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August 9, 2013

PIDC BIDS FAREWELL TO THE 2013 SUMMER INTERNS

This summer, PIDC once again had the opportunity to work with a great group of interns from a variety of Universities which included:

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August 9, 2013

PIDC ANNUAL FAMILY PICNIC

On July 31st , PIDC held its Annual Family Picnic on the parade grounds at The Navy Yard with a Hawaiian theme.

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August 7, 2013

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

Click here for the results of Bids received on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 4:00pm. PIDC will evaluate whether each bid is responsive and responsible before final selection.

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July 23, 2013

PIDC ANNOUNCES RFP FOR PROFESSIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

Please follow this link to download documents for the Professional Environmental Services RFP. For more information please contact Kate McNamara at .

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NMTC

July 11, 2013

PIDC INVESTS IN THE CENTER FOR THE URBAN CHILD

On June 20, 2013, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, PIDC and Bank of America Community Development Corporation closed on $15 million of New Markets Tax Credit financing to develop the Center for the Urban Child (the “Center”) in the Feltonville/Juniata Park Community of Philadelphia.

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July 11, 2013

PGW ENERGYSENSE NOW OFFERS CASH GRANTS AND REBATES TO PHILADELPHIA BUSINESSES

Energy efficiency projects are routinely a good investment for property owners to increase property value while cutting operating costs.

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July 11, 2013

PIDC CO-HOSTS CHARTER SCHOOL POST-ISSUANCE COMPLIANCE WORKSHOP

The law firm Fox Rothschild LLP along with BNY Mellon, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC and the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation are hosting a workshop for charter schools and other non-profits in the City of Philadelphia that have issued tax-exempt bonds to finance capital projects or refinance existing debt.

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July 11, 2013

MARC VETRI AND PIDC ANNOUNCE NEW RESTAURANT AT THE NAVY YARD

About the Restaurant: Located at the Broad Street entrance to The Navy Yard, Building 500 is a 4,700-square-foot former gatehouse where internationally renowned chef Marc Vetri will be opening a full-service restaurant and bar.

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July 11, 2013

UPCOMING EVENTS

    10KSB Application Workshop for Business Education Program

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July 11, 2013

UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY AND PIDC INTRODUCE ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION FUND

In partnership with the United States Environmental Protection Agency, PIDC is pleased to announce a new resource available to commercial property owners seeking to remediate contaminated land in Philadelphia.

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June 27, 2013

SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS: DRIVE YOUR BUSINESS RESULTS – WORLDCLASS TRAINING, POWERFUL NETWORKING, ACCESS TO CAPITAL, NO COST

  The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program is currently accepting applications from small business owners in the greater Philadelphia area.

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June 6, 2013

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

A few months ago PIDC announced it was a partner of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses in Philadelphia. Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a $500 million initiative designed to help small businesses create jobs and economic growth by providing entrepreneurs with access to capital, a practical business education, and business support services.

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Real Estate Initiatives

June 6, 2013

TWO OPEN HOUSES FOR THE LOWER SCHUYLKILL MASTER PLAN

In May, the Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC), Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) introduced the Lower Schuylkill Master Plan, an economic development and revitalization initiative for a 3,700-acre, historically industrial corridor on the east and west banks of the lower Schuylkill River.

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June 6, 2013

PIDC CLIENT CASTOR MATERIALS CUTS RIBBON ON SOUTHWEST FACILITY

Castor Materials, a Philadelphia-based manufacturer of ready-to-mix concrete, officially announced the opening of their second facility on May 23rd.

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June 6, 2013

THE ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL CONFERENCE COMES TO PHILADELPHIA

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is presenting its 2013 Annual Conference in Philadelphia October 6th-9th.

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June 6, 2013

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

Keystone Innovation Zones (KIZs) help build knowledge-based economies and cultivate entrepreneurship in Pennsylvania.

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June 6, 2013

The SUSTAINABILITY WORKSHOP YEAR-END CELEBRATION AT THE NAVY YARD

This article originally appeared on The Yard Blog. The school year has come to a close at the Sustainability Workshop, a project-based school at The Navy Yard that challenges Philadelphia public school seniors to solve the world’s toughest problems.

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May 2, 2013

PIDC 2012 ANNUAL REVIEW

PIDC is thrilled to share its 2012 Annual Review, which highlights many of the exciting client projects that PIDC supported throughout the year.

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