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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.[…]

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56-Unit + Retail Modular Project Rising Quickly in Kensington

East Kensington is experiencing an influx of investment and residential density as a result of the neighborhood’s industrial past and its designation as an opportunity zone. Old factories and warehouses have been converted to new uses. Other large vacant lots are being developed into dense multi-family and mixed-use new construction projects. There are several Industrial Read more about 56-Unit + Retail Modular Project Rising Quickly in Kensington[…]

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463 Units + Retail Planned for Former University City High School Site

University City High School sat south of Lancaster Ave. between 36th St. and 38th St. from 1972 to 2015. The school was closed in 2013 after a vote by the Philadelphia School Reform Commission. Drexel University purchased the 14-acre property in 2014 for $25.1 million and proceeded to demolish the building. Drexel has partnered with Read more about 463 Units + Retail Planned for Former University City High School Site[…]

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35 Units + Commercial Development Planned for Northern Liberties

723 N. 6th St is a 8,744 Industrial Residential Mixed-Use (IRMX) parcel on the western edge of Northern Liberties. The property has held a large one-story warehouse with multiple retail storefronts. The building was most recently home to a kitchen cabinet refacing operation, a small grocery store, a fitness center, and an office for another Read more about 35 Units + Commercial Development Planned for Northern Liberties[…]

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84 Units + Retail Coming Soon to Northern Liberties

Northern Liberties has matured from an up-and-coming neighborhood into a nearly fully-developed neighborhood filled with expensive houses and fancy restaurants. Although property prices have appreciated tremendously over the last two decades, some large parcels remain undeveloped in the neighborhood. One pocket of land that has always intrigued us is the triangular parcel just northwest of Read more about 84 Units + Retail Coming Soon to Northern Liberties[…]

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Plans to Replace Garage with 207-Unit Hotel in Rittenhouse

We recently updated our story about a Center City Wendy’s that is set to be demolished to note that a 111-unit apartment structure would rise in its place. San Francisco-based company Sonder will be leasing the building to create a hotel-apartment hybrid. Sonder tries to combine the best aspects of a hotel with the Airbnb Read more about Plans to Replace Garage with 207-Unit Hotel in Rittenhouse[…]