June 26, 2017
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CLIENT FEATURE: DKJ CONSTRUCTION

DKJDKJ Builders and Construction Managers, Inc., is a construction, management and consulting organization with capacity to plan, design, oversee and execute any new construction, renovation, infrastructure and development project for commercial, residential and industrial clients. PIDC was able to provide DKJ Construction with a Contract Line of Credit Loan to bridge receivables on contracts with organizations such as the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation and the Philadelphia Housing Authority. Continue Reading →

May 21, 2017
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CLIENT FEATURE: CASA PAPEL

Torres

Nestor and Cecila Torres

Cecila and Nestor Torres are owners of Casa Papel – a boutique paper design and print company in Philadelphia. They specialize in creating one-of-kind design, stationery & paper solutions made with utmost craftsmanship. PIDC was able to get Casa Papel the flexible capital they needed to expand their business and launch online.   Continue Reading →

May 21, 2017
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PIDC CELEBRATES SMALL BUSINESS WEEK:MAY 22-26

Chef Moon Krapugthong, Chaaba Thai

Chef Moon Krapugthong, Chabaa Thai

This week Philadelphia will celebrate small businesses across the city. Small businesses have a significant impact on Philadelphia’s economy and deserve much recognition for their contribution. PIDC is committed to the growth of small businesses in every neighborhood in Philadelphia and in the last 5 years, PIDC has invested more than $117M in small business growth in Philadelphia. Review our small business lending report for more details.

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May 21, 2017
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FRANKFORD CDC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR KIMBERLY WASHINGTON CREATING OPPORTUNITIES IN FRANKFORD

Kimberly Washington, Executive Director, Frankford CDC

Kimberly Washington, Executive Director, Frankford CDC

PIDC client Frankford Community Development Corporation (FCDC) is dedicated to development of lower Northeast Philadelphia through affordable and workforce housing development, job creation, improving outcomes around health and wellness and the sustainable improvement of the public space. Continue Reading →

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 →