A Third Center City Skyscraper Not Currently on Planning Horizon, Says Comcast Corp."We're focused on building the Comcast Innovation and Technology Center, and are not currently planning for a third building," says a Comcast spokesman.
New Comcast Tech Tower Gets Committee OKs in City CouncilPlans by Comcast Corporation to build a second massive skyscraper in center city Philadelphia cleared some early hurdles in City Council, even as a church neighboring the site voiced some misgivings.
5th District Councilman Presents Legislation Backing Comcast's New SkyscraperCouncil president Darrell Clarke, who also represents the district where the tower will be located, says there will be meetings for residents to voice concerns.
Comcast Considers Putting Additional Skyscrapers In PhiladelphiaA source says the cable-and-entertainment juggernaut is already outgrowing the Comcast Center, at 17th Street and JFK Boulevard, opened in 2008.
Marriott Hotel Planned For Philadelphia Navy Yard Corporate CenterAn agreement has been reached to develop the Philadelphia Navy Yard's first hotel.
Glaxo Will Move Its Philadelphia Offices To Navy Yard ComplexGlaxo's 1,300 workers in center city, currently based in two Franklin Plaza buildings near 16th and Vine, will move to the Navy Yard Corporate Center by the end of 2012.
Groundbreaking For Navy Yard Project Draws WarningThe project is partially funded with federal stimulus money, but officials are warning that funding is in jeopardy.