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Technical.ly Philly: With 10,000 jobs, will the Navy Yard stand on its own as an innovation hub?

One of the most historic employment engines of Philadelphia is back in a new way, with more people working in the Navy Yard than ever before. Part of that success is tied to a buoyant technology business community, but at least some of that growth has come at the expense of Center City. Can the Navy Yard stand on its own?

By Juliana Reyes / Technical.lyPhilly STAFF

A version of this story originally appeared in the Philly Tech Week print magazine and calendar.

One of the most historic employment engines of Philadelphia is back in a new way, with more people working in the Navy Yard than ever before. Part of that success is tied to a region-wide buoyant technology business community, but at least some of that growth has come with companies relocating from Center City. Can the Navy Yard be an innovation hub in its own right?

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