Archive for month: April, 2015

Liberty Property Trust Breaks Ground on New Flex Building for WuXi AppTec

Liberty Property Trust, which owns and manages more than 16 million square feet of office, flex and industrial space in the Greater Philadelphia region, broke ground today on its sixth flex building at The Navy Yard. When the building located at 4701 League Island Boulevard is complete in 2016, it will be the third facility to be occupied by WuXi AppTec, Inc. at The Navy Yard. Read more

Spring Events Roundup at The Navy Yard

Spring has arrived in Philadelphia! The trees and flowers are in bloom, the sunshine is abundant, and birds are chirping outside. There are many great outdoor events to take advantage of at The Navy Yard, both during the day (take a break from work) or on evenings/weekends (to benefit charitable organizations). Here’s a short list; all events can be found on our Events page.

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Mercer Cafe at The Navy Yard Announces Grand Opening Date

In 2000, Tom Woltjen, Sr. and his wife Dina opened Mercer Café at 2619 Westmoreland Street in Port Richmond. Their children, Liza Bello and Thomas Woltjen, Jr., have grown the business, earning loyal customers with their dedication to gourmet comfort food adapted from family recipes. Expansion felt like the natural next step after 15 years in business. Now the family will open a second Mercer Café at The Navy Yard, adding to the amenities on campus for its 11,500 employees and the local South Philadelphia neighborhood.

Mercer Café, located at 15th Street and Kitty Hawk Avenue in The Navy Yard, will have its grand opening on May 6. The restaurant will be open to the public Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mercer Café will also have special hours on Sunday, May 3, for the Broad Street Run. Read more

The Navy Yard Welcomes: Trellist Marketing and Technology

The Navy Yard welcomes Trellist Marketing and Technology! Trellist is a professional services firm which opened its Navy Yard office last year as its second primary location in the region, located at Building 101 at 4747 S. Broad Street. Read more

Mayor Nutter Announces Lux Products Corporation has Relocated HQ to Philadelphia

Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that Lux Products Corporation, an innovative HVAC controls company formerly based in New Jersey, has relocated its headquarters to the Philadelphia Navy Yard. The company’s employees settled into their new Philadelphia location as of April 1st. Read more

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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