Axalta, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, today celebrated the official opening of its Global Innovation Center, the largest coatings research and development (R&D) center in the world, with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The 175,000 square foot Global Innovation Center offers unparalleled specialty labs, as well as office space. It’s location in Philadelphia’s historic Navy Yard enables collaboration among Axalta employees, business partners, and customers throughout the Philadelphia area and beyond.
With all the activity at the Navy Yard, PIDC adds to its team to better enable our organization to bring the level of attention, skills, and guidance to important functions needed to sustain the Navy Yard’s growth and momentum. We’re pleased to introduce you to Andrew Trump, Director of Navy Yard Leasing and Business Development.
The first phase of upgrades for the historic brick pathway adjacent to Building 101 between Intrepid Ave and Constitution Ave has been completed.
With miles of riverfront to explore, #NavyYardSeaMonster to find, & 20 acres of world-class open space to discover, November welcomes the return of CreativeMornings at the Navy Yard, the first ever Wellness Roundtable, and the season finale of #lunchtrucklineup. What are you waiting for? Visit us!
What a beautiful fall day for the groundbreaking of WuXi AppTec’s 4th Navy Yard facility! WuXi’s Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Joe Hughes, was joined by Lauren Swartz, Senior Director of International Business at the City of Philadelphia’s Commerce Department; John Grady, President of PIDC; John Gattuso and Brian Cohen of Liberty Property Trust; and other members of the WuXi and project teams for the ceremonial groundbreaking. This 95,000 square foot build-to-suit office and laboratory building is for WuXi AppTec’s Advanced Therapies Business Unit (WuXi ATU), located at 400 Rouse Blvd.
Last month, Rhoads Industries announced it was approved for registration with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Department of Labor to conduct a Welding Apprenticeship Program. Founded in 1896, Rhoads is a family-owned and operated multidiscipline provider of industrial fabrication, installation, and maintenance services for commercial and government projects, headquartered at the Navy Yard. Read More
Thank you to our Navy Yard community for another amazing Navy Yard 5k! The 5th year brought together over 600 dedicated runners and walkers on a perfect fall day in Central Green.
Liberty Property Trust and Synterra Partners is set to break ground early next month on a 95,000 square foot build-to-suit office and laboratory building for WuXi AppTec’s Advanced Therapies Business Unit (WuXi ATU) at the Navy Yard. The new facility located at 400 Rouse Boulevard, designed to achieve LEED® certification, will be the fourth building that WuXi ATU occupies at the Navy Yard and the third build-to-suit developed by Liberty for the company. When the new building is complete in late 2019, WuXi ATU will become Liberty’s largest tenant in the campus, occupying in excess of 380,000 square feet of space.
With miles of riverfront to explore, #NavyYardSeaMonsters to find , & 20 acres of world-class open space to discover, October welcomes the return of the Navy Yard 5k, Navy Yard Sustainability Day, and a Boos and Brews Networking hour with Yards and Urban Village. What are you waiting for – visit us!
A monument dedicated to Navy CAPT Walter Wynne Webster, a former commander of the Naval Aircraft Factory at the former Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, was rededicated on September 7, 2018 at the Navy Yard. At the event was CDR Michael Vaas, NSAP/PNYA Officer-in-Charge; CDR Roland DeGuzman, PA PWD Public Works Officer; CAPT William Mock, NAVFAC Foundry Tiger Team Lead; CAPT Francis Spencer, NSWCPD Commanding Officer; and Prema Katari Gupta, PIDC Senior Vice President, Navy Yard Planning, Development & Operations.