Here's what we're reading this week about the projects, people and policies driving local development:
8/14/2017, Melissa Romero
Amtrak issues RFQ for development of 30th Street Station District and the area around the station including up to 18 million square feet of new construction.
8/23/2017, Mark Dent
Distribution of homeownership rates in Philadelphia by ethnicity are examined after a decade of declining homeownership and increased construction.
8/24/2017, Mark Dent & Anna Orso
The NFL draft in Philadelphia generated $15 million more in economic impact than anticipated, but much fewer hotel night stays than projected.
8/25/2017, Claudia Vargas
Point Breeze developer files Court challenge to zoning variance sought by affordable housing developer over surface parking to be provided with the affordable housing.
8/25/2017, Jim Saksa
City Council moves the question of EV charging stations to informed limbo…setting up a task force to study it.
8/26/2017, Emily Scott
Federal funding was approved to deepen the Delaware River channel from 40 to 45 feet, allowing for larger ships to retain and increase port-related jobs.
8/28/2017, Alison Burdo
Dranoff revises plans for development of Broad and Pine.