About Philadelphia

Every city has its own flavor of tech scene; Philly has a civic and sustainability bend

At Azavea, we believe that place and geography are central to human experience and communities will continue to be a key mechanism for human prosperity and advancement. Azavea, and the majority of our team, is proudly based in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia is the perfect Goldilocks city: not too big, not too small, not too busy, not too dull.

Philadelphia is charming, genuine, and incredibly accessible via walking, biking, and public transit.

Philadelphia is a big small city.

Philadelphia is a city full of hidden treasures and intense fandom, which span the worlds of sports, culture, food, and more.

Life in Philadelphia

A great place to own a business

Philadelphia’s institutions are at the forefront of innovation in everything from green stormwater infrastructure to medicine.

There are more than 100 universities in the region, generating both potential research partnerships and future colleagues. Philadelphia is in the middle of the largest economies on the East Coast. 75 minutes from New York City and two hours from DC, Philadelphia has a hub airport with direct flights to 95 U.S. and 35 international cities. Azavea is proud to count itself among the leading firms in our town.

A great place to live

Philadelphia is an amazing confluence of wonderful attributes. It has countless restaurants of incredible quality and a rich culture and history.

  • Philadelphia is affordable. It has one of the most affordable housing markets of any major city in the United States.
  • You can live comfortably without a car. It is walkable and bikeable, and has reasonably good public transit.
  • Small-town feel in a big city. Philadelphia’s big enough to be a diverse, cosmopolitan, and sophisticated city while also having the small town feel of intimate neighborhoods.

What we love about Philly

  • Public art, educational institutions, and events
  • Robust and diverse food scene
  • Connection to other east coast cities
  • Residential neighborhoods

Don’t take our word for it

We look forward to getting to know you!

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