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Adaptimmune Growth Leads to Long-Term Expansion Plans in Philadelphia at The Navy Yard

Adaptimmune Therapeutics plc. (“Adaptimmune” or the “Company”), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the use of T-cell therapy to treat cancer, today announced plans to locate its U.S. headquarters and clinical operations in a newly developed facility to be constructed at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia. The 47,400 square foot facility, located at 351 Rouse Boulevard in The Navy Yard’s Corporate Center, will house a state-of-the-art cGMP manufacturing facility designed to support the clinical development and initial commercialization of the Company’s novel engineered immunotherapies for cancer.  Read more

The Navy Yard Prepares for the World Meeting of Families & Papal Visit

This is an important notice about the Papal visit and how it affects The Navy Yard. It is long but detailed, so please read it carefully and let us know if you have any questions or concerns. In short, The Navy Yard will remain OPEN to employees with your Navy Yard ID, and visitors on foot or bike. Shuttles will be on a limited schedule on Friday and Monday, and street parking is limited beginning Friday. Last updated: 09/23/15.
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Axalta Coating Systems Will Locate New Global Innovation Center at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, announced today that its new Global Innovation Center will be located at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia. The 175,000 square foot facility will be home to Axalta’s global research, product development, and technology initiatives and partner with the Company’s other technology centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

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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

Alstom partners with Penn State to establish Microgrid Center of Excellence at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia

Alstom, a leader in smart grid and innovative utility solutions, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with The Pennsylvania State University to establish a global center of excellence for microgrids at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This center, the first of its kind, will help advance the development of microgrid technologies as part of The Navy Yard’s grid modernization project. Read more

Liberty Property Trust Breaks Ground on New Flex Building for WuXi AppTec

Liberty Property Trust, which owns and manages more than 16 million square feet of office, flex and industrial space in the Greater Philadelphia region, broke ground today on its sixth flex building at The Navy Yard. When the building located at 4701 League Island Boulevard is complete in 2016, it will be the third facility to be occupied by WuXi AppTec, Inc. at The Navy Yard. Read more

Mayor Nutter Announces Lux Products Corporation has Relocated HQ to Philadelphia

Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that Lux Products Corporation, an innovative HVAC controls company formerly based in New Jersey, has relocated its headquarters to the Philadelphia Navy Yard. The company’s employees settled into their new Philadelphia location as of April 1st. Read more

Three Companies Relocating Headquarters to Work Together at The Navy Yard

PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation, announced that Environmental Construction Services, Inc. (ECSI360), United American Builders, and BFW Group have co-signed a lease to relocate each of their headquarters into a shared office space at The Navy Yard. Mayor Michael A. Nutter and PIDC joined the companies’ leaders for a ceremonial ribbon-cutting at The Navy Yard. The leaders of these three companies are graduates of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program. Read more

Recap: the 8th Annual Navy Yard Executives’ Breakfast

On May 1st, 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 8th Annual Executives’ Breakfast. Read more

PIDC Reports the Highest Single Year’s Growth at The Navy Yard in 2013, Building Momentum for 2014

More new businesses and amenities were added to The Navy Yard in 2013 than in any prior year

PIDC, Philadelphia’s citywide economic development corporation, announced that The Navy Yard added 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. The rise brings the total number working at The Navy Yard to more than 11,000 employees and 143 companies.

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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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