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The Navy Yard Welcomes: GlaxoSmithKline

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) officially opened its new double LEED® platinum certified facility in April with employees, families, and friends. GSK’s President of North America Pharmaceuticals Deirdre Connelly led the ribbon-cutting ceremony with Liberty Property Trust Chief Executive Officer Bill Hankowsky, Synterra Partners Principal Bill Wilson, design architect Robert A.M. Stern, workplace strategist and interior architect Francis […]

The Navy Yard Welcomes: RevZilla

RevZilla is a rapidly growing retailer specializing in technical motorcycle apparel. The company was founded only five years ago and was originally located nearby in South Philadelphia. RevZilla’s proprietary in-house technology, coupled with a highly personalized and knowledge driver approach to customer interaction, allows enthusiasts to “look under the hood” of motorcycle apparel, much of […]

GridSTAR Net Zero Energy Demonstration Project Underway

A powerful collaboration of researchers, manufacturers and economic development officials are embarking on a groundbreaking demonstration project for smart-grid, net zero energy buildings called the GridSTAR Center — a Smart Energy Campus initiative at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia. Spearheaded by Penn State with support from the U.S. Department of Energy, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and […]

Groundbreaking for the Energy Efficient Buildings Hub

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Energy Efficient Buildings Hub (EEB Hub) took place on April 24th to celebrate the development of two new buildings at The Navy Yard. With support from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Economic Development Administration, Penn State University is developing two buildings to advance the EEB Hub’s unique dual […]

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. […]

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 […]

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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