The Navy Yard welcomes spring with a campus full of buzzing activity, including five new construction and renovation projects! The square footage of these five buildings together represents more than 310,000 square feet of new space at The Navy Yard, as well as over $120 million of investment. Keep reading for details on these projects! Read more
The year 2013 was a very momentous year for The Navy Yard! We’re taking a look back on some major events and milestones of the year:
– The Navy Yard welcomed 22 new companies in 2013, making it the highest single year’s growth since the conversion from a closed naval base to a mixed-use business campus. [read more]
Join us on the road to Greenbuild! Thousands of building professionals from all over the world come together at Greenbuild, the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building, for three days of outstanding education sessions, renowned speakers, a vast expo floor, green building tours, special seminars and networking events.
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 mission– reducing regional energy use in existing commercial buildings by 20% by 2020 with cost-effective solutions, and promoting regional economic growth and job creation. Special guests Governor Corbett, Mayor Nutter, Penn State president Rodney A. Erickson, and Kathleen Hogan, deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), attended the celebration.
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.
With active initiatives in all aspects of planning, development, operations, and business development, PIDC puts sustainable business practices to work every day. To celebrate Earth Day, PIDC hosted the 2nd annual Earth Day Bike Tour of The Navy Yard, a public, free tour where cyclists embarked on a seven-stop sustainability initiatives tour of the campus.