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New Philadelphia Family Court Building Celebrates Milestone; Old Building Becomes Hotel

New Philadelphia Family Court Building Celebrates Milestone; Old Building Becomes Hotel

Philadelphia City officials and representatives of the Tishman Construction Corporation gathered last week to attend a topping off ceremony for the new Family Court building that is under development at the northwest corner of 15th and Arch streets.…

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Realen Properties to Continue with Phase II of Edgewater Apartments

Realen Properties to Continue with Phase II of Edgewater Apartments

Construction is heating up in Center City Philadelphia as real estate developer Realen Properties of Berwyn, PA, and its finance partner Northwest Mutual Life are planning to break ground on Phase II of Edgewater Apartments, an upscale multifamily complex that was partially completed in 2006 before the economic downturn.…

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Ardmore Township OKs Dranoff Properties’ $56 Million Luxury Project

Ardmore Township OKs Dranoff Properties’ $56 Million Luxury Project

The first phase of a complex revitalization effort in Ardmore is now closer to fruition as the developer, Dranoff Properties, unveiled the project’s official name: One Ardmore Place.…

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Fishtown Neighbors Association Approves Wynn Resorts’ $925M Casino Proposal

Fishtown Neighbors Association Approves Wynn Resorts’ $925M Casino Proposal

The Fishtown Neighbors Association on April 8 voted in favor of a casino / resort development project that was pitched by representatives of Wynn Resorts Ltd., one of the six casino operators and developers who applied for a gaming license in Philadelphia.…

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Developer Plans Mixed-Use Complex on Vacant Brownfield in South Kensington

Developer Plans Mixed-Use Complex on Vacant Brownfield in South Kensington

A 2.5-acre vacant site in Philadelphia’s South Kensington that once housed the Absco Inc. steel plant could be redeveloped into an energy efficient mixed-use community. The development proposal comes from Canus Corporation, a local company that has already invested over $8 million in cleaning and decontaminating the site located at…

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Camden City to Get First Supermarket in 30 Years

Camden City to Get First Supermarket in 30 Years

A joint venture between the Ravitz Family, who owns Supermarkets of Cherry Hill, Inc., and the Goldenberg Group, headquartered in Blue Bell, PA, is set to develop the first full-service supermarket in Camden in more than three decades. The newly announced investment—which will also feature the first-ever ShopRite in the…

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$16 M Carrier Hotel Announced in Wilmington; Investment Group Buys $36 M Industrial Portfolio along I-95 Corridor

$16 M Carrier Hotel Announced in Wilmington; Investment Group Buys $36 M Industrial Portfolio along I-95 Corridor

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor Private cloud and infrastructure service solution provider IPR International of Wayne, PA, has announced plans to transform its data center in Wilmington, DE, into a $16 million carrier hotel. This huge connectivity hub will be able to bring together a large number of networks and…

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West Chester University of Pennsylvania Adds New Student Housing Facility

West Chester University of Pennsylvania Adds New Student Housing Facility

EdR (NYSE:EDR), one of the largest owners, developers and managers of collegiate housing in the U.S., recently announced construction of a new student housing development on South New Street on the campus of the West Chester University of Pennsylvania (WCU).…

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Renovated Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel Philadelphia to Operate Under Radisson Blu Signature

Renovated Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel Philadelphia to Operate Under Radisson Blu Signature

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, a leading hospitality group based in Minneapolis, Minn., and Brussels, Belgium that operates more than 1,300 hotels globally, announced a $17 million renovation that will rebrand the historic Radisson Plaza – Warwick Hotel into a Radisson Blu signature hotel.…

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Criticized Kingsley Court Development to Kick Off in Roxborough

Criticized Kingsley Court Development to Kick Off in Roxborough

A 3.5-acre vacant property at 5627 Ridge Avenue in Philadelphia’s Roxborough neighborhood will be replaced with a complex of 32 twin homes, according to a post on NakedPhilly. While the project proposed by local developer Stephen Goldner has stirred much debate among neighbors who were concerned that the development would…

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‘Philly Fringe’ Festival to Settle in New Home by Fall

‘Philly Fringe’ Festival to Settle in New Home by Fall

A 10,000-square-foot red-brick structure at the corner of Race Street and North Columbus Boulevard is being transformed into the new home of Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe, an annual festival that supports local, national and international artists of all disciplines and levels of achievement.…

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$160 Million Tower Adds to Student Housing Options in University City

$160 Million Tower Adds to Student Housing Options in University City

A University of Pennsylvania-owned site located at the corner of 30th and Chestnut Streets in Philadelphia’s University City district is being developed into a 33-story student housing tower in team effort between Brandywine Realty Trust, Campus Crest Communities and Harrison Street Real Estate Capital (HSRE).…

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