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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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108 Units + Retail Coming to 26th and Poplar

The border of Fairmount and Brewerytown contains two large vacant lots between 26th and 27th St. that have prevented a seamless transition between the two neighborhoods. The fields of grass mark the end of the high-end Fairmount and the beginning of emerging Brewerytown. These long-blighted lots create a real barrier between the two neighborhoods. It Read more about 108 Units + Retail Coming to 26th and Poplar[…]

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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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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[…]

$43 Million Renovation & Facelift Underway for the Bulletin Building

We’ve told you about Schuylkill Yards, the massive redevelopment project surrounding 30th Street Station. The $3.5 billion mega project will include 6.9 million square feet of office, laboratory, residential, hotel, retail, and green space. Schuylkill Yards is being led by Drexel University and Brandywine Realty Trust. Back in April, we told you about the first Read more about $43 Million Renovation & Facelift Underway for the Bulletin Building[…]

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71-Unit Mixed-Use Project Rising in Fishtown

We told you last week that Girard Avenue in Fishtown is continuing to progress despite the thoroughfare’s extreme width and lack of pedestrian infrastructure while reporting on a 34-unit project rising on E. Columbia Ave. New and interesting commercial tenants continue to join the East Girard corridor. They are accompanied by a wave of new Read more about 71-Unit Mixed-Use Project Rising in Fishtown[…]

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5-Story, 14-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Rising in Brewerytown

The West Girard corridor in Brewerytown has been booming over the last five years with new eateries and other businesses continuing to join the neighborhood. The Monkey & The Elephant cafe operates out of an amazing space with a ton of original details and has a wonderful charitable mission. Pizza Dads, an off-shoot of Fishtown-based Read more about 5-Story, 14-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Rising in Brewerytown[…]