Welcome to the County of Berks

​Business in Berks County

Berks County’s cost-effective, strategic location is just the beginning. Our community is home to countless benefits that make it an ideal environment to conduct business. Find new opportunities via our supportive business network, take advantage of our diverse population and passionate workforce, and tap into the visionary thinking that built our resilient past all to create a profitable future.

Key Industries:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Agribusiness
  • Business and Financial Services
  • Healthcare

Setting Your Business Up for Success

Just as it takes an entire company working in harmony to serve and support a customer, it takes an entire community working together to serve and support its economic development.

  • 100 million people within an overnight drive, representing a huge market for your business
  • An array of Class-A office buildings, industrial parks, manufacturing sites, and prime retail locations to set up shop
  • A reliable electric grid to keep your business up and running
  • Low risk for natural disasters, providing you with additional peace of mind

The Greater Reading Chamber & Economic Development Corporation works to bring the necessary tools and resources to the table to not only attract new companies to the area, but to also make sure existing Berks County Companies stay in Berks County. Whether a company is seeking information to better understand its customer, looking for a property to accommodate relocation or expansion or requires assistance with local municipalities, their team has the resources to make it happen.