Navy Yard Blog

Innovation

January 19, 2023

Coriell Life Sciences Research Finds Precision Medicine Has Reached a Global Tipping Point for Adoption

Big news coming from Coriell Life Sciences. Their newly published research, authored by leaders at the company, reveals that the time is finally right for healthcare systems, employers, and governments to establish genome-informed clinical decision-making as the new standard of care. “The stage is set for leaders around the world to change healthcare as we know

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Innovation

January 11, 2023

Axalta Wins Globally Distinguished Innovation Award

Axalta, whose 175,000 square-foot Global Innovation Center is located at the Navy Yard, recently won a major globally distinguished award for innovation. The Business Intelligence Group presented Axalta with the 2023 BIG Innovation Award for its AquaEC® Flex Broad Bake Electrocoat product. The BIG Innovation Awards recognize organizations and people who bring new ideas to

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Amenities

January 4, 2023

Navy Yard NEWS – Winter 2023

Click to read the Fall 2022 issue of Navy Yard NEWS.

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Cool Jobs

January 4, 2023

Navy Yard Skills Initiative Connected More Than 60 Philadelphians to Jobs in 2022

Since its inception in August 2020, more than 120 Philadelphians have participated in 8 cohorts of PIDC’s Navy Yard Skills Initiative (NYSI) training programs, but 2022 was by far the most successful year of NYSI in connecting Philadelphians to meaningful employment in growing industries within the Navy Yard. NYSI training programs are designed for individuals

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Cool Jobs

January 3, 2023

Rhoads Industries Receives Funding to Bolster PA’s Manufacturing Industry

Governor Tom Wolf made an announcement December 30, 2022, that Rhoads Industries, Inc. (Rhoads) is set to receive $400,000 in funding to help strengthen its workforce development program and meet the production needs it has at the Navy Yard. Founded in 1896, Rhoads has grown from a small fabrication shop to a leader in industrial

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Amenities

November 7, 2022

The Navy Yard Welcomes Labcorp

The Navy Yard is pleased to welcome Labcorp to the Navy Yard Community. Located at 1 Crescent Drive, Suite 102, Labcorp is convenient and accessible to individuals who work or live within close proximity to the Navy Yard. Services and Support Offered Appointment scheduling Courier service Variety of test order and result delivery solutions Labcorp

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Community

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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Cool Jobs

September 13, 2022

Navy Yard Skills Initiative Begins Recruitment for Patient Registrar at Jefferson Health

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 Patient Registrar at Jefferson Health. Full-time positions begin at $15.15/hr. Register online for a virtual info session to learn more about the program: September 15 at 1 p.m. or September 22

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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

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

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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