Erie Market Data • West Erie Plaza

With a regional market draw greater than 900,000 people, Erie Metro serves as a vital tri-state hub that bridges Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo— boosting West Erie’s targeted consumer reach well into the millions. Located just minutes from the area’s highest income neighborhoods, West Erie Plaza is centered along the peak corridor for business travel. It serves as one of the most heavily traveled commercial sites boasting premium frontage on three major roadways.

With median incomes in the upper 15th percentile, immediate residents provide the support base for thriving retail. The property attracts local residents, regional commuters and tourists alike with its impressive sight lines and close proximity to two major highways. Notably, shoppers travel to Erie from Ohio, New York, and Canada to take advantage of Pennsylvania’s sales tax exemption on clothing and apparel.

 
West Erie is one of the most heavily traveled commercial sites, averaging 43,600 vehicles per day.
Forbes ranked #91 location for cost of doing business,
#85 in job growth and #182
best place for business (2013).
Erie, PA has a regional market draw of more than 800,000 people.
Tourism plays an increasingly important role in the local economy with more than 4 million people visiting Presque Isle State Park and other attractions annually.
40.1% of people living in
West Erie have a college education
and the median income is
$57,000-$114,000.
WEP is located within 20 minutes of the highest income neighborhoods in Erie County.
West Erie is surrounded by
5 universities including Gannon, Mercyhurst, Edinboro, Penn State Behrend and LECOM. 
42.4% of the Erie population has an annual income above $50K.
Presque Isle State Park was ranked as the top fresh water beach in the U.S. by U.S.A Today.