January 10, 2012

Former United Way Building Undergoing Renovation

Washington Square West – The new ownership of the former United Way building on the corner of 13th and Spruce in Washington Square West are seeking approvals renovate and rent their new acquisition. The property actually encompasses 3 properties (1300-1302 Spruce Street and 1300 South 13th Street), all of which were sold as a package in July of 2011 for […]
January 9, 2012

Graduate Hospital YWCA To Become Townhomes?

Graduate Hospital – Many in the Philadelphia Real Estate community know that the old YWCA located at 1607-15 in Graduate Hospital has been on the market at an asking price of 2,250,000 for some time.  I haven’t heard any rumors of a new owner yet but I did notice that there will be a 2nd presenation at the January SOSNA […]
January 9, 2012

New Listing: 115-19 Cuthbert Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 MLS # 5988782

115-19 Cuthbert Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 MLS # 5988782 115-19 Cuthbert Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 MLS # 5988782 Asking Price: $1,025,000 115-19 Cuthbert Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 MLS # 5988782 – Unique, flexible commercial space in a rare Old City condo building. Located on a quiet cobblestone street, these bi-level condominiums feature original architectural details, exposed brick, large wooden beams, […]
January 7, 2012

East Passyunk Revitalization In Full Effect

East Passyunk – Recently, the Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation (PARC) announced that they would resume the neighborhood sidewalk cleaning program and awarded a contract to ABM Janitorial Services. ABM will be responsible for managing the cleaning crews, hiring all personnel and running the day-to-day operation of the cleaning services.  Working in conjunction with the East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, […]
January 6, 2012

Archbishop’s Residence Since 1882 For Sale

Center City, Philadelphia – The home of Philadelphia’s Catholic archbishops since the 1930’s is for sale.  The property, located at 5700 City Avenue, has over 10,000 square feet of living space and sits on over 8 acres of land.  The Catholic News Service /U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops put out a press release recently with a little more about the […]
January 4, 2012

Housing Imperils Job Gains…But Not In Philadelphia

Got a great email from Larry Flick today referencing a recent Wall Street Journal article titled “Housing Imperils Job Gains”.   If this housing downturn has taught us anything it’s the REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY IS LOCAL like the weather.  What’s happening in Florida, Nevada, California and elsewhere has little or no effect on our local housing market.  Here’s a segment of […]
January 3, 2012

Coxe Park Renovations

As many neighbors living in Logan Square know a group of local parents and residents formed the The Friends of Coxe Park (FOCP) to advocate fore the maintenance and renovation of Coxe Park.  Their tireless efforts have finally been recognized and now the City of Philadelphia will provide some funding for the resurfacing of Coxe Park.  Here’s a copy of […]
January 3, 2012

Mortgage In Philadelphia

Jason Griesser of Trident Mortgage wrote a great post on FHA loans on his blog “Your Mortgage Money” that would be helpful for a first time home buyer looking for a mortgage in Philadelphia. Mortgage In Philadelphia? FHA Basics…circa 2012 by Jason Greisser The Department of Housing & Urban Development runs the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) who has been a […]
December 30, 2011

City Fitness Graduate Hospital Opens

After months of waiting City Fitness in Graduate Hospital is finally open.  The gym is located at 2101-43 South Street in a building owned by Grasso Holdings.  Most people know that Honey’s, the Nothern Liberties favorite, will also open shortly on the same block.  City Fitness was voted by gym in Philly by Philly Magazine in 2010 and best gym […]
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