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)– Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania is one of the nation’s top locations for growth in the logistics sector.
On its web site, labor market research firm Economic Modeling Specialists Intl (EMSI) listed the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area 5th in the U.S. for total employment growth in the warehousing and storage sector from 2010 through 2013. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, with 8,869 jobs created, finished behind Riverside/San Bernardino/Ontario, California; Columbus, Ohio; Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana; and Memphis, Tennessee. Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, Pennsylvania finished 6th.
American Eagle Outfitters, Amazon.com, Corning, The Home Depot, Benco Dental, Neiman Marcus and Boden USA are just some of the firms that have opened major distribution centers in Northeastern Pennsylvania in recent years.