Real Estate Biz


Nation, Hear This: Building Permits Are Up and Foreclosures Are Down!

RealtyTrac has released a first-quarter housing analysis of HUD data and it shows a firm emphasis on the number 27. Single-family-home building permits are up […]


Alleged: Butkovitz Spent Taxpayers’ Money to Score Political Points

On Wednesday, City Controller Alan Butkovitz’s office released a study that concluded “the actual value initiative (AVI) did not improve accuracy, uniformity and fairness.” The […]


New Website HomeJab Serves As Hub for Property Videos That Aren’t Terrible

The name may recall the online greeting card company JibJab, but HomeJab has a more serious purpose. Cousins Joe and Chris Jesuele have started a […]

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Property’s Morning Obsession: Another Real Estate Rap Video, Because God Help Us, There Is Another One

This is not only a real estate rap video, but a R.A.P. video because it comes courtesy of Rafael A. Perez from San Diego. Clearly […]


Congratulations, PREIT–the Gallery Is All Yours

As of yesterday, Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT) officially owns the Kmart at Ninth and Market–the one it paid $60 million for even though […]


Thank Goodness for Wall Street Analysts

Five Wall Street gaming experts were at the Loews Hotel today offering wisdom on Pennsylvania gaming. One of the analysts made a bold pronouncement regarding […]

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Property’s Morning Obsession: The Navy Yard As Innovation Hub for Building Technology

The more you think about it, the more staggering it gets: the progress the Navy Yard has made from movie setting for post-apocalyptic zombie flick […]


Property’s Morning Obsession: Brandywine Realty Trust’s Love of Pong

Philadelphia has made the national news again–and this time it has nothing to do with a restaurant called Chink’s. Now the country is talking about […]

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Property’s Morning Obsession: New York’s Priciest Listing, Asking $125M

Curbed National featured this penthouse at the Fifth Avenue Pierre Hotel as its House of the Day yesterday, and we simply had to take a […]


The Most Popular Listings Words Are…

Which words appear most frequently in real estate listings? “Beautiful” takes the top spot in New York, followed by a few that are equally prominent in Philadelphia. Here’s a tag cloud to help clear the air.