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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[…]

$43 Million Renovation & Facelift Underway for the Bulletin Building

We’ve told you about Schuylkill Yards, the massive redevelopment project surrounding 30th Street Station. The $3.5 billion mega project will include 6.9 million square feet of office, laboratory, residential, hotel, retail, and green space. Schuylkill Yards is being led by Drexel University and Brandywine Realty Trust. Back in April, we told you about the first Read more about $43 Million Renovation & Facelift Underway for the Bulletin Building[…]

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5-Story, 14-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Rising in Brewerytown

The West Girard corridor in Brewerytown has been booming over the last five years with new eateries and other businesses continuing to join the neighborhood. The Monkey & The Elephant cafe operates out of an amazing space with a ton of original details and has a wonderful charitable mission. Pizza Dads, an off-shoot of Fishtown-based Read more about 5-Story, 14-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Rising in Brewerytown[…]

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6-Story, 34-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Rising in Fishtown

We’ve covered a ton of projects in Fishtown recently. Most of them have been centered around Frankford Avenue, the neighborhood’s main commercial corridor. However, Fishtown has more than one street lined with retail spaces. Girard Avenue has seen many new restaurants, retailers, and new construction buildings sprout up over the last several years. All of Read more about 6-Story, 34-Unit, Mixed-Use Building Rising in Fishtown[…]

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17-Unit Mixed-Use Building Coming to Kensington

Transit-oriented development is catching on in Philadelphia’s outlying neighborhoods. We have seen a ton of development surrounding the Berks El Station over the last few years. A 93-unit mixed-use building is under construction near Front and Norris, a 17-unit mixed-use building recently broke ground at Front and Coral, and a warehouse will soon be replaced Read more about 17-Unit Mixed-Use Building Coming to Kensington[…]

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Former Hospital Being Converted into 88 Units + Retail in Francisville

A couple of weeks ago, we met with Aaron Smith and Chris Boccella of MMPartners (MMP). MMPartners is a community-focused development company that has developed over 1 million square feet of real estate in Philadelphia and has transformed the Brewerytown neighborhood. You may recognize some of their projects. Two of our favorites are the 19-unit Read more about Former Hospital Being Converted into 88 Units + Retail in Francisville[…]

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21 Units + Food Market Replacing Car Wash in Fishtown

Development continues to accelerate in Fishtown as vacant lots and old industrial buildings are replaced with residential and mixed-use projects. About a month ago, we speculated that demolition was on the horizon for a car wash on Frankford Ave. Plumbing permits were pulled to seal the sewage lateral, which usually means that demolition will happen Read more about 21 Units + Food Market Replacing Car Wash in Fishtown[…]

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43 Units + New Restaurant Planned for Kensington

We have told you again and again that Kensington is booming. New construction houses, residential buildings, and mixed-use structures dot the landscape of this transit-accessible neighborhood. We recently told you about a 93-unit mixed-use building replacing an old warehouse at the corner of 2nd and Cecil B. Moore Ave. The warehouse is now completely demolished Read more about 43 Units + New Restaurant Planned for Kensington[…]

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363 Foot, 290-Unit Tower Planned at Broad & Spring Garden

When Philadelphia really began to turn around in the 1990’s under then Mayor Ed Rendell, emphasis was put on South Broad Street. The thoroughfare was given the title “Avenue of the Arts” to spur cultural interest and development. The rest is history. South Broad St. and its surrounding neighborhoods have boomed over the last several Read more about 363 Foot, 290-Unit Tower Planned at Broad & Spring Garden[…]