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The Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference Is in Town

You knew our city’s vacant real estate was a problem, but I bet you didn’t know it was a big enough problem to hold a […]

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A New World Trade Center … In Camden?

The former site of the Riverfront State Prison in North Camden will get a makeover in the form of a 2.3 million square-foot world trade […]

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The Homestead Exemption Deadline Is Extremely Nigh

If you’re trying to save $400 off the city’s upcoming Actual Value Initiative property tax hikes, you’d better get your forms in order by Friday. […]

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L&I Says Goldtex’s Lofts Are Not for Living In

Trouble continues for the Pestronk brothers today, though not from the usual union sources sabotaging their properties. This time, the ire is on the part […]

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Housing Sales in Philly Up 20 Percent Over Last Year

Something title “The Residential and Foreclosure Sales Report” isn’t usually the go-to source for good news these days, but RealtyTrac’s extensive survey does have some […]

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Why Philly Needs an Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

It’s no secret that, for all its cinematic traditions, from The Philadelphia Story to Rocky to Bradley Cooper jogging while wearing a garbage bag, Philadelphia […]

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Warren Buffett Buys Prudential Fox & Roach

Prudential Fox & Roach, the Devon, PA-based real estate giant, has been bought by a division of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway investment fund. PruFoxRoach will […]

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30-Year-Old Woman Dies After Fall From Window of Luxury Condo

At 4:20 a.m. this morning, a still unidentified 30-year-old woman fell from the 12th story window of the luxurious Dockside Condominiums on the Delaware River. […]

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Will the Roxy Theater Ever Reopen?

When we first learned last September that Sansom Street’s Roxy Theater was closing, it was sad — though not entirely unexpected — news. Center City’s […]

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Nutter: Cigarette Link to Explosion is “Pure Speculation”

NBC 10 reports: Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter said reports that Monday’s house explosion in South Philly may have been caused when a handyman lit a […]

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Rappaport Heirs to Building Collapse Victims: Get In Line

It has been nearly two months since the deadly building collapse at 22nd and Market streets. Victims and families of the deceased have been lining […]

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Philadelphians Embrace House-Flipping, Because What Could Go Wrong?

Philadelphia can be, ahem, behind the times at times, but today’s Inky report that “house flipping has come to Philadelphia” seems especially absurd. After all, […]

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Ori Feibush Defeated, Will Rise Again Because He’s Ori Effing Feibush

Our fellow PhillyMag blog Property relates the latest Ori Feibush sighting: Point Breeze developer Ori Feibush stirred some controversy this month when his lawyer, Wally […]

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“Crowdfunding” Helps Philly Squatter Buy Home

NBC 10 reports: At a Philadelphia Housing Authority auction last week, a squatter placed the winning bid on the home she’d been living in for […]

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Ori Feibush Is an Evil Monster

Man, oh man. A lot of people really hate developer Ori Feibush, don’t they? It seems that not a week goes by without some story […]