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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 536 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

April 22, 2024

Celebrating Earth Day: PIDC Helps Create a Sustainable Future

Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22nd to bring attention to our environment and encourage individuals, small businesses, and large corporations to contribute to sustainability and environmental protection. It’s a day to celebrate the beauty of our planet and recommit ourselves to protecting the Earth from human threats like deforestation, pollution, and climate

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April 11, 2024

Unleashing the Potential of Wag Days Philly

If you’ve taken a stroll through any Philadelphia neighborhood lately, you’ve likely noticed you’re sharing the sidewalk with more than just your neighborhood humans. Dogs rule this city, with pups living in almost one-third of all homes in Philly. Anyone with a dog knows they’re more than just a pet, they’re family. So, when you

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April 11, 2024

Meet the Pets of PIDC

We’re pet people here at PIDC. From wagging tails to shiny shells (and one very special plant), our pets have a special place in our hearts. So today, we’re celebrating National Pet Day, a day to acknowledge the joy and love that pets bring to our lives by introducing you to our favorite companions. Our

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