Business Spotlight

In a city as large and diverse of Philadelphia, there are no shortage of new businesses opening every day, as well as old stand-by favorites that only get better with time. Our Business Spotlight series highlights the best places in the city. These are businesses doing everything right—restaurants reliably serving amazing fare, arthouses, and more.

The Center City Team lives in neighborhoods all over the Philly and we are always on the lookout for standout places that should be on your radar. Whether you are a longtime native to the City of Brotherly Love, or a recent transplant, use this section of the site to find businesses we love.

We hope you enjoy the advice we offer here. If you need additional information, or to speak with one of our real estate agents, contact the Center City Team: 215.440.2093

April 16, 2018

World’s Largest Wawa Coming to Old City

If there’s one thing Philadelphia loves (other than cheesesteaks, the Eagles, climbing streetlamps, and donuts), it’s Wawa. Even as a Florida native, I know that Wawa is amazing. Their sandwiches are bomb, their coffee is delish, and don’t get me started on the Sizzlis… they’re the best way to start a morning, as far as I’m concerned. Philadelphians worship on […]
March 22, 2018

Renowned Fertility Clinic Will Open Center City Branch

Would-be parents who have had trouble conceiving in the City of Brotherly Love, I have some great news for you. Shady Grove Fertility, a nationally-renowned reproductive endocrinology practice, is opening its sixth Pennsylvania office location… and it’s right in Center City. From a press release dated today: “Shady Grove Fertility announced today that its newest full-service office in Center City, […]
February 27, 2018
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Philadelphia Cambria Hotel to Finally Open!

Yet more upscale hotel rooms are coming to Center City. The Philadelphia Cambria Hotel will, after two years of construction and anticipation, be opening late next month. With fifteen stories and 223 rooms, the boutique hotel on Broad Street is part of a larger plan to bring more hotel rooms to Center City. Currently Center City has a hotel room […]
February 22, 2018
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Former Kresge’s Store in Center City Being Restored to Art Deco Glory

A building that once housed a thriving five-and-dime store in Center City is having its Art Deco facade restored by its new owner. The former Kresge’s building on the 1500 block of Chestnut Street was once one of many five-and-dime stores to serve the consumers of downtown Philadelphia. This type of shop, which was bigger than a druggist’s but smaller […]
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