February 22, 2017

Buying vs Renting: MYTHBUSTING

Let’s be honest..if you have been renting in the Philly area at any point over the last few years and are not living the commitment-free, alcohol-laden dream that is college, chances are you have thought at some point about the idea of buying a place. Those thoughts may have started and ended with “I’m not buying anything–I can’t afford it”. […]
February 21, 2017
500 walnut

500 Walnut Sets New Bar for Luxury Philadelphia Living

They’ve been talked about for years now – including the rumor that Jay-Z and Beyonce were buying the penthouse – but the luxury condo units at 500 Walnut are nearing completion. Final work is being wrapped up on the building, and residents will be able to move in this summer. Developer Tom Scannapieco is making a name for himself as […]
February 20, 2017
revenue

Grocer, Distributor Revenue Down Since Soda Tax

It stood to reason that the soda tax was going to have an impact on the sales of sweetened beverages in the city of Philadelphia, but now the first wave of fiscal results are rolling in and the actual results are nothing short of dramatic. Bloomberg reports that, since the levy went into effect January 1st, some grocers and distributors […]
February 17, 2017
ridesharing

Ridesharing Apps Bring Big Money in Philly

According to the Philadelphia school district, ridesharing apps Lyft and Uber brought in a combined $44 million in their first two months of legality. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, this data was gleaned from tax revenue coming in. That means that the services are averaging $5.5 million a week in the City of Brotherly Love, starting on November 4th, 2016 […]
February 16, 2017
state ids

Will Pennsylvania Change State IDs?

As of right now, Pennsylvania’s state IDs are a bit of a problem. The Keystone State is one of only a few states left in America that hasn’t made its drivers licenses and IDs REAL ID compliant. REAL ID is a form of identification that came about following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. It is supposed to meet stricter regulations for […]
February 14, 2017
vanguard

Vanguard Chooses Center City Satellite Office

Yet another business has chosen Center City as a new home. The downtown core of Philadelphia is one of the city’s hottest locations for real estate, as proven by the fact that a mutual fund company is opening an “innovation center” there. Vanguard’s headquarters are enormous and based in Malvern, Pennsylvania. The new location, situated at 2300 Chestnut Street, will […]
February 13, 2017

Just Listed: 1739 Christian St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Just Listed: $695,000 Move in ready, very well maintained 3 bed, 2.5 bath home in Graduate Hospital! The first floor features tons of natural light, open living and dining room, hardwood floors and recessed lighting throughout, central air, huge kitchen with breakfast bar, granite countertops, backsplash and stainless steel appliances. Walk up the oak staircase to the second floor with […]
February 13, 2017

Just Sold: 1101 Washington Ave Unit #506, Philadelphia, PA 19147

  Just Sold: $491,000 Rarely offered: Stunning corner 2 bedroom plus den, 3 bath bi-level New York style loft located at the Lofts of Bella Vista. This stylish apartment features modern details throughout, including iron railings, polished cement & hardwood floors, two story exposed brick walls and immense windows with abundant sunlight spilling in. Stunning views facing east and capturing […]
February 13, 2017
valentine's day

Where to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Philly

So, Valentine’s Day is tomorrow. If you have a significant other in your life, it’s the day meant to show them just how much you really care. Now, we all know that true love is about so much more than a Hallmark card and some roses, but it never hurts to make the apple of your eye feel special. In […]
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