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14-Unit Mixed-Use Property To Rise Under the El in Kensington

North Front Street’s revival continues. Properties are changing hands, buildings are getting renovated, and empty lots are being developed. Residents and retailers are putting down roots next to the elevated tracks of the Market-Frankford Line at an accelerated pace. We’ve told you about a bunch of projects surrounding the Berks El Stop on the border Read more about 14-Unit Mixed-Use Property To Rise Under the El in Kensington[…]

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106 Units Proposed on Blighted Lot in Kensington

You have heard us preach transit-oriented development time after time. People want to live near public transportation, especially near the subway. That is why we have seen development follow the path of the train lines. Take the eastern side of the Market Frankford Line as an example. Development started in Old City (2nd St.), moved Read more about 106 Units Proposed on Blighted Lot in Kensington[…]

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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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17-Unit Mixed-Use Building Coming to Kensington

Transit-oriented development is catching on in Philadelphia’s outlying neighborhoods. We have seen a ton of development surrounding the Berks El Station over the last few years. A 93-unit mixed-use building is under construction near Front and Norris, a 17-unit mixed-use building recently broke ground at Front and Coral, and a warehouse will soon be replaced Read more about 17-Unit Mixed-Use Building Coming to Kensington[…]

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19 Unit Mixed-Use Building Breaks Ground in Kensington

The area to the east of the York-Dauphin El Station continues to develop. There are multiple new construction projects and rehabs happening in the area. There are also a bunch of massive vacant lots and under-utilized industrial buildings in the neighborhood. We see these as huge opportunities for future development. We recently told you about Read more about 19 Unit Mixed-Use Building Breaks Ground in Kensington[…]

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155 Unit Mixed-Use Project Rising at Frankford and Lehigh – Kensington Courts

It seems like we’re bringing a massive development project in the Riverwards to your attention 8 days a week. Development is everywhere in this section of the city. Housing prices and rents have only gone in one direction over the last decade; up. We thought the prices in Fishtown were getting ridiculous a few years Read more about 155 Unit Mixed-Use Project Rising at Frankford and Lehigh – Kensington Courts[…]

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Historic Weisbrod & Hess Brewery on Martha St. in Kensington Sold – Reuse on the Horizon

If you walk down Martha St. in Kensington today, you will notice that the old Weisbrod & Hess Brewery barrel house sticks out like a sore thumb. Across the street from the barrel house, you will see other buildings from the former brewery that have been restored. A large section of the complex now hosts Read more about Historic Weisbrod & Hess Brewery on Martha St. in Kensington Sold – Reuse on the Horizon[…]