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  • Page 6 - The Navy Yard Master Plan
    Page 6 The Navy Yard Master Plan Basic HTML Version View Full Version Table of Contents Page 5 Page 7 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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  • Page 8 - The Navy Yard Master Plan
    with enthusiasm and support with hundreds of millions of dollars in new investment and a clear identity for The Navy Yard in the marketplace as the region s most dynamic and progressive business academic and research location Today more than 125 companies are based at The Navy Yard with an employee base exceeding 10 000 occupying more than 6 5 million square feet of facilities With its growing reputation and business base its progressive energy and stormwater infrastructure its stunning historic landscape and building renovations an expansive open space network its leading investments in new corporate workplaces from investors including Liberty Property Trust Urban Outfitters GlaxoSmithKline Tasty Baking Company Unique Industries WuXi AppTec Laboratory Services Rhoads Industries and Iroko Pharmaceuticals and its emerging R D sector led by the Navy s pre eminent Ships Systems Engineering Station Penn State University and the Department of Energy s 129 million Energy Efficient Buildings Hub an update to the 2004 Master Plan is now necessary to define The Navy Yard s next cycle of investment and place making This report is an update to the 2004 Master Plan with the goal of reinforcing and expanding on the 2004 Plan s vision of The

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  • Page 9 - The Navy Yard Master Plan
    square feet to 250 000 square feet totaling 710 000 square feet of office space Flex space on the edges of the Mustin Park District offers an additional 191 000 square feet of develop ment capacity for a total of 982 000 square feet Canal District 38 acres Located south of the Mustin Park District and extending to the Delaware River between League Island Boulevard and the Port Expansion Area this district offers a corporate campus totaling 950 000 square feet that is organized around the creation of a new canal as the anchor ing open space element reminiscent of the existing dry dock and building configurations located in the Historic Core and Shipyard districts Port Expansion Area 192 acres South of Kitty Hawk Avenue and east of the Canal District the Port Expansion Area is a 192 acre site that the Commonwealth of PA intends to develop as a combination of port facilities encompassing 36 acres and a large distribution center with up to 980 000 square feet of total building area The Historic Core is reinforced as the downtown for The Navy Yard with additional emphasis on this district growing into a mixed use center with the amenities required to establish The Navy Yard as a distinctive urban campus Central to the urban campus the 2013 Update reexamines a proposed residential pro gram at The Navy Yard Where the 2004 Plan originally envi sioned development of a separate large residential community the Marina District the 2013 Update now provides a tighter com munity of apartment buildings envisioned in a mix of renovated historic buildings and new construction to be centered in the His toric Core where it will anchor an amenity base that supports the surrounding commercial and industrial activity Lastly the 2013 Update revises the proposed Education

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  • Page 10 - The Navy Yard Master Plan
    Page 10 The Navy Yard Master Plan Basic HTML Version View Full Version Table of Contents Page 9 Page 11 MASTER PLAN 2013 UPDATE BACKGROUND

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  • Page 12 - The Navy Yard Master Plan
    century architecture and landscape and its proximity to the cultural amenities and intellectual capital of the region The 2004 Plan envisioned creating a dynamic mixed use waterfront community that would integrate everything expected from a great city industrial development new office developments historic rehabilitation retail waterfront amenities executive conferencing and hoteling research and development improved mass transit great public spaces and the potential for residential development This vision was grounded in the essential urban planning values of historic preservation mixed use development increasing public access to the water pedestrian oriented streets and sidewalks mass transit smart regional growth and environmental sustainability At the same time the 2004 Plan was also based on a realistic evaluation of market opportunities and challenges that existed at that time Five districts were created to the east of the existing Shipyard each with its own distinct character assets and development objectives and purpose These included Corporate Center 72 acres with approximately 1 4 million square feet of new office space 110 000 square feet of potential retail and 5 600 parking spaces Historic Core 167 acres with approximately 2 4 million square feet of existing building space reuse integrated with approximately 1 4 million square

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  • Page 13 - The Navy Yard Master Plan
    on the considerable infrastructure improvements that have been com pleted during this time The network of streets has been updated between Broad Street and League Island Boulevard according to the 2004 Plan which has served to reinforce and extend the im portance of the Historic Core at the center of The Navy Yard community Several major street extensions have been completed that include creation of the first leg of the diagonally themed Yard and two are under construction as of this writing resulting in over one million square feet of new building inventory During this same period renovations to more than 25 buildings mostly within the Historic Core have also been completed resulting in private investment of more than 700 million within the entire Navy Yard community The following are some of the private development highlights that have occurred in the last eight years GlaxoSmithKline is moving into its new 205 000 SF office in The Navy Yard s Corporate Center Developed by Liberty Property Trust and Synterra Partners this new office is de signed to achieve LEED Platinum certification Occupancy is occurring in early 2013 Liberty Property Trust and Synterra Partners have developed boulevard recently dedicated as Rouse Boulevard realignment and expansion of 11th Street as a north south connector inclu sive of bicycle lane amenities and in 2010 the completion of The Navy Yard s 26th Street entrance Likewise a network of open spaces has been developed that in cludes completion of two parks Crescent Park and Dry Dock Park League Island Park and the Riverfront Greenway a 1 5 mile pedestrian and bicycle path along the Delaware River will both be completed in 2013 Finally a series of utility improvement projects has been occurring to upgrade and expand the electric domestic water stormwater and sewage and gas

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  • Page 14 - The Navy Yard Master Plan
    Page 14 The Navy Yard Master Plan Basic HTML Version View Full Version Table of Contents Page 13 Page 15 MASTER PLAN 2013 UPDATE

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  • Page 26 - The Navy Yard Master Plan
    SUSTAINABILITY A driving principle that shaped the 2004 Master Plan was an emphasis on developing comprehensive sustainability prin ciples and practices as a foundation for planning design property management and branding Many of the 2004 objec tives developed with sound

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