What We're Reading: 8/11/2017

August 11, 2017

 

Here's what we're reading this week about the projects, people and policies driving local development:

 

Awaiting condo developer, Philly's historic Dilworth House suffers from neglect

8/5/2017, Caitlin McCabe

Speculation continues about what’s next for the Dilworth House site on Washington Square, which is quietly being marketed for sale.

 

Rebuild begins soliciting nonprofits to oversee rehab construction of city’s libraries, parks and rec centers

7/31/2017, Jim Saksa

Philadelphia issues an RFQ for local non-profits to manage ReBuild construction projects, is holding orientation sessions for applicants.

 

Pathway to greener pastures: Philadelphia presents plan for a litter-free city by 2035

8/7/2017, Catalina Jaramillo

City of Philadelphia unveils a plan to tackle litter and reduce the amount of trash going to landfills”.

 

Waiting on tax appeal? First, the BRT has to take a vacation

8/9/2017, Claudia Vargas

Tax appeals on hold as BRT takes a six week vacation.

 

What's behind Philly's strong job market?
8/8/2017, Marcella S. Kreiter

Philly has had strong job gains since the Great Recession across several sectors, but more work needs to be done to educate potential workers for these growth sectors.

 

New construction starts suggest multifamily market momentum spreading out from the core of Center City

8/1/2017

Multi-family new construction spreads further out from the core of Center City.
 

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