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15+ Spectacular Navy Yard Events to Enjoy this December!

With miles of riverfront to explore, freshly planted trees to see, & 20 acres of world-class open space to discover, December rounds out 2018 with a free food truck pop-up, the first Cage Match series at Bar Amis, and a special offer for a Harlem Globetrotters Club Box Fundraiser for the Navy Yard’s newly adopted school, Bregy Elementary School! What are you waiting for? Visit us! Read more


Philadelphia Navy Yard Receives Arboretum Status

PIDC & PHS announce today that the Navy Yard has received Level I arboretum accreditation from Arbnet. This accreditation complements and enhances the ongoing preservation and protection of trees, shrubs, perennials, and wildlife. The Navy Yard is only one of five arboretums in Philadelphia. The announcement was marked with a morning ceremonial tree planting at the historic Marine Parade Grounds.

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Axalta Opens World’s Largest Research & Development Center Dedicated to Coatings and Color at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia

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.

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PIDC Welcomes A New Addition to the Navy Yard Team

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.

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Historic Brick Pathway Upgrade

The first phase of upgrades for the historic brick pathway adjacent to Building 101 between Intrepid Ave and Constitution Ave has been completed.
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18+ Marvelous Events to Experience at the Navy Yard this November!

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!

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Groundbreaking of WuXi AppTec’s 4th Navy Yard Facility

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.

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