Archive for month: April, 2013

Celebrating Earth Day with a Bike Tour of The Navy Yard

From a commitment to encourage green building construction and innovative management practices, to our focus on the Smart Energy Campus and building a national center for energy research, education, and commercialization, The Navy Yard is at the leading edge of sustainability, and brings Philadelphia closer to Mayor Michael Nutter’s goal of becoming America’s greenest city.

With active initiatives in all aspects of planning, development, operations, and business development, PIDC puts sustainable business practices to work every day. To celebrate Earth Day, PIDC hosted the 2nd annual Earth Day Bike Tour of The Navy Yard, a public, free tour where cyclists embarked on a seven-stop sustainability initiatives tour of the campus.

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PIDC President John Grady at the 7th Annual Navy Yard Executives' Breakfast

Recap: The 7th Annual Navy Yard Executives’ Breakfast

In April, the leaders from the diverse mix of companies at The Navy Yard gathered to network and hear about ongoing development projects and exciting accomplishments at The Navy Yard for the 7th Annual Executives’ Breakfast. John Grady, President of PIDC, and Will Agate, Senior Vice President, Navy Yard Management and Development, highlighted the recent “Celebrating 10,000 Employees” event, with the release of the updated real estate master plan and new energy master plan. It was also mentioned that 21 businesses have expanded or are new to The Navy Yard in the past 12 months, a tremendous accomplishment that brings our count to over 130 companies located on campus!

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Navy Yard

The Navy Yard is considered the most successful redevelopment of a former military facility in the country and today is a growing community where companies and their employees thrive. Future growth will support up to 10 million square feet of commercial and residential development.

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