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
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
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
November 1, 2021
Navy Yard Electric Utility Transitions Operations to Dominion Energy
Today Dominion Energy takes over the 10-year electric utility Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services contract for the Navy Yard. This contract was the culmination of a lengthy, highly competitive solicitation process announced in May 2021. Dominion Energy will provide responsive on-site management to the Navy Yard and its customers, who will gain industry-leading service reliability, financial
September 29, 2021
Iovance Biotherapeutics Celebrates Grand Opening of Iovance Cell Therapy Center (iCTC)
Iovance Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: IOVA), a late-stage biotechnology company developing novel T cell-based cancer immunotherapies (tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte, TIL, and peripheral-blood lymphocyte, PBL), is celebrating the official opening of the Iovance Cell Therapy Center (iCTC). The iCTC, located at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, is the first centralized, scalable, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility dedicated to producing TIL cell therapies for patients with
September 24, 2021
Philly Shipyard Hires 13 PIDC Workforce Development Program Graduates
PIDC and University City District’s West Philadelphia Skills Initiative is thrilled to announce that we graduated and placed 14 program participants from our second Navy Yard Workforce Development Initiatives training program today! These participants completed the three-week Shipyard Laborer Program in partnership with Philly Shipyard Inc. and 13 were extended a job offer for full-time permanent employment in the government and commercial shipbuilding industry starting at $14.00/hour. We partnered
July 22, 2020
Welcome Half Mad Honey with New Apiary
To further our place in Philadelphia’s ecological environment, we are pleased to announce that Half Mad Honey chose the Navy Yard as the site for its second apiary. The founders Amelia Mraz and Natasha Pham are the beekeepers behind this organization. Their overall goal is to empower people with mental illness through the therapeutic realm
July 10, 2020
Cool Jobs at the Navy Yard: Michael Giuliante’s 50th-Year Edition
The Navy Yard, home to 15,000 employees working at 170 companies, is full of awesome people doing great things. Each person here has a cool job with a unique story! Meet Michael Giuliante, Site Operations Manager with DTE Philadelphia, who is celebrating 50 years at the Navy Yard this summer. Recently, we had a chance to chat
June 25, 2020
Four Smoothie Making Workshops Designed to Boost Immunity, De-stress, & Energize!
In a time of uncertainty, high-stress, fear, and concern, we partnered with Caroline McGuire, Registered Nutritionist for Vincera Institute and owner of the Galley Cafe, to create a series of healthy and mood boosting smoothie workshops. 1. Virtual Sunshine Immunity Smoothie Workshop Watch the workshop here! 2. Virtual Energizer Limeade Smoothie Workshop Watch the workshop
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
January 3, 2020
Jefferson Health Pharmacy Now Open!
Fully occupying 3 Crescent Drive, Jefferson Health offers over 15 specialties including walk-in telemedicine appointments to better serve health care needs. Now, the facility features a full-service retail pharmacy, accepting all Rx plans.
January 2, 2020
20 Navy Yard Businesses You Could Work For this Year!
As a historic, thriving waterfront district in Philadelphia, the Navy Yard is bustling with 15k people, 175 companies, and hundreds of career opportunities for all! Take a look at these 20 Navy Yard businesses that you could work for in 2020!
May 29, 2019
Iovance Biotherapeutics Announces New Facility at the Navy Yard to Support U.S. Production of Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocyte Cell Therapy Products
Iovance Biotherapeutics, Inc., a late-stage biotechnology company developing novel cancer immunotherapies based on tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte (TIL) technology, today announced that it has entered into a lease agreement to build an approximately 136,000 square foot commercial-scale production facility at the Philadelphia Navy Yard for commercial and clinical production of autologous TIL products, including its candidate lifileucel.
March 23, 2019
Challenging the Next Generation of Skilled Workers
On Saturday, March 23, the American Welding Society (AWS) and Rhoads Industries (Rhoads) hosted students from high schools across the five-county Philadelphia region to compete in a shielded metal arch weld (SMAW) competition at the Navy Yard.
February 8, 2019
Naval Foundry Celebrates 100 Years; Now Doubling Workforce
Built in 1918 during the twilight of World War I, the original foundry building operated as part of the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard until 1995. The foundry still operates from that same building today, and forms the heart of what is now a 100 year old institution.