The most populated cities in Pennsylvania are Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown and Erie, and these cities have the majority of the state’s commercial real estate listings. Philadelphia is the largest city in the state with an estimated population of over 1.5 million. Pittsburgh is the second largest city in Pennsylvania with a population of 305,704.
Those looking for investment property and commercial realty in Pennsylvania will find that the state offers easy transportation, a highly active economy and easy access to other economically active states including New York, Maryland and Ohio.
Pennsylvania has a high gross state product, which is approximately $570 billion. There are 50 Fortune 500 companies with their headquarters and office space in the state. Pittsburgh alone has 8 Fortune 500 companies. A large part of the Pennsylvania economy is also based on agriculture, and the rural commercial land in the state is dedicated to products including mushroom, chickens, horses and wine.