Energy Action Team Partners with Growing Greater for Podcast Series

The Chamber's Greater Philadelphia Energy Action Team (GPEAT) partnered with Select Greater Philadelphia Council’s Growing Greater podcast to produce a five-part series highlighting our region’s diverse energy economy.

Member Perspective: William R. Sasso, Esq.

Guest Commentator: William R. Sasso, Esq., Chairman, Select Greater Philadelphia Council @SelectPHL; Chairman, Stradley Ronon @StradleyRonon

Why is business attraction work important to a region’s success?

Greater Philadelphia is recognized as one of the most competitive locations to do business. Our community offers everything that a company could ask for: a centralized location at the heart of the vast Northeast market, a thriving economy, a robust transportation infrastructure and a dynamic talent pool generated from the more than 100 colleges and universities within our region.

In addition to these assets, a region needs a voice that markets this information to the rest […]

Philly’s Navy yard is a force of innovation


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The Philadelphia Navy Yard is seen as an apex of business parks nationwide.

In 1776, a war for independence was raging between Great Britain and the 13 colonies of what would one day become the United States of America. It was that same year the Continental Congress leased land in Philadelphia to support naval defense, and in 1868, what is known today as the Navy Yard became an official U.S. Navy site.

Like many things in Philadelphia, it holds a “firsts” title, being the first shipyard in the world to use dry docks in […]