Entries by Danielle Hagerty

Newark, DE Train Station Breaks Ground

A new train station is coming to Newark, DE. A groundbreaking ceremony was held to mark the commencement of construction of the future Newark Regional Transportation Center. The new station, a $26 million investment, will be a transportation hub that will include a wheelchair accessible platform, improved safety, and expanded parking lot. “Not too long […]

76ers Reveal Innovation Lab in Camden, NJ

Philadelphia basketball team the 76ers unveiled the new 8,000 square-foot Innovation Lab at their facility in Camden, NJ. This new lab will support startups and entrepreneurs working on sports-related technologies and products. “These entrepreneurs, they are different,” said Scott O’Neil, CEO of the Sixers in a Philadelphia Business Journal article. “Sports teams could use a […]

PHL to Receive $900 Million Makeover

The Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is getting a major makeover worth $900 million. These renovations, the largest in over 15 years, will include a new air traffic control tower, iPads for travelers to order food from their seats, and modernizing the airport’s infrastructure. “Every single seat in every restaurant, and 75 percent to 80 percent […]

Villanova to Open Conference Facility and Hotel

Delaware County’s Villanova University will be opening their renovated hotel and conference center, The Inn, on July 1. The facility, which has undergone renovations since November 2016, will include 56 hotel rooms, 14 meeting rooms, and a 5,000 square-foot ballroom. This kind of development makes a positive impact on the regional economy, serving as a […]

Port of Philadelphia to Acquire 29 Acres

The Port of Philadelphia is taking over former Philadelphia Produce and Seafood Terminal in order to expand to over 1,000 acres of land. This acquisition, which was purchased from PIDC, will be used to develop warehousing for the growth of the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal and will also play a vital role in Governor Wolf’s […]

Growing Greater Philadelphia: We Make it All

The Philadelphia region has been a manufacturing hub for more than a century. Today, it’s not only big companies that are producing products for the world. Start-ups are getting their companies ready thanks to a network of incubators. Select Greater Philadelphia Council, in collaboration with NBC10/Telemundo62, have created Growing Greater Philadelphia, a television and digital […]