Millennials

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Millennials Aren’t Flocking to Cities Anymore—Can Philly Buck the Trend?

Half a million fewer Millennials picked up and left to start over in new locations following the Great Recession, according to a new study released by […]

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Center City’s Housing Market Is Surging, But For How Long?

Center City has recovered from the recession, and then some. Developers built 1,983 new housing units in Center City last year, a robust total that is […]

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Urban Homeownership Is Dying Away

[Updated at 8:15 p.m. with context from a Pew Philadelphia Research Initiative study on the same subject.] Cities are booming, but urban homeownership is fading […]

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Report Finds Philly Is Among the Best Markets for Renting to Millennials

Millennials have no doubt been the source of several headlines these last few years, and it looks like the Generation Y-talk won’t be stopping anytime […]

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Do Millennials Actually Love Cities — or Are They Just Too Broke to Leave?

Millennials have been hailed ad nauseam as the saviors of urban America, and there’s no debating that they’ve helped rejuvenate Philadelphia. There are nearly 75,000 […]

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Morning Headlines: Millennials Drove East Market and the Gallery Renovation

As per a report by the Center City District and the Central Philadelphia Development Corp., the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Natalie Kostelni writes that the retail […]

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The Decline in Homeownership Is My Fault

Atlantic Senior Editor Derek Thompson breaks down recently released Census stats that reveal that American homeownership is at a 19-year low. He’s a man with […]

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Study Finds Young College Grads Spur On Economic and Neighborhood Revitalization

Yesterday, City Observatory published “The Young and Restless and the Nation’s Cities,” a report focusing on 51 metropolitan areas (with a population of 1 million […]

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Confession: I’m Black, and I Used to Be Afraid to Walk Around Fishtown

This September marked the start of my 32nd year of residence in this city. And for all of those previous 31 years, I’ve treated this […]

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Need a Cuddle Buddy?

Need a cuddle buddy? There’s an app for that, too. How sad. If there’s ever a moment where you might feel especially in need of […]

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RealtyTrac Heat Map Reveals Where Millennials and Baby Boomers Are Going

Which counties are seeing an influx of millennials? Which are seeing rapid emigration? And where the heck are baby boomers going? RealtyTrac’s latest report answers […]

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Phillies Introduce Phone Charging Station at Citizens Bank Park

Monday night, the Phillies will honor Jimmy Rollins for setting the team record for hits. They’ll also be introducing a new feature to Citizens Bank […]

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Gen Y to Boomers: You Taught Us to Be “Flaky Dreamers”

Bitching about an up-and-coming generation is nothing new. And now it’s Gen Y’s turn to bear the brunt of the complaining. We have been dubbed […]

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Philadelphia Rental Market Poised for Takeoff

The prospects for new multifamily construction in Philly look good in the long run, a panel of insiders say – but there are some matters […]

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Millennials Love Philly—But Not Enough to Stay

The Inquirer says that Philadelphia’s much-heralded millennial revolution is just a mirage. Yes, the age group 20-34 accounts for a quarter of the city’s population, […]