Philadelphia’s innovation economy is strong, but city leaders can do more with its existing assets to compete globally and benefit local communities, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution. The culmination of an 18-month study, “Connect to compete: How the University City-Center City innovation district can help Philadelphia excel globally and serve locally” […]
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West Philadelphia will soon have a new structure rising on its landscape. The University of Pennsylvania Health System announced plans to construct a $1.5 billion project for inpatient care where the old Penn Tower Hotel used to stand. This 17-story tower will contain 500 beds, 47 operating rooms and a new emergency department. “Inpatient care […]
A new incubator is slated to become a catalyst for economic growth and innovation in Delaware. Delaware Innovation Space, an incubator that is being launched by DuPont, the University of Delaware and Delaware state government, will be located just outside of Wilmington and will contain 100,000-square-feet of space for science-based startups. “This partnership between private […]
Wealth management company SEI Investments is in the initial planning stages of expanding their presence on 90 acres of land next to their Oaks, Pa. location. The company has been growing at a steady rate of 200 new hires annually for the past five years, a rate that isn’t expected to slow down anytime soon. […]
Rowan and Rutgers Universities are working with Otsuka America Pharmaceuticals Inc. to improve the care model for patients of Alzheimer’s, a disease that adversely affects residents of southern New Jersey. The partnership is basing their model off of an oncology program coming out of the University of Alabama at Birmingham that drastically cut rates of […]
One in four jobs created within the past 13 years in the Greater Philadelphia region was a tech job. That number percentagewise is higher than those in Washington, Boston and New York. “When you see this kind of growth, you should be paying attention to it,” said Josh Sevin, acting executive director of Economy League […]
Development projects are revitalizing the future of Greater Philadelphia’s neighborhoods, towns, and cities. Breaking Ground: Projects Transforming Greater Philadelphia is an exclusive event that provides an insider’s look at projects across Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, detailing how developers are building communities that will flourish well after the ribbons have been cut. Please join us […]
Retail space and 41 new apartments will be constructed with the redevelopment of a building on North Broad Street between Spring Garden and Fairmount streets. The structure has served many different uses in its history, most recently functioning as the Calderwood Gallery before being sold in 2015 for $2.5 million. The building, which was constructed […]
FMC recently announced that they will be acquiring a portion of DuPont’s Crop Protection business. DuPont will also receive $1.2 billion in cash and acquire FMC Health and Nutrition. FMC Agricultural Solutions will be the fifth largest crop protection chemical company in the world after the acquisition is closed. This transaction is expected to generate […]
Temple University, Rowan University and the University of Delaware are among the top public schools in the nation, according to Buffalo Business First. The rankings were based off of admission, retention, graduation rates, student body diversity, post-graduation earnings, and the cost of tuition, among other factors, according to a Philadelphia Business Journal article. Other colleges […]
Select Greater Philadelphia (Select) is the business attraction organization for northern Delaware, southern New Jersey, and southeastern Pennsylvania. A non-profit entity, Select highlights Greater Philadelphia’s unique business assets to national and global audiences with the ultimate goal of growing the economic vibrancy of our collective community through attracting new businesses and new jobs to our 11-county region. Select assists companies interested in locating in Greater Philadelphia by providing resources, detailed information, and connections.