Stories From Our Region: May 2024

SDS Optics Finds Talent, Space, Kindness, and its Chance to Make History in Greater Philadelphia

The Greater Philadelphia region’s availability of life science talent, investors, and real estate opportunities were key factors in Poland-based medical tech company SDS Optic’s selection of Greater Philadelphia for its U.S. expansion.

Greater Philadelphia Named #4 Life Sciences Market in Recent Colliers Report

Greater Philadelphia’s status as a leading life science hub was upheld in a recent 2024 report by the real estate firm Colliers, which ranked the region as #4 against 18 markets.

South Jersey Industrial Project Breaks Ground on Third Phase […]

Stories From Our Region: April 2024

Re:Dish Turns Dishwashing into a Business – and a Solution to a Global Problem

In practice, circularity can mean something as simple as washing more dishes. And for a relatively new company called Re:Dish, it’s a business opportunity that is expanding into Greater Philadelphia and beyond.

Greater Philadelphia Chamber Champions Tech Talent Growth

Gain an in-depth look into the Chamber’s efforts to promote Greater Philadelphia’s tech talent attraction story to the global tech community and grow the region’s technology ecosystem.

Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Purchase HP Hood facility in Northeast Philadelphia

The purchase will

Stories From Our Region: March 2024

Preventx Finds a U.S. Business – and Cultural – Home in Greater Philadelphia

Preventx, a U.K.-based provider of at-home sexual health testing, has found a home in Greater Philadelphia, citing the proximity to key markets and the depth and richness of the region’s healthcare ecosystem as major factors for the location decision.

Italian Company Thema Selects Greater Philadelphia for U.S. Expansion

Thema, a CompLife Italia Group company, is a medical device consultancy headquartered in Northern Italy. A visit to Philadelphia in November 2023 by a four-person delegation led by Thema Founder and CEO Marisa Testa

Stories From Our Region: February 2024

Reach Technology’s Journey From England Came Through an All-American Philly Tailgate

A year ago, Jonty Ward, Chief Commercial Officer of Reach Technology Group, couldn’t pinpoint Philadelphia on a map – not that he should have been expected to. Now, thanks to the city’s local pride, no-nonsense approach, and the region’s economic and community benefits, Ward calls Greater Philadelphia home.

Greater Philadelphia Raises $2.4 Billion Across 403 VC Deals in 2023

On February 26, 2024, the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT), in conjunction with PitchBook,released its 2023 Philadelphia Venture Report. The findings portray a […]

Stories From Our Region: January 2024

South Korea-based InBody Selects Greater Philadelphia After Recruiting Effort

For InBody, Greater Philadelphia checked all the boxes when it came to accessing a growing cluster of top hospitals and medical facilities, proximity to large metropolitan areas, a transportation network, and affordability.

Tap Into the Chamber’s Business Expansion Services

Our Business Attraction and Expansion team, our Select website, and the numerous resources we provide at no cost aim to make the region more accessible to site selectors and real estate representatives working to grow or expand their companies in Greater Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Landmark to Become Logistical […]

Stories From Our Region: December 2023

Building Momentum in Greater Philadelphia: Our 2023 Year in Review

Greater Philadelphia’s business community experienced tremendous growth in 2023– such accomplishments raised the region’s national profile and supported the local economy, helping organizations of every size and sector to succeed.

Philadelphia’s Big Life Sciences Moment

Regional stakeholders are working together to build up real estate and workforce programs to support the growing life sciences industry.

Kansas-Based Investment Advisory Firm Continues Its Expansion in the Region

With a fast-growing market, Creative Planning’s acquisition of Wilmington-based Daniels + Tansey allows them to match their talent to […]

Stories From Our Region – November 2023

PA Governor and Philadelphia Mayor-Elect Move Fast to Help Businesses and Create Jobs

Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro took office in January 2023, promising to enact policies that slash red tape, streamline processes, and make it easier to do business in the Commonwealth – and his first year has been spent making that happen.

The Biden-Harris Administration Selects Greater Philadelphia

Greater Philadelphia has welcomed the national spotlight since the Biden-Harris Administration announced two regional hub designations last month. Read more about what these designations mean for the region and the official statements from the Chamber.

Talent, Funding, […]

Stories From Our Region – October 2023

Greater Philadelphia Startup Culture Emerging as Economic Force in the Region

A series of recent reports show the emerging strength of Greater Philadelphia’s startup community.

Momentum Makers: Leonardo Helicopters US

Hear from Chamber member Clyde Woltman, CEO of Leonardo Helicopters US, on why Leonardo selected Greater Philadelphia as its North American hub and how our region allows this international manufacturing juggernaut to thrive.

Share Your Interest in a Flight to Mexico With the PHL-Mexico Flight Survey

The Chamber is partnering with Equitable Cities Consulting and Connect the Dots to measure […]

Stories From Our Region – September 2023

PHL and Cold Storage Company Announce Cargo Expansion in Greater Philadelphia Region

Earlier this month, Bristol Group, Inc. announced it will build a 261,000-square-foot climate-controlled cargo facility on nearly 17 acres at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). The Cool Port will offer cooler and freezer temperatures to store cargo, emphasizing high-growth sectors such as pharmaceuticals, life sciences, perishable food, and specialized electronics.

Philadelphia Leads Nation in Growth of College-Educated 25- to 34-Year-Olds

In a recent report released by Campus Philly and produced in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia (the Chamber), Philadelphia Works, and the […]

Stories From Our Region – August 2023

Ramp Health Overcomes Challenges, Expands Model to Reflect Changing Needs

Ramp Health embodies the innovation that occurs every day in Greater Philadelphia’s business community – companies that face new and often complex challenges and evolve to meet the ever-changing needs of customers. 

New Nonstop Flights to Copenhagen, Naples, and Nice from PHL Bring Business Opportunities

American Airlines is launching new nonstop service to three European destinations next summer, a move that has people in Greater Philadelphia excited about the many ways that it will be great for business.

Greater Philadelphia Area Ranks Among Top 10 […]

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