What a year the rejuvenated Navy Yard in South Philadelphia is having.
Tasty Baking Co. opened its new bakery last spring. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke took a tour there in May. A research consortium led by Pennsylvania State University landed $129 million in federal funds in August to develop an “energy innovation hub.”
Earlier this week, we learned a bidder has been selected to develop a new marine terminal - the first in 50 years.
On Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Nutter and Philadelphia’s chief technology officer, Allan Frank, will be on hand to officially welcome a $25 million data center that opened in September. Philadelphia Technology Park, in essence a data center for hire, was developed by a Baltimore-based Enterprise Technology Parks L.L.C.