February 9, 2012

Arrow Swim Club Now North Shore Beach Club

North Shore Beach Club Northern Liberties – Last years hottest pool scene,  the Arrow Swim Club in Northern Liberties, has changed management and is now being reborn as the North Shore Beach Club.  Brian Nagele, owner of Kings Oak Bar & Grill and www.Philly2Night.com has assumed control of the controversial swim club and is making changes that should make the […]
February 8, 2012

Fee Increase to Impact Philadelphia Real Estate Community

Fee Increase to Impact Philadelphia Real Estate Community I’m sure by now everyone has heard about Congress using housing money to fund the payroll tax extension. Got a great email today from a local lender describing what is going on and how exactly this will affect the Philadelphia Real Estate community. In December 2011, Congress reached a last-minute deal to […]
February 8, 2012

Poplar Point Progressing In Northern Liberties

Poplar Point Progressing In Northern Liberties Northern Liberties – The stalled construction projected at the intersection of Poplar and New Market Street in Northern Liberties (902-04 New Market Street) has taken off once again.  The project was moving along nicely until a dispute between the contractors and owners arose and new contractors for the project had to be found.  Here’s […]
February 8, 2012

Eshowings Strong For January 2012

Eshowings Strong For January 2012 Eshowings Strong For January 2012 Prudential Fox & Roach just distributed the January 2012 Eshowings report.  As a reminder, Eshowings is the online appointment program we use to schedule and coordinate all home buyer showings for Philadelphia and the surrounding neighborhoods.  This report gives an indication as to the demand for showings (and hopefully purchases). […]
February 6, 2012

Inquirer’s Craig LaBan Names Top 5 Philly Restaurants

Inquirer’s Craig LaBan Names Top 5 Philly Restaurants. Center City – Yesterday, Philadelphia Inquirer Food Critic Craig LaBan named what he believed to be the best Philadelphia restaurants.  And the winners are…Vetri, Zahav, Bibou, Talula’s Table and Fountain Restaurant at The Four Seasons Hotel. “From the timeless crystal elegance of the Fountain, to the exotically-spiced charcoal-grilled kebabs of Zahav, to […]
February 6, 2012

Huge Mixed Use Project For Drexel University

Huge Mixed Use Project For Drexel University University City – Susan Snyder of Philly.com is reporting that Drexel University plans to partner with a Texas based developer to build a 97 million dollar mixed used property that will house 869 students and 11 storefronts on Chestnut Street in University City where Drexel’s campus meets The University of Pennsylvania campus.  The […]
February 6, 2012

Philadelphia Mortgage Update

Here’s the latest mortgage update from Jason Griesser of Trident Mortgage: Interest rates have clung onto the historical low points we’ve seen the last few weeks. I use the word “clung” because yesterday there was a jobs report that came in much more positive than expected. This news put pressure on interest rates and may push them higher next week […]
February 3, 2012

Even LeBron James Loves Sabrina’s

Even LeBron James Loves Sabrina’s Ok, put this in the completely unrelated to Philadelphia Real Estate category but apparently yesterday Bron Bron, eager to energize for tonight’s big game against the upbeat 76ers, decided to grab brunch at the Fairmount /Art Museum Sabrina’s at 1804 Callowhill Street with some of his Miami Heat teammates. Sabrina’s, as most Philadelphians already know, […]
February 3, 2012

Philadelphia Bars Named in Draft Magazine Top 100

Philadelphia Bars Named in Draft Magazine Top 100 Center City – Draft Magazine published their annual top 100 bars list for 2012 and some of the Philly favorites were on the list (again): EULOGY BELGIAN TAVERN | Philadelphia A stone’s throw from Independence Hall, Eulogy is an undisputed hub for Belgian beer in Philly’s Old City. Navigate 21 taps and […]
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