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MINORITY ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT WEEK WRAP-UP

Presented by the City of Philadelphia, Minority Enterprise Development…

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PIDC ANNOUNCES $6M IMPACT DEVELOPMENT FUND FOR PHILADELPHIA

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

PIDC ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH YOUR OUTSOURCED CFO TO OFFER FINANCIAL GUIDANCE TO HELP SMALL BUSINESSES SUCCEED AND GROW

New partnership allows participating firms to benefit from financial…

MERCER CAFÉ AT THE NAVY YARD ANNOUNCES EXPANDED HOURS AND NEW MENU SERVICES

Recently celebrating its two and a half year anniversary, Mercer…

PIDC ANNOUNCES BEN FRANKLIN TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS AS INVESTMENT PARTNER IN STARTUPPHL SEED FUND II

The $5M Seed Fund II is next phase of StartupPHL investment fund…

PIDC ISSUES RFP FOR 35.5 ACRES AT 5501 TACONY STREET

PHILADELPHIA (March 9, 2018) – PIDC today released a request…

FIRST STEP STAFFING EXPANDING INTO PHILADELPHIA

PIDC is proud to be one of the investors in First Step Staffing’s…

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

PIDC announced its CDFI subsidiary, PIDC Community Capital, was…

SHOP LOCAL WITH PIDC's CLIENTS

Season's Greetings! We are celebrating the holiday season with…

PREVIEW OF PIDC’S 2018 BUSINESS BUILDER WORKSHOP SERIES

PIDC has been hosting technical assistance workshops since 2011.…

PENNOVATION CENTER WINS PHOENIX AWARD

By far the most exciting brownfield redevelopment in the Lower…

#SHOPSMALL ON SATURDAY NOVEMBER 25TH TO SUPPORT PHILADELPHIA’S SMALL BUSINESSES

On Saturday, November 25th we encourage you to #shopsmall and…

ELIMINATE HIGH-INTEREST DEBT WITH A WORKING CAPITAL LOAN

PIDC offers working capital loans with favorable terms, so you…

UPDATE ON LOWER SCHUYLKILL RIVER DEVELOPMENT

Since the adoption of the Lower Schuylkill Master Plan, PIDC…

GERMANTOWN AVENUE WINS CONTEST AND $150,000

Philadelphia residents showed support for a beloved main street,…

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

PIDC has funds available from its revolving Environmental Remediation…

SPECTRUM HEALTH SERVICES 50TH ANNIVERSARY HONORS 50 COMMUNITY GEMS

PIDC had the privilege of attending the 50th Anniversary celebration…

STARTUP PHL INVESTS IN AMINO

Amino, a Philadelphia company headed by two veteran software-company…

COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP SCHOOL

PIDC was proud to take part in Community Partnership School Groundbreaking…

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

PIDC is excited to welcome a group of talented new members to…

CLIENT FEATURE: DKJ CONSTRUCTION

DKJ Builders and Construction Managers, Inc., is a construction,…

REFERRAL SUCCESS STORY: M&T BANK AND OUTCAST STUDIOS

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

CLIENT FEATURE: CASA PAPEL

Cecila and Nestor Torres are owners of Casa Papel – a boutique…

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

NEWS RELEASE PIDC Celebrates Small Business Week with Announcement…

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

PIDC is proud to work with women-owned businesses. We are celebrating…

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

New additions to leadership team build capacity at PIDC and…

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

On March 23rd PIDC will host a workshop for non-profits, Understanding…

HAPPY RETIREMENT!

We're saying goodbye to two of PIDC's long time staff members.…

PHILADELPHIA REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY INVITES PROPOSALS FOR PARCELS IN MANTUA

The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority is soliciting proposals…

RESOURCES FOR NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT

The City of Philadelphia and its economic development partners…

IN MEMORIAM

The PIDC family lost a few good members this year. Each of…

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

It's hard to believe but 2016 is coming to a close. As we…

PREVIEW OF PIDC’S 2017 BUSINESS BUILDER WORKSHOP SERIES

PIDC has been hosting technical assistance workshops since 2011.…

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

PIDC is proud to sponsor the Customer Service Excellence of the…

#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

Every year, Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) identifies,…

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

In 2012 PIDC created an Employee Engagement Committee (EEC)…

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…

DIETZ & WATSON GROUNDBREAKING

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

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

Harrisburg – Department of Community and Economic Development…

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…

WELCOME BACK FLYERS!

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

A GUIDE TO WHAT PHILADELPHIA WORKS OFFERS EMPLOYERS

Philadelphia Works connects employers to a skilled workforce…

DCED LOWERS INTEREST RATES TO 1.5%

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

PIDC NONPROFIT CLIENTS FIND NEW BOARD MEMBERS THROUGH SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS ON BOARD PROGRAM

The Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia (ABC),…

PIDC ANNOUNCES WEEKLY SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN

PIDC is excited to announce the start of a new social media weekly…

US CONFERENCE OF MAYORS (USCM) DISCUSSES URBAN MANUFACTURING

On July 20, 2012 Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter, in his…

INTERNSHIPS PROMOTE PHILADELPHIA AS A SMART CHOICE

Over the past three months, 10 undergraduate and graduate-level…

PIDC AWARDED $1.4 MILLION IN COMPETITIVE EPA FUNDING

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded the…

NEW REPORT MEASURES IMPORTANCE OF THE CREATIVE SECTOR TO PHILADELPHIA'S ECONOMY

The Mayor’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy…
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