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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[…]

Plans to Convert Warehouse to 30 Units on West Berks St.

A historic, beautiful brick warehouse sits at the corner of West Berks St. and Mutter St. The building was erected in 1886 and was originally used as the headquarters for the Peter Woll & Sons Feather Company. More recently, the building has been utilized by the Globe Paper Company. The Peter Woll & Sons building Read more about Plans to Convert Warehouse to 30 Units on West Berks St.[…]

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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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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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43 Units + New Restaurant Planned for Kensington

We have told you again and again that Kensington is booming. New construction houses, residential buildings, and mixed-use structures dot the landscape of this transit-accessible neighborhood. We recently told you about a 93-unit mixed-use building replacing an old warehouse at the corner of 2nd and Cecil B. Moore Ave. The warehouse is now completely demolished Read more about 43 Units + New Restaurant Planned for Kensington[…]