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157-Unit Development Finally Moving Forward in the Italian Market?

It’s now been more than a 5 year journey towards development for the 32,179 square foot CMX-3 zoned parcel on the southeast corner of 9th St. and Washington Ave. in the Italian Market. Back in 2015, a 5-story, 70-unit plan with ground floor retail was proposed for the property. Of course, nearby neighbors voiced their Read more about 157-Unit Development Finally Moving Forward in the Italian Market?[…]

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22-Unit Mixed-Use Building Planned Under the El in Kensington

We’ve been preaching about transit-oriented development and about peoples’ desire to live near quality public transportation for years. As mentioned many times in the past, development in Philadelphia seems to follow the subway lines. Over time, neighborhoods further and further out from Center City seem to attract the interest of developers. In the Fishtown and Read more about 22-Unit Mixed-Use Building Planned Under the El in Kensington[…]

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Post Brothers’ 1,131 Unit Piazza Terminal Project is Under Construction in Northern Liberties

Anyone that has been to Northern Liberties near the intersection of 2nd St. and Germantown Ave. recently has seen the massive development under construction behind the Acme parking garage. The long-vacant lot just north of the Piazza that recently hosted the short-lived Piazza Pod Park is undergoing a much more permanent transformation. Post Brothers, the Read more about Post Brothers’ 1,131 Unit Piazza Terminal Project is Under Construction in Northern Liberties[…]

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Under Construction: 38-Unit Mixed-Use Project Next to The El

More than a year ago, we told you that a 38-unit project under the El in Kensington, which had been planned since at least 2017, may be moving forward. The project, on the northwest corner of Front and Oxford in Kensington, entails a 5-story building with 38 residential units and ground floor retail space. At Read more about Under Construction: 38-Unit Mixed-Use Project Next to The El[…]

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Building Permit Pulled for 326-Unit Tower at Schuylkill Yards

If you follow Philadelphia real estate development, you’re likely already aware of Schuylkill Yards, the mega project surrounding 30th Street Station in University City. Brandywine Realty Trust along with Drexel University is spearheading the multi-billion dollar project that will transform a sea of surface parking lots and under-utilized properties into a new vibrant community filled Read more about Building Permit Pulled for 326-Unit Tower at Schuylkill Yards[…]

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33-Unit Plan Back, Offices Out on Frankford Ave. in Fishtown

If you’ve walked down Frankford Avenue during the pandemic, you’ve probably noticed construction fencing up at 1351-59 Frankford Ave. This is the oddly-shaped lot just north of La Colombe that Green Drop, a mobile Warby Parker popup, and Zipcar have operated out of over the last several years. Back in 2015, a plan emerged for Read more about 33-Unit Plan Back, Offices Out on Frankford Ave. in Fishtown[…]

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Inside Look: 285-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Nearing Completion at 9th & Poplar

It was just over a year ago that I brought the renovation of the Quaker Building at 9th and Poplar to your attention. The 400,000 square foot structure, built in 1918 and originally used as a warehouse for Strawbridge & Clothier, sat blighted for years along the SEPTA elevated tracks between Poplar St. and Girard Read more about Inside Look: 285-Unit Adaptive Reuse Project Nearing Completion at 9th & Poplar[…]