Navy Yard Blog

Amenities

November 21, 2023

Interactive Navy Yard Map

Have you checked out our interactive Navy Yard – Things to See & Do Map where you can discover all the Navy Yard has to offer conveniently from the palm of your hand? The map, which can be downloaded and accessed through Google Maps, is sorted by categories so you can find what you want

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Energy

November 16, 2023

Navy Yard Kicks Off Bus Electrification and Campus-Wide EV Study

In July 2023, PIDC released a public RFP to select an experienced team to conduct a Bus Electrification and Campus-Wide EV Study and develop an implementation plan at the Navy Yard. We are happy to announce that we selected Virginkar & Associates, Inc. (VAI) consultant team to conduct a study on improving the Navy Yard’s

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Community

November 7, 2023

Take Our Survey, Help Us Build Better Campus Programming

The Navy Yard offers a variety of public spaces for events, races, festivals, programs, activities, and performances that are consistent with PIDC’s goals of increasing the regional visibility of the Navy Yard and engaging Navy Yard employees, stakeholders, and the surrounding community.  As we work with our development partners at Ensemble/Mosaic to build Philadelphia’s next

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News

November 3, 2023

Navy Yard Welcomes New Utility General Manager

We are pleased to welcome Scott Dever as the new general manager for the Navy Yard electric utility. Dever is taking over for Rudy Terry who served in that role for the past 12.5 years. Dever comes to the Navy Yard with a wealth of diverse utility management experience, including 30 years at the Philadelphia

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Amenities

November 2, 2023

Lunch Truck Lineup – 2023 Schedule

The 2023 Lunch Truck Line Up season has ended and will resume in 2024. We will communicate more information in early 2024 on our website, blog, and social media channels when the new season is scheduled to resume. Thank you.

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Community

October 30, 2023

Support Your Community through Several Navy Yard Donation Drives

The Navy Yard campus is coming together and will be hosting different donation drives that will benefit several different organizations in the community. Different Navy Yard businesses will be collecting donations directly at their offices for Navy Yard employees, but there will be several locations for public drop offs. Treats for Troops: Now – November

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Community

October 27, 2023

Recap: 2023 Navy Yard Executives Breakfast

For the first time since the pandemic, the Navy Yard Executives Breakfast returned to the Navy Yard campus October 25 when more than 100 leaders from Navy Yard businesses and organizations, as well as external Navy Yard stakeholders and partners, gathered to hear about the ongoing development projects and be introduced to Jodie Harris, PIDC’s

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Community

October 24, 2023

Groundbreaking on First Residential Buildings at Navy Yard

Ensemble/Mosaic and Korman Communities Break Ground on the First Private Residential Buildings at the Philadelphia Navy Yard   $285M Mixed Use Development to Open in 2025 with a Variety of Apartment Options and Extensive Amenities and Retail   Release and photo courtesy of Ensemble/Mosaic – Renderings of AVE Navy Yard can be found HERE PHILADELPHIA –

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Development Updates

October 19, 2023

Ensemble/Mosaic Secures Minority-Led Capital for First Navy Yard Residential Project

Ensemble/Mosaic Continues to Deliver on Its Unprecedented DEI Strategy as it Secures Minority-Led Capital through Basis Investment Group for the First Residential Project at Philadelphia Navy Yard. Basis Investment Group Leads $100M+ Equity, Representing Minority-Led Involvement at Every Level of the Project

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Community

October 17, 2023

RECAP: Navy Yard 5K Returns!

The sound of hundreds of feet hitting the pavement permeated throughout the Navy Yard with the return of the much-anticipated Navy Yard 5K on October 11. This is the first Navy Yard 5K in four years since the event had been shutdown due to COVID-19. Nearly 400 dedicated runners, joggers, walkers, and spectators enjoyed a

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Community

October 7, 2023

Navy Yard Supports Diversity in Business Development through MED Week Workshop

The Navy Yard hosted to members of the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) community for a Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week workshop on October 4. The workshop held at FS Investments on the Navy Yard campus was one of more than 40 separate events and workshops in the region during the 39th annual Philadelphia MED Week,

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Cool Jobs

September 18, 2023

Partnership Announced to Connect Philadelphians with Career Training in the Skilled Trades Starting at $25/hr

The West Philadelphia Skills Initiative and PIDC’s Navy Yard Skills Initiative Launch Professional Development Program with the Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division for Union Careers University City District’s West Philadelphia Skills Initiative (WPSI) and PIDC’s Navy Yard Skills Initiative (NYSI) launched a program to train Philadelphia residents for permanent, full-time, union careers starting at

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Amenities

September 18, 2023

Navy Yard-Center City Express Shuttle Stop Relocation Effective Oct. 2

Navy Yard-Center City Express Shuttle Stop Relocation from 10th & Filbert to 10th & Market Effective Oct. 2 Attention Navy Yard Transit Riders! Be advised that there will be upcoming changes to the Navy Yard-Center City Express that will impact your commute. Beginning Monday, October 2, the Navy Yard-Center City Express stop at 10th St

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Innovation

August 14, 2023

Award-Winning Biotech Training Program to Begin Second Recruitment

Award-Winning Biotech Training Program to Begin Second Recruitment to Connect Philadelphians with Quality Jobs in the Region’s Rapidly Growing Life Sciences Sector The Wistar Institute, the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative, Iovance Biotherapeutics, PIDC, and The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia Launch Second Recruitment for the Award-Winning Program on August 22 Partners in Greater Philadelphia’s

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Community

July 24, 2023

Navy Yard to Host Inaugural Night Festival Event This Fall

Featuring Food Trucks, Live Music, Family-Friendly Games and More  The Navy Yard is scheduled to hold its first Night Festival Thursday, September 7, from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. The inaugural event will be held at Central Green, the family-friendly, open-to-the-public event will feature a diverse lineup of vendors, including food trucks, musicians, games, and crafters and

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