January 25, 2013
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MEDIA GIANT + PHILADELPHIA = ?

The answer to that equation today is obviously Comcast.  But 100 years ago, in 1913, the answer was Curtis Publishing,  whose weekly Saturday Evening Post and Ladies’ Home Journal magazines were the most popular and profitable publications of their time.

December 6, 2012
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2012 GROUNDBREAKINGS AND RIBBON CUTTINGS IN REVIEW

As 2012 comes to an end, it’s the perfect opportunity to look back on the highlights of the year. Philadelphia was bustling with groundbreaking and ribbon cutting activity and PIDC was proud to be involved with several of the projects.

November 8, 2012
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MAYOR NUTTER AND PIDC CELEBRATE TWO NEW HOTEL DEVELOPMENTS IN OCTOBER

In an exciting month for Philadelphia’s hospitality industry, Mayor Michael A. Nutter and PIDC celebrated the grand opening of one hotel and the groundbreaking of another within one week in October. 

October 4, 2012
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1801 VINE STREET REDEVELOPMENT UPDATE

PIDC is assisting the City of Philadelphia with its plans to seek a development partner to redevelop The Judge Nicholas A. Cipriani Family Court Building located at 1801 Vine Street.  The building currently houses the Family Division of the Court … Continue reading

September 8, 2012
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STATE EXTENDS PERMITS AND APPROVALS TO JULY 1, 2016

 *Guest column provided by the City of Philadelphia: This summer, the Pennsylvania Legislature passed legislation extending local permits and approvals set to expire between January 1, 2009 and July 1, 2013 until July 1, 2016.

August 8, 2012
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SPECTRUM HEALTH SERVICES BREAKS GROUND ON NEW WEST PHILADELPHIA SITE

On July 12, 2012 Spectrum Health Services (SHS) celebrated the groundbreaking of a $14 million health facility in West Philadelphia. The 36,000 square foot facility located at 52nd and Haverford Avenue will be the new Haddington Health Center, and is … Continue reading

July 11, 2012
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PIDC 2012 MID-YEAR REVIEW

Philadelphia’s economic strength lies in the diversity and innovation of its people, its institutions, and its business community.  That’s why PIDC works with businesses, non-profits, and developers in all market sectors and neighborhoods to provide financing and real estate resources … Continue reading