in our decision. The region’s highways and transportation infrastructure and the quick access to New York and other major metro areas led us to focus on CenterPoint Commerce & Trade Park.”Michael KomenskyGeneral Manager, Bimbo Bakeries USA, Pittston, PA
“Our Men’s Wearhouse Pittston distribution center fulfills the tuxedo needs of all MW stores located in the Northeast sector of the country. Located just hours from all of our major markets, we have the capability of efficiently servicing our stores on a daily basis. Our current location also provides accessibility to an ample workforce experienced in distribution and at competitive wages. Along with a strong sense of community, these are just some of the advantages of operating in Northeastern Pennsylvania.”Tom GaynordGeneral Manager, Tailored Brands (Men's Wearhouse), Jenkins Township, PA