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Philadelphia Navy Yard Unveils Its First Hotel

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    The Philadelphia Navy Yard’s quest to become a full-service business park is one step closer.

    Officials unveiled the 172-room Courtyard by Marriott, the first hotel for the Navy Yard. It includes 1,800 square feet of meeting space and The Bistro-Eat Drink Connect restaurant and bar, as well as a Starbucks.

    The 1,200-acre Navy Yard, which was transferred from the Navy in 2000, has the corporate headquarters of retailer Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ: URBN), the U.S. headquarters for pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline and the primary baking facilities for Tastykake.

    Read more about this story at PBJ.com.