Navy Yard Blog

News

January 31, 2024

The Navy Yard Welcomes Delegation of Leaders from Europe

A delegation of more than 20 young leaders from countries across Europe visited the Navy Yard on January 30 as part of a larger visit to the U.S. through a State Department program to understand political, social, and economic issues in the U.S. During the visit, Navy Yard leadership briefed the group on the history

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Community

January 30, 2024

Navy Yard Events & Programming Schedule – February 2024

There is always something fun and exciting happening at the Navy Yard. February 2024 Schedule Feb. 1 – Retail Tenant Outreach Event: PIDC and Ensemble/Mosaic are hosting a retail tenant outreach event at the Navy Yard. The goal of the event is to attract and engage with qualified tenants interested in leasing retail spaces in

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Amenities

January 25, 2024

Sports Leagues Returning this Spring

The Navy Yard HeyDay Athletics Intramural League starts April 15! Get active, get social, leave it all on the field! And get your teams ready! To encourage our team spirit, we are offering a 20% discount to all team registrations. Leagues offered this year: – Kickball – Tuesdays 5:30-6:20 PM – Softball – Tuesdays 5:30

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Cool Jobs

January 16, 2024

Award-Winning Biotech Training Program to Begin Recruitment with New Employer Partner in Life Sciences

The Wistar Institute, West Philadelphia Skills Initiative, PIDC, and The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia Announce VintaBio as New Employer Partner The West Philadelphia Skills Initiative and The Wistar Institute are collaborating once again with support from the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation and the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia to bring their award-winning

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Amenities

January 4, 2024

Updated Shuttle Stops on the Navy Yard Campus Effective January 8, 2024

Effective January 8, 2024, there will be updates to the shuttle stops on the Navy Yard campus for the NRG Loop and Center City Express routes. The shuttle stops are being adjusted to account for the new traffic patterns with the reopening of Broad St. between League Island Blvd and Intrepid Ave. The schedules and

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Development Updates

January 4, 2024

Broad Street to Reopen to Traffic Beginning January 8, 2024

Beginning January 8, 2024, Broad St. will be reopening to traffic after nearly 18 months of construction and critical improvements! The improvements on this 734-foot section of Broad St. (between Crescent Dr. and Intrepid Ave., known as the quay wall) will help ensure the safety and increase accessibility to the Navy Yard for the more

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AV Shuttle

December 20, 2023

Pennsylvania’s First Autonomous Shuttle to Begin Service in the Philadelphia Navy Yard

Pennsylvania’s first autonomous vehicle (AV) shuttle has officially arrived at the Philadelphia Navy Yard and is ready to begin operations starting in early January 2024. The arrival of the electric, zero-emissions shuttle comes after much planning, testing, and coordination between public and private organizations. The project was announced in February 2022 when PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private

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Development Updates

December 1, 2023

Navy Yard Chapel Getting New Roof and Preserving History

The Chapel of the Four Chaplains at the Navy Yard is receiving some needed upgrades with the installation of a new roof and other cosmetic updates. The project will cost approximately $380,000, with more than a quarter of a million dollars being funded through a through a Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED)

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Cool Jobs

November 27, 2023

Workforce Development Partnership Celebrates 100th Placement

University City District’s West Philadelphia Skills Initiative (WPSI) and PIDC are excited to announce the completion of the inaugural Industrial Trades Program! This cohort marks the 100th placement of the partnership.

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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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