Jacob Adelman covers property deals, retail trends and the hospitality business as the commercial real estate reporter.

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Two residential high-rises planned beside Quaker building in North Philly’s Poplar neighborhood

Other projects under development by Hightop include the Spruce Square apartments in West Philadelphia and Graduate Square in South Philadelphia.

Rowhouse complex planned for waterfront land beside SugarHouse Casino

Shovel Ready has planned and sold off similar projects on nearby land along the Delaware River.

North Philly station developers offer peek at first new building proposed on vacant lot

The 10 North Station mid-rise would be the first project what could be 1.7 million square feet of new homes, research labs, and offices on now vacant warehouses and empty lots.

South Philly Aldi expansion to push Goodwill store to nearby shopping center

The Aldi renovations are part of a $1.9 billion company initiative to remodel and expand more than 1,300 stores nationwide by the end of 2020.

Delaware waterfront agency promises public a role in plans for historic port site archaeology

The remarks come response to a letter last month by State Sen. Larry Farnese in which the lawmaker called for a public vetting process before the sale to the Durst Organization of New York.

Coworking brand Spaces to occupy six-story office building near Rittenhouse Square

Spaces will fill 48,000 square feet at the Rittenhouse Square-area building that formerly housed the Philadelphia division of the American Cancer Society.

Sale of Provident Mutual site in West Philly is approved amid council qualms on price

The sale came after Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell, in whose district the property is located, stepped back from concerns she expressed last year about whether community members had been adequately informed about the plan.

This digital adman could pay for your town hall’s next big construction project — on one condition

While cash-strapped cities have already turned with increasing frequency to private funding sources for their public offerings, Catalyst is taking the trend to a new extreme.

Comcast Spectacor plans office tower in South Philly stadium complex

Plans for the tower follow the start of $250 million in renovations at the Comcast unit's Wells Fargo Center.

Arcade and other amusements are coming to reborn Gallery in Philadelphia

Round One will open on the third floor of the former Gallery’s westernmost building, which it will share with an AMC Theatres cinema.