Here's what we're reading this week about the projects, people and policies driving local development:
3/29/2017, John Baer
What does Rep Charlie Dent’s high profile opposition to the Trump Administration say about Pennsylvania’s role in current national policy?
3/29/2017, Malcolm Burnley
As the City administration explains more about the implementation of ReBuild, Council pushes back with its intention to hold more control over the process
3/29/2017, Jim Saksa
SEPTA has a public hearing in the process of laying out a new bus route to respond to new living and work patterns on the western end of Center City and in University City.
3/27/2017, Larry Platt
What’s the City Controller’s race about anyway?
3/24/2017, Caitlin McCabe
Center City adjusts to the new wave of ultra-luxury rental buildings coming on line
3/07/2017, Realtytrac Staff
Philadelphia metro was among the most profitable for home flipping in the US in 2016, and Pennsylvania was the most profitable state, based on gross ROI. Locally, the most active zip code was 19150 where “flips” accounting for over 20% of home sales, the sixteenth highest zip code in the nation
Five local university Presidents discuss the role of their universities in the expanded development of Philadelphia, next Thursday, April 20th
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation issued its annual report on the health of residents, county by county, in Pennsylvania. Bucks, Chester, and Montgomery Counties are all in the top ten healthiest counties, Philadelphia finished dead last—as it does every year—and Delaware County is slightly above average.