Tag: Philadelphia

We Moved! Come Visit Us!

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It’s been a busy few days here at Llenrock, since we just moved to a new Center City location! Don’t worry, we’re only a block away from our previous spot. We’re thrilled to be settling into our new digs, which…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for August 22-28: Property Brokers Falter as Real Estate Boom Seen Cooling CBRE Gives Brookwood Financial a Boost in Philadelphia Norway Fund Said Among Bidders for BlackRock Singapore Tower In Demand: Top Cities for Multi-Family Rentals Developers…

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: Steve Midgley, Head of Amazon Web Services for Europe, Middle East…

Commercial Real Estate Videos of the Week

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Today we have a classic Llenrock interview featuring one of the most interesting people in Philadelphia’s real estate scene: Bob Green, founder and chairman of Greenwood Racing. His company runs Parx Casino, Pennsylvania’s largest gaming establishment by revenue, and–in conjunction with…

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: Joseph Coradino, PREIT Goodbye, Kmart. Hello, Whole Foods! PREIT’s tenant mix…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for August 1-7 Vereit Seeking as Much as $2.2 Billion of Property Sales: Having shed its former name and (hopefully) troubled past, the REIT formerly known as American Realty Capital Properties plans to divest an enormous segment of…

A&P: An American Icon (For Sale! Cheap!)

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America’s most iconic and historically significant retail chains are broke–if not gone altogether. Case in point: the ever-cash-strapped Sears (1886-???), the famous Woolworth’s chain (1878-1997), and department store pioneer Strawbridge’s (1868-2006). These chains’ enormous success decades ago is something they can rarely…

Llenrock Local: More Development on Market West, North Broad; Kimco’s Suburban Square to See Major Upgrade

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Please enjoy the SECOND ANNIVERSARY edition of the Llenrock Local: The far western portion of Center City along Market Street and John F. Kennedy Boulevard is smoking hot after suffering decades of grittiness. For example, PMC Property Group recently acquired a four block strip of land on…

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: David Simon, Simon Property Group Today we’re recognizing one of the…