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Tracking Philadelphia Real Estate

Plans to Convert Warehouse to 30 Units on West Berks St.

A historic, beautiful brick warehouse sits at the corner of West Berks St. and Mutter St. The building was erected in 1886 and was originally used as the headquarters for the Peter Woll & Sons Feather Company. More recently, the building has been utilized by the Globe Paper Company. The Peter Woll & Sons building Read more about Plans to Convert Warehouse to 30 Units on West Berks St.[…]

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28 Units + Retail Coming to Front & Berks in Kensington

We feel like a broken record. The area around the Berks El Stop is booming! Multiple large-scale developments are underway with a ton of infill sprinkled throughout the surrounding blocks. Yet, there remains a ton of vacant land and underutilized structures. It looks like another lot will be developed soon. 102-106 W. Berks St. is Read more about 28 Units + Retail Coming to Front & Berks in Kensington[…]

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102-Unit Proposal would Replace Norris Square Warehouse

We have been telling you that Norris Square is a neighborhood that should explode with development over the next five to ten years. It is already happening. Vacant lots and under utilized buildings are being converted into residential and mixed-use developments. The largest project we have covered in Norris Square is the $28 million, 142-unit Read more about 102-Unit Proposal would Replace Norris Square Warehouse[…]

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108 Units + Retail Coming to 26th and Poplar

The border of Fairmount and Brewerytown contains two large vacant lots between 26th and 27th St. that have prevented a seamless transition between the two neighborhoods. The fields of grass mark the end of the high-end Fairmount and the beginning of emerging Brewerytown. These long-blighted lots create a real barrier between the two neighborhoods. It Read more about 108 Units + Retail Coming to 26th and Poplar[…]

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70 Units + Office Space + Retail Proposed for Broad St. Near Girard Ave.

North Broad St. continues to develop. We have covered a ton of projects on or surrounding Broad St. north of Spring Garden. We told you about the 225-unit mixed-use tower planned for Broad and Jefferson, the 521 units rising at Broad and Ridge, the 40-unit plan at Broad and Norris, the 41-unit Stable Lofts project, Read more about 70 Units + Office Space + Retail Proposed for Broad St. Near Girard Ave.[…]

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20 Units + Retail Replacing Warehouse in Norris Square

We have told you before and we’ll say it again; Norris Square is primed to explode. The transit-accessible neighborhood is located just across Front St. from Fishtown and East Kensington. It sits between the Berks El stop and the York-Dauphin Station west of the tracks. The neighborhood has one of the most amazing parks within Read more about 20 Units + Retail Replacing Warehouse in Norris Square[…]

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Development to Finally Proceed on Francisville Triangle Parcel?

The 65,639 square foot, vacant, triangular lot at 19th St. and Wylie St. in Francisville has a ton of history. A paint factory once stood on the property. The property went through foreclosure and was assumed by the City of Philadelphia. There have been multiple development proposals for the site and attempts to rezone the Read more about Development to Finally Proceed on Francisville Triangle Parcel?[…]

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20-Unit + Retail Project Proposed for Kensington on Frankford Ave.

East Kensington and Olde Richmond have seen an explosion of new residential development over the last several years as the energy of Fishtown has bled into these two adjacent neighborhoods. Although the area has seen an influx of new residents, the retail scene has lagged behind. We have seen some new businesses open up in Read more about 20-Unit + Retail Project Proposed for Kensington on Frankford Ave.[…]