Close to 48 Million People Live within a Four-Hour Drive from NEPA

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.

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Well Known Companies with Major Distribution Centers in NEPA

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Class A industrial space, including annual real estate taxes, can be leased here for just over half the cost of the same space in New Jersey.


NEPA, Lease Rates Chart 2021


In recent years, more than 21 million SF of industrial space has been absorbed in NEPA, including more than 9 million SF from the fall of 2019 through the fall of 2020.





Despite strong industrial growth, NEPA’s unemployment rate continues to run higher than state and national averages. There are 956 employers in the Transportation & Warehousing sector in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Together, these companies employ 37,341 people.


NEPA, A Deep Labor Market


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