Spark Therapeutics To Invest $575M In Philadelphia

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The commercial gene therapy company's state-of-the-art innovation center will be located on Drexel University’s campus in Philadelphia’s University City neighborhood. The post Spark Therapeutics To Invest $575M In Philadelphia appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

Port Of Philadelphia: Gov. Wolf Announces $246M Investment

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Pennsylvania will invest an additional $246 million into the Port of Philadelphia to continue modernization efforts and improve regional economic stability. The post Port Of Philadelphia: Gov.

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$2.5B Development Plan Launched At Philadelphia Navy Yard

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Development Plan Launched At Philadelphia Navy Yard at BusinessFacilities.com. Upon completion of the $400M phase one, PIDC and Ensemble/Mosaic will have created one million square feet of life sciences space. Read: $2.5B

Biden Administration Awards PhilaPort $20.3M For Expansion

Business Facilities

The Port of Philadelphia will use the award to build a new 100,000-square-foot warehouse and make safety and efficiency upgrades at the Tioga Marine Terminal.

Prefabrication Lifts Philadelphia Firm

ENR Construction

ENR MidAtlantic Specialty Firm of the Year Philadelphia D&M finds success through innovation and experimentation

Able Equipment Expands in Philadelphia

Construction Equipment

The 40,000-square-foot facility is 35 miles outside of Philadelphia, on three acres. “We Able Equipment Rental opened a new location in West Chester, Pennsylvania, combining its Norristown and Honey Brook facilities.

Axalta Opens R&D Center In Philadelphia

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The 175,000-square-foot Global Innovation Center at the Philadelphia Navy Yard is the world's largest research & development center dedicated to coatings and color. Read: Axalta Opens R&D Center In Philadelphia at BusinessFacilities.com. Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured Pennsylvania Research & Development Axalta Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Global Innovation Center Liberty Property Navy Yard Pennsylvania (PA) Philadelphia PIDC R&D

A Philadelphia suburb sees its future in a municipal campus with an expanded courthouse

BD+C

Ground broke today on the largest project that Montgomery County in Pennsylvania has undertaken to date: a 508,150-sf campus in the Philadelphia suburb of Norristown, Pa.,

Philadelphia D&M is ENR MidAtlantic's Specialty Contractor of the Year

ENR Construction

The 2020 ENR MidAtlantic Specialty Contractor of the Year is Philadelphia D&M

Philadelphia builds a new school in under 18 months, thanks to a P3 pact between the school district and developer

BD+C

Last Tuesday, the Northeast Community Propel Academy, a K-8 school with the capacity for 1,660 students, opened In Philadelphia.

MidAtlantic City Scoop: Construction Starts in Philadelphia

ENR Construction

Dodge data on projected 2021 construction starts in the Philadelphia area

Philadelphia Adopts International Plumbing Code

Contractor Magazine

Mayor Jim Kenney signed the bill on September 17, completing a process that began in 2017

Philadelphia Navy Yard Reuse Plan Pushes Life Sciences Projects

ENR Construction

Large former base-shipyard could see nearly $6B of new development in the next two decades

Out-Of-Town Buyers Are Flocking to Philadelphia With Big Budgets, and Locals Can’t Keep Up

Pro Builder

Out-Of-Town Buyers Are Flocking to Philadelphia With Big Budgets, and Locals Can’t Keep Up. Buyers are relocating to Philadelphia from coastal job centers and spending 40% more on homes than locals.

Five Below To Expand, Relocate National HQ In Philadelphia

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Five Below, a specialty value retailer catering to teens and pre-teens, will expand and relocate its national headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, a move that will create 154 new, high-wage jobs. “We We knew from day one we wanted Five Below’s headquarters to be in Philadelphia,” said Joel Anderson, CEO of Five Below. We can’t say enough how excited we are to stay in Center City Philadelphia and relocate our national headquarters to the emerging vibrant Market East neighborhood.

Excavator Operator Pleads Guilty in Fatal Philadelphia Building Collapse Case

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An excavator operator accused of being under the influence of drugs the day of a fatal building collapse in Philadelphia , pleaded guilty to six counts of involuntary manslaughter, 12 count of reckless endangerment and causing a catastrophe, reports NBC Philadelphia.

A Few Thoughts On The Philadelphia Building Collapse

Constructonomics

The building that collapsed at 21st and Market Street in Philadelphia is nothing less than a tragedy. I saw a Fox News article titled, “ High Crane Operator Caused Deadly Philadelphia Building Collapse, Police Say” In a world where the word allegedly is used when someone is arrested after shooting up a moving theater , I was (once again) shocked at how quickly beyond a doubt blame was placed on the contractor – and worse, the crane operator.

Philadelphia Industrial Site Projects Take Different Paths

ENR Construction

Former naval shipyard plans next construction phase but site remediation and legal issues dog planned revamp of one-time Gulf Oil refinery

Can converting a landmark office to a clinic raise up a downtrodden Philadelphia neighborhood?

BD+C

The 92-year-old Kensington Trust Company Building in Philadelphia is a community landmark. But in recent years, this limestone edifice—vacant since 2015, after its last tenant, Wells Fargo, left—had come to symbolize a poor and crime-ridden neighborhood’s despair.

Amtrak Closes Deal for Its Landmark Philadelphia Station Renovation

ENR Construction

Amtrak has finalized the terms of a lease and development agreement for Philadelphia’s historic William H. Gray III 30th Street Station

Gut Kitchen Renovation in Philadelphia

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Emerson, LEED AP, and his wife, Courtney, in Philadelphia. Green Roof Modern design Renovation kitchen Philadelphia reclaimed residential woodThis is a gut kitchen renovation by owners/designers Matthew D. The Emersons employed a team of local Northern Liberties construction professionals and a sustainable approach with reclaimed materials, energy-efficient technology, greater insulation, low-VOC paints, and a green roof visible from the upper level of the 1907-built brick rowhouse.

Philadelphia Airport Job Uses Lightweight Glass Aggregate

ENR Construction

Airfield pavement project is believed to be the largest aggregate application of its kind in North America

Gilbane to lead $700M Philadelphia hotel-casino construction

Construction Dive

The general contractor is a "natural fit" for the 1.5 million square foot development that is expected to create about 3,000 construction jobs, an official said

Philadelphia-Area Custom Homebuilder Chooses TYPAR for Durability, Performance

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Philadelphia-Area Custom Homebuilder Chooses TYPAR for Durability, Performance. That’s why the team chose the TYPAR Weather Protection System for a recent build in Philadelphia’s Chestnut Hill neighborhood. kcichowicz. Thu, 12/09/2021 - 10:38.

Rail Park breaks ground in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia will soon be getting its own version of New York’s popular High Line park as construction on the first phase of The Rail Park will begin by the end of the current calendar year. The project will transform the tracks of the old Reading Railroad into a 25,000-sf linear park. The park will have green space, lighting, walking paths, and benches and cost $10.3 million to build

Philadelphia’s uCity Square kicks off major expansion drive

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On November 9, 3675 Market—a 14-story, 343,465-sf office building with space for lab, clinical, educational, and retail tenants—will open within uCity Square, a 14-acre innovation center in Philadelphia that, over the next decade, plans to more than double its leasable space to 6.5

15-story Cambria Hotel opens in Philadelphia

BD+C

The Cambria Hotel & Suites on South Broad Street is now open for business in Center City, Philadelphia. The 15-story, 174,000-sf hotel brings 223 guest rooms to the Pennsylvania city

Indictments cast shadow on Philadelphia construction industry

Construction Dive

The charges against Local 98 IBEW union leader John Dougherty and others range from bribery to fraud, forcing some to consider how much undue influence the city's unions have over the local industry

The Block will be Philadelphia’s first campus dedicated to esports

BD+C

Nerd Street Gamers, an esports infrastructure company, has selected Populous to lead its national rollout of Localhost gaming centers. The concept is a first of its kind that will bring localized gaming centers, which are open to the public, to cities across the country.

How a Philadelphia contractor is adapting to slower pace of work amid pandemic

Construction Dive

Managers at LOTT Restaurant Construction have refined timelines, employed virtual walkthroughs and researched practices from hospital construction to help the firm and clients evolve in a changing business environment

Design Competition Launches to Redesign Philadelphia Airport Landscape

Green Industry Professionals

A design competition is launching to reimagine about 130 acres of landscape around the Philadelphia International Airport

FIFA World Cup 2026 To Boost Economy Across 16 Host Cities

Business Facilities

The 16 Host Cities picked for FIFA World Cup 2026 were selected based on transportation, human rights, stadium infrastructure, fan fest locations and training sites.

OSHA Probes Two July Fatalities at Amazon Philadelphia Jobsites

ENR Construction

According to one contractor, an employee was seen removing mandated safety equipment before he fell from roof of a distribution center under construction

Comcast, Cordish building $50M Philadelphia esports arena

Construction Dive

The developers claimed the Populous-designed Fusion Arena will be the largest facility in the Western Hemisphere built specifically for esports

Developer of $700M Philadelphia casino project sets 2-year construction timeline

Construction Dive

The Cordish Cos.' ' plan could see the Live! Hotel and Casino in Pennsylvania open for business before the end of 2020

Omni Logistics Opens Renewable Energy-Powered Corporate HQ

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Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Logistics & Distribution Texas Transportation & Infrastructure Climate Pledge corporate expansion Dallas Energy Efficiency Logistics net zero carbon Omni Logistics Philadelphia Phoenix San Francisco Sustainability wind power

Drill Rig Accident Kills Engineering Manager, Injures Operator in Philadelphia

ENR Construction

Nighttime mishap proved fatal to a Langan senior geotechnical engineer inspecting work at a downtown pedestrian bridge project

Going to Comfortech 2016? Welcome to Philadelphia!

Contractor Magazine

While you’re at Comfortech this September, between listening to speakers or attending conferences don’t forget to take time to look around Philadelphia! read more. Comfortech Media Galleries

Nichiha helps breathe life into Philadelphia mixed-use project

BD+C

Downtown Philadelphia once was a bustling place. Over time however, this area of downtown Philadelphia was neglected, leaving many mid-rise buildings in a state of disrepair. The 1100 block of Chestnut Street, just a few blocks away from the Jefferson train station and a couple blocks away from City Hall, offer affordable living options to those who work in New Jersey.

Union, officials protest Philadelphia's 1% construction tax

Construction Dive

Revenue from the Construction Impact Tax would go toward the Pennsylvania city's Philly 1st program, which offers financial assistance to homebuyers