Meet the Team: Jackie Hall

Be the change. Make a difference. Do something. These are all words that resonate with Jackie Hall, who is PIDC’s newest Navy Yard staff member as the Navy Yard Community Engagement Coordinator. PIDC aligns with her idea of making an impact in the community and helping with initiative to drive growth in our beautiful city.

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

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

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

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

The Navy Yard Releases New Navy Yard Transit App!

PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation and master developer of the Philadelphia Navy Yard announces the launch of its new app called Navy Yard Transit to offer Navy Yard employees and visitors an easy and reliable trip planning app that includes real-time arrival information on many public and shared transportation services, including its own Navy

Michael Kennedy Dedicates Battery Storage Project at the Philadelphia Navy Yard

Citizens Energy Vice President Michael Kennedy today flipped the switch on a 6.4-megawatt Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) to provide power cost savings to the Philadelphia Navy Yard and beyond through green energy technology. The nephew of Citizens Energy Chairman, and former Massachusetts Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy II, was joined by Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney

PIDC Awards Dominion Energy the Electric Utility Operations & Maintenance Contract for the Philadelphia Navy Yard

Photo of Navy Yard Community Solar Project courtesy of Alternative Energy Development Group, LLC  PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation and master developer of the Philadelphia Navy Yard, announces the award for a 10-year electric utility Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services contract to Dominion Energy for the Navy Yard following a highly competitive solicitation process. This