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28 Units + Retail Coming to Front & Berks in Kensington

We feel like a broken record. The area around the Berks El Stop is booming! Multiple large-scale developments are underway with a ton of infill sprinkled throughout the surrounding blocks. Yet, there remains a ton of vacant land and underutilized structures. It looks like another lot will be developed soon. 102-106 W. Berks St. is Read more about 28 Units + Retail Coming to Front & Berks in Kensington[…]

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102-Unit Proposal would Replace Norris Square Warehouse

We have been telling you that Norris Square is a neighborhood that should explode with development over the next five to ten years. It is already happening. Vacant lots and under utilized buildings are being converted into residential and mixed-use developments. The largest project we have covered in Norris Square is the $28 million, 142-unit Read more about 102-Unit Proposal would Replace Norris Square Warehouse[…]

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20 Units + Retail Replacing Warehouse in Norris Square

We have told you before and we’ll say it again; Norris Square is primed to explode. The transit-accessible neighborhood is located just across Front St. from Fishtown and East Kensington. It sits between the Berks El stop and the York-Dauphin Station west of the tracks. The neighborhood has one of the most amazing parks within Read more about 20 Units + Retail Replacing Warehouse in Norris Square[…]

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20-Unit + Retail Project Proposed for Kensington on Frankford Ave.

East Kensington and Olde Richmond have seen an explosion of new residential development over the last several years as the energy of Fishtown has bled into these two adjacent neighborhoods. Although the area has seen an influx of new residents, the retail scene has lagged behind. We have seen some new businesses open up in Read more about 20-Unit + Retail Project Proposed for Kensington on Frankford Ave.[…]

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56-Unit + Retail Modular Project Rising Quickly in Kensington

East Kensington is experiencing an influx of investment and residential density as a result of the neighborhood’s industrial past and its designation as an opportunity zone. Old factories and warehouses have been converted to new uses. Other large vacant lots are being developed into dense multi-family and mixed-use new construction projects. There are several Industrial Read more about 56-Unit + Retail Modular Project Rising Quickly in Kensington[…]

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463 Units + Retail Planned for Former University City High School Site

University City High School sat south of Lancaster Ave. between 36th St. and 38th St. from 1972 to 2015. The school was closed in 2013 after a vote by the Philadelphia School Reform Commission. Drexel University purchased the 14-acre property in 2014 for $25.1 million and proceeded to demolish the building. Drexel has partnered with Read more about 463 Units + Retail Planned for Former University City High School Site[…]

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40-Unit, Mixed-Use Plan for North Broad is Going to the ZBA

Just north of Broad and Norris St. is 2008 N. Broad St., a 7,968 square foot Institutional Special Purpose (SP-INS) zoned parcel. The property holds a short, street-to-street building that was once the home of a funeral parlor. The funeral home no longer operates out of the space. 2008 N. Broad St. was sold at Read more about 40-Unit, Mixed-Use Plan for North Broad is Going to the ZBA[…]

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35 Units + Commercial Development Planned for Northern Liberties

723 N. 6th St is a 8,744 Industrial Residential Mixed-Use (IRMX) parcel on the western edge of Northern Liberties. The property has held a large one-story warehouse with multiple retail storefronts. The building was most recently home to a kitchen cabinet refacing operation, a small grocery store, a fitness center, and an office for another Read more about 35 Units + Commercial Development Planned for Northern Liberties[…]