April 18, 2017
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INDEPENDENCE BUSINESS ALLIANCE EXPANDS RESOURCES AND GEARS UP FOR 10TH ANNIVERSARY

Zach Wilcha

Zach Wilcha, Executive Director, IBA

For the past ten years, the Independence Business Alliance (“IBA”) has served as the LGBT business community’s Chamber of Commerce for the Greater Philadelphia area. Its goals include providing opportunities, access and resources to LGBT professionals and allies in the Greater Philadelphia area, while promoting economic development, growth, diversity and leadership in the region. Continue Reading →

March 30, 2017
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CLIENT FEATURE: A SPOTLIGHT ON P.A. FLY CONTRACTING

Pam Fly

Pamela Fly

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we introduce to you one of our many successful women-owned business clients, Pamela Fly, president of P.A. Fly Contracting, Inc.  P.A. Fly Contracting, Inc. is a women-owned commercial carpentry subcontractor with more than 50 years of combined experience in the construction industry. Continue Reading →

March 30, 2017
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SHOP PHL WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES

Shop PHL Women Owned Header 3PIDC is proud to work with women-owned businesses. We are celebrating Women’s History Month with a series highlighting some noteworthy PIDC client businesses led by women. Check out these great businesses here.

March 30, 2017
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NEIGHBORHOOD ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RFP

The City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce is requesting proposals from Philadelphia non-profit neighborhood-based organizations to fund development costs related to the construction of commercial (and/or the commercial portions of mixed-use) development.  Recipients will be organizations that can demonstrate the capacity to complete the project. Continue Reading →

March 2, 2017
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PENNONI PRESENTS 2017 ELLIPSE AWARD TO JOHN GRADY

John Grady 2011 © Steve Boyle

John Grady
2011 © Steve Boyle

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Pennoni presented the 2017 Ellipse Award to John Grady, President of the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC). The Ellipse Award is bestowed annually to a member of the community who has improved the quality of life through pioneering or innovative approaches to infrastructure development or redevelopment. Continue Reading →

February 22, 2017
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PIDC APPOINTS NEW CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AND DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES

Thomas A.K. Queenan and Marquis Upshur

Thomas A.K. Queenan and Marquis Upshur

New additions to leadership team build capacity at PIDC and embrace mission to drive growth  throughout Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (February 21, 2017) – PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development partnership focused on energizing business growth and development throughout the city,  today announced the hiring of Thomas A.K. Queenan as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and Marquis Upshur as Director of Human Resources. The additions will support PIDC’s continued growth with a focus on maintaining and building the organization’s capacity, efficiency, and services. Continue Reading →

February 16, 2017
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PIDC’s MARLA HAMILTON AND SAKINAH RAHMAN DISCUSS WORKSHOP FOR NON-PROFITS

MARLA AND SAKINAHOn March 23rd PIDC will host a workshop for non-profits, Understanding the Bottom Line: Demystifying Non-Profit Financial Statements and Analysis. Listen here as Marla Hamilton discusses the importance of the upcoming workshop with Sakinah Rahman.

Register for the workshop here.

January 27, 2017
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HAPPY RETIREMENT!

??????????We’re saying goodbye to two of PIDC’s long time staff members. Terry DeMusis and Paul Deegan are off enjoying retirement after working a combined 59 years for the organization. We’ll miss them both and wish them well as they start the next chapter in their lives. Continue Reading →