Mark Seltzer

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  • Drexel Launches RFP for Revolutionary Innovation Neighborhood in University City

    As city authorities across the country try to boost business investment and encourage companies to relocate or consolidate their local footprint, a new economic development concept is taking shape. It’s called “innovation district” and it promotes the exact opposite idea of the Silicon Valley office park model: instead of having an isolated corporate campus located outside the city, local authorities—along with universities or big employers—are now looking to revitalize neglected areas within city limits and turn them into veritable neighborhoods where professionals can live and work.

    Philadelphia 11 September 2014 14:05