Entries by SelectGreaterPHL

Listen to S2 Ep24: The Stem Cell Factor with Opsidio

Listen to our Growing Greater podcast episode with Dr. Martin Phillips the Co-Founder & CEO of Opsidio, a preclinical biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for fibrotic diseases. In this episode, Martin explains his company’s ground-breaking treatment that interrupts chronic inflammation that is caused by fibrosis. Catch up on previous episodes of Growing Greater to hear engaging stories of economic development, innovation,

Listen to S2 Ep22: Bringing Stories to Life with Koi-Fly Creative

Listen to our Growing Greater podcast episode with Stacey Grant, Co-Founder and CEO of Koi-Fly Creative. Stacey shares how her experience in the ad agency world has helped her build a company full of creative employees who work cohesively to deliver award-winning branded content. Koi-Fly’s collaborative spirit and production expertise continues to elevate their clients’

Listen to S2 Ep17: Training to the Need with the Community College of Philadelphia & The Wistar Institute

Listen to our Growing Greater podcast episode with Dr. Donald Guy Generals, President of Community College of Philadelphia and Brian Keith, Dean of Biomedical Studies from The Wistar Institute. In this episode, Dr. Generals discusses how students are not only obtaining a world-class education but launching their careers through training programs. Meanwhile, Brian explains how the Wistar Institue partnered

Listen to S2 Ep14: Youth Employment & Career Exposure with Citizens Bank and CHUBB

Listen to our Growing Greater podcast episode with Dan Fitzpatrick, President of Mid Atlantic Region, Head of National Industry Verticals at Citizens Bank and Rob Poliseno, Regional Executive Officer USA Mid-Atlantic Region of CHUBB. This episode is a part of our special series with our Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia (Chamber)’s Talent Action Team showcasing just how

COVID-19 Impact on Real Estate Markets

COMMENTATOR: Adam Mullen, Market Leader for the Greater Philadelphia Region, CBRE While the full impact of the global health emergency that is COVID-19 continues to unfold, the effects of this pandemic across the commercial real estate community is being felt in notable ways.  Some commercial asset classes will fare better than expected, while others will

Greater Philadelphia Named the “Cradle of Cures”

Earlier this month, Amicus Therapeutics opened its new $25 million Global Research and Gene Therapy Center in West Philadelphia’s uCity Square neighborhood. The new 75,000-square-foot facility occupies the top three floors of 3675 Market Street and features an open-space design with state-of-the-art labs and offices. “Philadelphia is a magnet for talent in gene therapy and an engine

Coatesville, PA Aircraft Plant is Building Presidential Helicopters

Six VH-92A Presidential Helicopters will be built in Coatesville, PA as a part of a $470 million Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program. The project was awarded to Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a Lockheed Martin company. Sikorsky is headquartered in Connecticut and has plants throughout the East coast. Sikorsky entered into a contract with the U.S. Navy to

Young Entrepreneurs Are More Likely to Start a Business in Greater Philadelphia

Philadelphia ranked the third U.S. city for a low cost of living, an abundance of highly-skilled talent, and young entrepreneurs. Last year, Philadelphia ranked 11th on this list, a sign of major growth for our region. LendingTree found that the average age of entrepreneurs in Philadelphia is slightly younger than 38 years old. Whereas other major