Category Archives: Strategic Location

Why Greater Reading, PA? Top 8 Reasons

#1 Home of Innovators Greater Reading is home to a number of innovative companies such as Isolator Fitness, Frevon (creator of the Ball Cannon) and TAB Industries. This is in addition to long established businesses and some of our largest employers – Sweet Street Desserts and East Penn Manufacturing – both companies were founded in  Continue Reading »

When Location Really is Everything

LERTA Approved Sites Located Close to Major Markets The site can accommodate buildings starting at 50,000 SF up to 360,000 SF. The 50+ acre site is strategically located near the City of Reading, minutes from I-78 and positioned to put you within a one day truck drive of major Northeast and Mid-Atlantic ports and consumer  Continue Reading »

Got Customers?

Proximity to Your Customers Deb Heffner, Economic Development Coordinator We’re hearing from various industry experts, which includes the manufacturing companies who are members of the Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC), proximity to their customers will continue to be an important factor in their location decision process.  In fact, they are saying that this has climbed  Continue Reading »

Marketing Greater Reading as a Smart Business Location

Marketing Greater Reading Are you interested in how Greater Reading Economic Partnership markets Greater Reading to attract and retain businesses? GREP marketing manager, Aaron Gantz, MPA sat down with Comcast Newsmakers, Jill Horner to discuss marketing Greater Reading as a smart business location. They discuss everything from the cost of living to the strategic location  Continue Reading »

Transportation, inventory management logistics favor Berks region

More than 100 million people within an overnight’s drive and a hardworking workforce: such are the dreams of Berks County’s logistics professionals. Traffic, a shortage of licensed truck drivers, and Department of Transportation weigh stations are their nightmares. Logistics focuses on planning how finished products or parts into and out of a factory and warehouse,  Continue Reading »

Greater Reading Featured Property: Prologis Park Midway

  Prologis Park Midway: 271 Midway Road, Bethel, PA 19507 Prologis Park Midway, build to suit site, is located at Exit 16 of I-78 in Bethel Township and is fully approved for speed to market. It is located equidistant between Harrisburg and Allentown. Approval in place for a 1,083,420 SF cross dock warehouse (divisible). Property Highlights:  Continue Reading »

There’s a lot to love about Greater Reading

From the beautiful quality of life to the outdoor trails, there’s a lot to love about Greater Reading. The staff at GREP weighed in on some of their favorite activities and why they love Greater Reading.  Jon Scott What is your favorite thing to do in Greater Reading? “My favorite thing to do is go  Continue Reading »


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