Wreaths Across America Makes a Stop at the Navy Yard

The Navy Yard proudly participated in a ceremony held during the Wreaths Across America convoy stop at the Chapel of Four Chaplains on December 13.

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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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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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Rhoads Industries Announces Start of 4-Year Welding Apprenticeship Program

Last month, Rhoads Industries announced it was approved for registration with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Department of Labor to conduct a Welding Apprenticeship Program.  Founded in 1896, Rhoads is a family-owned and operated multidiscipline provider of industrial fabrication, installation, and maintenance services for commercial and government projects, headquartered at the Navy Yard. Read more

Liberty Property Trust and Synterra Partners to Break Ground on WuXi AppTec’s Advanced Therapies Laboratory Testing Facility at the Navy Yard

Liberty Property Trust and Synterra Partners is set to break ground early next month on a 95,000 square foot build-to-suit office and laboratory building for WuXi AppTec’s Advanced Therapies Business Unit (WuXi ATU) at the Navy Yard. The new facility located at 400 Rouse Boulevard, designed to achieve LEED® certification, will be the fourth building that WuXi ATU occupies at the Navy Yard and the third build-to-suit developed by Liberty for the company. When the new building is complete in late 2019, WuXi ATU will become Liberty’s largest tenant in the campus, occupying in excess of 380,000 square feet of space.

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Liberty Property Trust Brings Worldwide Express to 1200 Intrepid Avenue in the Navy Yard

Philadelphia, PA – September 6, 2018 – Liberty Property Trust has leased 4,612 square feet at 1200 Intrepid Avenue to Worldwide Express, one of the top logistics companies in North America.

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Penn State at the Navy Yard adds Conference Services for Events

With space capacities ranging from 12 to 165 people, conference planners, corporate organizations, and nonprofit groups now have access to premier meeting space with free wireless internet and audio visual support.

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Ride Indego at the Navy Yard!

This summer, the Indego bike share program expanded into the neighborhood adding stations and bike availability to NRG Station (formally AT&T Station) and the Navy Yard.

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Philly Shipyard Christens First Aloha Class Vessel ‘Daniel K. Inouye’

Matson, Inc., a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, and Philly Shipyard, Inc., the wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Philly Shipyard ASA, christened the largest containership ever built in the United States. Read more