What housing slowdown? Philly region sees bidding wars and fierce competition as supply hovers at record lows

The number of homes listed for sale in the Philly area is about half the rate of that in the U.S. as a whole. With local demand high, that means more buyers competing harder for a property they want.

How Philly developer ‘Mr. Bigg,’ backed by Darrell Clarke, got a bargain on city land near Temple

Shawn Bullard, a local developer supported by Council President Clarke, got a great deal on city-owned land in a no-bid sale. Records of the transaction have gone missing.

How Philly developer ‘Mr. Bigg,’ backed by Darrell Clarke, got a bargain on city land near Temple

Shawn Bullard, a local developer supported by Council President Clarke, got a great deal on city-owned land in a no-bid sale. Records of the transaction have gone missing.

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.

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.

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.
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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.

On the market: A starter home in Philly’s Graduate Hospital area for $372,000

“The Graduate Hospital area is a hidden gem,” the homeowner says.

Ask Jennifer Adams: How to make a sofa I hate work

Have an ugly leather sofa that is the wrong color, and wondering if you can re-dye the leather or get a slipcover? Here are some of Jennifer’s ideas on how to live with it.

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With Philadelphia Housing Authority’s move to Sharswood, the struggle to revive Ridge Avenue begins | Inga Saffron

For poor and redeveloping neighborhoods, it’s an uphill battle against the forces of suburbanization.

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.

Exton Square ‘doesn’t want to be a mall,’ PREIT CEO says on earnings call

Analysts say the next few years will be pivotal for PREIT as it redevelops a major property in Center City Philadelphia for the Fashion District and seeks to transform other malls.

Gentrification hit Harlem first, and now a housing-boom play born there makes its Philly premiere

Theatre Horizon stages "Renaissance in the Belly of a Killer Whale" Feb. 22-24. We talk to co-creator Jaylene Clark Owens.

How the fish market of her youth became the house she loves today

“This corner means a lot to the neighborhood, and I am glad that people like what we did,” says homeowner Roma Sawchyn.

Millennials fuel strongest growth in Center City housing production since 2002, report says

As millennials poured into the Center City area in 2018, they created a record demand for housing.

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The forgotten history of Philadelphia’s early gas stations | Inga Saffron

Gassing up used to mean a trip to a diminutive Spanish Colonial hacienda or an English Cottage.

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Society Hill was an urban planning masterpiece. Will these new towers ruin the design? | Inga Saffron

Despite a legacy of great historic and modern architecture, Society Hill struggles to find a place for new buildings.

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.

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