Closed architecture charter school sells east Center City building to Philly private equity firm Lubert-Adler

The sale came about a year after CHAD was shuttered in a deal with the School District of Philadelphia that headed off hearings that could have resulted in the nonrenewal of its charter to operate.

Mall owner PREIT pares executive salaries and suspends dividend payments in deal with lenders to avoid default

The salary cuts comes after a report that chief executive Joseph C. Coradino had not joined other corporate leaders in taking a reduction to save cash during the coronavirus crisis, while the deal with banks buys time to negotiate a new loan.

Mall owner PREIT pares executive salaries and suspends dividend payments in deal with lenders to avoid default

The salary cuts comes after a report that chief executive Joseph C. Coradino had not joined other corporate leaders in taking a reduction to save cash during the coronavirus crisis, while the deal with banks buys time to negotiate a new loan.

Developer Bart Blatstein’s plan for Wawa gas station on Delaware River waterfront has been rejected

The decision could spell the end for Blatstein’s yearslong quest to put a Wawa on part of the land he bought between South Columbus Boulevard and the Delaware River after a previous owner failed to develop a Foxwoods casino at the site.

Developer Bart Blatstein’s plan for Wawa gas station on Delaware River waterfront has been rejected

The decision could spell the end for Blatstein’s yearslong quest to put a Wawa on part of the land he bought between South Columbus Boulevard and the Delaware River after a previous owner failed to develop a Foxwoods casino at the site.

Philly chooses developers for big Navy Yard expansion that includes housing

The Navy Yard project, which will develop 109 more acres, is expected to draw $2.6 billion in new private investment.

Philly chooses developers for big Navy Yard expansion that includes housing

The Navy Yard project, which will develop 109 more acres, is expected to draw $2.6 billion in new private investment.
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Owner of Society Hill mansion wants to replace palatial 20-year-old home with 15-story hotel

Owner Anthony Cerrone says the hotel project is what “the city needs” to help it recover from the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.

Plans reveal Hilco’s intent to reshape Philadelphia refinery landscape

The refinery's new owners plan to build a vast warren of giant warehouses after first leveling the soil on the contaminated site to lift most of it above flood levels.

Employers balance a tricky equation as they decide when to bring workers back to the office

As coronavirus cases surge across the U.S. again, employers are considering how and when to bring employees back to the office.

Historic Engine 29 firehouse sale approved by city agency for apartment project

The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority voted last week to sell the city-owned firehouse at 1221 N. Fourth St., north of Girard Avenue, for $1.6 million to a company affiliated with developer Jeffrey Tubbs.

Nashville developer Southern Land wagers on Philly recovery with plan for new Center City apartment tower

The proposed 299-unit building, outlined last week in a presentation to the Center City Residents Association, would replace an aged parking garage on the 1600 block of Sansom Street.

How the coronavirus threatens everything from high-rise buildings and condos to retail and SEPTA in Philadelphia

Even if a vaccine is perfected, the virus is likely to have lasting impacts on dense cities like Philadelphia, especially its high-rise buildings, eateries, retailers, mass transit, colleges, and local governments.

Oat-milk brand Oatly chooses Philly site for North American product-development labs

The Malmo, Sweden-based firm has a lease for 6,000 square feet at the property now owned by investment firm Alliance HSP of Bryn Mawr.

Firms that won tax breaks by threatening to leave N.J. were often bluffing, task force concludes

A New Jersey task force investigating the state’s multi-billion-dollar tax incentive program issued its final report on Thursday, finding that companies won tax breaks to keep jobs in New Jersey, even when those jobs were not actually at risk of leaving the state.

Virus woes put properties from Fillmore music hall to View dorm tower near Temple on Philly area’s $2.7B loan-default ‘watchlist’

The growing list of loans in danger of default reflects deepening concern that owners of all types of property will begin missing mortgage payments en masse, as their shuttered or otherwise cash-starved tenants increasingly fail to make rent.

A Chicago company has finalized its purchase of the bankrupt Philly refinery

A year after a disastrous fire shut down the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery, the bankrupt complex was sold to a Chicago developer that promises to generate thousands of jobs and rebuild the site as an “environmentally responsible” commercial hub.

The company buying the bankrupt Philly refinery will get a cheaper price

A Chicago development company will get almost all of the last-minute price cut it sought to buy the bankrupt Philadelphia Energy Solutions, setting the stage for the sale of the 1,300-acre refinery complex to close.

Dechert can get a second round of KOZ tax breaks, court rules

Commonwealth Court acknowledged that its decision might cause legislators to change the Keystone Opportunity Zone law.

The company buying the bankrupt Philly refinery wants a cheaper price

A year after a devastating fire shut down the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery, a Chicago development company on the verge of buying the bankrupt 1,300-acre property is seeking a last-minute break in the sales price.

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