Allan Domb

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Allan Domb Introduces Bill to End DROP for New Non-Union Employees

Allan Domb wants to drop DROP — for new non-union employees, at least. The at-large City Councilman is introducing legislation on Thursday that would curtail the […]

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Allan Domb for Mayor!

I realize what I’m about to say. I realize exactly what I’m about to say. And yet: It must be said. Every so often, when […]

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Allan Domb Floats Idea to Reduce Philly’s Property Tax Abatement

Looking for ways to bolster the resources of Philadelphia’s Housing Trust Fund, which supports affordable housing efforts in the city, City Council is currently moving […]

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Councilman Domb: Maybe It’s Time to Ban On-Street Parking in Center City

Anyone who navigates Philadelphia’s streets (whether by foot, bike, bus or car) knows they’re extremely clogged. Traffic seems like more of an issue than ever, especially […]

Property

There’s a Stranger in My House

Remember that cute trinity on Iseminger Street in Wash West that wouldn’t sell after six months on the market? Someone actually came close to buying […]

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Allan Domb’s New Year’s Resolutions to Recover Millions for Philly

Since taking office two years ago, my core mission in City Council has been to help Philadelphia collect delinquent taxes, improve our schools, broaden our […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]