What We're Reading: Week of August 16, 2022


What We're Reading

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


Former Mayor Nutter opined in the Inquirer about ten traits that the next Mayor of Philadelphia should possess, in the wake of the backlash the current Mayor faced for his response to the July 4th shootings

by Michael A. Nutter, For The Inquirer, Updated Jul 29, 2022


Former Mayor Rendell followed former Mayor Nutter’s op-ed with his own view on the single most important trait for the next Mayor of Philadelphia

by Ed Rendell, For The Inquirer, Updated Aug 7, 2022


PhilaPort opened a new direct route to Southeast Asia, including imports from and exports to China, Taiwan and Vietnam, with quick and easy access to South Jersey distribution centers, as reported by the Business News

by Ryan Mulligan, Aug 18, 2022


The latest West Philly building boom could bring another 838 rental units to Garden Court, according to the Inquirer, a neighborhood that was developed in the 1920’s with a mix of houses and apartment buildings

by Jake Blumgart, Updated Aug 17, 2022


Boston’s Mayor is proposing a pilot program to limit or remove fossil fuel use in new development and major renovations, and reported by Bisnow

by Taylor Driscoll, Bisnow Boston, Aug 16, 2022


✨ Philadelphia’s Department of Planning and Development is seeking public input for future use of the Roundhouse and its site, to share your opinions, click here.


The Business Journal reports on Philadelphia Ballet’s plans for major renovation and expansion on their center on North Broad Street, a decade in the making

by Ryan Mulligan, Updated Aug 19, 2022, 1:57pm EDT