Allan Domb

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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 […]

Citified

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 […]

Citified

Op-Ed: Why Philly Should Expand the Property Tax Abatement

(Editor’s note: This is an opinion column from guest writer Allan Domb. Domb is a City Councilman as well as a longtime realtor and developer in […]

Citified

Insider: Allan Domb’s Truly Awful Idea

(Editor’s note: This is an opinion column from a Citified insider.)  Many Philadelphians cheered real estate developer Allan Domb’s election to City Council last year. […]

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Insider: How to Incentivize Development In Philly’s Overlooked Neighborhoods

(This is an opinion column from a Citified insider.) Last week, Councilman and Condo King Allan Domb went public with a proposal to double the […]

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Lawmakers Fight for Muslim Holidays to Be Recognized in Philly

A group of activists erupted in applause at City Hall Thursday when lawmakers unanimously approved a resolution calling on the city and school district to recognize two Muslim holidays: Eid […]

Citified

Does “Bullet Voting” Really Work?

If you want to shake up City Council, many political insiders will tell you to vote for one at-large candidate and one at-large candidate only. This […]

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Is Ed Rendell Trolling Philly’s Democratic Machine?

Former Gov. Ed Rendell is up to something. He’s one of the most popular Democrats in the city, and yet he keeps throwing his weight behind candidates […]

City Life

Allan Domb: The Condo King

There are two distraught gentlemen in Allan Domb’s lobby, flipping out about the Pope. The date is July 29th, almost two months before Francis and […]

Property

Raw Space Alert: Tri-Balcony Penthouse at The Rittenhouse Asks $6.25M

Oh man, here’s a fun listing for those of you looking for some major floor plan porn (yes, that’s a thing). Nearly 6,000-square-foot of prime penthouse space at […]

Citified

The Brief: What Will Happen to the Homeless During the Pope’s Visit?

1. Organizers say they are carefully considering the needs of homeless people as they make preparations for the Pope’s visit. The gist: On Monday, Mayor Michael Nutter got […]

Property

First Pics: Inside the Revamped Alison Building on Rittenhouse Square

For those of you seeking brand new luxury rental options on Rittenhouse Square, today is essentially your day. By that we mean, 19 units at […]

Business

Selfies with Philly’s Most Prominent Business People

Like it or not, selfies are a huge part of pop culture — and nobody’s too cool to take one, even Philly’s most prominent business people. […]

Property

Allan Domb to Debut Boutique Rental Units at the Alison Building in July

Hot off his successful bid for City Council At-Large, Allan Domb is set to unveil the first round of super high-end rental units inside the […]

Citified

Progressives Won the Philly Election? You Sure About That?

Philadelphia is suddenly a progressive utopia. At least, that’s what you might believe after reading articles about the city’s primary election in the national media. “Jim Kenney, a […]