Entries by Danielle Hagerty

Irish tech company to relocate HQ to Montgomery County, PA

Dublin, Ireland-based Afilias Inc., a technology company ranked as the world’s second largest domain registry, is relocating its headquarters to Horsham, PA, in order to connect to their growing customer base in the U.S. “We’ve long had a strong US presence,” said CEO Hal Lubsen in a Philadelphia Business Journal article. “More of the company’s […]

Chester county-based Kimberly-Clark to receive $150M upgrade

Manufacturing company Kimberley-Clark announced that their Chester County, PA-based plant will receive $150 million in updates. The facility, which currently employs 600 workers, will be receiving a natural gas-fired power plant and infrastructure upgrades. The updates are expected to be completed within the next three years. “Kimberly-Clark continues to fulfill its commitment to reinvesting in […]

BET begins construction on $200M mixed-use development

BET Investments broke ground on the $200 million mixed-use development being constructed in Montgomery County, PA, last month. “Residential rents at the Promenade are expected to set the top of the market for Montgomery County when the project is finished,” said BET Investments Chairman Bruce Toll in a Bis Now Philadelphia article. The development, which […]

High speed SEPTA rail line moves forward

The $1 billion extension of the Norristown High Speed Line recently took a step forward. SEPTA issued a request for proposals for a developer earlier this month. According to Montco Today, the extension is intended to ease congestion in Upper Merion during peak travel times. Another main goal is to link together King of Prussia, […]

Penn and Johnson & Johnson partner on healthcare innovation

JPOD will soon be Philadelphia’s newest networking hub. It was born out of Johnson & Johnson Innovation’s JLABS to support healthcare startups. The first one to launch in the U.S., called [email protected], will be hosted at UPenn’s Pennovation Center. “There is a remarkable synergy between the Pennovation Center and the JLABS vision,” said Craig Carnaroli, […]

Port of Paulsboro receives $1.5M for improvements

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration granted the Port of Paulsboro $1.5 million for water infrastructure improvements. The project, facilitated by South Jersey Economic Development District, is projected to create 150 jobs and produce $10 million in private investment through the installation of a new water main. According to NJBIZ, the “construction of […]