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 […]
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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 […]
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 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 […]
The Hankin Group, an Exton-based real estate management company, announced an acquisition of a 70-acre plot of land. The land is in the works to become what is planned to be new residential structures, commercial space, a pedestrian bridge, and a new Downingtown train station. “At completion, Downingtown will be the only borough in the […]
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 […]
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 […]
Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor revealed that Greater Philadelphia is ranked 4th in the nation for most improved economies from 2015 to 2016. According to Headlight Data, a comprehensive data company that collected the national growth percentages, total U.S. employment grew 1.7% in 2016. The overall economic improvement of the U.S. economy was […]
Wilmington’s population clocks in at 71,000; a small town compared to Philadelphia’s population of 1.6 million. But according to Thrillist, Delaware’s largest city is one of 15 cities across the U.S. to move to before it gets too popular. “The city really checks off a lot of boxes,” said Wilmington entrepreneur Matt Van Belle. “The […]
New York City is the only other metro area in the U.S. that tops Philly for number of top-rated hospitals. It has three, just one more than Philadelphia. According to U.S. News, Penn-Presbyterian and Jefferson hospital are ranked as two of the best hospitals in the nation. Penn ranked 10th overall in the U.S., while […]
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.