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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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New Holiday Inn Express Opens in Bensalem; Philadelphia Area Hospitality Industry Going Strong

New Holiday Inn Express Opens in Bensalem; Philadelphia Area Hospitality Industry Going Strong

The new Holiday Inn Express opening points to at least four new hotels that are under development or in the early stages of design or approval in the city…

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Penn State Approves Multi-Million Dollar Renovation, Construction Plan for EEB Hub Complex at the Navy Yard

Penn State Approves Multi-Million Dollar Renovation, Construction Plan for EEB Hub Complex at the Navy Yard

A $39 million renovation and construction plan for the Energy Efficient Buildings (EEB) Hub headquarters building complex at the Philadelphia Navy Yard was approved last week by Penn State’s Board of Trustees.…

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Bucks County Medical Building Achieves LEED Certification

Bucks County Medical Building Achieves LEED Certification

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification to a 12,000-square-foot medical office building owned by Lower Bucks Pediatrics, a family-oriented pediatric medical practice in Bucks County, Pa.…

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27-Story Apartment Tower Coming to University City

27-Story Apartment Tower Coming to University City

In fall 2013 work will start on a 27-story high-end apartment building located at the northwest corner of 36th and Market Streets in Philadelphia, replacing a parking lot owned by the University City Science Center. The project is backed by the Science Center – the first and largest urban research…

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Iroko Moves into New HQ Building at Philadelphia’s Navy Yard

Iroko Moves into New HQ Building at Philadelphia’s Navy Yard

Iroko Pharmaceuticals hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony, which was attended by Philadelphia Mayor Nutter, local officials and more than 150 attendees.. "Iroko represents a growing presence within Philadelphia and The Navy Yard's business landscape, and provides critical economic momentum to the region by triggering job growth at an important time,"…

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Work Starts on $17 Million Affordable Housing for Seniors in Mt. Airy

Work Starts on $17 Million Affordable Housing for Seniors in Mt. Airy

Philadelphia-based real estate developer Nolen Properties broke ground last week on a new senior housing complex in the Mt. Airy neighborhood. The $17 million investment envisages a brick-and-terra cotta landmark building constructed in 1895 which will be upgraded and transformed into a 57-unit residential facility.…

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Philly Developer Could Expand Ritz Five Movie Theatre, Add Apartments on Top

Philly Developer Could Expand Ritz Five Movie Theatre, Add Apartments on Top

A Philadelphia developer is in the preliminary stages of a redevelopment project at the Ritz Five movie theatre located at 214 Walnut St. in the Society Hill neighborhood.…

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