Navy Yard Blog

Development Updates

February 12, 2016

PIDC Reports Banner Year at The Navy Yard in 2015 Featuring Robust Growth and Expansion

PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation, announced that The Navy Yard experienced another tremendous year of growth in 2015, adding 12 new businesses and over 500 additional employees, bringing the total counts to 152 companies and 12,000 workers.

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Development Updates

October 9, 2015

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

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Development Updates

June 30, 2015

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.

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Development Updates

April 30, 2015

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

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Amenities

February 13, 2015

The Year in Review: A Look Back at 2014

The year 2014 was another very momentous year for The Navy Yard! We’re taking a look back on some major events and milestones of the year.

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Awards

January 14, 2015

Five Navy Yard Companies Receive KIZ Tax Credit Awards to Support Innovation and Job Growth

To strengthen Pennsylvania as a national leader for technology development and innovation, Governor Tom Corbett announced the award of more than $17 million in tax credits to more than 200 Pennsylvania start-up companies to support new growth, investment, and job creation. Five companies with headquarters at The Navy Yard are recipients of the Keystone Innovation

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Development Updates

November 24, 2014

November Construction Update at The Navy Yard

As we move into the cooler months, The Navy Yard is still moving full steam ahead with 4 construction and renovation projects! The square footage of these four buildings together represents more than 218,000 square feet of new space at The Navy Yard, as well as over $80 million of investment. Keep reading for details on these projects!

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Development Updates

April 28, 2014

Liberty Property Trust & Synterra Partners Break Ground on a Fully Pre-Leased Flex Building in The Navy Yard Commerce Center

Liberty Property Trust, which owns and manages more than 16 million square feet of office, flex and industrial space in the Greater Philadelphia region, together with its joint venture partner Synterra Partners, broke ground on its third Class A flex building in The Navy Yard Commerce Center (and its fifth flex building at The Navy

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Development Updates

March 31, 2014

March Construction Update at The Navy Yard

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!

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Development Updates

February 24, 2014

RevZilla and PIDC Partner on Expansion

RevZilla.com and PIDC are excited to announce the expansion of RevZilla’s headquarters at The Navy Yard! Just a year ago, the company moved into its state-of-the-art office, showroom, and warehouse headquarters at 4020 S. 26th Street in The Navy Yard Commerce Center, developed  by Liberty Property Trust/Synterra Partners. Now, RevZilla will be adding additional warehouse

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Development Updates

January 30, 2014

Construction Update: New Building Slated for Commerce Center

The Navy Yard Commerce Center developer team Liberty Property Trust/Synterra Partners has started site work on its newest project in the Commerce Center. The building is designed by Environetics, and will offer 75,000 square feet of flex space, similar to the adjacent two flex buildings on 26th Street. Construction will begin in April 2014 and

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Development Updates

January 29, 2014

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.

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Development Updates

October 22, 2013

Liberty Property Trust/Synterra Partners breaks ground on new high performance headquarters for Franklin Square Capital Partners at 201 Rouse Blvd.

With shovels in hand and a half-dozen of their LEED(R) certified buildings as backdrop, executives from Liberty Property Trust/Synterra Partners today hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for their eighth high performance building in The Navy Yard, the new headquarters for Franklin Square Capital Partners at 201 Rouse Blvd.

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Development Updates

September 16, 2013

Liberty Property Trust and Synterra Partners Earn LEED® Gold Certification at 150 Rouse Blvd.

Liberty Property Trust and Synterra Partners announced on September 4th, 2013 that it has received LEED® Gold certification under the Core & Shell™ rating system from the U.S. Green Building Council at 150 Rouse Boulevard in The Navy Yard Corporate Center.  The accreditation is the seventh for the Liberty Property/Synterra team at The Navy Yard,

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Development Updates

August 6, 2013

Liberty Property Trust/Synterra Partners and Franklin Square Capital Partners Announce Development of an 80,050 Square Foot Office Building at The Navy Yard Corporate Center

Liberty Property Trust/Synterra Partners announced that it will develop a four-story, 80,050 square foot, Class A office building at 201 Rouse Boulevard in The Navy Yard Corporate Center for Franklin Square Capital Partners.

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