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Navy Yard returns to its roots while some Philly start-ups depart for the suburbs

Rob Frantz moved his growing firm, Kinetic Ceramics, from California to Philly's Navy Yard business center four years ago, seeking "innovation energy" with other young firms. Now he's opted to leave.

Medicare’s ‘Part B’ outpatient premium to rise by $3.90

Medicare says its ‘Part B’ monthly premium for outpatient care will go up by $3.90 next year to $148.50. For most retirees, this will equal nearly 20% of the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment.

Medicare’s ‘Part B’ outpatient premium to rise by $3.90

Medicare says its ‘Part B’ monthly premium for outpatient care will go up by $3.90 next year to $148.50. For most retirees, this will equal nearly 20% of the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment.

Fashion District and Cherry Hill Mall landlord PREIT posts $30M net loss amid bankruptcy restructure bid

The release caps a week that begin with Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust filing a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition as part of a restructuring bid.

Fashion District and Cherry Hill Mall landlord PREIT posts $30M net loss amid bankruptcy restructure bid

The release caps a week that begin with Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust filing a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition as part of a restructuring bid.

U.S. Steel’s once-mighty Fairless Works gets epic makeover to become e-commerce warehouses

Kansas City, Mo.-based Northfield Development has plans to invest $1.5 billion to develop 15 million square feet on U.S. Steel's former Fairless Works in Falls Township, Bucks County.

U.S. Steel’s once-mighty Fairless Works gets epic makeover to become e-commerce warehouses

Kansas City, Mo.-based Northfield Development has plans to invest $1.5 billion to develop 15 million square feet on U.S. Steel's former Fairless Works in Falls Township, Bucks County.
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Singapore government fund joins $930M venture backing West Philly life-science projects

The newly formed venture between Ventas and Singapore’s GIC Pte. Ltd. will own 1.4 million square feet of lab-and-research space across four projects.

Unemployment drops to 6.9% and U.S. adds a solid 638,000 jobs

U.S. employers added 638,000 jobs in October, a solid pace though far fewer than needed to regain most of the jobs lost to the pandemic recession just as new viral cases are setting record highs.

Philly’s cash-rich GoPuff buys West Coast’s BevMo delivery service for $350 million

The seven-year-old Philly-based start-up will now operate coast to coast.

Pet Valu closing all U.S. stores; gift cards good until Dec. 13

The owners blamed the pandemic for shuttering all U.S. stores.

New Jersey has legalized weed. Here’s why Pa. may take a different path.

The GOP remains opposed. But "if you’re to the right of South Dakota on anything, maybe you should rethink this,” said Lt. Gov. John Fetterman.

751,000 seek U.S. jobless benefits as COVID-19 hobbles economy

A surge in viral cases and Congress’ failure so far to provide more aid for struggling individuals and businesses are threatening to deepen Americans' economic pain.

Here are technologies that restaurants are using to survive COVID-19 and the winter

Key technology starts with the cash register and includes safety and cloud-based online ordering software that lets restaurants bypass DoorDash and other services. And don't forget the phone.

Wall Street bets on Biden win, GOP majority Senate, divided government, and smaller stimulus

A Biden win and a GOP-controlled Senate means gridlock, and Wall Street likes that outcome.

Is the country ready for a single-passenger electric vehicle?

Will a single seater sell in America?

Cleansing the body and spirit: Gold + Water Co. is Philly’s new handcrafted soap business

“Soap is a vehicle to deliver the message that you are luxury. Your wellbeing is what’s most important," says Chartel Findlater, founder of Gold + Water.

U.S. trade deficit falls to $63.9 billion in September

The U.S. trade deficit fell in September after hitting a 14-year high the previous month as exports outpaced imports.

New Jersey approves legal weed for adults in historic marijuana vote

The regulations to govern the new legal industry may take several months — or even several years — to work out.

Philly merchants from Wawa to Pa. liquor stores board up and close early, with worries about post-election unrest

About 15 Wawas in the city have been shuttered for the week along with scores of retailers.

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