Archive for year: 2014

The Navy Yard Welcomes: BFW Group

The Navy Yard welcomes BFW Group! BFW Group provides construction project management, owner’s representation, LEED Administration, cost estimating and development consulting services to government, schools and institutions, commercial property managers, non-profit and for-profit real estate developers. Read more

The Navy Yard Welcomes: United American Builders

The Navy Yard is pleased to welcome United American Builders! United American Builders is a general contracting firm serving Greater Philadelphia, New York City, and New Jersey. UAB focuses on commercial fit outs and renovations with a significant effort and past performance in the hospitality sector. Read more

The Navy Yard Welcomes: Environmental Construction Services, Inc. (ECSI360)

The Navy Yard welcomes Environmental Construction Services, Inc. (ECSI360)! ECSI360 is a full service HVAC construction company that differentiates itself from the competition through its focus on energy-efficient retrofit projects. Read more

Three Companies Relocating Headquarters to Work Together at The Navy Yard

PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation, announced that Environmental Construction Services, Inc. (ECSI360), United American Builders, and BFW Group have co-signed a lease to relocate each of their headquarters into a shared office space at The Navy Yard. Mayor Michael A. Nutter and PIDC joined the companies’ leaders for a ceremonial ribbon-cutting at The Navy Yard. The leaders of these three companies are graduates of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program. Read more

November Construction Update at The Navy Yard

As we move into the cooler months, The Navy Yard is still moving full steam ahead with 4 construction and renovation projects! The square footage of these four buildings together represents more than 218,000 square feet of new space at The Navy Yard, as well as over $80 million of investment. Keep reading for details on these projects! Read more

Help the WMMR Camp Out for Hunger Philabundance food drive!

Local Philly radio station WMMR 93.3 hosts Preston & Steve are once again hosting their Camp Out For Hunger food drive to benefit Philabundance – and The Navy Yard is supporting this initiative to help fight hunger! During the week of December 1st to 5th, Preston & Steve will be broadcasting live and living out of an RV in the parking lot of XFINITY Live! (our neighbors to the north) at the Sports Complex in South Philly to raise awareness for Philabundance, the region’s largest hunger relief organization, helping the nearly million people in the region who face hunger every day. Read more

Mercer Cafe is Newest Restaurant Coming to The Navy Yard

PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation, announced that Mercer Cafe has signed a lease to open a restaurant in Spring 2015 at The Navy Yard, adding to the amenities on campus for its 11,000 employees and the local South Philadelphia neighborhood. Read more

The Navy Yard Welcomes: Venair, Inc.

Venair, Inc. is a global engineering company that designs and manufactures silicone hoses for the food, pharmaceutical, and biotech industries, as well as for the automotive, aerospace, marine, rail, and power generation sectors. Read more

Alstom receives $1.2M DOE funding to advance Philadelphia microgrid project

Alstom has been awarded $1.2M by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to improve grid resiliency through the advancement of microgrid technology. Alstom will research and design a community microgrid system in partnership with the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD), which provides water, wastewater and storm water services for greater Philadelphia, and PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation. Read more

NXTsports, LLC Announces Move to The Navy Yard

NXTsports LLC, a Philadelphia-based youth sports company focused on creating innovative sports education programs and executing industry-leading sports events, today announced plans to move its headquarters to a 7,000-square-foot office space at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia on January 1, 2015.  Read more

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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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