Why franchise in Philadelphia?
Connect with top companies in one of the nation’s largest job markets
With four true seasons, professional sports teams, concert venues, world-class museums, and outstanding restaurants and nightlife, Philadelphia is home to more than 6.4 million people. Even with all the food, culture, and entertainment befitting a large city, Philadelphia benefits from a more affordable cost-of-living, making it attractive for employers and talent alike.
Located across the Delaware River from Camden, Philadelphia hosts dozens of corporate headquarters, and companies are eager to find local talent as they expand their footprint. Thanks to Philadelphia’s robust network of higher education institutions, there’s no shortage of talent to choose from; its workforce of 3.4 million people is larger than the total population of most US cities.
Top employers in Philadelphia:
- Campbell’s Soup
- Pep Boys
- Urban Outfitters
Philadelphia business highlights
$444 billion in gross regional product
6.4 million+ person population
3.4 million+ person workforce
One of the top 10 rising cities for startups
26 Fortune 1,000 headquarters