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The Bellwether District

Philadelphia, PA

A New Start in the City That Started It All.

The Bellwether District will be Philly’s new home for e-commerce, life sciences, and logistics leaders. It will be a global model of sustainable development and design. It will connect the world’s seas, skies, rails, and roads to the people and businesses of Philadelphia.

The Bellwether District stands for Philadelphia’s one-of-a-kind legacy of leadership and its role as a bellwether city, from the early beginnings of the nation to the modern era.

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The Bellwether District News

How Philly’s biggest 2020 real estate deal could create opportunities for Philly students

When Hilco Redevelopment Partners (HRP), a real estate investor that remediates obsolete industrial sites, bought the 1,300-acre former Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery out of bankruptcy in June, all eyes were on the Chicago-based company.

Hilco Redevelopment Partners to Invest Hundreds of Millions of Dollars to Decommission, Demolish and Remediate the Former PES Refinery Site in Southwest Philadelphia

Hilco Redevelopment Partners (HRP) announced that the company will invest hundreds of millions of dollars to decommission, demolish and remediate the former PES Refinery site, a site that has been a source of pollution for more than 150 years. HRP, the real estate development unit of Hilco Global, remediates and redevelops complex and obsolete industrial properties in cities nationwide.

Administrator Wheeler Wraps Up Visit to Philadelphia

Administrator Andrew Wheeler wrapped up his trip to the greater Philadelphia area with a series of roundtables highlighting environmental restoration, economic redevelopment, and regulatory reform.

Hilco names operations chief for massive Philadelphia refinery redevelopment

Hilco Redevelopment Partners has named an operations head to help oversee its planned 1,300-acre transformation of the former Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery site into an industrial and warehouse hub.

Hilco Redevelopment Partners Hires Jasmine E. Sessoms to Lead Corporate Affairs as Senior Vice President for the PES Redevelopment Project in Philadelphia

The Point Breeze native will handle community and government outreach as the company cleans up and redevelops the former PES refinery site.

Hilco closes on $225M PES refinery purchase, envisions up to 15 million square feet of new space

Hilco Redevelopment Partners acquired the former Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in South Philadelphia out of bankruptcy.