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We are Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation. We provide financing and real estate products to businesses, nonprofits, and developers in all neighborhoods of Philadelphia.


PIDC has financing resources to serve the unique needs of businesses, nonprofits, and real estate developers. Learn how we can connect you to the capital or information you need to grow.

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Real Estate

With a robust diverse selection of land, properties, and financing tools, PIDC provides a full range of resources to support impactful real estate development projects in Philadelphia that create quality jobs, advance equity and promote sustainability.

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Client Success Stories & News Updates

View stories from PIDC’s diverse partners and clients, highlighting the impact of our work. Plus, check out the latest news and updates on PIDC.

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Our Impact at a Glance

The numbers speak volumes. See the facts and figures on PIDC's activities. Since its inception, PIDC has had a transformative impact across Philadelphia:


Transactions supporting a diverse range of clients


Financing, helping retain and create hundreds of thousands of jobs


Acres of land sales, spurring transformative projects


Loan portfolio at year-end 2023, representing 554 loans

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“PIDC supported me as a founder in building my credit and connecting me to resources and financial coaches. I can’t speak highly enough of what PIDC’s support means to us.”

Will Toms
Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer @ REC Philly

PIDC Theory of Change & Strategic Framework

With a strong foundation and a 65-year track record, PIDC identified the need to develop a new Theory of Change with three intersecting lenses – racial equity, future of work, and resilience and sustainability.  This plan builds the basis for the PIDC Strategic Framework which is intended to serve as a roadmap for PIDC to achieve its mission and strive toward a more inclusive, equitable, and sustainable Philadelphia where all residents benefit from economic development and a growing global economy.

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Reinventing the Navy Yard

Since acquiring the 1,200-acre site from the Federal Government in 2000, PIDC serves as the master developer of the Philadelphia Navy Yard by leading the planning, development, and operation of the Navy Yard on behalf of the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development (PAID).  Dubbed the “the coolest shipyard in America” by POLITICO, today, the Navy Yard is an expanding community of 15,000 employees and 150 employers who occupy 8M square feet of facilities across a mix of property types, including office, retail, industrial, research and development, and institutional.

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Latest News

May 29, 2024

Mental Health Matters — Self-Care Tips for Small Business Owners

Running a small business can be demanding. You’re often working long hours and handling a multitude of responsibilities. With so much going on, it can be difficult to prioritize your mental wellbeing. But if you place your mental health on the back burner, it can have damaging effects. A study from Small Biz Silver Lining

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May 29, 2024

Resources for AAPI Business Owners

PIDC is committed to helping businesses and nonprofits in every corner of Philadelphia grow, including those that are Asian American- and Pacific Islander-owned or operated. In recognition of AAPI Heritage Month, we compiled a list of resources designed to empower AAPI business owners and nonprofit leaders. These resources are tailored to help you navigate challenges

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May 29, 2024

Optimal Physical Therapy Gym Brings High-Quality Healthcare to Underserved Communities

If you’ve ever suffered from chronic pain or faced a difficult road to recovery following an injury or surgery, you understand just how important a good physical therapist can be. Unfortunately, everyone does not have the same access to high-quality healthcare and Dr. Binh Nguyen, DPT, COMT, FAAOMPT made it his top priority to change

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