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Lehigh Valley is in the midst of a renaissance, says top planner

Becky Bradley, who will begin her second year as executive director of the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission on August 1, offers views on the developing trends that she believes will impact our region’s growth and economy.

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Welcome to the 68th largest metro region in the U.S.

Located an hour north of Philadelphia and 90 minutes west of New York City, Lehigh Valley, Pa. is no one’s suburb. Here’s what it is: the 68th largest metro region in the U.S. That’s a nifty 68th ranking out of 381 metro regions. Equally impressive: Lehigh Valley’s annual GDP of $33 billion is larger than the GDP’s of 104 nations!

Our more than 15,000 businesses are nestled among rolling, green hills and the winding Lehigh River. Lehigh Valley is comprised of two counties – Lehigh and Northampton – and is the home of three key cities: Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton. Companies of all sizes in virtually every industry – from global leaders to small start-ups – are thriving in Lehigh Valley.

Maybe it’s the outstanding quality of life that attracts so many businesses, or the educated workforce, or the opportunities for companies to thrive. If you’re interested in learning more about doing business here, Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation is the best place to start. You can call us at (610) 266-6775.

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