Navy Yard Blog

News

July 13, 2021

Ensemble/Mosaic Launches a Bold, Systemic $2.6B Environmental, Social & Governance Commitment at the Navy Yard

Partnership has Committed $7.5 Million to 21 Certified Minority and Women, Design & Engineering Firms to Lift Off $1B Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Pledge Ensemble Real Estate Investments and Mosaic Development Partners (Ensemble/Mosaic) today announced it has launched its ambitious Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) program at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, the bedrock of its

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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 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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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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Events

October 4, 2019

RECAP: Navy Yard Sustainability Day

Celebrating sustainability at the Navy Yard,  PIDC, Clean Air Council, the US Navy, Johnson Controls (LUX Products Corporation), Penn State at the Navy Yard, Nava Yoga Center at The Navy Yard and Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern PA  joined forces for another successful Sustainability Day. The organizing sponsors were joined by 15+ regional organizations with missions

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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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Awards

November 28, 2018

Philadelphia Navy Yard Receives Arboretum Status

PIDC & PHS announce today that the Navy Yard has received Level I arboretum accreditation from Arbnet. This accreditation complements and enhances the ongoing preservation and protection of trees, shrubs, perennials, and wildlife. The Navy Yard is only one of five arboretums in Philadelphia. The announcement was marked with a morning ceremonial tree planting at

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Amenities

June 22, 2018

Indego Bike Share Announces Expansion to South Philadelphia

Indego bike share program announced today that it will grow this summer, adding at least eight more stations to the system. Early summer expansion will include station and bike availability at the Navy Yard with connections at AT&T Station and FDR Park. Additional stations will be installed throughout the summer to provide more dock and

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Events

May 1, 2018

10,000 Bulbs Planted at the Navy Yard

In preparation for spring and summer at the Navy Yard, we partnered with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) to plant 10,000 bulbs in the Broad Street meadow, Building 101, and along Admiral Peary Way. Each of the plantings offer a new visual stimulus along your commute to work, or your stroll along the riverfront.

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Energy

June 2, 2015

Alstom partners with Penn State to establish Microgrid Center of Excellence at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia

Alstom, a leader in smart grid and innovative utility solutions, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with The Pennsylvania State University to establish a global center of excellence for microgrids at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This center, the first of its kind, will help advance the development of microgrid technologies as part

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Energy

March 26, 2014

Celebrating Earth Day Week at The Navy Yard – April 21-25, 2014

Join The Navy Yard in celebrating Earth Day 2014 with a full week of fun and informative activities focused on sustainability! This year for Earth Day, the Earth Day Network has chosen the global theme of Green Cities. The Earth Day Network says, “With smart investments in sustainable technology, forward-thinking public policy, and an educated

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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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Community

June 6, 2013

The Sustainability Workshop Year-End Celebration at The Navy Yard

The school year has come to a close at the Sustainability Workshop, a project-based school at The Navy Yard that challenges Philadelphia public school seniors to solve the world’s toughest problems. The organization celebrated the end of the school year on June 4th with a large exhibition event, where its 30 graduating high school students

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Energy

May 15, 2013

MaGrann Associates’ Navy Yard Office Achieves LEED® Gold Certification

MaGrann Associates is a national leader in energy efficiency/green building consulting and engineering, specializing in in energy efficiency and green building. MaGrann opened their Philadelphia office in One Crescent Drive at The Navy Yard in 2011. For 30 years, MaGrann has focused on bringing applied building science to the residential housing market helping builders, developers,

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Amenities

May 15, 2013

Join Greensgrow Farms’ Summer CSA Program at The Navy Yard

Kick off the summer on May 23rd with a season of fresh, local produce and more, delivered right here to The Navy Yard, by becoming a member of Greensgrow Farms’ Summer CSA program. CSA, which traditionally stands for Community Supported Agriculture, has been rebranded by Greensgrow as City Supported Agriculture.  The pickups will be conveniently

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