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Eight Great Reasons To Move

to Northeastern Pennsylvania

Affordable Housing

The average price of a single-family home in Northeastern Pennsylvania is about 70% of one in the Lehigh Valley.  The property taxes on your home in Northeastern PA will be very reasonable too.  Expect them to be about 60% to 70% of what you would pay for a comparable home in the Lehigh Valley.

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Competitive Wages

Great workers at great prices. Northeastern Pennsylvania’s low cost of living translates into labor savings for your business. Overall, average wage rates here are about 84% of those in the Lehigh Valley.

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Easy Commutes

The average daily commute in the Lehigh Valley is more than 26 minutes. In Northeastern Pennsylvania, it’s 21.3 minutes, with no tolls, no traffic and no stress.

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Affordable Space

Cut your costs by 32%. On average, using an “apples to apples” comparison, the cost to lease quality industrial space costs about $3.40 per square foot less in Northeastern Pennsylvania than it does in the Lehigh Valley. And real estate taxes? Here, you’ll pay $0.75 to $0.95 per square foot compared to the $1.00 to $1.90 per square foot you’ll likely pay in the Lehigh Valley. We even have special tax abatement zones where you’ll pay next to nothing.

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Reliable Utilities

Northeastern Pennsylvania is “utility strong.” All of the utilities your business needs to be successful are readily available at very competitive rates.

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Great Access

NEPA is just 128 miles from Manhattan and 113 miles from Philadelphia. Five interstate highways meet here and 51 million people live within 200 miles.

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Pro-Business Government

Government on your side for a change. From fast tracking building permits, to holding special meetings, to approving tax abatement programs, our local municipalities will make you feel welcome here.

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Fast Occupancy

Mericle has a wide variety of industrial and flex space available in Northeastern Pennsylvania at all times.  That’s because we’re always constructing new buildings on speculation, usually on tax-free sites.  These buildings can accommodate companies needing from 5,000 square feet to 500,000 square feet.

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