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uCity Square at a Glance

4.0M SF mixed-use development with an additional 4.0M SF planned
11 city blocks
5 institutions of higher learning in University City
200+ life science companies
15,000+ workers
75,000+ jobs in University City
3 acres of parks and outdoor space
325+ events per year

Located at the Center of Innovation in Philadelphia

uCity Square is a vibrant community where a diverse talent pool, trailblazing companies, and top-tier research institutions collide, connect, and thrive as they advance solutions that address society’s most pressing challenges.

View of Philadelphia from the sky
uCity Square
Drexel University
30th Street Station
University of
Center City
Why Philadelphia

Philadelphia has built a reputation on breakthroughs in science, education, technology, healthcare, arts, and culture. Today, the city has become one of the most popular, affordable, and accessible destinations to live, work, play, and learn.

Research & Innovation
  • A top-5 life science market in the U.S.
  • Hub of medical and life science innovations, particularly in immunotherapies, including cell, gene, and mRNA therapies
  • Surrounded by top top-tier colleges and universities, independent research institutions, and world-renowned hospitals
  • Home to leading biopharmaceutical companies including Lilly and Roche
Talent Pipeline
  • Companies at uCity Square gain unparalleled access to an industry-leading pool of life science entrepreneurs and new generations of top research talent every year.
  • Philadelphia ranked 8th in U.S. life sciences employment
Accessible & Livable
  • Four blocks from 30th Street Amtrak Station
  • Less than 15 min. to Philadelphia International Airport
  • The 18th most walkable neighborhood
  • Located on SEPTA bus and subway routes and proximity to 30th Street Station
  • Active bike lanes and storage for commuters
93 Walk Score
96 Transit Score
86 Bike Score


Development Partners

Trusted, Committed, and Experienced Long-term Partners

Wexford Science + Technology, the University City Science Center, and Ventas have partnered to build uCity Square into the region’s premier innovation address, consisting of laboratory, clinical, office, retail, residential, community and green spaces over the last two decades. And we have no plans on changing course! We are committed to developing a Knowledge Community built on a foundation of research, discovery, entrepreneurial activity, corporate engagement, and community inclusion.