A new publication prepared by Mericle Commercial Real Estate Services details why Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA), consisting of Northern I-81 Corridor communities such as Scranton, Pittston, Wilkes- Barre, and Hazleton, has long been a magnet for food and beverage manufacturing and distribution operations.

An Analysis of Northeastern Pennsylvania as a Food Industry Location presents information about the factors that have combined to grow the food industry in NEPA. These include quick access to raw materials and the Northeast’s consumption zones, an available, quality, and affordable labor supply, abundant and reliable utilities, and a wide variety of available ReadyToGo!™ Sites and Buildings with room for expansion.

Mericle has provided commercial real estate solutions to a variety of food and beverage manufacturing,

distribution, and packaging companies. These include Aramark, Bakkavor (Two Chefs on a Roll), Bimbo Bakeries, Greiner Packaging, Mission Foods, Nature’s Bounty, Nature’s Way Purewater, PepsiCo (Gatorade), Tech Packaging, and Wegmans.

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About Mericle Construction, Inc.

Mericle Construction, Inc. is a vertically-integrated company with more than 250 in-house professionals with expertise in all aspects of commercial real estate development and construction. The Mericle team includes licensed architects, land planners, professional engineers, surveyors, licensed electricians, plumbers, carpenters, certified public accountants, in-house legal counsel, leasing and marketing professionals, licensed brokers, property managers, and more. Mericle Construction, Inc. has provided commercial real estate solutions to several hundred companies along Pennsylvania’s I-78/I-81 Corridor. 

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