Allentown is Pennsylvania’s third-largest city and is currently the fastest-growing city in all of Pennsylvania. It is the largest city in the metropolitan area known as the Lehigh Valley, which has a population of over 821,623 residents. This Lehigh Valley region is just 90 miles from Downtown New York City and 60 miles north of Philadelphia.
Since 2014, Downtown Allentown has quickly become a sought-after place to live, work and play.
Opened 10,000-seat PPL Center Arena in 2014
$700 million in private investment since 2014
$500 million more under development
Welcomed more than 3,000 new workers and five Fortune 500 companies since 2014
2,000 more workers scheduled to move downtown in fall 2019
Seven luxury apartment buildings containing more than 400 completed units plus 300 more under construction
Full-service, 170-room luxury Marriott Renaissance Allentown Hotel