Home » Cities »  (Page 11)

Philadelphia


The Kimmel Center Starts $14 M Renovation Project, Lands Famous Chef Jose Garces

The Kimmel Center Starts $14 M Renovation Project, Lands Famous Chef Jose Garces

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor Less than one week after the grand opening of Philadelphia’s X-Finity Live!, another local performing arts venue is set for a $14 million major renovation process at two of its public spaces, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer. Work [...]…

Continue reading →

The Arden Theatre Announces $5.8 Million Expansion Plans

The Arden Theatre Announces $5.8 Million Expansion Plans

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor One of Philadelphia’s most important art places, The Arden Theatre, is set to expand in a building located just three doors from its current location at 40 N. 2nd Street, between Market and Arch Streets in [...]…

Continue reading →

The Divine Lorraine Hotel Saga Continues with Redevelopment Plan

The Divine Lorraine Hotel Saga Continues with Redevelopment Plan

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor After years of failed renovation attempts and a recent announcement that a sale is imminent, Philadelphia’s Divine Lorraine Hotel and the adjacent lot could be turned into a center for art and public education. The redevelopment idea [...]…

Continue reading →

Xfinity Live! to Open Gates on March 30

Xfinity Live! to Open Gates on March 30

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor In less than three weeks, Philadelphians will have access to the city’s newest entertainment complex, a 60,000-square-foot venue that will most likely become a hot spot for sports fans and residents alike. Xfinity Live! was built [...]…

Continue reading →

Hersha Hospitality Trust Buys Rittenhouse Hotel in Philadelphia for $42M

Hersha Hospitality Trust Buys Rittenhouse Hotel in Philadelphia for $42M

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor  Philadelphia’s famous Rittenhouse Hotel, one of the finest hotels globally according to a Travel + Leisure 2011 ranking, and the 10th Business Hotel in the World, is no longer a part of the Rittenhouse Development Corp. portfolio. Hersha Hospitality [...]…

Continue reading →

Philadelphia Promotes Sustainable Energy Through New Biogas Facility and Website

Philadelphia Promotes Sustainable Energy Through New Biogas Facility and Website

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor Following a $47.5 million agreement between Framingham, MA-based Ameresco and the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD), a new biogas-to-energy facility will be designed, built and maintained at the Northeast Water Pollution Control Plant (NEWPCP) located at 3895-3899 [...]…

Continue reading →

Mysterious Buyer Could Save Divine Lorraine Hotel

Mysterious Buyer Could Save Divine Lorraine Hotel

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor Almost one week after Mayor Michael Nutter assured the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce that the city will actively pursue redevelopment alternatives for the dilapidated Divine Lorraine Hotel, the property’s owners announced that a sale is [...]…

Continue reading →

Drexel University to Break Ground on New Student Housing Development

Drexel University to Break Ground on New Student Housing Development

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor On February 21 Drexel University and Texas-based American Campus Communities (ACC) will break ground on a 361,200-square-foot mixed use complex that will serve as a vibrant gateway for Drexel University and University City. Scheduled  for completion [...]…

Continue reading →

A $50 Million Make Over for Dilworth Plaza

A $50 Million Make Over for Dilworth Plaza

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor City officials gathered earlier this week to celebrate the start of renovations at Dilworth Plaza, now known as the hot spot of the Occupy Philadelphia movement. Located on the west side of City Hall, Dilworth Plaza’s [...]…

Continue reading →

Aquinas Realty Partners Appointed Redeveloper of Former YWCA Building

Aquinas Realty Partners Appointed Redeveloper of Former YWCA Building

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (RDA) has selected Aquinas Realty Partners as redeveloper of the former YWCA building located within the Center City Redevelopment Area, at 2017-23 Chestnut Street. It is only a matter of time until [...]…

Continue reading →

New Headquarters for Endo Pharmaceuticals in Malvern

New Headquarters for Endo Pharmaceuticals in Malvern

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor Chadds Ford-based Endo Pharmaceuticals will relocate to a new headquarters building in Chester County. Designed by L2 Partridge, the 320,000-square-foot facility will be developed by Trammel Crow Co. for IMC Construction on Route 29 in Malvern, [...]…

Continue reading →

Carpenter Square Mixed-Use Project Gets the Green Light, Roxborough Project Still Pending Approval

Carpenter Square Mixed-Use Project Gets the Green Light, Roxborough Project Still Pending Approval

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (PRA) selected an affiliate of the Goldenberg Group to build a $6.38 million mixed-use complex on a vacant property located at 1001-1035 S. 17th Street. Once the City Council approves the design [...]…

Continue reading →