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 May news.
Real Estate Trends and Market Updates:
Philly housing costs rising faster for poor and middle-income residents than for the wealthy
What: A new study finds that from 2007-18, housing costs for those making below the national median income rose by 8 percent in Philadelphia.
Energy Efficiency Regulations Are Hitting U.S. Cities. How Can Property Owners Prepare?
What: How Philly builders can prepare for future energy efficiency regulations by partnering up with existing companies.
Why Are House Prices Higher in LGBT Neighborhoods? Buyers in Gay Areas Face Paying up to Four Times the Average Price
What: New study finds that properties with highly-concentrated numbers of LGBT couples can be up to four times as expensive as properties in other neighborhoods within the same city.
The Problem With Depending On Eds And Meds For A City’s Growth
What: Making the case for why Philly’s booming business in eds and meds brings in more investors, but not more jobs.