32 Units + Retail Planned Near the Berks El Station

The area around the Berks El Station continues to evolve. We’ve told you about countless developments on N. Front St. and surrounding blocks (check out our map page). Right between the 28-unit mixed-use project and the 30-unit warehouse conversion plan we wrote about on West Berks St., another development is moving forward. Back in February Read more about 32 Units + Retail Planned Near the Berks El Station[…]

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Harrowgate Warehouse Conversion: 119 Units + 27 Commercial Spaces

We’ve told you that Harrowgate is becoming a hot spot for artists and makers that are looking for affordable space to live and work while still living close to quality public transportation. The neighborhood, which is situated around the Tioga El stop, is filled with large industrial buildings and blocks of rowhomes. We’ve previously written Read more about Harrowgate Warehouse Conversion: 119 Units + 27 Commercial Spaces[…]

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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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32-Unit Project Near 2nd & Cecil B. Moore Needs a Variance

The intersection of 2nd and Cecil B. Moore Ave. is on fire. Last week, we told you that phase 1 of a 54-unit mixed-use project was under construction. We also recently told you about a 93-unit proposal on the northeast corner of the intersection. The old warehouse on that property has already been demolished. On Read more about 32-Unit Project Near 2nd & Cecil B. Moore Needs a Variance[…]

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48 Units Coming to 7th & Girard After Theater is Demolished

The area of West Girard Avenue between Northern Liberties and Broad Street has finally started to see some developments move forward over the last few years. There have been many infill and small rehab projects as well as larger projects surrounding the avenue. We also told you about a plan for a 120-unit mixed-use project Read more about 48 Units Coming to 7th & Girard After Theater is Demolished[…]

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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[…]