Growing with our community

OCF Realty provides comprehensive services in property management, leasing, home buying and selling, and real estate development. We have the privilege of developing in the many communities that make Philadelphia great and we’re passionate about being a positive contributor in the city we call home.

What We Do

Real Estate Sales

Whether you’re looking to Buy, Rent, Sell or Develop, you’ve come to the right place. Our agents are not just local experts, but fellow neighbors with unique access to prime properties.

Property Management

From leasing to tenant relations to building maintenance, our skilled team of agents and property managers are here to service your investment day and night.


Our development team has overseen dozens of projects in Philadelphia, ranging from one-off home construction to multi-home developments to mixed-use apartment buildings.


OCF is your neighbor in more than one way. We also own and operate five OCF Coffee Houses and two restaurants, Burg’s and Sidecar, which help us stay connected to the community.

Latest Blog Posts

Parking Lot on the Outs at 8th & Market?
In case you're unaware, the southwest corner of 8th & Market is a surface parking lot. Has been for decades, actually. Historically, this was the address of the Gimbels department store, which started operating on this block in the late 1800s, and by 1927 occupied a collection of handsome buildings that sold all manner of goods, with a focus on middle class customers. Needless to say, they don't build buildings like this anymore. Maybe 40 years ago In [...]
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Three Homes Planned at 3rd & Queen, Have to Think They’ll Be Fancy
The historic Queen Village neighborhood is home to all sorts of architectural treasures, but it's also got its share of clunkers. Firmly in the latter category are a pair of one-story homes on the southeast corner of 3rd & Montrose. From what we can tell, this property once contained four homes, but those homes were torn down in the first half of the 20th century and the property then sat vacant for quite awhile. In the early 1960s, [...]
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No More Development Possible on a Small Francisville Block
As recently as a decade ago, the northeastern section of Francisville was in rough shape. Years of disinvestment combined with wholesale demolitions of vacant properties during the Street administration had left a tremendous amount of vacancy in this part of the neighborhood. There were numerous blocks where empty lots outnumbered buildings, and many of the remaining buildings were not in terrific shape either. Let's look at the block of 15th Street between Ogden and Parrish Streets as [...]
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Why Work With Us?

There are so many unique things about each of Philadelphia’s neighborhoods – and we’re proud to take part in creating within the communities we call home. Whether you’re looking to buy your first home, sell an old property, develop some land, or simply find someone to manage properties you own – you’ve come to the right place. Our team of skilled real estate professionals can help you at every step of the way, and provide sound piece of mind for how to best utilize your assets. Bottomline though, we’re locals who care about fostering a vibrant community. If you’re curious about options you have with property you own, or are looking to put you money to good use in the booming Philadelphia real estate market, our family at OCF Realty would love to work with you and yours.