Top News in Philly Development: March 2019

Ever feel like Philly changes so fast you can’t keep up? No sweat. We’ll be bringing you our favorite articles from the month on Philly development – North, South, East, and West. See below for a roundup of all the best local articles from February news.

Real Estate Trends and Market Updates:

Philadelphia ranked among most popular places for women to buy homes
What: More women are buying homes in Philadelphia than ever before, and Philly is one of the top metro areas where women are able to buy homes without a co-signor.
Where: Philadelphia Inquirer
When: February 8, 2019

Strongest growth in housing production in Center City Philly area since 2002, new report finds
What: The largest construction boom since WWII has hit Philly, with a particular focus on the Center City area.
Where: Philadelphia Inquirer
When: February 19, 2019

Inside Philadelphia’s most expensive apartments
What: The most expensive apartments on the market in Philadelphia right now.
Where: CBS Philly
When: February 21, 2019

Philly Bucks the Housing Slowdown
What: Home values rose in the fourth quarter of 2019 in Philadelphia, bucking national trends the other way.
Where: Builder Online
When: February 22, 2019

15 Hottest Towns in Philadelphia’s Western Suburbs
What: The most popular suburbs among home buyers along the Main Line.
Where: Main Line Today
When: March, 2019

Openings and Up-and-Coming Development Projects:

The Biggest Hotel Openings In Philadelphia In 2019
What: Seven new hotels are opening up in the Philadelphia area this year.
Where: Visit Philly
When: January 11, 2019

60-townhouse development proposed along Delaware River near SugarHouse Casino
What: The rebuild of the waterfront along the Delaware River includes proposals for residential projects.
Where: Philly Voice
When: February 26, 2019

Developer wants to bring 31-story apartment tower to Society Hill
What: New tower with total of 272 apartments proposed for Society Hill.
Where: Curbed Philly
When: January 29, 2019

The Arts and Architecture:

First glimpse of contemporary art museum coming to Fishtown
What: The famed West Collection finds a permanent home in a new art museum opening up in Fishtown.
Where: PlanPhilly
When: February 27, 2019

Do you have questions about Philly’s changing neighborhoods and real estate trends? Reach out to Christina Briglia, Realtor, anytime at 267.231.5484 or phc.christina@gmail.com.