Navy Yard Blog

Development Updates

July 1, 2022

Broad Street Quay Wall Reconstruction Announcement

BACKGROUND Starting later this month, the Navy Yard will begin the reconstruction of the section of Broad Street between Crescent Dr and Intrepid Ave, also known as the “quay wall”. It’s a very complex project that has been in planning and procurement for many years, and once finished, will have four lanes for vehicles, a

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Development Updates

June 28, 2022

2022 Navy Yard Plan Unveiled

Media contacts:Jennifer Tran, PIDC, 215-218-2854Robbie Tarpley Raffish, a.s.a.p.r., 410-430-9705 Press Kit with Renderings Available at https://bit.ly/navyyardplanpressCREDIT: Renderings by James Corner Field Operations, courtesy of PIDC and Ensemble/Mosaic 2022 Navy Yard Plan Unveiled, Focused on Job Creation, Equitable Growth, & Increased Accessibility PIDC and Ensemble/Mosaic today unveiled the 2022 Navy Yard Plan, a transformative roadmap for equitable

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Development Updates

June 21, 2022

Construction Update: 2500 League Island Boulevard

In fall 2021, Gattuso Development Partners broke ground on its newest construction project at the Navy Yard. 2500 League Island Boulevard is a premier Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) 130,000 square foot life science facility located at the corner of 26th & League Island Blvd West (formerly Langley Ave). The building is a ground up

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Development Updates

March 15, 2022

Ensemble/Mosaic and Oxford Properties Group Break Ground on Speculative R & D Lab Building

Ensemble/Mosaic, a joint venture between Ensemble Real Estate Investments and Mosaic Development Partners, and Oxford Properties Group (“Oxford”), a leading global real estate investor, asset manager and business builder, have broken ground on 1201 Normandy Place, a speculative 137,000 square foot R & D lab building at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia. The project represents

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Development Updates

March 1, 2022

Oxford +Ensemble/Mosaic Partner to Create 3M SqFt Life Sciences Hub

Ensemble/Mosaic and Oxford Properties Group (“Oxford”) have entered into a strategic partnership which will, over time, own and develop up to 3 million square feet of life science properties at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia. The agreement includes Oxford’s investment in five existing life science assets owned by Ensemble Real Estate Investments, and Ensemble/Mosaic’s first

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Development Updates

November 15, 2021

WuXi ATU Opens New Facility in Philadelphia, Tripling Testing Capacity to Support Global Customers

WuXi Advanced Therapies (WuXi ATU), a wholly owned subsidiary of WuXi AppTec, announced the official opening of its advanced therapies testing facility at 400 Rouse Boulevard in Philadelphia’s Navy Yard. The new facility, which includes 140,000 square feet laboratories, will further enhance the company’s Contract Testing, Development and Manufacturing Organization (CTDMO) business model by tripling the company’s previous

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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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Development Updates

April 7, 2021

James Corner Field Operations Selected to Head Philadelphia Navy Yard Master Plan Update Team

Multidisciplinary Team Includes 13 Subject Matter Expert Consultants; More Than 50% are Certified Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation and master developer of the Philadelphia Navy Yard, in partnership with Ensemble Real Estate Investments and Mosaic Development Partners (“Ensemble/Mosaic”), today announced the selection of James Corner Field Operations (“Field Operations”) to

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Development Updates

March 23, 2021

PIDC and Ensemble/Mosaic Execute Navy Yard Development Agreement, Launching $2.5 Billion Development Plan

Media Contacts: Robbie Tarpley Raffish, a.s.a.p.r. (for Ensemble/Mosaic) 410-430-9705; Jessica Calter, PIDC, 215-496-8161 PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation and master developer of the Philadelphia Navy Yard, in partnership with Ensemble Real Estate Investments and Mosaic Development Partners, today announced the execution of an agreement which provides Ensemble/Mosaic with the exclusive development rights for 109

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Development Updates

January 4, 2021

Philadelphia Navy Yard Development Team Releases Request for Proposals Seeking Firms to Update Master Plan

Download press release as PDF: Navy Yard Master Plan RFP – 01.04.2021 – final Update 1/12/21: Register for the Pre-Bid Meeting on Friday, January 15 at 9-11AM on Zoom. PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation, in partnership with Ensemble Real Estate Investments and Mosaic Development Partners (“Ensemble/Mosaic”), has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) opportunity

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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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Development Updates

September 27, 2019

PIDC Releases Request For Qualifications Seeking New Development Partners for the Philadelphia Navy Yard

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Development Updates

July 30, 2019

Construction Update: 400 Rouse Boulevard

The 95,000 square foot build-to-suit office and laboratory building for WuXi AppTec’s Advanced Therapies Business Unit (WuXi ATU), located at 400 Rouse Boulevard, is moving forward as expected.

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Amenities

January 4, 2019

101 Ways Navy Yard Visitors Discovered the Yard in 2018!

From Sea Monsters to Naval Ships, Sunsets and Office Life, there is always something to discover at the Navy Yard. Check out 101 ways Navy Yard Visitors Discovered the Yard in 2018!

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Development Updates

December 3, 2018

4th Floor Now Open of Jefferson Health at the Navy Yard!

Spanning four floors when all renovations are complete in 2019, Jefferson Health at the Navy Yard currently offers specialties that include Otolaryngology, Cardiology, Gastrointestinal, Nephrology, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Sleep Medicine, and much more! Soon, the facility will feature a full-service retail pharmacy, lab station, coffee bar and café, and walk-in telemedicine appointments.

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