Greiner Packaging Opens First U.S. Plant in Mericle Building

More than 130 dignitaries were on hand on October 29 to help executives from Greiner Packaging open its first U.S. manufacturing plant in a Mericle building at 225 Enterprise Way in CenterPoint Commerce & Trade Park West in Pittston Township, Pennsylvania.

The company plans to hire 128 workers over the next three years at the plant, which makes premium plastic packaging for the dairy and food industries. Continue reading…


Mericle Acquires 29 Acres in East Mountain Corporate Center

Mericle Commercial Real Estate Services has purchased 29 acres in the East Mountain Corporate Center, Plains Township from The Greater Wilkes-Barre Development Corporation. Mericle will combine the newly acquired land with adjacent land it already owns as part of its overall development strategy for the corporate center.

Mericle Vice President of Marketing Jim Cummings said the acquisition gives the company a total of 77 acres in the park for future development of office buildings and sites. Continue reading…


Mericle Revitalizes Former Pittston Pool Property

Mericle Commercial Real Estate Services has donated labor, equipment and materials and converted the site of the former City of Pittston pool into a property that is now viable for development.

The city plans to market the property for sale in hopes of finding a developer that will put the property back on the tax rolls.

Michael Lombardo, vice chair of the city’s Redevelopment Authority and former Pittston mayor, had contacted Mericle and asked for its help with the project. Continue reading…


Mericle Announces Two Spec Buildings for CenterPoint

Mericle Commercial Real Estate Services will construct two buildings on speculation in CenterPoint Commerce & Trade Park – a 134,400 square foot flex building and a 22,601 square foot office building.

The 134,400 square foot flex building at 425 Keystone Avenue in CenterPoint East, Jenkins Township, will accommodate up to six tenants and has been designed to fit the needs of manufacturing, distribution, office, and medical companies. The property will have six entrances and 20 loading doors and can be easily subdivided into smaller customized spaces. Continue reading…


Mericle’s ReadyToGo!™ Program is Helping to Create and Retain Thousands of Jobs in PA

The ReadyToGo!™ Program, a unique speculative development strategy created by Robert K. Mericle, has proved to be an economic boon for Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Through the program, Mericle Commercial Real Estate Services is making a major investment in new speculative buildings and fully prepared sites. Announced by Rob Mericle just three years ago, the program has already helped to create and retain thousands of jobs in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre/Hazleton area. Continue reading…


C3i to Create 256 Jobs in New CenterPoint Office

C3i, a technology company that serves the life sciences industry, will create 256 jobs at a new help desk center in CenterPoint Commerce and Trade Park East, Jenkins Township. The project was announced by Michael Rossman, Director of the Governor’s Action Team, at the flex building at 501 Keystone Avenue recently constructed on speculation by Mericle Commercial Real Estate Services. Continue reading…