Allan Domb

Business

How Philly’s Accountants Can Easily Raise $100 Million for the City

If you have up to three kids and make less than $54,000 a year, you are probably owed about $6,300 this year from the federal […]

News

OPINION: The One Big Thing Missing From Allan Domb’s Plan to Grow the City

As we’ve unfortunately learned, some business leaders may not be the most effective political leaders. But Allan Domb doesn’t fall into that category. Since taking […]

Business

What Do You Get When You Put Curalate, Starr Restaurants and Coded by Kids Together?

Philly Tech Week is back, and it’s more creative than ever. Case in point: On Tuesday, May 2, Curalate will challenge a group of as […]

Property

The Top 5 Real Estate Stories of 2016

As we close the book on 2016, let’s take a look back at the year in real estate and development. What were the stories that […]

News

ThinkFest Recap: Allan Domb’s Three Steps to Righting the City’s Finances

On Tuesday afternoon, City Councilman and real estate man Allan Domb took to the stage at Philly Mag’s ThinkFest to do what he does best: […]

Property

ThinkFest Preview: Allan Domb on Getting Our Money’s Worth Out of City Hall

In case you didn’t know this, the City of Philadelphia is a corporation. Running it more like one would redound to taxpayers’ benefit, says City […]

Property

Jawdropper of the Week: The Golden Touch in Wash West

They say money can’t buy you love, but this stunning apartment proves that all wrong. Soaring high above the streets of Washington Square West, this week’s […]

Citified

Teamsters to Pro-Soda Tax Lawmakers: No More Campaign Money For You

What do special interest groups want for their campaign donations? Are they looking for favors, access, or just a sympathetic ear? Most of the time, voters can only speculate (and worry) about the answers […]

Citified

Council’s Resident Realtor Just Voted Against a Tax Hike on Real Estate Sales

A City Council committee voted 6-2 on Thursday to approve a small increase in the real estate transfer tax, which is levied when houses and other properties […]

Citified

Op-Ed: Why Philly Should Expand the Property Tax Abatement

(Editor’s note: This is an opinion column from guest writer Allan Domb. Domb is a City Councilman as well as a longtime realtor and developer in […]

Citified

Insider: Allan Domb’s Truly Awful Idea

(Editor’s note: This is an opinion column from a Citified insider.)  Many Philadelphians cheered real estate developer Allan Domb’s election to City Council last year. […]

Citified

Insider: How to Incentivize Development In Philly’s Overlooked Neighborhoods

(This is an opinion column from a Citified insider.) Last week, Councilman and Condo King Allan Domb went public with a proposal to double the […]

Citified

Lawmakers Fight for Muslim Holidays to Be Recognized in Philly

A group of activists erupted in applause at City Hall Thursday when lawmakers unanimously approved a resolution calling on the city and school district to recognize two Muslim holidays: Eid […]

Citified

Does “Bullet Voting” Really Work?

If you want to shake up City Council, many political insiders will tell you to vote for one at-large candidate and one at-large candidate only. This […]

Citified

Is Ed Rendell Trolling Philly’s Democratic Machine?

Former Gov. Ed Rendell is up to something. He’s one of the most popular Democrats in the city, and yet he keeps throwing his weight behind candidates […]