Philly Economy

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Study Puts A Number on Chestnut Hill’s Economic Impact: $482 Million

Chestnut Hill as edge city? While that may sound as farfetched as the notion of Chestnut Hill as East Passyunk, it may actually have some […]

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Philly Area Among Top 3 Job-Seeker Destinations in the Nation

One of the things that has weighed heavily on the minds of Greater Philly’s boosters is the region’s modest employment growth, which has up until […]

Property

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 […]

Business

10 Big Ideas to Solve Philly’s Looming Jobs Crisis

There is in this city a coming-of-age narrative — the Story of Philadelphia’s Rise — and unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know […]

Property

New City Initiative Seeks to Clear Home Repair Assistance Backlog

This afternoon, in front of a modest rowhome in Olney, Mayor Jim Kenney, City Council President Darrell Clarke, City Council member Cherelle Parker (D-9th District) […]

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Report: Philly’s Gender Pay Gap is Smaller than the National Average But Still Not Good

Despite constant backlash from, well, everyone, the gender pay gap still plagues much of our nation’s female workforce. And although the Philadelphia metro rises above […]

Business

5 Takeaways from the 2017 “State of Center City” Report

The release of the 2017 “State of Center City” report at this morning’s quarterly meeting of the Central Philadelphia Development Corporation was a “Yes, but…” […]

Business

Report: Educational and Medical Jobs Help Stabilize Rents and Retail Market

It’s no secret that Philadelphia is a powerhouse in educational and health services – just a quick glance around our thriving metropolis will make this more […]

Property

Tax Abatement Huge Shot in Arm for City, Study Finds

Consider the 10-year property tax abatements on new construction and rehabilitation a down payment on a future gusher in revenue for the city thanks to […]

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There’s A Future for Young Professionals Here, Survey Finds

According to the results of a survey released last week by the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, a whopping 93 percent of young professionals […]

Business

Why Valley Forge Is Banking on Sports to Lure Visitors

For an investment of just under $50 million plus a modest annual operating subsidy, Montgomery County hotels and restaurants could see $100 million or more […]

News

CCD Report: Millennials Help Spur Strong Retail Growth

Just as the influx of new residents into Center City ultimately overflowed its confines, the retailers and restaurateurs that are rushing to serve them are […]

Business

How Philly Moms Are Fighting for the Right to Pump Breast Milk in Privacy

Like most moms, I’ve breast-pumped while perched delicately atop toilets, while wedged into filing closets, while idling in Target parking lots. This is all de […]

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U-City Named Hottest Tech Submarket in Nation

Those shiny new buildings rising in University City are not only turning it into Philadelphia’s second downtown — they’re making it the nation’s hottest submarket for […]

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The Most People Ever Visited Philadelphia In 2015

Visit Philadelphia released Philadelphia’s tourism statistics today, and the numbers are record-breaking: 41 million people visited our city last year, up from 39 million in […]