Navy Yard Blog

Cool Jobs

August 23, 2022

Five Organizations Partner to Design New Biotech Training Program to Connect Philadelphians with Quality Jobs in the Region’s Rapidly Growing Life Sciences Sector

Media Contacts: Chris Richman, University City District, West Philadelphia Skills Initiative, chris@universitycity.org, 215.243.0555 x229 Darien Sutton, The Wistar Institute, dsutton@wistar.org, 215.898.3988, 215.870.2048 (cell) Jen Tran, PIDC, jtran@PIDCphila.com, 215.218.2854 Jen Saunders, Iovance Biotherapeutics, Inc., jen.saunders@iovance.com, 917.514.6512 Sue Hamilton, The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, shamilton@devinepartners.com, 215.568.2525, 609.440.6917 (cell) The Wistar Institute, West Philadelphia Skills Initiative,

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Amenities

August 18, 2022

The Navy Yard Welcomes Concierge Spine & Sports Medicine

The Navy Yard is pleased to welcome Concierge Spine & Sports Medicine to the Navy Yard community.  Located at 1200 Constitution Ave in the Vincera Institute building, Concierge Spine and Sports Medicine is focused on getting patients back to maximum function by providing fast, effective non-surgical pain relief services, and a wellness treatment plan that

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News

August 16, 2022

Navy Yard Skills Initiative Begins Recruitment for Philly Shipyard, Inc. – Union Apprentice

University City District’s West Philadelphia Skills Initiative (WPSI) and PIDC’s Navy Yard Skills Initiative (NYSI) are recruiting across Philadelphia for training and job opportunities as a Union Apprentice earning $17.13/hour to start in partnership with Philly Shipyard, Inc. Register online for a virtual info session to learn more about the program: August 25th at 1PM

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Health & Wellness

August 11, 2022

Easily Fill Your Prescriptions at the Jefferson Navy Yard Pharmacy

Did you know that the Navy Yard has a pharmacy? That’s right, the Jefferson Navy Yard Pharmacy at 3 Crescent Drive features a full-service pharmacy that accepts all Rx plans. “I think people are under the assumption that the pharmacy is only for patients at Jefferson Health,” said Ernie Cotilus III, RPh, Pharmacy Supervisor at

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Life Sciences

August 8, 2022

The Navy Yard Welcomes Vinta Bio

The Navy Yard is pleased to welcome Vinta Bio, our newest life sciences company, to the Navy Yard community located at 4050 S. 26th Street, Suite 200. Vinta Bio, a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), is focused on helping customers develop and manufacture viral vectors and cell therapy products. Its vision is to grow

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News

July 27, 2022

The Navy Yard Welcomes FKB Studios

The Navy Yard is pleased to welcome FKB Studios who recently located to Building 990! FKB is a cutting edge and innovative design and fabrication company specializing in creating immersive spaces. It is the exciting result of the recent merger of two established Philadelphia-based design and fabrication companies: FK Productions and B Fabrication. Together, FKB

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Development Updates

July 21, 2022

Infrastructure Project to Bring Added Trees to Navy Yard

With more than $40 million in infrastructure projects and approximately $500 million in new development for 2022, the recently released Navy Yard Plan is off to a fast start. In addition to new buildings and a rebuilt Broad Street, these projects will also bring new trees and greenery throughout the campus and thoughtful public amenities

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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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Events

June 1, 2022

June 2022 Events and more!

June welcomes even more opportunities to explore and discover the Navy Yard! The world’s largest hard seltzer festival is coming to the Navy Yard. On June 4, Seltzerland will sure turn the Navy Yard into a hard seltzer paradise. Then on June 5, Girls on the Run will be running through the Navy Yard streets

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News

May 16, 2022

Navy Yard Skill Initiative (NYSI) Graduate Highlight: Maria Lee

Meet Maria Lee, one of Tastykake’s newest Production Associates and one of the 14 individuals who graduated from the collaborative training program managed by PIDC’s Navy Yard Workforce Development Initiatives (NYSI) and University City’s District’s West Philadelphia Skills Initiative (WPSI). And after the completion of the program, Maria and the other graduates were offered full-time

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News

April 4, 2022

The Navy Yard Welcomes: Maho Construction

  We are pleased to welcome Maho Construction LLC to the Navy Yard community. Maho Construction was established in 2019 as a commercial carpentry outfit specializing in all aspects of carpentry. With over 40 years of combined construction experience Maho Construction has established quality relationships with several property developers, Higher education, Industrial & Healthcare facilities

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News

March 30, 2022

The Navy Yard Welcomes: TB12

The Navy Yard is pleased to welcome TB12 Performance & Recovery Center to Philadelphia and the Navy Yard community! TB12 is transforming global health & wellness by empowering athletes and everyone looking to live an active lifestyle, to prevent injury, improve longevity, and perform their best.   The TB12 Method, inspired by the training method

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News

March 23, 2022

The Navy Yard Lunch Truck Lineup returns TOMORROW, 3/24/2022!

Beginning tomorrow, March 24, 2022, and every Thursday from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Philly’s favorite food trucks return to the Marine Parade Grounds! The Spring Season welcomes 15 flavorful trucks, stuffed with foods from every corner of Philadelphia. Foods from Mexican influenced trucks, Mediterranean influenced trucks, Asian influenced trucks and so much more! Each

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