Ground broken on $50M warehouse near I-78 in Bethel

BETHEL TWP., Pa. – Driving along Interstate 78 in Berks County, the rapidly shifting change from an agrarian to logistical economy is no more evident than in Bethel Township.

On Wednesday, NorthPoint Development broke ground on a one-million-square-foot, $50-million distribution warehouse at Berks Park 78.

“Despite the DEP’s best efforts to slow us down, we are here and excited to make this investment,” Nathaniel Hagedorn, NorthPoint’s founder and CEO told those at the ceremony.

The yet-to-be-leased building promises 400 jobs, with 150 being immediate for construction work.

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