Iroko Extends Its Roots At The Navy Yard

 

Photo: Nathaniel Popkin

Photo: Nathaniel Popkin

  • With some help from the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation, the nascent Iroko Pharmaceuticals has increased its stake in the future of the Navy Yard Corporate Center threefold, opening yesterday its new 56,412 square foot, LEED-certified office building at 1 Crescent Drive. Mayor Nutter told the Inquirer that the Navy Yard, “with now more than 10,000 workers on the site, has ‘serious momentum’ and is a ‘spectacular performer for the city’.” The building was designed by the firm DIGSAU.
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Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.

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3 Comments


  1. Read the article and stop spreading this nonsense: third dirtiest METRO AREA, not third dirtiest city.

  2. Why can’t the rest of Philadelphia get the same tax breaks that businesses at the Navy Yard receive from the City? Any chance there’s a correlation between the growth of businesses in a part of the City with favorable tax rates, and the loss of businesses in other areas that do not receive special tax breaks and instead must pay very high rates?

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