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Central Green Receives Three Prestigious Development and Design Awards

Liberty Property Trust and Synterra Partners (Liberty/Synterra) and PIDC today announced that Central Green, the dynamic park located in the center of The Navy Yard, has been honored with three awards, just as Liberty/Synterra’s newest building overlooking the park, 1200 Intrepid Avenue, is scheduled to come online. Read more

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Courtyard Philadelphia South at The Navy Yard has Received a 2016 Certificate of Excellence award

Professional and welcoming staff. Close to Wells Fargo Center and The Navy Yard. Quiet, modern rooms. Comfortable and nice-looking common spaces. Good parking.

Guests who have stayed at Courtyard Philadelphia South at The Navy Yard have spoken, and the world’s largest travel site has taken notice of these glowing reviews that make planning a trip to The City of Brotherly Love informative, easy and fun. Read more

Birdseye view of Central Green; copyright Halkin Mason Photography

The Navy Yard’s Spring Events Roundup

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. Read more

201 Rouse Boulevard; copyright Halkin Mason Photography.

PIDC Reports Banner Year at The Navy Yard in 2015 Featuring Robust Growth and Expansion

PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation, announced that The Navy Yard experienced another tremendous year of growth in 2015, adding 12 new businesses and over 500 additional employees, bringing the total counts to 152 companies and 12,000 workers. Read more

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Central Green Adds Internet Connectivity

The Navy Yard is pleased to announce the addition of wifi internet in Central Green! Now while you’re running the track, reading an e-book in a hammock, having lunch on the sunlawn, or having a work meeting at the conference table, you’ll always be connected. Read more

Zipcar is now located outside 201 Rouse Boulevard at The Navy Yard

Zipcar is now available at The Navy Yard!

The Navy Yard is pleased to announce the addition of a new, convenient Zipcar car sharing location! Employees at The Navy Yard and the nearby South Philadelphia neighborhood now have access to “wheels when you want them” with the addition of a Zipcar centrally located outside of 201 Rouse Boulevard. Read more

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Ensemble Honored by Marriott Hotels With Best Custom Project Award for Design of Philadelphia Navy Yard Courtyard Marriott

Ensemble Investments, LLC is proud to announce the Courtyard Philadelphia South at the Navy Yard, an Ensemble property, has won a Marriott Design Excellence award for Best Custom Project. Read more

Judy Garland performing for civilian employees at the PNSY in 1944

Throwback Thursday: Lunchtime Specials

Workers at The Navy Yard didn’t always spend their lunch breaks walking around the Marines Grounds in pursuit of the perfect food truck or relaxing in a hammock at Central Green. During World War II, the Philadelphia Navy Yard Development Association boosted morale and production by organizing lunchtime entertainment. The Association created the Navy Yard Band and invited the music director of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, to conduct its first concert. These lunchtime shows also included performances by Judy Garland, Esther Williams, and John Wayne.

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Landmark Event Held at The Navy Yard Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Building at 1200 Intrepid Ave. and Opening of Central Green Park

Liberty Property Trust, which owns and manages more than 17 million square feet of office, flex and industrial space in the Greater Philadelphia region, together with its joint venture partner Synterra Partners, broke ground today on a 94,000 square foot office building, the first in Philadelphia to be designed by the world-renowned Bjarke Ingels Group. The event also featured a ribbon cutting ceremony officially opening the adjacent five-acre park, Central Green, developed in a joint investment by Liberty Property/Synterra, PIDC and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Central Green was designed by James Corner Field Operations, landscape architect whose notable projects include Philadelphia’s Race Street Pier and New York City’s High Line. Read more

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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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