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March 1, 2024

Navy Yard Events & Programming Schedule – March 2024

There is always something fun and exciting happening at the Navy Yard. March 2024 Schedule (See the Monthly Events Email) March 6 – Naval Foundry and Propeller Center Career Fair: The Naval Foundry & Propeller Center will be hosting a career fair at the Navy Yard. There are a variety of vacancies to fill! READ

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AV Shuttle

February 23, 2024

Navy Yard AV Shuttle to Begin Operations February 27

Be the first to experience this exciting and emerging technology being piloted at the Navy Yard with the official start of the Navy Yard autonomous vehicle (AV) shuttle service. Beginning at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 27, the Navy Yard AV Shuttle will begin taking passengers around the Navy Yard campus. Navy Yard AV Shuttle

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Amenities

February 21, 2024

Newsletter Archive

Catch up on all of the latest Navy Yard news and be sure to sign up for our newsletter emails.

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Development Updates

February 8, 2024

Navy Yard Plan Highlight: Guiding Principles

Each facet of the 2022 Navy Yard Plan is guided by framework principles that were intentionally crafted to create a new standard of equitable development. The vision put forth in the 2022 Plan reflects the Navy Yard’s future as a place that is Inclusive & Welcoming, Connected & Multimodal, a Hub for Equitable Growth & Job Creation, Vibrant & Active, and Innovative & Resilient.

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Development Updates

February 6, 2024

Feasibility Study for Redevelopment of Building 611

Seeking to engage an experienced, capable, and qualified team to perform the feasibility study for the redevelopment of Building 611. PIDC is releasing this RFP to perform a feasibility study of bisecting and redeveloping Building 611 into a mixed-use, creative office space for small to large businesses. As envisioned in the 2022 Plan, bisecting the

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Community

February 1, 2024

PIDC & Ensemble/Mosaic Host Retail Tenant Event

PIDC and Ensemble/Mosaic partnered to host a retail tenant outreach event at the Navy Yard on February 1. The event was held at Ensemble/Mosaic’s office in the heart of the Navy Yard. The goal of the event was to attract and engage with qualified tenants interested in leasing retail spaces in the emerging Navy Yard

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News

January 31, 2024

The Navy Yard Welcomes Delegation of Leaders from Europe

A delegation of more than 20 young leaders from countries across Europe visited the Navy Yard on January 30 as part of a larger visit to the U.S. through a State Department program to understand political, social, and economic issues in the U.S. During the visit, Navy Yard leadership briefed the group on the history

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Community

January 30, 2024

Navy Yard Events & Programming Schedule – February 2024

There is always something fun and exciting happening at the Navy Yard. February 2024 Schedule Feb. 1 – Retail Tenant Outreach Event: PIDC and Ensemble/Mosaic are hosting a retail tenant outreach event at the Navy Yard. The goal of the event is to attract and engage with qualified tenants interested in leasing retail spaces in

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Amenities

January 25, 2024

Sports Leagues Returning this Spring

The Navy Yard HeyDay Athletics Intramural League starts April 15! Get active, get social, leave it all on the field! And get your teams ready! To encourage our team spirit, we are offering a 20% discount to all team registrations. Leagues offered this year: – Kickball – Tuesdays 5:30-6:20 PM – Softball – Tuesdays 5:30

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Cool Jobs

January 16, 2024

Award-Winning Biotech Training Program to Begin Recruitment with New Employer Partner in Life Sciences

The Wistar Institute, West Philadelphia Skills Initiative, PIDC, and The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia Announce VintaBio as New Employer Partner The West Philadelphia Skills Initiative and The Wistar Institute are collaborating once again with support from the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation and the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia to bring their award-winning

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Amenities

January 4, 2024

Updated Shuttle Stops on the Navy Yard Campus Effective January 8, 2024

Effective January 8, 2024, there will be updates to the shuttle stops on the Navy Yard campus for the NRG Loop and Center City Express routes. The shuttle stops are being adjusted to account for the new traffic patterns with the reopening of Broad St. between League Island Blvd and Intrepid Ave. The schedules and

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Development Updates

January 4, 2024

Broad Street to Reopen to Traffic Beginning January 8, 2024

Beginning January 8, 2024, Broad St. will be reopening to traffic after nearly 18 months of construction and critical improvements! The improvements on this 734-foot section of Broad St. (between Crescent Dr. and Intrepid Ave., known as the quay wall) will help ensure the safety and increase accessibility to the Navy Yard for the more

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AV Shuttle

December 20, 2023

Pennsylvania’s First Autonomous Shuttle to Begin Service in the Philadelphia Navy Yard

Pennsylvania’s first autonomous vehicle (AV) shuttle has officially arrived at the Philadelphia Navy Yard and is ready to begin operations starting in early January 2024. The arrival of the electric, zero-emissions shuttle comes after much planning, testing, and coordination between public and private organizations. The project was announced in February 2022 when PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private

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Development Updates

December 1, 2023

Navy Yard Chapel Getting New Roof and Preserving History

The Chapel of the Four Chaplains at the Navy Yard is receiving some needed upgrades with the installation of a new roof and other cosmetic updates. The project will cost approximately $380,000, with more than a quarter of a million dollars being funded through a through a Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED)

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Cool Jobs

November 27, 2023

Workforce Development Partnership Celebrates 100th Placement

University City District’s West Philadelphia Skills Initiative (WPSI) and PIDC are excited to announce the completion of the inaugural Industrial Trades Program! This cohort marks the 100th placement of the partnership.

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