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On this first day of March Madness, sports once again take the forefront. It's not because your bracket is now the guiding force in your life, but because there's a potential sea change in store for the Sports Complex in South Philly. You've likely heard the news through your favorite

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Stop us if you've heard this one before: Comcast Spectacor, owner of the Flyers and the Wells Fargo Center, has big plans to develop the swathes of parking lots surrounding the stadia in South Philly. Per an article yesterday from the Philadelphia Business Journal, it seems as if there is

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In 1897, the United Gas Improvement Company was contracted by the City of Philadelphia to operate and manage the Philadelphia Gas Works under a long-term lease agreement.
Part of the agreement was that within one year, gas of a quality of no less than 22 candle power would be distributed across

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While it's not something that often jumps onto our residential-heavy real estate radar, the recent news of the loss of an eSports team and arena was something that definitely caught our eye. Back in 2019, the Comcast Spectacor-owned Philadelphia Fusion, a team in the global Overwatch league, had plans build

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Though not necessarily a place you want to walk around and take in the views, the Port of Philadelphia has been a key part of the city's economy for over 300 years. Sitting on the southeastern side of the city adjacent to the Navy Yard, this industrial area is rapidly

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One of the true victories of real estate development in Philadelphia over the last decade or so has been the emergence of The Navy Yard. This industrial area has transformed during these years, as companies have moved in to rehabilitate historic buildings while ground up lab, office and manufacturing space

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A unique building stands at the northwest corner of 7th & Snyder, and it possesses some fascinating history. We detailed this history at length back in 2014, so here's a quick summary. A church was constructed at this corner in the late 19th century, and the building was converted into

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We were scanning through the latest zoning permits with the utmost speed the other day, and noticed a number of new zoning permits on a street called Pietro Way. This street was familiar, but we couldn't quite place the location. Thankfully, Google Maps is a thing, and upon looking up

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Not too long ago, we retold some of Philadelphia's casino history as we explored the latest proposal for 1401 S. Columbus Blvd., also known as the original site of the unrealized Philadelphia Foxwoods Casino. Please allow us to provide another lesson today.As we said previously, Foxwoods officially fell through in

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After a decade of planning and development, the South Philly Food Co-op officially opened for business last month. You may recall, we first reported on this project back in 2016, when leaders of the organization had just settled on their storefront location. We checked in again in 2017, anticipating an opening

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