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IP21_HS_ED Tom Harper

Spotlight On: Tom Harper, Executive Vice President & Head of Technology Banking, Wells Fargo Commercial Banking

Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read March 2021 — Wells Fargo, a leading financial services company serving 10% of all middle market companies in the...
Abramson Senior Care
Higher risks require fresh approach for elderly care
Writer: Joey Garrand    2 min read March 2021 — The pandemic has touched everyone’s lives but seniors have been impacted disproportionally. At a higher...
Eric Green West Pharma President & CEO
Spotlight On: Eric Green, President & CEO, West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas    2 min read February 2021 —West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. is a leading provider of innovative, high-quality...
Matt Taylor
Spotlight On: Matt Taylor, Chairman & CEO, Duane Morris LLP
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas    2 min read February 2021 — Duane Morris LLP is a law firm that provides innovative...
Volumetric Building Companies
Multi-family housing booming, say local leaders
Writer: Joey Garrand    2 min read February 2021 — The pandemic has brought with it many challenges and uncertainties...
Joan Docktor
Spotlight On: Joan Docktor, President, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach Realtors
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read February 2021 — After the first months of the pandemic, home sales rebounded in...
George Pallas
Spotlight On: George Pallas, Managing Partner & CEO, Cohen Seglias
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read February 2021 — Over the past 30 years, Cohen Seglias has grown from a...
Philadelphia Skyline
Physical bank branches give way to robust digital platforms
Writer: Joey Garrand    3 min read February 2021 — As in many other industries, the pandemic has accelerated innovations...
Emily Schapira
Spotlight On:
Emily Schapira, President & CEO, Philadelphia Energy Authority
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read January 2021 —Philadelphia is a burgeoning haven for clean energy generation and energy efficiency...
Spotlight On:
Emily Schapira, President & CEO, Philadelphia Energy Authority
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read January 2021 —Philadelphia is a burgeoning haven for clean energy generation and energy efficiency...
Philadelphia Skyline Night
Philadelphia poised for strong recovery, leaders say
Max Crampton-Thomas 3 min read January 2021 — The COVID-19 pandemic induced a global halt to economic activity while reversing...
Bernie Shields
Spotlight On:
Bernie Shields, Regional President, Philadelphia and South Jersey, M&T Bank
By: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read Jan 2021 —  “M&T Bank prides itself on having a solid, carefully selected portfolio of...
Philadelphia Skyline
Struggling malls, offices and restaurants
to be repurposed in Philadelphia
By: Joey Garrand 2 min read January 2021 — Due to the desire to maintain the city’s architecture and culture,...
Jefferson Health
Philadelphia’s life sciences market flush with cash, short on space
By: Joey Garrand 2 min read January 2021 — Money is pouring into Philadelphia’s life sciences market, which is among...
Tech Image
Philadelphia’s professional services stand shoulder to shoulder with clients
By: Sara Warden 2 min read December 2020 — As demand for professional services and advice ramped up amid the...
Jerry Sweeney
Spotlight On: Jerry Sweeney, President & CEO, Brandywine Realty Trust
By: Sara Warden 2 min read December 2020 —  Philadelphia’s commercial real estate landscape is morphing toward designs that accommodate...
Higher Education
Philly’s higher ed learning new lessons from COVID
By: Sara Warden 2 min read December 2020 — The higher education sector was thrown for a loop this past...
Doctor Image
Face Off:
Paving the path to the future of healthcare
By: Beatrice Silva 3 min read November 2020 — Although major obstacles stemming from the pandemic have led to a...
Online Banking
How technology is revolutionizing the way banks and customers interact
By: Beatrice Silva 2 min read November 2020 — Technology is revolutionizing the way financial institutions operate. Gone are the...
Ghost Tours
Philadelphia’s Spookiest Halloween Attractions
By: Beatrice Silva 2 min read October 2020 — It’s truly the spookiest time of the year and there is...
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Best practices for sustainable business growth in a post-pandemic world
By: Beatrice Silva 3 min read September 2020 — Coming off a record economic year for the Philadelphia region, no one...
Innovation and adaptation: What this could mean for education post-pandemic
By: Beatrice Silva  2 min read September 2020 — The pandemic forced educational institutions to pivot all of their operations to...
Global Philadelphia Press Release
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Students face remote learning in return to school
By: Beatrice Silva 3 min read August 2020 — As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, so does the number of...
South Jersey, Philly Industrial real estate a hotbed for investors
By: Beatrice Silva 2 min read August 2020 — Even before the pandemic, billions of consumers had already been shopping...
How the aviation industry is weathering COVID-19 turbulence
By: Beatrice Silva 2 min read July 2020 — Summer this year is drastically different. Instead of hopping on planes...
Startup ecosystem has a new Silicon Valley: Philadelphia
By: Beatrice Silva 2 min read July 2020 — The term “startup” may bring to mind a group of motivated...
A deeper look into how Philadelphia’s economy is recovering
By: Beatrice Silva 2 min read - Philadelphia is the seventh-largest metropolitan area in the United States. Its diverse population,...
The Post-Pandemic City
By: Abby Melone, President & CEO, Capital Analytics It’s a truism in today’s hyper-connected world that people go where the...
Florida and Pennsylvania unemployment claims level off as economies slowly reopen
By: Beatrice Silva  3 min read June 2020 — As of June 5, most of Florida has taken the next...
Spotlight On:
Rodger Levenson, Chairman, President & CEO, WSFS Bank
By: Max Crampton Thomas 2 min read June 2020 — For 188 years, WSFS has served its community by staying...
Philadelphia steadily rising from COVID-19 challenges
By: Max Crampton Thomas 2 minute read: June 2020 — Virtually every sector of the economy has been pinched, crushed, or...
Spotlight On:
John Lawrence, President, Mid-Atlantic Territory at Aetna, a CVS Health Company
By: Max Crampton Thomas 2 min read June 2020 —  Founded in 1853, Aetna is one of the nation's leading...
Pennsylvania ready for a partial reopening; Philly, New Jersey not there yet
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read May 2020 — Along the East Coast, states are phasing in the reopening of...
Spotlight On:
John Fry, President, Drexel University
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read April 2020 — As the COVID-19 pandemic took hold across the United States, educational...
South Jersey and Philadelphia transition into online learning
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read April 2020 —Jefferson Health is a multistate, nonprofit health system, including teaching hospitals, centered...
South Jersey and Philadelphia transition into online learning
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read April 2020 — As the coronavirus reduced daily activity to only essential services, educational...
Spotlight On:
Gregory Sorensen, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Tower Health
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read April 2020 — Tower Health is a regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that oversees...
Spotlight On:
Dixieanne James, President & COO, Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read April 2020 — Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia is part of the Albert Einstein Healthcare Network,...
Let’s get virtual: Six must-read tips for engaging online
By: Abby Melone It’s a brave new world for everyone. Quarantine, lockdown, self-isolation and sheltering in place characterize the new normal...
Maintaining unity and creating value through virtual meetings
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read April 2020 — The novel coronavirus forced a global halt to major international, regional and...
Home sweet office: How to make your home office work
By: Max Crampton- Thomas 4 min read March 2020 — The COVID-19 health pandemic has upended daily life in unprecedented ways...
Philly’s venture funds capitalize on momentum
By: Sara Warden 2 min read March 2020 — According to a recent report by the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies...
Pharmacies Going the Extra Mile in Philadelphia
By: Sara Warden 2 min read February 2020 — According to research from the University of Texas, 13-27% of ER visits in...
Gov. Wolf’s Pennsylvania Budget Prioritizes Education, Income
By: Sara Warden 2 min read February 2020 — Democrat Gov. Tom Wolf focused his 2020-21 budget on education and income, proposing...
Philadelphia Building on Life Sciences Success
By: Sara Warden 2 min read January 2020 — Last March, Philadelphia came in at an impressive eighth in CBRE’s ranking of...
New inventory, worldwide recognition to expand Philly’s hospitality in 2020
By: Yolanda Rivas 2 min read January 2020 — Philadelphia’s hospitality industry welcomed a variety of hotels and restaurants in 2019,...
Spotlight On:
Joseph Culley, Head of Capital Markets Group, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
By: Yolanda Rivas 2 min read January 2020 — An increase in high-net-worth investors, financial professionals moving back to the city...
Healthcare in Philadelphia Going from Strength to Strength
By: Sara Warden 2 min read January 2020 — Innovation in Philadelphia’s healthcare industry has long been recognized as exemplary, and...
Spotlight On:
Sean Beuche, Regional Manager, Marcus & Millichap
By: Yolanda Rivas 2 min read December 2019 — 2019 was a steady year for Philadelphia’s commercial real estate. The market’s...
Philadelphia, South Jersey Prioritize Transit, Affordability, Sustainability in 2020
By: Sara Warden 2 min read December 2019 — Although under slightly different time frames, both South Jersey and Philadelphia’s local and...
Spotlight On:
Daniel J. Hilferty, CEO, Independence Health Group
By: Yolanda Rivas 2 min read December 2019 — The business community is responsible in a great way for the environment...
Philly Zoo Embraces the Festive Spirit with LumiNature
By: Sara Warden  2 min read December 2019 — During the Christmas season, electricity usage skyrockets as homes, businesses and local...
Spotlight on:
Adam Mullen, Market Leader, Greater Philadelphia Region, CBRE
By: Yolanda Rivas One of the main drivers of Philadelphia’s economy is the real estate industry, attractive for its affordable...
Philly Leads in ‘Taking Care of Business’
By: Sara Warden In NBC’s 2019 ranking of Top States for Business, Pennsylvania landed a lacklustre 28th position – lower...
Spotlight On:
Robert Kane, Market President, KeyBank
By: Yolanda Rivas 2 min read December 2019 — Philadelphia’s growing economy and robust education and life sciences sectors have...
Philly Bets Big on Biotech
By: Sara Warden 2 min read December 2019 — The biotech industry is unlike almost any other. Companies spend billions of...
Spotlight On:
Scott Zuckerman, Principal, Domus Construction
By: Yolanda Rivas 2 min read November 2019 — Philadelphia-area general contractor Domus was established in 1976. The company has...
Philadelphia celebrates 100th Thanksgiving Day parade
By Yolanda Rivas 2 min read November 2019 — It is well-known that Philadelphia is a city of firsts in...
Our Pick: 5 Scariest Halloween Attractions in Philly
By: Yolanda Rivas 2 min read October 2019 — Philadelphia is a city of firsts, from its rich history to...
Spotlight On:
Chuck Hurchalla, President, Evolution Energy Partners
By Yolanda Rivas 2 min read October 2019 —  Energy efficiency and sustainability are hot topics of conversation across all...
Spotlight On:
Matthew Taylor, Chairman & CEO, Duane Morris LLP
By Yolanda Rivas 2 min read OCTOBER 2019 — As the Philadelphia legal market grows and consolidates, Philadelphia-based firm Duane...
How Philly Universities Are Getting Ready for Jobs of the Future
Writer: Yolanda Rivas 2 min read OCTOBER 2019 — The higher education sector is one of Philadelphia’s main economic engines....
Philly Developers Quick off the Mark in OZ Race
Writer: Sara Warden 2 min read OCTOBER 2019 — Philadelphia’s population growth has lagged other large metro areas in the...
Spotlight On:
Tim Pulte, Senior Executive Vice President, Colliers International
Writer: Yolanda Rivas 2 min read October 2019 — Collier’s Philadelphia delivers a full range of services to commercial real...
Spotlight On:
HBK CPAs & Consultants, James Bartolomei, Principal
Writer: Yolanda Rivas 2 min read SEPTEMBER 2019 — Technology is disrupting every industry in the world. From healthcare to...
Spotlight On: Bret Perkins, Vice President, External & Government Affairs, Comcast Corporation
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Philly Legal: These Sectors Are on the Right Side of the Law
by Yolanda Rivas 2 min read SEPTEMBER 2019 — Over the last few years, Philadelphia’s legal sector has seen a...
Spotlight on:
David Devan, General Director & President, Opera Philadelphia
Writer: Yolanda Rivas 2 min read AUGUST 2019 — Philadelphia is characterized by its diversity and rich history, which are...
Banks increasing support for Philly’s growing small businesses sector
Writer: Yolanda Rivas 2 min read AUGUST 2019 — The economic environment in Philadelphia, with many world-class educational and healthcare...
Spotlight on:
Kenneth Lawrence Jr., Commissioner, Montgomery County
Writer: Yolanda Rivas 2 min read AUGUST 2019 — Montgomery County is the third-most populous county in Pennsylvania and the...
Record Numbers Flock to Philly, Again
by Yolanda Rivas 2 min read AUGUST 2019 — Greater Philadelphia experienced its ninth straight year of record tourism in...
Spotlight on:
Gary Jonas, President & Principal, The HOW Group
Writer: Yolanda Rivas 2 min read AUGUST 2019 — Philadelphia’s real estate market has been growing steadily over the last...
Top Philly Neighborhoods for Commercial Real Estate
by Yolanda Rivas 2 min read AUGUST 2019 — Philadelphia’s real estate sector has been in growth mode for a...
Spotlight on:
Chad Dobbs, General Manager for Pennsylvania, Uber
Writer: Yolanda Rivas 2 min read JULY 2019 — Ride sharing is here to stay. Although the concept is not...
Spotlight on:
William Burns, Tax Office Managing Partner, BDO
By Yolanda Rivas 2 min read JULY 2019 — Accountants and financial professionals play an important role in the global...
Philly Life Science Leaders Boosting Infrastructure, Partnerships
by Yolanda Rivas 2 min read July 2019 — With more than 800 related companies and a rich network of...
Philadelphia Readies the Fireworks for Iconic July 4 Bash
by Yolanda Rivas 2 min read July 2019 — When it comes to celebrating America’s birthday, few do it like...
Baby boomer retirees keeping accountants, advisers busy
By staff writer June 2019 — As the baby boomer generation retires from the workforce, the need for business succession...
Big Game, Big Impact
January 2018 — “Win it all and the party is on us,” read a Bud Light tweet to the Eagles...
Small City, Big Impact
January 2018 — Celebrating an official 20 years as Philadelphia’s Garden District, Chestnut Hill now has something else to be...
PA Governor Tom Wolf in Philadelphia
  Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Executive Director Josh Greenberg of Capital Analytics When: January 17, 2018 Where: Temple University...
Governor Wolf Declares Statewide Disaster Emergency
January 2018 — Back in October, President Trump declared the opioid crisis a national health emergency. While the national rate...
PhilaPort Expansion Will Boost the Regional Economy
January 2018 — In December, PhilaPort was named by Forbes as one of the fastest-growing import ports by value. The...

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