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New Fund Helps Small Builders Weather the Coronavirus Storm

The effort to blunt the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus has not only put the economy in a coma but also threatened the very survival […]

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New Mixed-Income Apartment Building Subsidizes Itself

Generally speaking, new housing developments for lower-income residents require some sort of subsidy to make the projects work. These subsidies often take the form of […]

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What City Winery Does for the Fashion District — and Vice Versa

Concert promoter, music producer and oenophile Michael Dorf, the founder of City Winery, doesn’t hang out at the mall. But when he finally decided the time was […]

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$3M in Loans to Help More Philly Residents Jumpstart Their Development Careers

Does becoming your own rehabber appeal to you? Would you like to follow in the footsteps of revivalists like Rachel Street and Kelly Straka? Do […]

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First Look: Condos Coming to Historic Old City Buildings

Where once the aroma of chemicals and oils filled Arch Street, other scents will soon emanate. These may include potpourri, flowers, perfume, olive oil, herbs […]

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Biotech Tour: Inside That Enormous Life Sciences Co-Working Campus in King of Prussia

Nestled in King of Prussia is what developers say is a first for the world: the “largest co-working ecosystem for healthcare, life sciences and technology-enabled […]


A First-Time Philly Flipper Takes the Plunge and Lives to Tell About It

You know that cute rehab in Point Breeze we featured here a week ago? The guy who took on the project just might give Rachel […]

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Will New $100M Research Hub Strengthen Philadelphia’s Innovation District?

Gone are the days when developers just put up an office building. Amid a thriving life sciences and biotech ecosystem, developers in Philadelphia must now consider not […]

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Carl Dranoff Breaks Ground at Broad and Spruce at Last

Today’s midday ceremonial groundbreaking for the Arthaus, Dranoff Properties’ new 47-story condominium tower at Broad and Spruce streets, was at once a triumph, an anticlimax […]


Who’s Building Philly: Tom Bentley

Bentley Homes‘ trajectory somewhat resembles that of the Baby Boom generation its founder Tom Bentley belongs to: He started out building townhouses on the Main […]


Will Tax Abatement Reform Trade Short-Term Gain for Long-Term Pain?

Just about all of the declared candidates for Philadelphia City Council seats next month have proposed changes to the 10-year tax abatement on new construction […]

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The Laurel Will Break Ground for Real Within the Next Two Weeks

Southern Land Company was eager to show off how strong demand was for condo units at the Laurel, the eventual tallest residential tower yet built […]


A Custom Home Builder Takes the Express Route With Lower Gwynedd Project

“Exclusively for everybody.” You might say that phrase, which is currently used to sell premium vodka, sums up the philosophy underlying mass customization. That process […]

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First Views at Penn Treaty Units Nearly Complete

In June of last year, New York development partnership Gotham Bedrock LLC made its first foray into Philadelphia when it bought the Views at Penn […]


East Market: 3 Buildings Down, 3 to Go

Mayor Jim Kenney and Planning and Development Director Anne Fadullon joined officials of National Real Estate Development, its investor parent National Real Estate Advisors, International […]