Attracting Business & Workforce

 

Welcome to the Harrisburg region.

A big-city feel with all the comforts you can find in a small town. This is the Harrisburg region. We’re located in South Central Pennsylvania, comprised of Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry counties. Harrisburg is the capital of Pennsylvania and is well-known for its central location in the Mid-Atlantic region, stable economy, exceptional quality of life, and low cost of living. 

Why the Harrisburg region?

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ECONOMIC INDICATORS

The Harrisburg region is a part of the eight county South Central Region Prep. The South Central region includes Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry and York counties. With a population of nearly 2 million people and close to $100 billion in gross domestic product, our region has a strong labor force driving economic growth for the entire state of Pennsylvania and beyond.

At CREDC, we focus primarily on the Harrisburg metropolitan region consisting  of Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties. In the heart of Pennsylvania, we are well connected many other bustling hubs, like D.C., Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and more. Our strong workforce keeps our economy thriving, and makes us a great place for you to start or move your business to. Although we only make up three counties, we make a significant impact when it comes to our regional contributions, as well as our national and global footprint.

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LOCAL DATA

Whether you’re a start-up or an established business, the Harrisburg Regional Chamber of Commerce and CREDC has provided a one-stop, interactive tool to get information about the local economy, customers, competition, and more. This is your one-stop resource for up-to-date data and information on key metrics that businesses need to know about: a skilled workforce, infrastructure, sites and buildings, utilities, local and state taxes, transportation networks, supply chain, incentives, and more.

Review the Business Climate

Discover Industry Trends

Analyze your Competition

Evaluate the Workforce

Search available Properties

Identify Transportation

Locate Utilities

Our Advantages

LIVE THE LIFE YOU WANT

The Harrisburg Region has many bragging rights, including being ranked 44th in Best Places to Live. From our growing craft beer and wine scene, outdoor activities, and cultural scenes, find out what makes the Harrisburg region a great play to live, work, and play.