Tag Archive for Philadelphia

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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Mensch: Noun. A decent, upright, mature and responsible person. Schlemiel:  Noun, slang. An awkward, clumsy, or unlucky person whose endeavors tend to fail. A loser. Mensch of the Week: Arash Azarbarzin, President, Hotel Group at SBE Entertainment Let’s visit Llenrock…

Entertainment Districts & the 18-Hour City

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When we look at the different urban real estate markets in the U.S., whether we’re talking about a top-tier destination like New York City or San Francisco or smaller, secondary markets, one characteristic we can explore is the community’s relationship to time.…

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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Mensch: Noun. A decent, upright, mature and responsible person. Schlemiel:  Noun, slang. An awkward, clumsy, or unlucky person whose endeavors tend to fail. A loser. Mensch of the Week: Allan Domb, Condo King, Democratic Candidate for Philadelphia City Council There…

Sacred Ground

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As U.S. cities resume population growth and development interest increases across asset types, city officials and aspiring developers must address questions of space. After all, it’s all well and good to recognize that a market needs more residential options, or…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for May 9-15: TPG [via DTZ Group] Acquires Cushman & Wakefield: the deal is valued at $2.04 billion. Inside New York’s Newest Architectural Masterpiece for the Mega-Rich: Designed by architect Jean Nouvel, the condo skyscraper at 53 w…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for April 25-May 1: New York Real Estate May Be in a New Bubble: Analysts warn of unsustainable price escalation in CRE hot spot Manhattan, reports this video from Bloomberg Business. TIAA-CREF Buys Hawaii Mall Stake for $454…

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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Mensch: Noun. A decent, upright, mature and responsible person. Schlemiel:  Noun, slang. An awkward, clumsy, or unlucky person whose endeavors tend to fail. A loser. Mensch of the Week: A. Alfred Taubman, Shopping Mall Developer and Philanthropist (1924-2015) Our Mensch…

Higher Taxes? OK!

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From an economic standpoint, some cities grow extremely quickly. Some do not. Philadelphia, for all its strengths and opportunities, is unfortunately in the latter category. True, Philadelphia is the fifth-largest market by population in the U.S. and host to a…