Philadelphia, PA – January 3, 2019 – The Growing Greater Philadelphia Podcast and Radio program is set to launch year two when its newest episode drops on Friday, January 11, 2019. This special episode, recorded in front of a live studio audience, features an in-depth conversation with Independence Blue Cross CEO Daniel J. Hilferty about […]
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New Castle County in Delaware is one of three communities nationwide to receive a $250,000 grant from the Youth Workforce Fund. This aligns with Citi Foundation’s three-year $100 million initiative called Pathways to Progress, which reduces youth unemployment through training and access to jobs. The Youth Workforce Funds grant will provide paid work experience for […]
South Jersey Gas opened a new headquarters in Atlantic City, NJ this November. The opening celebration included board members, business leaders, elected officials, employees, project partners, and others. “It’s just the latest in a string of celebrations that all point to one irrefutable fact: Atlantic City is back,” Governor Phil Murphy said. This is expected […]
Forty schools in Greater Philadelphia were among the highest-scoring schools on the most recent Keystone Exams according to a Philadelphia Business Journal analysis of Pennsylvania Department of Education data. This exam measures high schoolers’ skills in three subjects: biology, algebra and literature. The subject is labeled from advanced, proficient, basic or below basic. The following Greater […]
The Drexel University alumni-founded company, GoPuff, is investing $4 million into their Philadelphia expansion project. The new 30,000-square-foot headquarters will provide over 150 full-time jobs. GoPuff is also adding 10 new warehouses across Pennsylvania in Allegheny, Chester, Dauphin, Lackawanna, and Philadelphia counties, which are expected to create over 500 jobs in the Greater Philadelphia area […]
Philadelphia is the fourth top city for “bleisure” travel, which is a combination of business and leisure. A new study by TravelBank analyzed the 25 largest U.S. cities on four factors that influenced adding leisure time into a business trip: entertainment, walkability, average hotel rates, and restaurants. “Business travel can prime the pump for future […]
The Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) was ranked number seven among the 15 best airports in the United States. A new report by the Points Guy, a lifestyle and travel brand, ranked the 30 busiest airports on flying factors, such as on-time flight statistics, number of passengers per lounge and restaurant, transportation costs, and more. “Our […]
Virtua has been recognized by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) as the ‘Most Wired’ health organization for the fifth straight year. The Marlton, NJ-based hospital received this ranking due to their leadership in the use of information technology (IT) to improve healthcare. The CHIME Most Wired program identifies practices and promotes the […]
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA), plans to boost the New Jersey economy through job creation, diversifying the workforce, increasing the annual median wage, and investing in urban communities. “We need to recapture our leadership position. We’ve fallen off in venture capital investment to New Jersey companies, and we think it’s really important to […]
The Department of Treasury announced new regulations and clarifications on the Opportunity Zone program. “I think Treasury and IRS took a practical approach that will facilitate investments in these designated areas,” said Lisa Starczewski, co-chair of Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney’s Tax Section and Opportunity Zones team. This initiative is a part of the Tax Cut […]
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.