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FIRST STEP STAFFING EXPANDING INTO PHILADELPHIA

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WOMEN OF MANUFACTURING AND INDUSTRY CONFERENCE

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UPDATE ON LOWER SCHUYLKILL RIVER DEVELOPMENT

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GERMANTOWN AVENUE WINS CONTEST AND $150,000

Philadelphia residents showed support for a beloved main street,…

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35TH ANNUAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS HONORS ENTREPRENEURS MAKING AN IMPACT ON THE REGION

PIDC is proud to sponsor the Family-Owned Business of the Year…

SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS: MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD

Dear Business Owner or Manager, PIDC is partnering with the…

LOW-COST LOANS AVAILABLE TO CLEAN UP CONTAMINATED PROPERTIES

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PIDC COMMUNITY CAPITAL AWARDED $1 MILLION IN GRANT CAPITAL BY THE CDFI FUND

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STARTUP PHL INVESTS IN AMINO

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COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP SCHOOL

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HELP BRING AMAZON TO PHILLY!

As we are certain you are well aware by now, Amazon has announced…

CLIENT FEATURE: WHY NOT PROSPER

Why Not Prosper (WNP) a grassroots nonprofit founded by a formerly…

PHILADELPHIA WATER DEPARTMENT AND PIDC STORMWATER MANAGEMENT HIGHLIGHTED

Launched in January 2012, the Stormwater Management Incentives…

CLIENT FEATURE: DISORB SYSTEMS

Based in North Philadelphia, DiSorb Systems manufactures and…

MEET PIDC'S NEW TEAM MEMBERS

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CLIENT FEATURE: DKJ CONSTRUCTION

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REFERRAL SUCCESS STORY: M&T BANK AND OUTCAST STUDIOS

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CLIENT FEATURE: CASA PAPEL

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PIDC CELEBRATES SMALL BUSINESS WEEK:MAY 22-26

This week Philadelphia will celebrate small businesses across…

FRANKFORD CDC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR KIMBERLY WASHINGTON CREATING OPPORTUNITIES IN FRANKFORD

PIDC client Frankford Community Development Corporation…

PIDC CELEBRATES SMALL BUSINESS WEEK

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INDEPENDENCE BUSINESS ALLIANCE EXPANDS RESOURCES AND GEARS UP FOR 10TH ANNIVERSARY

For the past ten years, the Independence Business Alliance…

CLIENT FEATURE: A SPOTLIGHT ON P.A. FLY CONTRACTING

In celebration of Women's History Month, we introduce to…

SHOP PHL WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES

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NEIGHBORHOOD ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RFP

The City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce is requesting…

PENNONI PRESENTS 2017 ELLIPSE AWARD TO JOHN GRADY

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Pennoni presented the 2017 Ellipse Award…

DIPINTO GUITARS RECIPIENT OF PIDC LOAN THROUGH CAPITAL CONSORTIUM

PIDC is an advocate for improving the access to capital for…

PIDC APPOINTS NEW CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AND DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES

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PIDC's MARLA HAMILTON AND SAKINAH RAHMAN DISCUSS WORKSHOP FOR NON-PROFITS

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HAPPY RETIREMENT!

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PHILADELPHIA REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY INVITES PROPOSALS FOR PARCELS IN MANTUA

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RESOURCES FOR NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT

The City of Philadelphia and its economic development partners…

IN MEMORIAM

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WHAT YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT THE PHILADELPHIA BEVERAGE TAX

The Philadelphia Beverage Tax will soon go into effect and may…

LOOKING BACK ON 2016

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PREVIEW OF PIDC’S 2017 BUSINESS BUILDER WORKSHOP SERIES

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PIDC ANNOUNCES A $60 MILLION ALLOCATION IN U.S. TREASURY NEW MARKETS TAX CREDITS

  PIDC ANNOUNCES A $60 MILLION ALLOCATION IN U.S.…

MEET THE WINNERS OF THE 34TH ANNUAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS

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#SHOPSMALL ON SATURDAY NOVEMBER 26 TO SUPPORT PHILADELPHIA’S SMALL BUSINESSES

On Saturday, November 26th we encourage you to #shopsmall and…

INVESTING IN A PHILADELPHIA NEIGHBORHOOD?

The City of Philadelphia and its economic development partners…

PHILADELPHIA BUSINESSES AMONG THE FASTEST GROWING IN AMERICA

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CALLING ALL VETERAN ENTREPRENEURS!

Join Bunker Labs PHL on Wednesday, November 16, as the Bunker…

THE LOWER SCHUYLKILL CONTINUES TO ADVANCE

The Lower Schuylkill is continuing its transformation into a…

PRA INVITES PROPOSALS FOR PURCHASE AND DEVELOPMENT OF 800-30 VINE STREET

The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority invites competitive…

REFERRAL SUCCESS STORY: BB&T AND EN MOTION DESIGN

BB&T Bank is dedicated to their small business customers.…

BUSINESS BUILDER WORKSHOP FINANCIAL STATEMENT SERIES RECAP

September marks a time to reset one’s mind, which is why we…

PIDC STAFF LENDS A HELPING HAND

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Citizens Bank Invests $3 Million with PIDC to Provide New Capital for Small Business Development

PHILADELPHIA – Citizens Bank and PIDC announced a major new…

Developments in the Lower Schuylkill River

The Lower Schuylkill Master Plan, which aims to revitalize Southwest…

Business Builder Workshop Summer Series Recap

Throughout the summer we have given business owners the tools…

PIDC BIDS FAREWELL TO OUR 2016 SUMMER INTERNS

This summer, PIDC had the pleasure to work with eight interns…

Client Feature: A Spotlight on The Tactile Group

This month, we introduce you to Marc Coleman and The Tactile…

Referral Success Story: Republic Bank and La Cucina at the Market

Republic Bank is dedicated to their small business customers.…

W/Element Foundation Pour

After 24 hours and 600 cement trucks, the foundation has been…

#DNC DEALS

As we are sure you know, Philadelphia is the proud host of the…

Green City Clean Waters and ISS/Red Lion

The Philadelphia Water Departments’ Green City Clean Waters…

Client Feature: Q & A with Alex Urevick-Ackelsberg of Zivtech

This month PIDC is proud to showcase Zivtech, a design, development,…

STARTUP PHL INITIATIVE ACHIEVES SUCCESS SUPPORTING ENTREPRENEURS AND STARTUPS IN PHILADELPHIA

PHILADELPHIA (July 20, 2016) – Four years after the launch…

2016 STOREFRONT CHALLENGE

The Community Design Collaborative and the Philadelphia Department…

DEVELOPMENTS IN THE LOWER SCHUYKILL RIVER MASTER PLAN

Implementation of the Lower Schuylkill Master Plan continues…

COFFEE CHATS WITH COMMERCE

Are you interested in learning how the City of Philadelphia…

DNC IN PHILADELPHIA CREATES OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES

Being the host city for the Democratic National Convention…

PIDC in the Community

PIDC would like to connect with you.  Join us at one of…

Philly Homebrew Refinances with PIDC

Philly Homebrew Outlet, the Fishtown-based purveyor of all…

Community Health and Literacy Center Grand Opening

On May 9th, 2016 The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia…

PIDC OFFERS AFFORDABLE REFINANCING TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS

  ELIMINATE HIGH-INTEREST DEBT WITH A WORKING CAPITAL…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

PIDC would like to connect with you.  Join us at one of these…

GOLDMAN SACHS 10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES-GREATER PHILADELPHIA GRADUATES 29 MORE JOB-CREATING ENTREPRENEURS

Celebrating how education and access to capital spur economic…

OPPORTUNITIES FOR ENTREPRENEURS AND NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT

Read more about two great opportunities to stimulate economic…

JOHN GRADY PARTICIPATING IN ROADMAP FOR GROWTH: REVITALIZING NEIGHBORHOOD ECONOMIES

The Roadmap seeks to create a shared agenda with Mayor Jim Kenney,…

PIDA INTEREST RATES - 2016 SECOND QUARTER

Listed below are the updated interest rate options for the PIDA…

KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM PIDC’S BUSINESS BUILDER WORKSHOPS

We’ve kicked off 2016 with two great workshops and want…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

PIDC would like to connect with you.  Join us at one of these…

2015 ANNUAL REVIEW: MEET OUR CLIENTS

PIDC is proud to work with all sizes and types of businesses,…

GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR $16M PLAZA ALLEGHENY SHOPPING CENTER

State and city officials and community members today joined Mayor…

PROVIDING FAMILY-OWNED BUSINESSES WITH THE TOOLS FOR SUCCESS

From Dietz and Watson to Superfit Inc. to JDV Electric, PIDC…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

PIDC would like to connect with you. Join us at one of these…

SHOP PHL VALENTINE'S DAY

Find your sweet spot- shop locally this Valentine's day! PIDC…

PIDC PRESENTS: THE 2016 BUSINESS BUILDER SERIES

PIDC knows the strength of Philadelphia’s small business community…

PIDC RECEIVES DISTINGUISHED DEVELOPMENT FINANCE LOCAL AGENCY AWARD

PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation,…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

PIDC would like to connect with you.  Join us at one of these…

MEET THE TEAM

You may know that PIDC offers financing products and real estate…

PIDC'S WILL AGATE KICKS OFF CENTER ON THE HILL'S 2016 SPEAKER SERIES

We're  honored to be kicking off the 2016 Speaker Series for…

2015 SHOPPHL

This holiday season, PIDC encourages you to shop local and support…

PIDC'S YEAR END CELEBRATION

Last week PIDC hosted its 3rd Annual Year End Celebration…

COMMERCIAL CORRIDOR RFP OPPORTUNITIES

The Targeted Corridor Management Program and Commercial Corridor…

PREVIEW OF PIDC'S 2016 TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE WORKSHOPS

PIDC has been hosting technical assistance workshops since 2011.…

OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE 2016 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION

The 2016 Democratic National Convention is coming to Philadelphia!…

PIDC ANNOUNCES NEW POSITIONS WITHIN THE NAVY YARD'S MANAGEMENT TEAM

PIDC is pleased to announce two changes in senior management…

LEARN THE TOP TEN TAKEAWAYS FROM PIDC’s CONSTRUCTION WORKSHOP SERIES

Philadelphia is experiencing a phenomenal construction boom all…

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On Saturday, November 28th we encourage you to #shopsmall and…

PIDC CELEBRATES MINORITY BUSINESSES

PIDC was excited to participate in the 31st Annual Minority Enterprise…

MAYOR NUTTER, DEPUTY MAYOR GREENBERGER ANNOUNCE NEW STARTUP PHL ‘CALL FOR IDEAS’ AWARDS

Announcement wraps up 10-day focus on startups and entrepreneurship…

ANNOUNCING THE 33RD ANNUAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS WINNERS!

PIDC is proud to sponsor the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award…

2016 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION COMMITTEE LAUNCHES PHILADELPHIA OPERATION

Mayor Nutter Welcomes the Team to Philadelphia, Joins Convention…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

PIDC would like to connect with you. Join us at one of these…

MAYOR NUTTER BREAKS GROUND ON REDEVELOPMENT OF HISTORIC DIVINE LORRAINE HOTEL

Mayor Michael A. Nutter broke ground on a $44 million redevelopment…

RECAP: PIDC'S EXPECTATIONS OF A PRIME CONTRACTOR WORKSHOP

On September 10, PIDC held Part 1 of its Construction Workshop…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

PIDC would like to connect with you. Join us at one these upcoming…

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ACTIVATES BUSINESS RESOURCE CENTER FOR PAPAL VISIT

The Department of Commerce will activate a Business Resource…

BLUE HILL PARTNERS – CLEAN ENERGY AND MORE

Joyce Ferris is a successful entrepreneur running an industry…

PIDC CLIENTS ON THE RISE

PIDC has a long list of successful clients. Some have doubled…

ANNOUNCING THE 33RD ANNUAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS WINNERS!

For their exceptional leadership, ingenuity and positive impact…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

PIDC would like to connect with you. Join us at one these upcoming…

PIDC WELCOMES NEW ADDITION TO SMALL BUSINESS TEAM

PIDC is pleased to welcome its new staff member, Heather Hanowitz.…

PROGRESS REPORT ON GOLDMAN SACHS 10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES PROGRAM

A new report from Babson College, Stimulating Small Business…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

PIDC would like to connect with you. Join us at one these upcoming…

PIDC INVESTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

PIDC recently closed on loans to three development projects in…

TOP TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

PIDC is an avid supporter of the small business community. We…

FRINGEARTS BICYCLE PUBLIC ART INSTALLATION: REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS

  FringeArts is seeking artists for project that…

PIDC AWARDED ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY BROWNFIELDS ASSESSMENT GRANT

After a successful collaboration with the City of Philadelphia,…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

We want to connect with you. Join us at one of the following…

PIDC CELEBRATES ITS CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

Last week PIDC held its 4th Annual Client Appreciation Event…

A TASTE OF SUCCESS WITH MERCER CAFÉ’S LIZA BELLO

Liza Bello is an entrepreneur, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small…

HELPING SMALL BUSINESSES GROW

PIDC continues to invest in growing small businesses in Philadelphia…

COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF PHILADELPHIA INSTALLS DR. DONALD GUY GENERALS AS ITS 6TH PRESIDENT

On May 1st hundreds gathered to celebrate the installation…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

Join us at one of these upcoming events!         May…

GRANT OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE AMERICAN STREET AND NORTH CENTRAL EMPOWERMENT ZONES

Competitive gap financing now available for commercial and industrial…

TAX-EXEMPT BOND FINANCING: ACT NOW WHILE INTEREST RATES REMAIN IN YOUR FAVOR

Tax-exempt bond financing through PIDC can offer a low-cost capital…

DCED ANNOUNCES THE COMMONWEALTH FINANCING AUTHORITY WILL REOPEN THE BUSINESS IN OUR SITES PROGRAM

Department of Community and Economic Development Acting Secretary…

REDEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE CAPITAL PROGRAM REOPENED

The Wolf Administration will briefly extend a window to accept…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

We’d like to connect with you! Join us at one these upcoming…

GREATER PHILADELPHIA METRO EXPORT PLAN BUSINESS SURVEY

The Economy League of Greater Philadelphia wants to hear from…

Q&A WITH PIDC CLIENT KEYSTONE TILE & MARBLE

PIDC is always excited to hear about the progress of its…

$50,000 TAX FREE IN 2015!

This year, for the first time, changes to the Business Income…

A SUCCESSFUL YEAR FOR TAX-EXEMPT FINANCE

In 2014, PIDC completed 20 Tax-Exempt Bond transactions for $869…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

We’d like to connect with you! Join us at one of these upcoming…

DRIVING GROWTH TO EVERY CORNER OF PHILADELPHIA

PIDC is here to help you take advantage of the possibilities…

PHILADELPHIA BEE COMPANY HAS ALTERNATIVE USE FOR PIDC'S INDUSTRIAL ROOFTOPS

PIDC has agreed to let the Philadelphia Bee Co., a community-based…

BEN FRANKLIN INVESTS IN 6 EARLY STAGE COMPANIES IN PHILADELPHIA

Ben Franklin Technology Partners invests in physical sciences,…

PIDC CHOSEN TO PARTICIPATE IN SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE COLLABORATIVE

Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) and Goldman Sachs 10,000…

NEWS FROM OUR PARTNERS

PIDC has the opportunity to work with great partners. We want…

33RD ANNUAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS-CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Are you an outstanding small business? Do you know one? Nominate…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

We’re looking ahead to March and so should you! Join us at…

ONE ON ONE WITH PIDC CLIENT DUROSS & LANGEL

What better way to start off the New Year than with new clients.…

PIDC LOAN COMMITTEE BIDS FAREWELL AND WELCOMES NEW CHAIR

The PIDC Loan Committee bid farewell to its long-time Chair,…

GOLDMAN SACHS 10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES DEADLINE FEBRUARY 2ND

PIDC is committed to investing in growing small businesses in…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

PIDC is kicking off 2015 with some great events. What have you…

PIDC ANNOUNCES THREE COMPANIES RELOCATING HEADQUARTERS TO WORK TOGETHER AT THE NAVY YARD

PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development…

PHILADELPHIA’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS TO 6.6%

Lowest rate since April 2008  *From the Mayor's Office of…

REDEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE CAPITAL PROGRAM - 2015 ROUND 1 FUNDING & INVITATION TO ATTEND EDUCATION SEMINARS

The Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grant program…

PENNAPPS FELLOWS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM MAKING IT EASY FOR TECH COMPANIES TO FIND TALENT

*Repost from Technilly Philly, Juliana Reyes The PennApps…

CAMPUS PHILLY RELEASES NEW REPORT ON COLLEGE STUDENTS 'CHOOSING PHILADELPHIA'

Campus Philly announced the release of Choosing Philadelphia,…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

We look forward to connecting with you in the New Year! We are…

SQUAREKNOT’S $300K SAGA

Jason Rappaport, CEO and founder of Squareknot. (Photo…

CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA TO DEVELOP COMMUNITY HEALTH & LITERACY CENTER

  On October 30, 2014, the Children’s Hospital…

32ND ANNUAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS HONORS ENTREPRENEURS MAKING AN IMPACT ON THE REGION

On Wednesday, November 5, the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of…

SHOP LOCAL AT PIDC CLIENT KEVIN O'BRIEN STUDIO

Open to the public only once a year, Kevin O’Brien Studio will…

2014 PHILADELPHIA 100 WINNERS

The Philadelphia 100 has been the hallmark of entrepreneurial…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

We look forward to connecting with you at these upcoming events.…

DREXEL OPENS PARKWAY HEALTH & WELLNESS CLINIC IN CENTER CITY

Drexel has opened a 23,000-square-foot facility in…

WE NEED TO GIVE MORE SMALL BUSINESS LOANS TO MINORITY ENTREPRENEURS

      By Alexis Stephens | Next…

STARTUP PHL: NEW INVESTMENTS, NEW FUNDS, AND NEW GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

Today PIDC joined with Mayor Michael A. Nutter to announce a…

GREATER PHILADELPHIA MANUFACTURING SUMMIT AND NATIONAL MANUFACTURING DAY

On October 1, Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (DVIRC)…

32ND ANNUAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS HONORING THE REGION'S SMALL BUSINESSES

On November 5, 2014, the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce…

SUCCESS STORY- AN INTERVIEW WITH PIDC CLIENT MICHAEL BROWN, PRESIDENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, INC.

Environmental Construction Services, Inc. is a fast growing…

DIETZ & WATSON GROUNDBREAKING

Last week, PIDC staff joined the Dietz & Watson family, City…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

We’re excited to bring you two events this month to help support…

PIDC HAS A BRAND NEW LOOK

Earlier this year, PIDC took on a major task of assessing its…

CELEBRATING MINORITY BUSINESSES

PIDC is excited to participate in the 30th Anniversary of Minority…

FOURTH COHORT OF SCHOLARS GRADUATE FROM 10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES PROGRAM IN PHILADELPHIA

      On August 22, 2014, 32 Philadelphia…

A LOOK INSIDE PIDC CLIENT CARMANA DESIGNS, LTD.

Carmana Designs, Ltd. was founded by the husband and wife…

DVIRC GREATER PHILADELPHIA MANUFACTURING SUMMIT

PIDC is excited to highlight the Greater Philadelphia Manufacturing…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

September is full of networking and business development opportunities.…

PIDC SUPPORTS THE GROWTH OF FAMILY BUSINESSES

Philadelphia is home to thousands of businesses that contribute…

PIDC CLIENTS HONORED WITH PHILADELPHIA BUSINESS JOURNAL MINORITY BUSINESS LEADER AWARD

Last week the Philadelphia Business Journal held its Annual Minority…

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR THE NEIGHBORHOOD ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GRANT

This Request for Proposal from the City of Philadelphia Department…

NEW FACES AT PIDC

PIDC is excited to welcome several new staff members to its organization…

INTERNS: OUR FUTURE LEADERS

PIDC had the pleasure of working with a great group of interns…

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INTEREST RATE UPDATE

        As of July 1, 2014,…

DIETZ & WATSON ANNOUNCES EXPANSION IN PHILADELPHIA

Continuing to advance his JOBS1st PA initiative, Governor Tom…

PIDC CLIENT NICOLE CASHMAN OF CASHMAN & ASSOCIATES SHARES HER EXPERIENCE AS AN ENTREPRENEUR

PIDC has always been inspired by the innovation and determination…

STORMWATER MANAGEMENT INCENTIVES PROGRAM AND GREENED ACRE RETROFIT PROGRAM NOW ACCEPTED ON A ROLLING BASIS

The City of Philadelphia, through the Philadelphia Water Department…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

This month brings you three opportunities to network with…

RECAP: THE NAVY YARD 5K

The Navy Yard was proud to present the inaugural Navy Yard 5k,…

PIDC ANNOUNCES RECEIPT OF $38 MILLION IN NEW MARKETS TAX CREDIT ALLOCATION

Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC)…

12 PIDC PROJECTS NAMED FINALISTS IN URBAN LAND INSTITUTE (ULI) PHILADELPHIA'S INAUGURAL WILLARD G. ROUSE AWARDS

PIDC is excited to see 12 of its projects listed as finalist…

BEN FRANKLIN TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS ISSUES ALTERNATIVE AND CLEAN ENERGY RFP

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

PIDC wants to connect with you, so we’ll have plenty…

RECAP: THE 8TH ANNUAL NAVY YARD EXECUTIVES' BREAKFAST

On May 1st, the leaders from the diverse mix of companies at…

SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA PROPERTIES AVAILABLE FOR SALE

PIDC on behalf of the School District of Philadelphia is…

POSITIONING YOUR PROJECT FOR NEW MARKETS TAX CREDITS

On May 20, 2014, PIDC in partnership with Ballard…

GOLDMAN SACHS 10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES PROGRAM CONTINUES TO REACH ENTREPRENEURS

On April 26, 2014, 27 Philadelphia entrepreneurs graduated…

REINVENTING OLDER COMMUNITIES CONFERENCE COMING TO PHILADELPHIA

From May 12-14, 2014, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

We hope you can join us for some exciting events this month.…

PIDC GIVES BACK TO THE COMMUNITY

PIDC is a big advocate of serving our community. PIDC's…

PIDC's TAX-EXEMPT FINANCING PROGRAM SUPPORTS THE GROWTH OF CHARTER SCHOOLS

PIDC administers the PAID Tax-Exempt Bond Program, which is available…

STARTUP PHL SECOND ROUND CALL FOR IDEAS ANNOUNCEMENT

The Startup PHL Call for Ideas is a Commerce Department and PIDC…

MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION GROUNDBREAKING

Last month supporters, city officials and Revolutionary War re-enactors…

NEW TRANSPORTATION FUNDING AVAILABLE

The Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) announced…

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE AT THE NAVY YARD

The Navy Yard welcomes spring with a campus full of buzzing activity,…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

We’ve got a great lineup of events in April, so make…

LISC PHILADELPHIA REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS: REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT FOR EL CORAZON CULTURAL ARTS CENTER

Taller Puertorriqueno and LISC are issuing a Request for Qualifications…

10 YEAR PARTNERSHIP OF CANAM ENTERPRISES AND PIDC BRINGS $600 MILLION TO PHILADELPHIA PROJECTS

In 2003, PIDC and CanAm Enterprises created a partnership…

PIDC CLIENT BIRGIT WILLIAMS OF EB WILLIAMS CONSTRUCTION SHARES HER EXPERIENCE AS AN ENTREPRENEUR

PIDC has always been inspired by the innovation and determination…

APPLY FOR AN ENERGY EFFICIENCY LOAN TODAY

The EnergyWorks Loan Fund provides low cost financing to…

INTEREST RATES REDUCED TO ENCOURAGE SMALL BUSINESS AND MANUFACTURING GROWTH AND JOB CREATION

Continuing to advance his JOBS1st PA initiative, Governor Tom…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

After this hard hitting winter season we all need…

REVZILLA AND PIDC PARTNER ON EXPANSION

RevZilla.com, the online destination for premium motorcycle apparel,…

THE ARTS & BUSINESS COUNCIL PARTNERS WITH IBM & THE WHARTON SCHOOL

As the newest program of the Arts & Business Council…

DOING BUSINESS IN THE CITY

The Department of Commerce Office of Economic Opportunity…

PIDC REPORTS THE HIGHEST SINGLE YEAR'S GROWTH AT THE NAVY YARD IN 2013, BUILDING MOMENTUM FOR 2014

More new businesses and amenities were added to The Navy Yard…

UPCOMING DEADLINE FOR GOLDMAN SACHS 10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES

Monday, February 10, 2014 is the deadline to apply for the next…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY- FEBRUARY EVENTS

February is filled with some exciting networking and business…

GUEST BLOG

PIDC is calling on guest bloggers.           Can…

REDEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE CAPITAL PROGRAM (RACP) 2014 OPEN

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has opened the Redevelopment…

HELPING SMALL BUSINESSES GROW

PIDC continues to invest in growing small businesses in Philadelphia…

GREEN WOODS CHARTER SCHOOL RIBBON CUTTING

On January 7, 2014, Green Woods Charter School held…

BEST HOTEL SCENE OF 2013: PHILADELPHIA

  HotelChatter has named Philadelphia the Best…

JANUARY 2014 EVENTS

The year is off to a good start with plenty of business…

2014 ARTS & BUSINESS COUNCIL AWARDS CELEBRATION

Nominate a deserving nonprofit arts organization, creative business,…

SHOP PHL MADE

This holiday season support local when you Shop PHL and locally…

STARTUP PHL SECOND ROUND CALL FOR IDEAS

Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that Startup PHL is now accepting…

UPCOMING EVENTS FOR GOLDMAN SACHS 10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES INITIATIVE

Many of you have already heard of the Goldman Sachs 10,000…

HAMILTON FAMILY ARTS CENTER RIBBON CUTTING

Last month the Arden Theatre Hamilton Family Arts Center held…

PIDC CLIENTS AMONG 2013 PHILADELPHIA 100 WINNERS

What started as an idea to bring recognition to the region has…

PIDC AND PWD OPEN NEW ROUND OF STORMWATER MANAGEMENT INCENTIVES PROGRAM (SMIP) GRANTS

On November 1, 2013, PIDC opened a new funding round for Stormwater…

BRANDYWINE REALTY TRUST AND FMC CORPORATION ANNOUNCE FMC TOWER AT CIRA CENTRE® SOUTH

Brandywine Realty Trust and FMC Corporation announced  that…

PIDC INTRODUCES ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION FUND

In partnership with the United States Environmental Protection…

ASOCIACION PUERTORRIQUENOS EN MARCHA (APM) PROJECT FEATURED AT GREENBUILD 2013

Join PIDC on the road to Greenbuild! An expected 30,000 attendees…

GREATER PHILADELPHIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO HOST 31ST ANNUAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS

On Wednesday, November 20th, join the Greater Philadelphia Chamber…

PIDC IN THE COMMUNITY

PIDC is looking forward to another month of exciting events.…

WEEKEND IN LONDON

The Mayor and several members of the Philadelphia delegation…

PIDC RECIEVES THREE EXCELLENCE IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AWARDS FROM THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) receives…

URBAN OUTFITTERS ANNOUNCES EXPANSION CREATING 2,000 JOBS IN PHILADELPHIA

As announced at this morning's press conference during the…

SPECTRUM HEALTH SERVICES, INC. OPENS NEW COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

On September 27, 2013 Spectrum Health Services, Inc. held…

PIDC'S OCTOBER EVENTS

PIDC’s staff does its best work out in the community…

VINCERA INSTITUTE EXPANDS TO NEWLY RENOVATED BUILDING AT THE NAVY YARD AND INVITES YOU TO THEIR OPEN HOUSE

Vincera Institute has relocated to Building 489 and has expanded…

OPPORTUNITY FINANCE NETWORK ANNUAL CONFERENCE COMES TO PHILADELPHIA

From October 15th-18th thousands of community development…

UPDATE ON MAYOR NUTTER'S MANUFACTURING TASK FORCE

In early 2013, Mayor Michael Nutter in partnership with…

PIDC FALL EVENTS

The theme for PIDC this Fall is "Events".  For the next…

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA REQUIRES LARGE COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS TO REPORT ENERGY BENCHMARKING

In June of 2012, Philadelphia City Council unanimously…

FIRST GOLDMAN SACHS 10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES-GREATER PHILADELPHIA CLASS GRADUATES

As the First Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses-Greater…

THE OFFICE OF COUNCILMAN DAVID OH HOSTS AFRICAN AMERICAN B2B EVENT

The Office of Councilman David Oh Presents:    African…

REGISTER NOW FOR THE NAVY YARD TOURS DURING THE GREENBUILD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO IN PHILADELPHIA

The world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building…

DREXEL UNIVERSITY, PIDC AND US BANK CLOSE ON NEW MARKETS TAX CREDIT FINANCING FOR DANA AND DAVID DORNSIFE CENTER

On August 21, 2013, Drexel University, PIDC and US Bank…

TAX EXEMPT FINANCING WORKSHOP FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS

During the morning of Thursday, July 25th, the…

GREATER PHILADELPHIA HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HOSTS DOING BUSINESS WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SESSION

The Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and…

APPLICATION SUBMISSION FOR HISTORIC TAX CREDIT PROGRAM WILL BEGIN ON SEPTEMBER 1, 2013

The State Historic Tax Credit will offer 25% state…

PIDC BIDS FAREWELL TO THE 2013 SUMMER INTERNS

This summer, PIDC once again had the opportunity to work…

PIDC ANNUAL FAMILY PICNIC

On July 31st , PIDC held its Annual Family Picnic on the…

URBAN YOUTH ACADEMY RICHIE ASHBURN FIELDS PHASE 1D PRESS BOX BID RESULTS

Click here for the results of Bids received on Tuesday, August…

PIDC ANNOUNCES RFP FOR PROFESSIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

Please follow this link to download documents for the Professional…

PIDC INVESTS IN THE CENTER FOR THE URBAN CHILD

On June 20, 2013, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children,…

PGW ENERGYSENSE NOW OFFERS CASH GRANTS AND REBATES TO PHILADELPHIA BUSINESSES

Energy efficiency projects are routinely a good investment for…

PIDC CO-HOSTS CHARTER SCHOOL POST-ISSUANCE COMPLIANCE WORKSHOP

The law firm Fox Rothschild LLP along with BNY Mellon,…

MARC VETRI AND PIDC ANNOUNCE NEW RESTAURANT AT THE NAVY YARD

About the Restaurant: Located at the Broad Street entrance…

UPCOMING EVENTS

    10KSB Application Workshop for Business…

JULY 22ND DEADLINE FOR 10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES INITIATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM

A few months ago PIDC announced it was a partner of the…

TWO OPEN HOUSES FOR THE LOWER SCHUYLKILL MASTER PLAN

In May, the Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC),…

PIDC CLIENT CASTOR MATERIALS CUTS RIBBON ON SOUTHWEST FACILITY

Castor Materials, a Philadelphia-based manufacturer of ready-to-mix…

THE ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL CONFERENCE COMES TO PHILADELPHIA

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is…

IS YOUR BUSINESS ELIGIBLE FOR KEYSTONE INNOVATION ZONE (KIZ) TAX CREDITS?

Keystone Innovation Zones (KIZs) help build knowledge-based…

The SUSTAINABILITY WORKSHOP YEAR-END CELEBRATION AT THE NAVY YARD

This article originally appeared on The Yard Blog. The…

PIDC 2012 ANNUAL REVIEW

PIDC is thrilled to share its 2012 Annual Review, which highlights…

GREATER PHILADELPHIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRESENTS SMALL BUSINESS WEEK

The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and Verizon are…

ENERGY EFFICIENT BUILDING FINANCING FROM THE COMMONWEALTH OF PA

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania recently released updated guidelines…

THE ARTS & BUSINESS COUNCIL OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA CELEBRATES 2013 AWARD HONOREES

On May 8th, the Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia…

EMERGING BUSINESS GUARANTEE PROGRAM BANK PARTNERS OPEN NEW BRANCH LOCATIONS

The Emerging Business Guarantee Program (EBGP) was developed…

GROUNDBREAKING FOR THE ENERGY EFFICIENT BUILDINGS HUB AT THE NAVY YARD

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Energy Efficient Buildings…

PIDC CLIENTS CELEBRATING SPRING, FOOD, AND FUN IN MANAYUNK

Spring has sprung, and so has the season for street festivals…

PIDC SMALL BUSINESS LENDING MARKET SURVEY

PIDC is expanding its small business lending activities in Philadelphia…

CAMPUS PHILLY CONNECTS COLLEGE STUDENTS AND REGIONAL EMPLOYERS THIS SUMMER

PIDC works with a number of related economic development organizations…

MAGRANN ASSOCIATES’ OFFICE IS LEED® GOLD CERTIFIED AT THE NAVY YARD

MaGrann Associates, a national leader in energy efficiency/green…

GREATER PHILADELPHIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HOSTS ANNUAL REGION ON THE RISE EVENT

On April 3rd the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce held…

JOB CREATION TAX CREDIT RECEIVES PERMANENT EXTENSION

In February of this year, Mayor Nutter signed into law an amendment…

GOLDMAN SACHS 10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES INITIATIVE

PIDC is a proud partner of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses…

PIDC AND PHFA HOSTS AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCING: TAX-EXEMPT FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES WORKSHOP

On March 6th, the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation…

PA/NJ SUSTAINABILITY SYMPOSIUM 2013 TO TAKE PLACE MARCH 12TH

Business leaders, public officials, students and community…

FRINGEARTS LAUNCHES NEW NAME AND NEW HEADQUARTERS

On February 25th, the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly…

NEW MARKET TAX CREDIT PROJECT OXFORD MILLS, WELL UNDER WAY

In October 2012, PIDC closed on a New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC)…

THE NAVY YARD – 2012 REVIEW AND 2013 PREVIEW

The Navy Yard had a very busy and successful 2012, including…

VILLANOVA OFFERS SUSTAINABILITY CREDENTIAL PROGRAM AT THE NAVY YARD

The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) has announced…

SHOP PHL FOR VALENTINE'S DAY

Love is in the air and Valentine's Day is a week away!

PIDC 2012 YEAR-END REVIEW

Philadelphia’s economic strength lies in the diversity and…

CORBETT ADMINISTRATION FILLS VACANCIES IN GOVERNOR'S ACTION TEAM'S SOUTHEAST REGIONAL OFFICE

Harrisburg – Department of Community and Economic Development…

MAYOR NUTTER AND PIDC CELEBRATE REACHING 10,000 JOBS AT THE NAVY YARD

MAYOR NUTTER AND PIDC CELEBRATE REACHING 10,000 JOBS AT THE…

STARTUP PHL ANNOUNCES CALL FOR IDEA FINALISTS

Launched in October of 2012, Startup PHL is a collaborative effort…

PIDC HOSTS CHARTER SCHOOL FACILITIES FINANCING: BONDS 101 EVENT

On January 25th, PIDC hosted more than 25 charter school administrators,…

LAST CALL FOR ENERGYWORKS LOAN FUND PROJECTS

PIDC is accepting applications for the EnergyWorks Loan Fund…

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY - A PIDC PRIORITY

Last Thursday, City Council observed the 30th Anniversary…

PLEASE READ RESPONSIBLY!

The State's Legislative Budget and Finance Committee has issued…

FINAL WEEK OF CENTER CITY DISTRICT RESTAURANT WEEK

Though the weather is dismal, the Center City restaurant scene…

MEDIA GIANT + PHILADELPHIA = ?

The answer to that equation today is obviously Comcast.  But…

WILL MANUFACTURING COME BACK TO PHILADELPHIA?

We hope so!  Although PIDC is deeply involved with all economic…

WELCOME BACK FLYERS!

Good news for hockey fans and good news for the City Treasury…

MAYOR NUTTER, GOLDMAN SACHS LAUNCH 10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES INITIATIVE IN PHILADELPHIA

Mayor Nutter, Goldman Sachs Launch 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative…

A GUIDE TO WHAT PHILADELPHIA WORKS OFFERS EMPLOYERS

Philadelphia Works connects employers to a skilled workforce…

IROKO PHARMACEUTICALS OPENS NEW HEADQUARTERS AT THE NAVY YARD

Iroko Pharmaceuticals hosted its official grand opening ceremony…

DCED LOWERS INTEREST RATES TO 1.5%

The Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) has…

PHILADELPHIA PARTNERSHIP RECEIVES GRANT FOR ADVANCED MANUFACTURING ACCELERATOR

This past October, a Philadelphia-based partnership led by the…

SHOP PHL WIN IT WEDNESDAY

Today is a special #ShopPHL Win It Wednesday! Question: How…

2012 GROUNDBREAKINGS AND RIBBON CUTTINGS IN REVIEW

As 2012 comes to an end, it’s the perfect opportunity to look…

PIDC PARTICIPATES IN "SMART TALK" PANEL AT THE NAVY YARD

On November 30th, PIDC participated in a “Smart Talk” panel…

SHOP PHL FOR THE HOLIDAYS

The holiday season is here and with it PIDC is again promoting…

PWD AND PIDC LAUNCH SECOND ROUND OF STORMWATER MANAGEMENT INCENTIVES PROGRAM (SMIP) GRANT

Contact: Laura Copeland, 215-685-4902 For Immediate Release:…

OPEN SPACE UPDATES AT THE NAVY YARD

PIDC is pleased to announce the completion of The Navy Yard Riverfront…

SHOP PHL FOR THE HOLIDAYS!

The Holidays are upon us. Most of you may still be stuffed from…

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA AND PIDC LAUNCH STARTUP PHL AND ISSUE SEED FUND RFP

On Friday, October 26, 2012, Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced…