Real Estate News

This section was specifically created by the Center City Team to provide the most up to date real estate news and data pertaining to the Philadelphia community. Find all of the real estate related news impacting Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs.

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February 20, 2012

GQ Names MICA Among 10 Best New Restaurants in USA

GQ Names MICA Among 10 Best New Restaurants in USA The March issue of GQ Magazine named the Chestnut Hill restaurant Mica as one of the 10 Best New Restaurants in the entire country.  Chip Roman, of Blackfish in Conshohocken fame, is the head chef. Mica is a restaurant that serves progressive American cuisine. All dishes are made using fresh […]
February 20, 2012

Carpenter Square Project Coming To Graduate Hospital

Carpenter Square Project Coming To Graduate Hospital Graduate Hospital – Plan Philly wrote a piece on a new project coming to Graduate Hospital named Carpenter Square.  Plans have been approve for a 17 unit condo and townhouse development at the intersection of 17th Street and Carpenter Street .  City Council recently approved the Redevelopment Authority to contract with Carpenter Square […]
February 20, 2012

Selling Philadelphia Real Estate

Selling Philadelphia Real Estate Nobody was more surprised than I was about the overwhelmingly positive response to “Buying Philadelphia Real Estate” which I wrote recently for the CenterCityTeam blog.  I decided that a second post entitled “Selling Philadelphia Real Estate” would be helpful for those with homes for sale in Philadelphia.  Once again here’s the advice that I can offer […]
February 16, 2012

Epiphany of Our Lord, St. Gabriels and St. Richards Staying Open!

Epiphany of Our Lord, St. Gabriels and St. Richards were scheduled to close after this school year. Breaking news from Deep Pockets – They are staying open! Recent protests and neighbors raising money made it possible for the Philadelphia Archdiocese to further review and reverse the decision on these specific schools. The official announcement will come tomorrow at 10:00AM…but as […]
February 16, 2012

Toll Brothers Begin Demolition For 2400 South Street

The South of South Neighborhood Association (SOSNA) is reporting that Toll Brothers has begun demolishing the parking garage in Graduate Hospital that will soon become the latest Toll Brothers called 2400 South Street. “This just in from Toll Brothers as they begin to take down the existing structures at 2400 South Street . . .Toll Brothers has commenced demolition of […]
February 16, 2012

Buying Philadelphia Real Estate

Buying Philadelphia Real Estate After years of representing buyers of Philadelphia Real Estate I decided it was time to write a post that would give advice to anyone dipping their toe in the Philadelphia Real Estate home buying pool for the first time or for the first time in a while.  The current economy has pros (low interest rates) and […]
February 15, 2012

West Philadelphia High For Sale For $6.5 Million

West Philadelphia High For Sale For $6.5 million PlanPhilly reports that The School District of Philadelphia is asking $6.5 million dollars for the 100-year-old, 250,000-square-foot building at 47th and Walnut Streets better known as West Philadelphia High. Here are some other asking prices: Ada Lewis Middle School in Germantown at $2.5 million. The Old Childs Elementary building in South Philadelphia has […]
February 15, 2012

Philadelphia Giving Away Free Trees

Philadelphia Giving Away Free Trees Philly.com reports that the City of Philadelphia is offering 4,000 free trees to city residents in Center City neighborhoods.  The City of Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Department is beginning the “TreePhilly” yard-tree giveaway as part of the Greenworks Philadelphia goal of adding 300,000 trees to Philadelphia’s inventory.  Wells Fargo is contributing $75,000 as TreePhilly’s sponsor. […]
February 13, 2012

BILD Properties In Bella Vista Looking Good

BILD Properties In Bella Vista Looking Good I wanted to update on the progress of the properties on 7th street next to The Coffee Bean.  The project, by BILD Properties, is moving along at a staggering pace and the homes look great.  Here’s an update of what things look like: And here’s another one: Click For a 100% FREE search […]
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