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18-Unit Apartment Building Rising in University City

Major development in University City continues to move westward. We recently told you about a 102-unit mixed-use plan on the 4200 block of Chestnut. That project has not broken ground yet. However, the 278-unit development at the corner of 43rd and Chestnut that we wrote about is now starting to take shape. Right behind the Read more about 18-Unit Apartment Building Rising in University City[…]

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178 Units + Retail Proposed in Roxborough

Developers are aiming to consolidate 3 industrial parcels surrounding Paoli Ave. and Umbria St. in Roxborough in order to build a mixed-use project. The properties include 5001 Umbria St., which currently holds a small diner, and 115-121 Paoli Ave., which is the home to an industrial business. Combined, the lots total 85,856 square feet (nearly Read more about 178 Units + Retail Proposed in Roxborough[…]

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146 Units + Retail to Replace Parking Lot at 8th & Spring Garden

Spring Garden St. on the east side of Broad St. has experienced a ton of development action over the last 5-10 years. New commercial spaces, offices, breweries, residential buildings and restaurants have sprung up along the corridor. The area between 9th St. and 11th St. and the stretch between 5th St. and the river have Read more about 146 Units + Retail to Replace Parking Lot at 8th & Spring Garden[…]

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Jewelers Row Tower’s Height Increased, Unit Count Decreased to 63

If you follow Philadelphia real estate development news, you’ve heard about the saga involving Toll Brothers’ plan to build a condo tower on Jewelers Row. The plan first came to light in 2017. We won’t recount the whole story as there are plenty of articles out there that have covered the details of the situation. Read more about Jewelers Row Tower’s Height Increased, Unit Count Decreased to 63[…]

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14-Story, 280-Unit Building Proposed in Northern Liberties

If you’ve been to Northern Liberties recently, you probably noticed the two cranes towering over the neighborhood. Those cranes are for the 1,000+ units and multiple retail spaces that will become Post Brothers’ Piazza Terminal. Just west of that development, hundreds of more units are under construction or in the planning phases along 2nd St. Read more about 14-Story, 280-Unit Building Proposed in Northern Liberties[…]

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Proposal for 400-Unit Conversion of International House in West Philly

More than a year ago, we let you know that the International House at 3701 Chestnut St. in University City was up for sale. The 14-story Brutalist building, constructed between 1968 and 1970, was most recently used as a dorm for international students, some UPenn offices, and the Lightbox Film Center. We hadn’t heard much about Read more about Proposal for 400-Unit Conversion of International House in West Philly[…]

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96-Unit Tower + Car Dealership Finally Moving Forward in Northern Liberties?

Back in August of 2018, owners of the 9,075 square foot CMX-3 parcel at 626-30 N. Delaware Avenue went before the Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) for a 14-story, nearly 195 foot tower with 96 residential units, 117 automated parking spots, and 32 bicycle spaces with a car dealership at the base of the building. Read more about 96-Unit Tower + Car Dealership Finally Moving Forward in Northern Liberties?[…]