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Parkway, Hanover JV Unveils Design Plans for Massive Mixed-Use Project at Broad and Callowhill

Parkway, Hanover JV Unveils Design Plans for Massive Mixed-Use Project at Broad and Callowhill

A joint venture between the Parkway Corporation, one of the biggest parking space owners in Philadelphia, and The Hanover Company of Houston, TX has plans to transform the large public surface parking lot—a 60,140-square-foot grouping of parcels, to be more exact—between Callowhill and Wood Streets with Broad Street into a…

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Philadelphia Listed Among Top 10 Cities for Green Meetings

Philadelphia Listed Among Top 10 Cities for Green Meetings

Though in recent years the meetings and events industry was badly impacted by the economic downturn, this sector is trying to regain its well-deserved place among the best performing industries in the country. To underscore these efforts, GreenBiz.com recently announced the Top Ten U.S. Cities for Green Meetings, a list…

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First Courtyard by Marriott Hotel Opens at Philadelphia Navy Yard

First Courtyard by Marriott Hotel Opens at Philadelphia Navy Yard

As the Navy Yard Corporate Center keeps growing and adding new businesses, the hospitality industry follows the same positive trend in this thriving business campus in South Philadelphia.…

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Non-Profit Design Center Reveals Renderings of Columbus Square Park

Non-Profit Design Center Reveals Renderings of Columbus Square Park

The neglected Passyunk Square neighborhood park is set for a much-need redesign with the help of a grant coming from a local non-profit organization.…

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Llenrock Group Secures $50M in Financing for 1845 Walnut Street

Llenrock Group Secures $50M in Financing for 1845 Walnut Street

Philadelphia-based independent real estate finance and advisory firm Llenrock Group has completed $50 million in permanent financing for a 25-story office tower located on Rittenhouse Square in Center City, one of Philadelphia’s most prestigious neighborhoods.…

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LEED Platinum Certified Paseo Verde Opens in Philadelphia

LEED Platinum Certified Paseo Verde Opens in Philadelphia

One of the city’s much-anticipated “green” housing projects officially opened last week at the corner of 9th and Berks Streets in the Temple University area, shortly after it was featured on the GreenBuild 2013 tour roster.…

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Radnor’s 38Chestnut Apartment Project Finally Breaks Ground in University City

Radnor’s 38Chestnut Apartment Project Finally Breaks Ground in University City

An groundbreaking ceremony that was held this week at the Episcopal Cathedral site in the University City district marked the official start of construction at 38Chestnut, a long-awaited high-rise apartment tower targeting graduate students and young professionals.…

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Greenbuild Property Tour Slideshow: Four Sustainable Communities in Philadelphia

Greenbuild Property Tour Slideshow: Four Sustainable Communities in Philadelphia

While it is great to report on all the innovative apartment communities being built across the country during this development cycle, there is nothing like getting to tour some properties first hand. MHN recently had the opportunity to tour four niche multi-housing communities in Philadelphia at the forefront of the…

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Vacant Warehouse in South Kensington to Become Mixed-Use Building

Vacant Warehouse in South Kensington to Become Mixed-Use Building

A Philadelphia-based real estate company has plans to transform the former truck repair facility at 1601-23 N. Front Street into a more entertainment-oriented space.…

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Planning Commission Approves Redesigned Renaissance Plaza Project

Planning Commission Approves Redesigned Renaissance Plaza Project

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) green lighted Waterfront Renaissance Associates' massive, $660 million development project that will be built on a currently vacant, 5.3-acre site on the Delaware River waterfront, at the corner of Callowhill Street and Columbus Boulevard.…

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Penn Announces New College House at Hill Field

Penn Announces New College House at Hill Field

The University of Pennsylvania recently announced it will build a new college house at Hill Field as part of PennConnects, a residential program that started back in 1998 and already includes 11 student residences within the larger campus area.…

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Dermody Property to Create Industrial Park in Central Pennsylvania; Chesterbrook Shopping Center Sold for $8.9 Million

Dermody Property to Create Industrial Park in Central Pennsylvania; Chesterbrook Shopping Center Sold for $8.9 Million

Industrial development company Dermody Partners of Reno, NV, and its financial partner PCCP recently acquired a 107-acre parcel in Central Pennsylvania, from Texas-based builder Trammel Crow Co.…

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