Entries by Jeremiah Watson

STORIES FROM OUR REGION – November 2021

People Are Talking about Greater Philadelphia Global publications help amplify what those of us who live in Greater Philadelphia already know – this is a place with a great quality of life. One uCity Square Topped Off with Next Lab Project in Sight The need to design another project to capture the demand for lab

People are Talking about Greater Philadelphia

Isn’t it wonderful when people say something nice about you? That’s a feeling Greater Philadelphia has been experiencing a lot lately, as global publications help amplify what those of us who live here already know – this is a place with a great quality of life. TIME magazine recognized it when it named Philadelphia one

STORIES FROM OUR REGION – October 2021

WuXi Closes Middletown Land Acquisition The Middletown farmland, acquired in a $30 million deal, is set to become a major employer for New Castle County and Delaware as a whole by bringing hundreds of good-paying, diverse jobs to the area, advancing their goal of growing their biotech industry. Iovance Biotherapeutics Officially Opens $125M Cell Therapy

STORIES FROM OUR REGION – September 2021

Rite Aid Corp. Moving Headquarters to Philadelphia Navy Yard Focused on flexibility for associates, the official headquarters space, which employees will begin moving into the first half of 2022, will be designed specifically for in-person collaboration and company gatherings. International Gene Therapy Developer Opens U.S. offices in Montgomery County Exegenesis Bio of China’s business offices

STORIES FROM OUR REGION – August 2021

Biomeme Doubles Space with Center City Headquarters Relocation Growth due to the success of its COVID test has led the diagnostic company’s to relocate its headquarters, lab, and production to the 44,000 square feet space on 401 N. Broad St., which will accommodate all of the uses it needs in one location. Life Sciences Firm

STORIES FROM OUR REGION – July 2021

China-Based WuXi AppTec Awarded $19M for Delaware Drug Plant The proposed 1.7 million-square-foot complex — bigger than Philadelphia’s largest office towers — would be WuXi AppTec’s largest U.S. manufacturing facility. Penn Medicine’s $1.5B Pavilion Nears Completion The addition of the Pavilion and shift to fully private patient rooms at the Hospital of the University of

STORIES FROM OUR REGION – June 2021

Wilmington Begins Plans to Invest $100M to Spur Future Waterfront Development Infrastructure work on the first phase, which will involve 30 acres and cost $30 million, is expected to start this summer. 487,000-Square-Foot Burlington Industrial Building Leased to LC Logistics Services Inc. Another example of the growth being seen in Southern New Jersey’s industrial market,

STORIES FROM OUR REGION – May 2021

Fore Biotherapeutics Establishes Global Headquarters in Philadelphia The precision oncology company plans to utilize the city’s experienced life sciences industry workforce, major universities, health care institutions, and laboratory space to fuel its operational growth. Urban Renewal LLC Sets Foundation for New Warehouse in Pemberton Township With the potential to bring 130 residential jobs to the

STORIES FROM OUR REGION – April 2021

PIDC, Ensemble, and Mosaic Unveil Navy Yard Master Plan The first phase of the $2.5 billion development plan will include two advanced life sciences buildings followed by significant residential and hospitality initiatives. Hear directly from the developers and learn more on May 6. Biomeme Signs Deal to Double Space The relocation to Center City comes

STORIES FROM OUR REGION – March 2021

Governor Wolf Announces BNP Paribas Expansion in Southeastern Pennsylvania A leading European bank has committed to investing $18 million into the project, which will retain over 100 existing jobs and bring nearly 300 full-time, high-quality jobs to the region. Century Therapeutics Significantly Expands Capabilities with New Facilities in Pennsylvania and New Jersey This cell therapy