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Ori Feibush Doesn’t Like It When You Call Him a “Shady, Crass, Money Driven Developer”

Ori Feibush builds building. Point Breeze resident gets upset. Ori Feibush launches counterattack. If you’ve followed Ori’s career at all, none of this should be […]

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The Real Story of the Gayborhood Revival

“We love 13th Street!” proclaim chef Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran on their website. It clearly shows: The pair, partners in business and in life, […]

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Two Cheers for Gentrification

Gentrification has been getting a bum rap in Philadelphia. You read that right. The assumption among elected officials — well, certain ones, at least — […]

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The 10 Most Expensive Neighborhoods in Philly

Inspired in part by this magazine’s recent neighborhood rankings, Philly real estate analysis startup Kwelia has ranked the priciest Philadelphia neighborhoods in the rental market by […]

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Ready to Buy a Property, Maybe Even a Home? PHA Is Selling. Cheap.

CBS 3 says that the Philadelphia Housing Authority is about to sell of up to 200 of its excess properties—the official announcement comes at 11 […]

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32% of Your Income Is Spent on Rent and Other Super Fun Facts About Philly’s Rental Market

Real estate swami Trulia has crunched the numbers on the rental market in the nation’s biggest cities. Here’s what they found about Philly: Rents increased […]

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Drexel University Branding Hits the Philly Skyline

Signs are always portentous, but in Philadelphia, they’re contentious, too. Neighborhood activists launch vigilante campaigns against bandit-sign advertisers, sending robocalls to their phones and tearing […]

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City To Reveal its AVI Dark Magic to the Public

It’s become Philadelphia’s favorite political parlor game: bashing AVI. So, in an attempt to quell the criticism over its mysterious property assessment methods, the city […]

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Alan Butkovitz Loses It, Tries to Get Writer Arrested [Updated]

City Controller Alan Butkovitz, Aviator-style specs in tow, has been on something of a whirlwind tour these days, bashing Michael Nutter and his Actual Value […]

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New Temple Dorm Alarmingly Flammable

For the seventh time in the past month-and-a-half, (seventh time) a 27-story high-rise dormitory Morgan Hall has caught on fire. All seven fires have been […]

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AVI: Also Screwing City Council Members

City Paper has compiled a handy chart documenting how each City Council member will get affected by the city’s Actual Value Initiative (provided the current […]

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Philly Rises Up National “Green Buildings” Ranking

Philly.com reports that Philly ranks 11th on a new EPA list of cities with “green buildings.” LA is first with 528 buildings; Philadelphia is way […]

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Shorter AVI: Glossy Corporate Towers Win, Your House Loses

The Daily News has compiled a list documenting how AVI is affecting the city’s 25 biggest buildings. And guess what? All of their taxes are […]

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Luxury Hotel Coming to Two Liberty Place [UPDATED]

A chunk of Philly’s skyline defining Two Liberty Place originally designated for commercial use, then for residential use, will now be converted into a luxury […]

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The Most Expensive Rental Condo in Rittenhouse Square

Always wanted to be #1 but were never good enough at sports or spelling to get an award? Then the real estate status game might […]