What We're Reading: Week of April 18, 2022


What We're Reading

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


The Business Journal reports that in this hot industrial market, the highly visible Oldies.com building along the Blue Route is being sold

by Natalie Kostelni, April 13, 2022


The Inquirer describes how PREIT is reimagining its mall holdings to expand uses including 5,200 new residential rental units across six malls

by Bob Fernandez, April 6, 2022


As City budget hearings kick off in City Council, the Inquirer reports on the tensions already in place between Council and Administration, and even among Council members, on the priorities and recommended levels of spending to address multiple areas of deteriorated public services and increased need

by Sean Collins Walsh, April 6, 2022


Center Square decries the lack of transparency in $222 million in subsidies provided by the Commonwealth to companies under various economic development incentives

by Anthony Hennen, April 6, 2022


The Business Journal highlights the 11 Philadelphia area residents who made the 2022 Forbes list of US Billionaires

by Ryan Mulligan, April 6, 2022


Billy Penn explains the newly announced rebranding concept for the Divine Lorraine on North Broad, as tenants receive notice of non-renewal of their current lease

by Asha Prihar, April 4, 2022


The City of Philadelphia released its report on the use of the Housing Trust Fund for the past two fiscal years

by the Philadelphia Housing Trust Fund


Philadelphia Magazine unveils the new and improved development proposal for Broad and Washington, as Post Brothers teams up with Bart Blatstein to move the project forward

by Sandy Smith, March 30, 2022


The National Association of Realtors explains how President Biden’s proposal to increase the HUD budget by 37% can begin to address a national shortage of six million affordable homes

by Christie DeSanctis, March 28, 2022


A Business Journal comparison with other large cities shows that Philadelphia is anticipating the lowest level of employees returning to the office for full-time work

by Ryan Mulligan, March 25, 2022