1400 N Howard Rendering

Retail + Office Complex Under Construction in South Kensington

Back in 2020, the 78,000 square foot, single story, square block warehouse at 1400 North Howard Street in South Kensington traded hands for $9.45 million. After receiving zoning approval to convert the building, which is zoned for single family homes (RSA-5), into a retail and office complex, the new owner, Asana Partners, announced that they Read more about Retail + Office Complex Under Construction in South Kensington[…]

700 Chestnut Street Hotel

14-Story, 148-Unit Overbuild Project Planned at 7th & Chestnut

Something big is planned for the southwest corner of 7th and Chestnut Streets. A zoning permit was issued on Friday for the consolidation of the parcels at 700-02 and 704 Chestnut Street. The plans call for demolishing 704 Chestnut Street and putting an 8-story addition on top of the 6-story building at the corner of Read more about 14-Story, 148-Unit Overbuild Project Planned at 7th & Chestnut[…]

2300 Market Street Rendering

New Design and Concept for Center City Adaptive Reuse Project

Back in March of 2021, we told you about a 14-story overbuild / adaptive reuse project at 2300-2324 Market Street that included 222 residential units, 39,855 square feet of office space, 12,048 square feet of retail space, 8 onsite parking spaces, 52 offsite parking spaces, and 74 bicycle stalls. The developer behind that plan ended Read more about New Design and Concept for Center City Adaptive Reuse Project[…]

Viking Mill - 2019-53 E. Boston St.

Permits Issued for 77-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project in East Kensington

We’ve told you about more than 800 apartments across several projects that are in the planning phases, under construction, or recently completed surrounding the York-Dauphin El Station. Most recently, we told you about plans for 108 units on the site of an old auto body shop. Looks like there’s another development to add to the Read more about Permits Issued for 77-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project in East Kensington[…]

538 Federal Street - PECO Substation

South Philly Substation to Become 21 Apartments + Commercial Space

There’s a really cool old building that had been on and off the market for the last several years just south of Washington Avenue at 6th and Federal Streets. The structure at 538 Federal Street is a former substation that was built in 1930 for the Philadelphia Electric Company – now better known as PECO. Read more about South Philly Substation to Become 21 Apartments + Commercial Space[…]

Mifflin School Northern Liberties

30-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Planned in Northern Liberties

You may have walked down North 3rd Street in Northern Liberties before and noticed the cool brick building at 808-18 North 3rd Street. If you look closely at the inscription on the facade, you will see that the building was built in 1825 and was formerly the Mifflin Public School. In more recent history, the Read more about 30-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Planned in Northern Liberties[…]

2145 N. Front Street - Mighty Mick's Gym

Rocky Balboa’s Gym to be Renovated into Mixed-Use Apartment Building

Philadelphia has a legendary boxing history. However, the city’s best known boxer is probably the fictional movie character, Rocky Balboa, played by Sylvester Stallone. You may be wondering what this has to do with real estate development. Well, one of the famous buildings in the Rocky movies is set to be redeveloped. A zoning permit Read more about Rocky Balboa’s Gym to be Renovated into Mixed-Use Apartment Building[…]

St. Petri Evangelical German Lutheran Church

West Philly Church to be Converted into 20 Apartments

St. Petri Evangelical German Lutheran Church, also known as St. Pete’s, is located at 838 1⁄2 N. 42nd St. in the Belmont neighborhood of West Philadelphia and was designated to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places in 2013. The original, small structure that fronts Parish Street was built in 1872. The larger church structure was Read more about West Philly Church to be Converted into 20 Apartments[…]

1300 n howard st rendering

Details Emerge for 112-Unit Adaptive Reuse Proposal in Kensington

Back in June, we told you that developers were pursuing a 112-unit, mixed-use, adaptive reuse project with 47 automobile parking spaces at 1300 North Howard Street in Kensington. The plan entails constructing a 3.5-story addition on top of the 1-story existing warehouse on the site. At the time that we posted that article, we only Read more about Details Emerge for 112-Unit Adaptive Reuse Proposal in Kensington[…]