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Who’s Building Philly: Rahil Raza

“Workforce housing” is one of the buzzwords du jour in the local development lexicon. Elected officials and builders alike see it as key to shoring […]

Property

Checkmate in East Kensington? Broker Rearranges the Chessboard

I’ve gotten lots of pitches from real estate agents and others that lead me to ask, “What’s in a name?” The answer, it appears, is, […]

Business

How Builders Discover What Lies Beneath

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is the most famous example of what happens when builders fail to do due diligence on the land beneath their […]

Business

How 10 Townhomes Sold Quickly in Fairmount

Want some concrete evidence of the strength of the high-end housing market in Philadelphia? Then read on for a tale of a new townhouse project […]

Property

Who’s Building Philly: Alexis Miles

This is the first in a series of profiles that will introduce you each month to the people who are actively changing the face of […]

Business

How the Sharing Economy Is Changing Office Space

Two booms taken together turned Center City Philadelphia from a somewhat sleepy place at night with a buzz-cut of a skyline to a vibrant, round-the-clock […]

Property

This Builder Will Design a Home Around You for Just $300K

Custom-built homes have up until now been the exclusive province of the affluent, much as stylish modern furniture was up until Ikea brought it within […]

Business

Philly Real Estate Forecast 2017: No Irrational Exuberance Here, Not Yet

Let’s get this out of the way first: Eric Goldstein is simply ahead of the curve. The head of the King of Prussia District has […]

Property

Renters Rate Edgewater Tops Among Philly Apartment Buildings

Looking for an apartment in Philadelphia that’s attractive and nicely equipped, with great management and amenities? How about one with a really cool pool or […]

Property

The Future of Real Estate Tech: How’s Your Landlord Rate?

Looking to rent an apartment? Wonder what tenants think of the landlord? Looking to fill an apartment? Want to see whether a prospective tenant checks […]

Property

Residences at the Ritz-Carlton: The Movie

One of the perennial challenges people who market residential buildings and communities face is giving prospective residents an idea of what it would be like […]

Property

Survey: Villanova Tops for Green Homes for Sale

Maybe homeowners hereabouts want to emulate the Eagles. Or maybe it’s because investments in green features pay off when it’s time to sell. Whatever the […]

Property

The Future of Real Estate Tech: How to Get an Agent to Sell Your Home for Free

The internet is transforming the real estate industry much as it has transformed many others, including the news media. Technology has changed the relationship between […]

Property

A Penthouse Sells for a Sky-High Price

The two-story penthouse condo at 500 Walnut is stylish and very spacious. And it just set a new record for ultra-luxury sale prices locally. Scannapieco […]

Property

Toll Drops Plans for Society Hill Playhouse Site

First, it was condominiums. Then, rental apartments. Now, nothing. Toll Brothers has dropped plans to build apartment buildings on two plots of land it owns […]