What We're Reading: 8/13/18

August 13, 2018

 

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

 

Inquirer: Philly makes pension management harder than it has to be | Editorial

The Inquirer Editorial Board, August 3, 2018

 

Concerns are being raised about the City’s projections for its pension fund being optimistically rosy, setting up an unrealistic expectation of its impact on City finances.

 

Philadelphia Business Journal: View II at Temple University reaches milestone

Natalie Kostelni, August 4, 2018

 

The latest large student housing development at Temple topped out and will open for start of 2019 fall term.

 

WHYY: Frustrated by Philly politicians’ failure to upgrade bike lanes, cyclists turn to the courts

Jim Saska, August 17, 2018

 

The Fairfield Hotel came to agreement to relocate their valet station in a settlement over a protected bike lane in front of the hotel.

 

Philadelphia Business Journal: Exclusive: One of Baltimore's largest conventions is leaving Charm City for Philadelphia in 2020

Amanda Yeager, August 21, 2018

 

Philadelphia snagged a major convention from Baltimore to be held in 2020. 

 

Philadelphia Business Journal: American Airlines, 'excited' for future of PHL, to add 4 new flights to Europe

Kenneth Hilario, August 21, 2018

 

American Airlines is adding direct flights from PHL to four European cities, two of which will only have direct US flights to PHL.

 

Philadelphia Business Journal: Wells Fargo Center turning to 100 percent renewable energy

John George, August 21, 2018

 

As part of its $250mm renovation, Wells Fargo Center is moving to 100% renewable energy to power the Center.

 

Inquirer: Landmark Pa. school-funding lawsuit appears headed to trial

Maddie Hanna, August 21, 2018

 

The state court case against the current school funding formula will proceed to its next step. 

 

 

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