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Phoenixville Engages Its Westside

With the major construction work complete, the developer and manager of the new Westside apartment/shopping complex just outside Phoenixville invited their local neighbors to show off […]

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Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Big Builders: Awards Honor Shapers of the Future

How is building a development like mentoring a young child? Gary Jonas, principal of HOW Properties, explains it this way: “What I see is real estate […]

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Survey Finds Philly Renters Value Convenience, Comfort More Than Amenities

Eurostyle kitchens, hardwood floors and bathrooms with Toto toilets and rain shower heads may lure tenants to apartment complexes in other cities, but here in […]

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The Pieces Fall Into Place on Market Street East

This morning’s announcement that AMC will bring an eight-screen deluxe cinema to Fashion District Philadelphia is merely the latest piece of evidence that a virtuous […]

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New Apartment Conversion to Serve as Learning Lab for Would-Be Builders

Ninety-six new apartments with huge windows, great views and the kinds of amenities that appeal to millennials. A restaurant on the street floor. A rooftop […]

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Another Cool Mixed-Use Building to Rise on North Front Street

This much you can say for certain about the buildings that come out of Interface Studio Architects: They’re about as far from bland and boring […]

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Hamilton Construction Gets Under Way With Ceremonial Brick-Breaking

Philadelphia City Council members, Community College of Philadelphia officials, and executives of Radnor Property Group gathered before an invited audience this morning (Sept. 12th) to […]

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AKA University City Levels Up With Posh Club Floor

If Cira Centre South is, as Brandywine Realty Trust’s promotions put it, “Philadelphia’s first vertical neighborhood,” then Level 28 is its town square. The bottom […]

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Big Plans to Revive Bala Avenue, Starting With A Cup of Java

Bala Avenue in Bala Cynwyd is one of those small commercial districts that make Philadelphia’s suburbs such attractive places to live. But over the past few decades, […]

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The Bridge on Race, Ready for Its Closeup

When last we looked in on The Bridge on Race, the bold apartment building at the northwest corner of 2nd and Race streets, most of […]

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Rents Rise Modestly Again in July; Renters Give Area Good Marks

Rents for apartments in Philadelphia rose slightly for the sixth straight month in July, climbing 0.3 percent from June levels, according to the latest monthly […]

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A Midcentury Modern Makeover in King of Prussia

Followers of this channel should be aware that midcentury modernism is now history. That is, it’s become the subject of preservationist interest and action to […]

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At Last, More Accurate Rent Data

You may have noticed that this section has not posted monthly data on rent trends in Philadelphia since April. We explained the reason why in […]

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3737 Chestnut Changes Hands for $118M

One of the first of the new high-rise apartment towers that are reshaping the University City skyline has a new owner: Radnor Property Group announced […]

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Hard Hat Tour: 1213 Walnut

Philadelphia’s newest hotel is in its home stretch, sprinting towards an August opening. Wait, did I say “hotel”? Forgive me, for I had a momentary lapse […]