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What We're Reading: Week of February 6, 2023

What We're Reading

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

The Philadelphia Business Journal provides an overview of 23 large development projects set to reach completion or start groundbreaking in Philadelphia and nearby suburbs in 2023

by Paul Schwedelson and Ryan Mulligan, Feb 5, 2023

Gov Shapiro orders more state workers to return to the office at least three days a week

by Steve Ulrich for Politics PA, Feb 2, 2023

Early data are showing that the pandemic resulted in many residents of major cities moving to surrounding counties, driving up home values in suburbs and reducing the price advantage of housing costs in those surrounding counties

by Ashley Fahey – Editor, The National Observer: Real Estate Edition, Updated Sep 9, 2022

The Playbook is looking at ways that small towns across the US are exploring ways to attract and retain remote workers relocating from higher cost large cities to reverse declining rural population trends

by Andy Medici – Senior Reporter, The Playbook, Updated Jan 29, 2023

City and State is tracking Gov. Shapiro’s nominees across senior positions to date

by Justin Sweitzer, Dec 2, 2022

The Economy League of Greater Philadelphia posted the latest 5 year census estimates of population changes by neighborhood across Philadelphia

by Mike Sheilds, Jan 27, 2023

SEPTA rules out pursuing a Roosevelt Boulevard transit line, while continuing to work on a rail extension to King of Prussia at a similar cost with much lower projected ridership

by Thomas Fitzgerald, Updated Jan 27, 2023

A Center City hotel in an 18th century mansion acquires a new owner

by Emma Dooling for the Philadelphia Business Journal, Jan 19, 2023

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