PIDC client Silvia’s Bakery is a Hispanic-, immigrant-, woman-owned bakery that specializes in making Dominican cake, Hispanic desserts, custom cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and cake pops from scratch. Owner Silvia Paulino grew up in a family of entrepreneurs. Her mother was a seamstress, and her father owned a grocery store in the Dominican Republic in which she often
PIDC client Torrado Construction is a Hispanic-owned general construction firm specializing in commercial construction, renovations and rehabilitations, concrete, removal services, and painting services. Luis E. Torrado, who established the company in 1995, has devoted his time to working on projects that bring positive change to underserved communities.
This November, PIDC will kick off an eight month series of workshops on various topics for the Spanish speaking business community PHILADELPHIA (October 21, 2021) – This November, PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation, will kick off an eight month series of workshops in Spanish as part of its strategy to assist Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs, one
PIDC LANZA UNA SERIE DE TALLERES EN ESPAÑOL “BUSINESS BUILDER EN ESPAÑOL” FILADELFIA (21 de Octubre del 2021) – Este Noviembre, PIDC, la corporación de desarrollo económico pública-privada de Filadelfia, iniciará una serie de talleres de ocho meses en español como parte de su estrategia para ayudar a los empresarios de habla hispana, uno de
This Hispanic Heritage Month, we are highlighting just a few of our Hispanic and/or Latino owned PIDC client businesses and PIDC clients that primarily focus on services for Hispanic and/or Latino communities. Food Boricua Restaurant An authentic, family-owned Puerto Rican food restaurant with locations in Northern Liberties and Port Richmond. Don Pedro Meats & Market
PIDC is a proud partner of the Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GPHCC) — a not-for-profit organization devoted to promoting the advancement and economic growth of Hispanic businesses and professionals in the greater Philadelphia region. Established in 1990, GPHCC accomplishes its mission through educational programs, a broad range of services, and special events. The
This month, we are highlighting just a few of our PIDC client businesses that are Hispanic and/or Latino owned and/or businesses that primarily focus on services that help Hispanic and/or Latino communities. We encourage you to support these clients and other businesses throughout Philadelphia. Esperanza Health Center Esperanza Health Center is a multi-cultural ministry providing
Some of PIDC’s spectacular neighborhood projects have recently cut the ribbons and celebrated opening their doors. Here are a few notable projects that have either renovated their current location or opened at an entirely new location. Community Partnership School is now in its 14th year of providing high quality and affordable early childhood and elementary
State and city officials and community members today joined Mayor Jim Kenney, project developer David Groverman, and PIDC for a groundbreaking ceremony at Plaza Allegheny, an 85,000 square foot mixed-use, retail shopping center in North Philadelphia’s Fairhill neighborhood.
Last week the Philadelphia Business Journal held its Annual Minority Business Leader Award ceremony celebrating successful minorities in the Philadelphia region.