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New Philadelphia Rental Property Lead Certification Law

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Beginning October 1, 2020, landlords in Philadelphia will be required to test and certify rental properties as lead-safe or lead-free in order to A) execute a new or renewed lease or B) receive or renew a rental license.  The requirement applies to all residential properties, but it will be phased in by zip code over…

Construction at Westpark Apartment Complex to Begin Soon

After three years of delays and other issues, the plans created by the Philadelphia Housing Authority to overhaul the Westpark Apartments high-rise complex are finally being set into motion. A proposal for the 12-acre complex was accepted by the Board of Commissioners on Thursday, which means that the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) can focus their…

New Milestones Reached for 3 Philadelphia Building Developments

Three new developments in Philadelphia have reached significant milestones in their developments. Here is the latest news regarding each of these developments. 435 N. Broad St. The development at 435 N. Broad St. has finished its construction, topping off the building in Callowhill. This new apartment complex, developed by Toll Brothers, will contain 344 luxury…

New 18-Story Luxury High-Rise Apartments to Open in Philadelphia

A brand new 18-story luxury apartment community is coming to Philadelphia, courtesy of Toll Brothers Apartment Living. The mixed-use apartment will contain 344 units, and is anticipated to open in the summer of 2023. The development has been under construction since 2021. Toll Brothers have financed the project by utilizing a construction loan of over…

Update on 15-Unit Project in Powelton Village – 3401 Hamilton St

One of the most recent developments in Philadelphia is being proposed by Gnome Architects in the historic Powelton Village, a neighborhood located in northeastern University City. New plans for a 4-story building with 15 residential units and commercial space on the ground floor have been proposed to the Philadelphia Historical Commission. Developments in Powelton Village…

Northern Liberties $500M Development Begins Construction

National Real Estate Development officially began construction on their new apartment building at 200 Spring Garden St. The building is set to be a 13-story building with 5,400 square feet of space set aside for retail, and 10,000 square feet utilized for outdoor space. Plans began back in 2018 when the properties were bought by…

An Exciting Development – One Cathedral Square

One of the most exciting new developments in Philadelphia is One Cathedral Square. Located at 1701 Race St in the neighborhood of Logan Square, this development is transforming a former church into a building that houses 271 residential units. The project has been spearheaded by its designer, Solomon Cordwell Buenz of EQT Exeter, and was…

A Developer in the New Sixers Arena is Building 136 Apartments and New Office Space in West Philly

David Adelman, CEO of the national student housing company Campus Apartments, is planning to continue development in West Philadelphia with a proposed residential building located in University City at 41st Street and Walnut Street. The building will contain 136 residential units, and will also serve as part of the company’s new corporate headquarters. Adelman already…

Philly Developer Gets Funds to Kickstart Plan to Transform Tioga

The Tioga neighborhood in North Philadelphia is the site of a plan by TPP Capital Management Co-Founder Anthony Miles with the intent to transform the neighborhood with new residential units, retail space, and street improvements. Miles is planning to utilize a $675,000 loan from the Philadelphia Accelerator Fund to accomplish his vision. The Philadelphia Accelerator…