Here's what we're reading this week about the projects, people and policies driving local development:
Philadelphia Business Journal: PHA completes new $45M HQ
Natalie Kostelni, January 23, 2019
PHA opened a new headquarters on Ridge Avenue to serve as an anchor to the extensive development of new housing it is building in Sharswood, north of Girard College.
WHYY: Fairmount Park Conservancy leader to challenge Blackwell for Philly Council seat
Ryan Briggs, January 30, 2019
The week after Councilwoman Blackwell’s giveaway bill to give work to one union to do unnecessary and costly inspections was passed by Council, a challenger has emerged for the District seat she holds.
Billy Penn: A North Philly public housing resident is taking on the City Council President
Michaela Winberg, January 29, 2019
A public housing resident announces a long shot campaign against Council President Clarke for his Council seat.
Center City District: Central Philadelphia Development Corporation Welcomes New Board Members
Press Release, January 23, 2019
Philadelphia Central Development Corporation elected four new board members.