Entries by Danielle Hagerty

Amazon HQ2: Regional collaboration and innovation

Select is part of a core team that is coming together in an effort to pitch Amazon on Philadelphia as an HQ2 location. Since Amazon’s announcement, cities across the continent have been scrambling to prove that they have exactly what Amazon desires. While cities like Denver, Boston, and Chicago are top of the list, Philadelphia […]

Amazon HQ2: the case for Philadelphia

Late last month, Amazon made a huge announcement, stating that they were on the hunt for a new location for their next North American headquarters, Amazon HQ2. Since then, cities across the continent have been scrambling to prove that they have exactly what Amazon is looking for. While places like Denver, Boston, and Chicago are […]

Life sciences sector generates $88B in Pa. economy

KPMG’s study of the life sciences sector in the state of Pennsylvania revealed that life sciences generated $88.5 billion for the state in 2016 and supported more than 340,000 jobs. The study, which was revealed at Life Sciences Pennsylvania’s annual conference, focused specifically on companies that specialized in human health. “This report reinforces our optimism […]

Rowan ranks among best universities in the U.S.

Rowan has moved from a top regional university to a top national university. U.S. News & World Report recently released their top universities in the U.S., ranking Rowan in several categories, including 19th for engineering, 90th for best public institutions, and 171th overall. “These are truly exciting times for Rowan University,” said Dr. Ali Houshmand […]

Holtec reveals new HQ office in Camden

Holtec International recently announced its opening of their new office building on its 50-acre campus in Camden, New Jersey. The building, which will serve as Holtec’s headquarters, amounted to a $320 million investment at the former site of the New York Shipyard. “We managed to design and construct a facility that supports the rapid growth […]

SEPTA adds train service to northern Delaware

There will be additional train services to and from Wilmington and Newark. SEPTA announced earlier this month that it has added trips on weekday nights and Saturday mornings. “Better train connectivity is something our residents want, our small and big businesses want, and our visitors want,” said Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki in a Delaware Business […]