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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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Hotel to 289-Unit Residential Building Conversion Planned in Center City

Back in November of 2018, developer Pearl Properties purchased the Embassy Suites at 1776 Benjamin Franklin Parkway for $59.8 million. We heard last October that the former TGI Fridays on the ground level of the building would be transformed into a brewpub. Victory Brewing Company of Downingtown announced that they would be opening a 2-story, Read more about Hotel to 289-Unit Residential Building Conversion Planned in Center City[…]

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320-Foot, 298-Unit, Mixed-Use Tower Proposed in Rittenhouse

A little more than a year ago, we told you about a 207-room hotel proposed at 1620 Sansom St. in Rittenhouse. It looks like plans have changed for the site. Southern Land Company, the developer behind The Laurel on Rittenhouse Square and 3601 Market St., recently released plans for a mixed-use tower on the 18,816 Read more about 320-Foot, 298-Unit, Mixed-Use Tower Proposed in Rittenhouse[…]

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448 Units + Commercial Planned for Historic Property in the Gayborhood

Back in 2019, the Camac Baths building at 204 S. 12th St. was nominated to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places, two years after being acquired by Midwood Investment & Development, a national real estate development firm. The Camac Baths was deemed historically significant because of its first Jewish and then gay and bisexual clientele. Read more about 448 Units + Commercial Planned for Historic Property in the Gayborhood[…]

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341-Unit Tower Proposed on Trader Joe’s Parking Lot

You’ve probably queued up waiting to get into the Trader Joe’s parking lot on 22nd St. Lately, you’ve probably waited in line again to get into the supermarket, and then again to check out. It seems like Trader Joe’s is constantly busy, slinging fresh produce, tasty snacks, and frozen products to the masses. The store Read more about 341-Unit Tower Proposed on Trader Joe’s Parking Lot[…]

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19-Story Overbuild of Freeman’s Auction House Approved by Historical Commission

A 19-story overbuild of the Freeman’s Auction House at 1810 Chestnut St. has been approved by the Philadelphia Historical Commission according to Cecil Baker + Partners, the architect behind the project. The existing 6-story structure was built in 1923 and was the home of Freeman’s until last year, when the company moved into spaces at Read more about 19-Story Overbuild of Freeman’s Auction House Approved by Historical Commission[…]

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685 Foot & 245 Foot Towers Proposed Next to Cathedral in Logan Square

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has been exploring developing the parking lots surrounding the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul next to Logan Square since 2016. The Archdiocese has been working with Exeter Property Group and its subsidiary, EPG Urban, to determine the best use of the land and to source capital for the project. Read more about 685 Foot & 245 Foot Towers Proposed Next to Cathedral in Logan Square[…]