As the original capital and birthplace of the United States, Philadelphia has deep historic and cultural roots along with a thriving economy. Philadelphia, also known as Philly, has the eighth largest metropolitan economy in the U.S., with major industries including higher education, information technology, financial services, healthcare, oil refining, logistics, manufacturing, and more. Comcast, Cigna, Aramark, and Urban Outfitters all have headquarters in Philadelphia. Philadelphia is also home to the third largest student concentration on the east coast, with over 80 higher education centers in the region.
Getting around Philadelphia is easy thanks to SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority). Buses, trains, subways, and trolleys run throughout Philadelphia and surrounding suburban areas. For drivers, Philadelphia has plenty of highways such as the Delaware Expressway, the Schuykill Expressway, Roosevelt Boulevard, and the Blue Route. Philadelphia is also the fifth most walkable city, according to a 2017 study by Walk Score.
Philadelphia has a variety of office and coworking options for lease across downtown, or Center City. Small business owners looking to rent high-end space will find plenty of options near the iconic Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Market West-Logan Square. Walnut Street is home to Rittenhouse Square, one of Philadelphia’s oldest parks, and features office and coworking space where small business owners will get more bang for their buck. Not to be overlooked is the nearby South Broad Street, home to 23 arts organizations and many new developments. Lease in the center of Philadelphia history in Old City, with historic landmarks like Independence Hall, as well as low prices. Small business owners can also easily access the Philadelphia Convention Center from office and coworking space in City Hall-Market East.
Philadelphia also has plenty of options adjacent to Center City. University City is in the heart of Philadelphia’s science and healthcare scene, close to UPenn, Drexel, Children’s Hospital of Philly and UCity Science Center. Northern Liberties is full of new businesses along with great dining and retail options. Work in the heart of the developing tech scene in Germantown.
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