Archive for month: March, 2014

March Construction Update at The Navy Yard

The Navy Yard welcomes spring with a campus full of buzzing activity, including five new construction and renovation projects! The square footage of these five buildings together represents more than 310,000 square feet of new space at The Navy Yard, as well as over $120 million of investment. Keep reading for details on these projects! Read more

Apply for an EnergyWorks Loan Today!

The EnergyWorks Loan Fund provides low-cost financing to support energy efficiency retrofit projects for businesses and nonprofits in Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery counties. PIDC partners with The Reinvestment Fund and the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability to offer this innovative energy efficiency program. Read more

The Navy Yard Welcomes: Courtyard Philadelphia South at The Navy Yard hotel

The Navy Yard is thrilled to announce the arrival of its first hotel! The Courtyard Philadelphia South at The Navy Yard, a 172-room hotel designed by local architecture firm Erdy McHenry Architecture, features executive suites, meeting/conference/event facilities, and a state-of-the-art fitness center. In keeping with The Navy Yard’s commitment to sustainability, the hotel was designed to achieve LEED certification, and includes a modern design which incorporates a rain screen system comprised of alternating metal panels and glazing. Read more

Celebrating Earth Day Week at The Navy Yard – April 21-25, 2014

Join The Navy Yard in celebrating Earth Day 2014 with a full week of fun and informative activities focused on sustainability! This year for Earth Day, the Earth Day Network has chosen the global theme of Green Cities. The Earth Day Network says, “With smart investments in sustainable technology, forward-thinking public policy, and an educated and active public, we can transform our cities and forge a sustainable future.”  Along with Mayor Michael Nutter’s pledge of making Philadelphia the number one green city in America, be sure to join the over a billion people in 190 countries that participate in Earth Day each year by marking your calendar for the entire week of April 20-25, 2014.

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The Navy Yard Welcomes: Cloudnexa

Founded in 2012, Cloudnexa helps companies to deploy, grow, and manage their cloud computing infrastructure on Amazon Web Services. As a Premier Consulting Partner of AWS, Cloudnexa has proven expertise in design, deployment, and management of scalable, secure cloud infrastructures for businesses, universities, non-profits, and government entities, providing the necessary value added services and expertise customers need to realize the true cost savings and technical value proposition of the cloud.

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Villanova University Engineering is at The Navy Yard!

This month’s Tenant Spotlight features Villanova University College of Engineering at The Navy Yard. For more information about Villanova, please contact: John Dell’Osa at 484-431-7721 or John.DellOsa@villanova.edu.

Did you know Villanova University College of Engineering has a classroom at The Navy Yard? Located at 4775 League Island Blvd, the classroom features advanced broadcasting and web teleconferencing capabilities, as well as a separate breakout room/meeting space, promoting learning in a modern, professional setting.

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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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