Philly Readies Big Development Announcements

August 31, 2011

The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Nutter administration is promising a series of major economic development announcements over the next month, including a new hotel in or near Center City, a new health-care facility at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the relocation of a major company to the city, and the groundbreaking for a corporate headquarters. A news release from the Mayor's Office touted "the development of a significant new health-care facility." Asked if it would be part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System in West Philadelphia, the Mayor's office said it would not, but suggested that it involved CHOP. A CHOP spokeswoman, Rachel Salis, confirmed plans for some sort of announcement Sept. 8, apparently related to construction already under way... Read More