Sandy Smith is Philadelphia magazine’s Home and Real Estate editor. A Kansas City native, he has called Philly home for more than 35 years. He reports on houses for sale, condos for sale, apartments for rent, new construction, development and trends in the Greater Philadelphia real estate market.

Sandy Smith

Home and Real Estate Editor

Sandy Smith is Philadelphia magazine’s Home and Real Estate editor. A Kansas City native, he has called Philly home for more than 35 years. He reports on houses for sale, condos for sale, apartments for rent, new construction, development and trends in the Greater Philadelphia real estate market.

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Property

Can a Car Dealership Be Cool?

The developer of a NoLibs “urban showroom” says yes.

City Life

Idea! Cheaper, More Frequent Regional Rail

Smith: It could become possible as soon as next year. Will SEPTA seize the day?

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Property

More Details on Proposed NoLibs Movie Theater

TLA Video’s Ray Murray previews his cinema-cafe concept.

Property

Renderings: Huge Mixed-Use Project at Broad and Callowhill

Rentals and retail.

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Property

More! Yet More! In Francisville!

Two units rising in the middle of rowhomes on Ginnodo Street.

Property

New Rentals Coming to Francisville

Seven apartments are under way on 16th Street.

A rendering of Bart Blatstein's Provence casino.
Property

The Secret to Philly’s Next Casino

It’s just a spoonful of slots to make the restaurants go down.

Property

Blatstein Introduces Two Celebrity Chefs for Casino Complex

Property

From Bauhaus to Your House at Fourth and Fairmount

A new development in Northern Liberties.

Property

Progress on 20-Unit Development on N. 3rd Street

This two-row townhome development differs from the usual.

Property

New Townhomes in Northern Liberties

A vacant lot will be transformed.

City Life

SEPTA’s Been Lying to You

Sandy Smith: And they want to know about it.

City Life

Rafael Rivero Made America Care About the Minimum Wage

How a Facebook page changed a national debate.

Property

Dranoff Has “Ideas” for the Royal

At least that’s what Kenny Gamble says.

City Life

About that Epic Ferrick-Gym Dust-Up

Smith: Why we’ll never solve the public school problem on Twitter.