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What We're Reading: 9/1/2017

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.

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