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Development Plan For Lower Schuylkill River Is Unveiled

It’s an idea to breathe new life into a languishing former industrial area between Philadelphia International Airport and University City.

05/09/2013

(The Pennsylvania Convention Center, with Philadelphia City Hall in the background.  File photo by Randall E. Scott)

Philadelphia Needs More Hotels Near Convention Center, Marketers Say

“Convention planners prefer not to have their attendees spread out,” explains the executive director of the Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association.

01/29/2013

(Mayor Nutter, signing an executive order creating a manufacturing task force, is observed by, L-R, Agusta Westland CEO Bill Hunt, Councilman Bobby Henon, Citizens Bank CEO Dan Fitzpatrick, city commerce director Alan Greenberger, and Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation head John Grady.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Nutter Creates Task Force to Pull More Manufacturing to Philadelphia

With jobs in manufacturing on the rise across the country, Mayor Michael Nutter has created a task force to find ways Philadelphia can jump on that bandwagon.

01/15/2013

(Developers and city officials take part in a ceremonial groundbreaking at the former Philadelphia Navy Yard, in South Philadelphia.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Former Navy Yard in South Philadelphia Getting A Hotel

“I love the smell of money first thing in the morning,” Mayor Michael Nutter said at the groundbreaking ceremony.

10/18/2012