Dublin, Ireland-based Afilias Inc., a technology company ranked as the world’s second largest domain registry, is relocating its headquarters to Horsham, PA, in order to connect to their growing customer base in the U.S. “We’ve long had a strong US presence,” said CEO Hal Lubsen in a Philadelphia Business Journal article. “More of the company’s […]
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Manufacturing company Kimberley-Clark announced that their Chester County, PA-based plant will receive $150 million in updates. The facility, which currently employs 600 workers, will be receiving a natural gas-fired power plant and infrastructure upgrades. The updates are expected to be completed within the next three years. “Kimberly-Clark continues to fulfill its commitment to reinvesting in […]
The U.S. Department of Energy awarded the University of Delaware a $1.5 million grant which will be used to study microbes for biofuel production. A group of bacteria called clostridium, which can be found in low-oxygen environments, produces compounds that can be useful to makers of biofuel. “The biology or the microbiology of complex systems […]
BET Investments broke ground on the $200 million mixed-use development being constructed in Montgomery County, PA, last month. “Residential rents at the Promenade are expected to set the top of the market for Montgomery County when the project is finished,” said BET Investments Chairman Bruce Toll in a Bis Now Philadelphia article. The development, which […]
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Almanac of Higher Education 2018-19 ranked New Jersey’s Rowan University as the 6th fastest growing university in the U.S. The university has doubled its enrollment within the past 12 years, with a total of 19,000 students enrolled for the 2018-19 academic year. On the heels of this ranking was a […]
Last January, the Brookings Institution chose Philadelphia as one of four regions in the U.S. that would be a part of a project that would don them with a unified identity in order to make them more globally competitive. The most recent step forward in the process was the search for a consultant; Philadelphia is […]
A total of 132 companies located in Greater Philadelphia made the Inc. 5000, a list that ranks the U.S.’s fastest growing companies. According to the Philadelphia Business Journal, nine companies from the region made it to the top 500. Wilmington, DE-based HomeStar Remodeling was the fastest growing Philadelphia Region company on the list, coming in […]
The $1 billion extension of the Norristown High Speed Line recently took a step forward. SEPTA issued a request for proposals for a developer earlier this month. According to Montco Today, the extension is intended to ease congestion in Upper Merion during peak travel times. Another main goal is to link together King of Prussia, […]
JPOD will soon be Philadelphia’s newest networking hub. It was born out of Johnson & Johnson Innovation’s JLABS to support healthcare startups. The first one to launch in the U.S., called [email protected], will be hosted at UPenn’s Pennovation Center. “There is a remarkable synergy between the Pennovation Center and the JLABS vision,” said Craig Carnaroli, […]
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration granted the Port of Paulsboro $1.5 million for water infrastructure improvements. The project, facilitated by South Jersey Economic Development District, is projected to create 150 jobs and produce $10 million in private investment through the installation of a new water main. According to NJBIZ, the “construction of […]
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.