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DEPUTY MAYOR GREENBERGER ANNOUNCES DIRECTOR FOR NEW OFFICE OF MANUFACTURING AND INDUSTRY

Philadelphia, April 4, 2014 – Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Alan Greenberger announced that Michael Cooper, previously a Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC), will serve as the Director of the newly-created

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Topics, Urban Development

City of Philadelphia, PIDC Release Video Highlighting a ‘Year in Business Headlines’

February 21, 2014 – The City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce, in partnership with the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC), released a short video today highlighting a range of economic development success stories from the last 12 months.  The video features

Posted in Businesses, Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Urban Development

Peebles Corporation and P&A Associates Selected to Develop New Kimpton Hotel at 1801 Vine Street

Project will reposition historic Family Court Building into new tourist and visitor destination along Benjamin Franklin Parkway   February 18, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter formally announced the selection of the Peebles Corporation and P&A Associates as the developers of

Posted in Businesses, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, People We Serve, Press Release, Topics, Urban Development, Visitors

Mayor Nutter Unveils Major New Development for Center City

1601 Vine Street project to include residential, retail, and LDS Church meetinghouse   February 12, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter was joined by representatives of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints today as they unveiled plans for a

Posted in Businesses, Home Owners, Housing, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Residents, Urban Development

Mayor Nutter Announces Departure of Commerce Department Official

Philadelphia, January 16, 2014– Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the departure of Kevin Dow, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Deputy Director for the Commerce Department. Mr. Dow will be leaving at the end of February to join the United Way

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Topics, Urban Development

Mayor Nutter’s 2014 Inaugural Remarks

Philadelphia, January 6, 2014 - Mayor Michael A. Nutter delivered the following remarks at the 2014 City of Philadelphia Inaugural Ceremony.  Please check against delivery. “Good morning.  I want to thank Council Majority Leader Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr. for that warm

Posted in Education, Mayor's Press Releases, Public Safety, Urban Development

City Narrows Field of Potential PGW Buyers

Final candidates to receive additional detailed information.     Philadelphia, November 19, 2013– The Nutter administration announced today that it has narrowed the field of bidders seeking to buy the Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW). This decision was based upon indicative

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Topics, Transportation & Utilties, Urban Development

Mayor Nutter Announces Second Startup PHL Call for Ideas

Second Startup PHL Call for Ideas focuses connections between Higher Education and Philadelphia’s tech community.   Philadelphia, November 14, 2013 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that Startup PHL is now accepting applications for the second round of Call for

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Topics, Urban Development

Mayor Nutter Announces Special Independent Advisory Commission to Review the Department of Licenses and Inspections

Final report with recommendations will be provided by July 1, 2014. Philadelphia, October 31, 2013 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the creation of the Special Independent Advisory Commission to review and evaluate the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I)

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release, Topics, Transportation & Utilties, Urban Development

Mayor Nutter, Deputy Mayor Greenberger Announce FMC Corporation’s New Corporate Headquarters in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, October 31, 2013 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter and Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Alan Greenberger announced that FMC Corporation, one of the world’s leading specialty chemical companies, has signed a 16-year lease with Brandywine Realty Trust. The lease

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Topics, Urban Development
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