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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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Construction Permits Pulled for 1,096 Units Near Graffiti Pier

Before the project went to the Civic Design Review (CDR), we told you about a proposal that would bring 1,096 residential units, commercial space, office space, a residential amenity building, a community center, 541 bike spaces, 1,210 car parking spots, and an extension of the Delaware River trail to the large vacant riverfront lot at 2001 Read more about Construction Permits Pulled for 1,096 Units Near Graffiti Pier[…]

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15-Unit + Retail Development Opportunity in East Passyunk

Large, developable parcels along the East Passyunk commercial corridor have become few and far between as this section of South Philadelphia has morphed into a restaurant mecca. Home prices and rents have skyrocketed as amenities have been added to the neighborhood. Walk down Passyunk Ave. today and you won’t just find cheesesteaks and pasta. Various Read more about 15-Unit + Retail Development Opportunity in East Passyunk[…]

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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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5-Story, 24-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Coming to Harrowgate

We have told you that Harrowgate is on its way up. The neighborhood surrounding the Tioga El Stop is attracting artists and creative companies to work in converted warehouses and former industrial buildings. We covered plans to convert an old school into 29 residential units and offices at the beginning of June. Just last week, Read more about 5-Story, 24-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Coming to Harrowgate[…]

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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[…]