PREP Region Southeast

Though not as large geographically as other regions of the state, Southeast Pennsylvania is the most compact region in terms of businesses, employment and population, and it has a mature and diverse commercial and industrial base. The region includes urban, suburban and rural communities, as well as businesses in industrial and highly advanced manufacturing, professional services, technology and life sciences, energy, agriculture, higher education, and medicine. Assets like access to major markets and an extensive transportation infrastructure enable the region to serve as a large and substantial contributor to the economic prosperity of the commonwealth.

Top Industries

  • Life Sciences & Health Care
  • Information & Communications
  • Education
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Logistics

Regional Employers