Philly to come out $42 million behind in sale of jilted police HQ property

The city is under contract to sell the West Philadelphia property for $10 million after paying more than $52 million to buy it and begin renovating it for use by the Police Department, according to a published report.

On the market: Delaware County houses with fabulous fireplaces to hang up your stockings

The price tags on the properties all but ensure your stockings will be filled with treasures of some sort.

On the market: Delaware County houses with fabulous fireplaces to hang up your stockings

The price tags on the properties all but ensure your stockings will be filled with treasures of some sort.

What will a Pa. Supreme Court decision mean for regulating sites like Airbnb?

Attorneys are hoping the state's panel of seven justices will give local governments across the state more feedback on how to better regulate short-term rentals.

What will a Pa. Supreme Court decision mean for regulating sites like Airbnb?

Attorneys are hoping the state's panel of seven justices will give local governments across the state more feedback on how to better regulate short-term rentals.

How mastering your thermostat could save you a bundle this winter

According to the EPA, proper use of a programmable thermostat helps the average household save about $180 a year in energy costs.

How mastering your thermostat could save you a bundle this winter

According to the EPA, proper use of a programmable thermostat helps the average household save about $180 a year in energy costs.
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Three suburban Philadelphia homes with impressive wet bars

These three homes — with wet bars to suit any occasion — provide a step up from everyone else’s bar cart or kitchen counter.

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The building that Ed Bacon thought was too ugly for Society Hill | Inga Saffron

Once the subject of fierce architectural debates, the Old Pine Community Center now sits with ease among its colonial neighbors.

Once an Inn, now a family home in Philadelphia’s Mount Airy neighborhood

“Two people in six bedrooms, two staircases, 5,000 square feet and an acre of gardens and pool is a bit too much,” says the owner, who has listed the property for sale.

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Amtrak, keep the mod flipboard sign. It’s part of your heritage. | Inga Saffron

Installed shortly after Amtrak was created in 1971, the pre-digital information board is part of the railroad's origin story.

Portion of historic Public Ledger building to be revamped into upscale extended-stay hotel

The building's 290,000-square-foot eastern wing of the building will accommodate up to 190 dwelling units.

Reports of flawed records and improper sales trigger call for investigation of city land deals

The Philadelphia Coalition for Affordable Communities is calling on City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart to investigate public land sales, following Inquirer and Daily News reports about flaws in the system.

How a Fishtown convent was turned into apartments

The convent associated with Holy Name of Jesus Church originally included 16 tiny rooms with sinks and twin beds for the nuns. Now it's eight apartments.

Apartments are trending smaller. What ‘tiny’ looks like in Philly.

A new report by RENTCafé cites shrinking floor plans in new apartments being built around the country. In Philadelphia, apartments average just 801 square feet.

American Water’s new Camden headquarters opens for business in first for waterfront tract

Other projects in the works at the waterfront development include an 18-story headquarters building for South Jersey firms Conner Strong & Buckelew, the Michaels Organization, and NFI.

How two brothers are using the Land Bank to build homes working Philadelphians can afford

The project in fast-changing West Poplar — which will cap home prices at $229,999 — is the latest to come out of the Philadelphia Land Bank, the 5-year-old institution that has struggled to get off the ground.

December rent rankings: Philadelphia ends year about where it began

With median one-bedroom rent now at $1,520 and two-bedroom at $1,700, Philly's rent ranks the 16th most expensive in the U.S.

Brandywine plans new office building at Plymouth Meeting ‘Metroplex’ site

The so-called Metroplex Two office building on the tract near the intersection of I-476 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike would comprise 280,000 square feet of office space.

Pearl Properties buys Embassy Suites hotel on Parkway for $67M

Pearl plans upgrades including new restaurant spaces at the hotel, which had been renovated before the sale.

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