From an ample, highly educated workforce
to an infrastructure of world-class colleges
and universities for research and development opportunities to a business-friendly
climate, Pennsylvania offers a wealth of
advantages to companies that launch and
expand within its borders.
most populous state in the nation—and
A perfect business ecosystem
it’s no wonder. As the state’s economy
thrives and has so much to offer com-
panies and their employees, there has
never been a better time to relocate to or
expand in Pennsylvania.
Located in the middle of the East Coast
corridor, Pennsylvania’s own economy is
the 19th largest in the world, with a GDP
that is comparable to Turkey and larger in
area than Saudi Arabia and Switzerland.
It is located within a day’s drive of 40
percent of the U.S. population, 60 percent
of Canada’s population, and four out of
the 10 largest U.S. markets. Six interna-
tional airports, three Class I railroads, eight
free-trade zones (FTZs), and three ports
providing access to the Atlantic Ocean,
Gulf of Mexico, and the Great Lakes
comprise the state’s unrivaled transporta-
The state also offers a workforce
characterized by a special combination of
ew places represent the American story like Pennsylvania.
Steeped in history, the Keystone State is a modern example of how legacy
industries can thrive alongside the most innovative technology companies.
And this vibrant, diverse economy is just one of the state’s strengths. F