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September 16, 2022

Coriell Life Sciences Earns Second PBMI Excellence Award for Cost Containment

Congratulations to Coriell Life Sciences on earning their second Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) Excellence Award for Cost Containment om honor of their Corigen® Medication Safety Program, which eliminates a root cause of healthcare waste—medications that are harming people instead of helping them—and in turn reduces needless healthcare costs in a major way. Coriell Life Sciences

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Community

August 29, 2022

Navy Yard Businesses Come Through Big in Back-to-School Supply Drive for Local Elementary School

The Navy Yard business community came together to support a local elementary school with a back-to-school supply drive during August to support the incoming kindergarten class at F. Amedee Bregy Elementary School, Bregy for short, in South Philadelphia. The Navy Yard Engagement Committee, a collection of representatives from Navy Yard businesses whose goal is to plan community

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Amenities

September 14, 2021

Ensemble/Mosaic Announces Plans for Chapel Block, the First Residential Development at the Navy Yard Since the 1996 Base Closure

Ensemble/Mosaic today announced plans to develop the first residential complex to be built at the Philadelphia Navy Yard as part of its agreement with PIDC. The company plans to break ground on the project in 2022 and open the complex in 2024. “Ensemble/Mosaic is on the cusp of reaching a longstanding, identity-shifting objective – to

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Community

September 1, 2020

Cycle September is back at the Navy Yard!

The Navy Yard is excited to join Clean Air Council, Bicycle Coalition and Indego for Philadelphia’s Cycle September Bike Challenge. Starting September 1st, Navy Yard employees and visitors can compete for great prizes, including a new Charge e-bike, by simply riding a bike. Logging your rides and encouraging your coworkers and friends to join in

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Community

July 29, 2020

PIDC Selects Navy Yard Development Partner

Renderings available HERE. PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation, has selected a team comprised of Ensemble Real Estate Investments and Mosaic Development Partners as its development partner for 109 acres at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Selection of the Ensemble/Mosaic team is the culmination of a year-long competitive process that attracted interest from more than 35

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Community

July 27, 2020

PIDC Embarks on the Navy Yard Connected Community Plan and Wants Your Input

PIDC is excited to announce the embarkment on the next chapter of development for the Navy Yard’s future. PIDC and its consultant, AECOM, will collaborate with everyone in the Philadelphia community – including you! – to develop the Navy Yard Connected Community Plan, a strategic plan that will connect businesses, employees, visitors, and future residents

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Amenities

July 22, 2020

Welcome Half Mad Honey with New Apiary

To further our place in Philadelphia’s ecological environment, we are pleased to announce that Half Mad Honey chose the Navy Yard as the site for its second apiary. The founders Amelia Mraz and Natasha Pham are the beekeepers behind this organization. Their overall goal is to empower people with mental illness through the therapeutic realm

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Community

July 10, 2020

Cool Jobs at the Navy Yard: Michael Giuliante’s 50th-Year Edition

The Navy Yard, home to 15,000 employees working at 170 companies, is full of awesome people doing great things. Each person here has a cool job with a unique story! Meet Michael Giuliante, Site Operations Manager with DTE Philadelphia, who is celebrating 50 years at the Navy Yard this summer. Recently, we had a chance to chat

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Amenities

June 30, 2020

5 Facts to Celebrate Central Green’s 5-Year Anniversary

Five years ago today, we celebrated the grand opening of Central Green. Half a decade later, Central Green has become a treasured space for many in Philadelphia – from its design, amenities, programming, and awards, you can’t help but fall in love with Central Green. Here are five facts you may not know about Central

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Community

June 25, 2020

Four Smoothie Making Workshops Designed to Boost Immunity, De-stress, & Energize!

In a time of uncertainty, high-stress, fear, and concern, we partnered with Caroline McGuire, Registered Nutritionist for Vincera Institute and owner of the Galley Cafe, to create a series of healthy and mood boosting smoothie workshops. 1. Virtual Sunshine Immunity Smoothie Workshop Watch the workshop here!  2. Virtual Energizer Limeade Smoothie Workshop Watch the workshop

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Community

April 21, 2020

Every day is Earth Day at the Navy Yard!

Today, the Navy Yard is a catalyst for innovation in the region and a national model for sustainability. Our assets and infrastructure make it a uniquely attractive place for businesses, with an emphasis on development, energy efficiency, and sustainability. We offer the region’s most densely populated collections of privately-owned LEED-certified buildings, a 35-megawatt unregulated electric

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Community

April 15, 2020

Navy Yard Inspired Fun & Free Stay-At-Home Activities

Reload your roster of stay-at-home activities to entertain your family with these Navy Yard inspired DIYs, adventure sheets, and coloring pages for your kids, your spouse, and inner-child! 1. DIY Origami Boat   In 2018, we celebrated our first Bring Your Child to Work Day, offering inflatables, pinata bashing, and arts & crafts with a

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Community

March 19, 2020

10 Outdoor Activites to Enjoy the Navy Yard while Practicing Social Distancing!

Being outside can be uplifting, positive, and soothing. During these trying times, it’s natural to want to head outdoors for a change of scenery. As our community leans into social distancing, the Navy Yard remains open. The park spaces, riverfront, and unique and historic architecture can provide a brief reprieve of fresh air. If you’re

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Community

February 27, 2020

Meet The Team: Kate McNamara

Kate McNamara was promoted at PIDC to Senior Vice President, Navy Yard. As an attorney specializing in complex project management, public sector real estate, and capital projects, she will continue to build on the Navy Yard’s current momentum, implementing the next phase of development, while growing the vision of the Navy Yard as a top

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Community

February 7, 2020

PIDC Announces a Navy Yard Leadership Transition

This week, PIDC President Anne Bovaird Nevins announced a Navy Yard leadership transition. Senior Vice President Prema Katari Gupta has accepted a new position at the Center City District and will leave PIDC after nearly five years of leading the Navy Yard team, and Kate McNamara, PIDC’s Vice President of Real Estate Services, has been

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