As we are half way through our fiscal year and launching into 2020, let’s reflect on – and celebrate – a few of the milestones our Select Greater Philadelphia team accomplished by working with and through our investors and partners over the past several months. New Companies & Jobs Select welcomed nine new companies over […]
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Sydney manages Select’s Twitter and LinkedIn accounts, writes the monthly newsletter Momentum and the biweekly Investor and Partner updates, manages Select’s website, and assists with any additional marketing responsibilities.
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Vanguard, the mutual funds company based in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has experienced substantial growth. According to the global financial services firm Morningstar, “Vanguard’s 25.6% market share is greater than that of its next three biggest competitors combined.” The 10 largest asset managers, American Funds, BlackRock, Dimensional Fund Advisors, Fidelity, Franklin Templeton, Invesco, PIMCO, SPDR State Street […]
Six local nonprofits have joined to launch the Camden Works employment initiative. The goal of this initiative is to match Camden residences with full-time employment and sustainable wages to reduce the city’s unemployment and poverty rates. “There is no shortage of talented and ambitious people in the City of Camden,” said Congressman Donald Norcross in […]
The University of Delaware announced that it will begin another construction project to expand its Science, Technology, and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus. The university will construct a 100,000-square-foot financial services technology (fintech) building, which will become a collaborative space for Delaware Technology Park startups and students of the university’s business and engineering schools. “Combining our […]
Rowan University has been rewarded a $100,000 grant by the New Jersey State Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to study expanding electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure to local underserved communities. “New Jersey’s energy future must be as fair as it is clean,” BPU President Joseph Fiordaliso said in a statement. “Initiatives like this … will help […]
Deloitte, the multinational professional services network, recently released its annual Technology Fast 500. This list ranks the fastest-growing technology companies in North America. Seven Greater Philadelphia companies were listed as some of the fastest-growing tech companies. Congratulations to the seven technology companies that are making our region an innovation sector: Harbor Business Compliance, a compliance […]
The New York-based real estate company Tishman Speyer Properties announced plans to add 2.6 million square feet of mixed-use space in Lower Merion Township, PA. This massive addition will include office, retail, and restaurant space along with a hotel and over 700 apartments at the Bala Plaza in Bala Cynwyd, PA. “The plan we have […]
After 45 years, the Port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort) opened its first Terminal with Glovis America, a third-party logistics service provider specializing in Vehicle & Parts Logistics. The new Southport Auto Terminal and Vehicle Processing Center (VPC) are in total 155-acres and cost $110 million. “Pennsylvania needs a top tier Port facility to compete in global […]
Architecture firm NBBJ has been hired to create a master development plan for the 100 acres around the Talen Energy Stadium and Wharf Building located in Delaware County. The Riverfront Alliance of Delaware County, Keystone Sports and Entertainment, and the City of Chester have been seeking development proposals since the spring to build out the land […]
Camden, New Jersey referred to as an “Eds and Meds” corridor after the opening of a new health care center called the Joint Health Sciences Center. This Center is expected to drive future job growth and economic activity in Camden. According to the Mayor of Camden, Frank Morgan, nearly 40% of jobs in the city […]
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.