In rare move, Philadelphia Housing Authority seeks to sell University City property

The property sits in a federal opportunity zone, providing a series of benefits to a developer or investor in a project......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2019

Dechert, eying move to Schulykill Yards, in legal staredown with state over tax credits

Philadelphia's most profitable law firm said it will most likely move as many as 200 administrative jobs out of the city if it cannot secure tax breaks by moving to a new tower in University City......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2020

How to sell your home fast in a hot market

The city of brotherly love is known for more than its rich history, famous musicians and championship sports teams. In recent years, Philadelphia has made a name for itself as a bustling housing market. Pennsylvania’s largest city offers a vari.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 19th, 2019

KCATA pulls the plug on $112M office project, seeks "restart" on River Market development

After four years with little movement, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority has terminated a development agreement with Briarcliff Development Co. for its property at Third Street and Grand Boulevard, CityScene KC reports. The 1.8-acre site.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 25th, 2019

DIA gives go-ahead to sell potential JEA HQ land

A 1.5-acre city-owned parcel slated to become the future site of JEA's headquarters is officially for sale. The Downtown Investment Authority on Friday voted to issue a 30-day solicitation for bids on the property, which has been appraised at $2.3 m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2019

Small businesses capitalizing on Greater Philadelphia’s real estate development

Commercial and residential real estate in Greater Philadelphia is booming. According to a recent housing report from the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation at Drexel University, home sales activity in the City of Philadelphia remained “exceptio.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 8th, 2019

Washington University seeks approval for more student housing

Occupancy in the South 40 area is currently capped at 3,300 beds, and Washington University is asking the city of Clayton to raise it to 3,800......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2018

Mayor may float Bloomberg housing plan he once bashed

Mayor Bill de Blasio is preparing a revised plan to raise money for the troubled New York City Housing Authority by working with private property managers and developers. And a major change to the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 17th, 2018

City to sell $1B of public-housing air rights

The de Blasio administration plans to sell New York City Housing Authority unused air rights to developers for the first time, the mayor announced Wednesday as part the latest effort to bring the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 12th, 2018

Sale of property near City Hall gets approval

The Cincinnati Planning Commission approved on Friday the sale of a 0.77-acre parcel downtown adjacent to City Hall to Cincinnati Public Radio for $1.5 million. The sale will now go to Cincinnati City Council. The move to sell the property to publ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 18th, 2019

DIA to decide Ford on Bay"s fate on Friday

The Downtown Investment Authority will vote on Friday whether to grant New York-based Spandrel Development Partners the right to develop the former courthouse and city hall sites on downtown's riverfront, a property marketed as the Ford on Bay. Span.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2020

NYCHA scores $1.5B deal to privatize apartments in Brooklyn and Manhattan

The New York City Housing Authority has struck an agreement to bring nearly 6,000 apartments in Manhattan and Brooklyn under private management in a deal that will raise more than $1.5 billion for... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 19th, 2020

San Antonio could soon join over 30 other clean cities in the state

San Antonio could soon move one step closer to establishing a program that helps fund water and energy-saving projects for property owners. At at Feb. 20 meeting, city council members will consider a resolution that establishes a property assessed clean.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 17th, 2020

UMKC seeks developer to restore one of KC"s most endangered properties

The University of Missouri-Kansas City is looking for a developer that would work with the university through a public-private partnership to restore a historic home on its campus. The university is seeking submissions to develop the Epperson House.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 12th, 2020

It"s official: Breed launches bid to speed up housing construction in S.F.

San Francisco Mayor London Breed said Wednesday that she will introduce a charter amendment that would allow affordable housing — and many market-rate projects — to move much more quickly through the city's approval process. “Affordable Hom.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 5th, 2020

New push to put drones in NYC airspace

Two city council members want high-tech drones to inspect New Yorkʼs famous streets in the latest move to keep its citizens safe. At a Housing and Buildings hearing in City Hall on Monday, council members Robert Cornegy and Ben Kallos.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJan 28th, 2020

Massive office user seeks to move 200K SF HQ here

Documents show the company has sought incentives to move to a posh city in Central Florida......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 24th, 2020

Philadelphia, Atlantic City still fighting through high foreclosure rates

The Philadelphia region is still working its way through legacy foreclosure issues from the recession a decade ago but data shows the tri-state area continues to move in the right direction, according to a year-end 2019 report from national forecl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2020

UMass seeks new "front door" for Boston campus

The University of Massachusetts Building Authority on Friday issued a request for information for 10 acres it owns in the Columbia Point section of Boston, calling the area an opportunity for both a mixed-use development and Opportunity Zone inves.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2020

City looks to get owners on board with homeless plan

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) announced the release of Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) for its new Property Pathways initiative. The initiative works.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJan 9th, 2020

Year in Review 2019: The PBJ"s most-viewed stories of the year

The closure of Hahnemann University Hospital dominated local headlines in 2019, and the numbers back that up. Two of the top five most viewed Philadelphia Business Journal stories of the year center around the 171-year-old Center City hospital's abru.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 30th, 2019