$25 Million North Scranton Revitalization Project

After 21 years of planning, a long awaited project to renovate an old school in Scranton is just getting off the ground.

Construction crews have just started turning the former North Scranton Junior High School into apartments.


08/12/10 For the third year in a row, The University of Scranton made Forbes Magazine’s online listing of “America’s Best Colleges 2010.”       The University of Scranton is among the elite universities included in ForbesMagazine’s online listing of “America’s Best Colleges 2010,” published on Aug. 11. Scranton, with a rank of 224, was among just 42… [Read More…]

Scranton / Wilkes Barre: The 4th Best Place To Buy Or Invest In Real Estate In The USA

It’s official!  There are only a few other places better than Scranton / Wilkes Barre to buy real estate property.  Many of us knew this all along. Local industry professionals like Realtors and Mortgage Professionals have seen it coming in the form of increased investment activity from the neighboring states of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.  We’ve… [Read More…]

Train Rail System Under Construction Linking Scranton/WillesBarre with the Poconos- Northern New Jersey to NYC

The Times Leader May 07, 2014 – 12:00 AM By JENNIFER LEARN-ANDES The regional authority that oversees train service in Lackawanna and Monroe counties is open to the possibility of merging with Luzerne County’s rail system, an official said. Luzerne County Councilman Rick Williams has proposed forming a committee to explore putting the Luzerne County… [Read More…]

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Ranked 5th in U.S. for Transportation and Warehousing Employment Growth

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA has been ranked as the nation’s 5th fastest growing metro area for transportation and warehousing employment growth. Several national studies forecast strong industrial growth in the U.S. Mericle Commercial Real Estate Services in Northeastern Pennsylvania is getting ready for this growth through a very unique development program. Wilkes-Barre, PA, May 07, 2014 –(PR.com)–… [Read More…]