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Here’s How Much Airbnb Has Blown Up in Philly

While cities like New York are seeing a rebound in its number of Airbnb listings, the company’s expansion has not let up in Philadelphia. According […]

Business

The Biggest Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Airbnb’s Success

How did three young guys disrupt the hotel industry and create a company that’s now worth $30 billion? That’s the question at the heart of […]

Business

Airbnb Hosts Rejoice: Company Will Soon Collect Pa.’s Occupancy Tax

Airbnb hosts and guests in Pennsylvania just got a break. Beginning on July 1st, Airbnb, will collect and remit hotel and tourist taxes, the state’s […]

Business

Meet the Queen of Airbnb in Philly

Jen Jordan is arguably Philadelphia’s busiest Airbnb host. She drives around the city — from Fishtown to Fairmount to South Philly — cleaning bathrooms, making […]

Property

Airbnb Plans “Hosting Meetup” in Preparation for Philadelphia Papal Visit

How do I rent my place out when Pope Francis comes to town?  It’s a question we’ve been getting for some time now (and even spelled […]

News

10 Great Places to Put Papal Pilgrims in Philadelphia

So, now we know the plan. And despite assurances from Mayor Nutter and officials involved with overseeing the World Meeting of Families in September, any […]

Business

Uber for Valet Parking Launches in Philly

Imagine circling a crowded Center City block for the third time, hunting for a parking spot. The lots are full, there isn’t a public spot […]

Business

Hillary Clinton vs. Uber and the Sharing Economy

Hillary Clinton has put Uber, Airbnb and the sharing economy in her crosshairs as she runs for president. In a speech laying out her economic agenda […]

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BizFeed: Supreme Court Has One More Big Decision Left

1. Supreme Court Has One More Big Case Left to Decide The News: After a historic week where the U.S. Supreme Court effectively upheld Obamacare in […]

News

Philly Is Getting an 8.5% Airbnb Tax

Airbnb is about to get a lot less laissez-faire in Philadelphia. City Council passed a bill, 15-0, Thursday, which is expected to be signed into […]

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Should Philly Tax Airbnb Rentals?

If you rent out your home on Airbnb, you might be a lawbreaker wheeling and dealing in Philadelphia’s black market. Currently, the city doesn’t allow short-term rentals in residential […]

Property

SOLD: Philly’s Most Unique Airbnb

We knew the former Arthaus BnB would sell quickly when it was listed in January, but it’s a shame no one else will get to stay in […]

Property

Morning Headlines: Developer Building Legal Airbnb in Philly

There are, as of publishing time, less than 1,000 Airbnb vacation rentals in Philadelphia (with prices ranging from $20 to $130/night). But a legal one […]

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Can Bill Green — Who Has Used Airbnb — Make the Service Legal Before He Leaves?

As the Internet continues to grow and the economy continues to suck, more people are going to try to sell goods and services online for […]

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Property

Would-Be Sellers in Phoenixville Turn to Airbnb

By Virginia C. McGuire Last summer we featured a modern house in the woods near Valley Forge National Historical Park that’s all clean lines and […]