"...PIDC was not only instrumental in helping me to purchase the building, but also in helping me get my credit straight, evaluate my situation, and helping me to clear up judgements [on my credit report]..."


Chef David Simms, Owner, Eatible Delights Catering

"...PIDC allowed us to receive financial support very much needed for small businesses, and at a fair interest rate...."


Lisa Robinson, Founder & CEO, My Independence at Home

"...I've always loved working with PIDC. PIDC helps a lot of small businesses, as well as larger businesses. They are very thoughtful of where they get involved."..."


Rosemarie Certo, Founder, Dock Street Brewery

"...The low interest rates, commitment to economic development and job creation has always been a great appeal to me. I am so grateful for the support PIDC has provided to local businesses over the years, but especially so for PIDC’s half in the wake of COVID..."


Ellen Yin, Founder & Co-owner, High Street Hospitality Group

"...To support this burgeoning sector, PIDC joined forces with the City of Philadelphia to announce a series of initiatives known as StartupPHL. PIDC made a $3 million investment that was matched by First Round Capital..."


Real Food Works

"...With an Energyworks Loan from the City and PIDC, Goldman conducted and energy efficient retro-fit of 1315 Walnut Street in Center City, whose original windows were replaced with double-pane aluminumm windows. ..."


Goldman Properties

"...PIDC helped the Arden to complete the renovations on this new facility with a Capital Project Loan and Bridge Loan for a state grant. ..."


Arden Theatre Company

"...In every neighborhood across the city, PIDC is investing in projects with transformational impact. ..."


Dana and David Dornsife Center

"...utilized a Working Capital and Equipment Loan from PIDC to finance the necessary inventory, equipment, fit out, and working capital to open its third retail location...."


Vahle, Owner, Vahle's Pet Stuff

"...This hotel allows us to expand our footprint in Philadelphia. Without the help and support of PIDC, it would have been nearly impossible...."


Nick Gregory, Director of Operations, Kimpton Hotels

"...Without PIDC, a lot of these developments cannot happen. Literally, they helped change a neighborhood by working with us...."


Roland Kassis, Managing Partner, Frankford Avenue

"...PIDC understands that if they support us, and help us renovate and develop areas that are blighted, it helps everyone...."


Luis Torrado, President and Owner, Torrado Construction Company

"...PIDC is an excellent resource for individuals looking to sustain business and grow at the same time...."


Dr. Daniel Lee, Founder, N-PSY-T Psychological Services

"...Keeping our business at the core of the region we serve better positions us to attract talent and understand the needs of our clients...."


Edward D'Alba, President and CEO, Urban Engineers, Inc.

"...We needed an orgainization like PIDC to navigate us throughout the entire process…They gave us unconditional support...."


Kevin O'Brien, Founder and Creative Director, Kevin O'Brien Studio