Tag: PREIT

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…

Market East: Philadelphia’s $1.5 Billion Neighborhood Makeover

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Center City Philadelphia is among the most vibrant and substantial CBDs among U.S. cities. (Sure, Manhattan blows it out of the water, but that’s Manhattan…) While I’m not a particularly big fan of Philly during the winter, its neighborhoods really…

More than Popcorn

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How much does movie theater popcorn cost these days? $18? $20? I don’t know, because I have a longstanding policy of sneaking in my movie snacks from outside the theater. Whatever the cost of popcorn and sodas and Junior Mints…

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: Jamie Sabatier, Destination Hotels & Resorts Today our Mensch of the…

The Mensch and Schlemiel of the Week

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Mensch  Noun, informal. 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: Eddie Gindi, Century 21 Today our Mensch of the Week is Eddie Gindi,…

Llenrock Local: Comcast Grows; PREIT, Macerich Join Forces; SugarHouse Expands

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Please enjoy this week’s edition of the Llenrock Local: Comcast continues its robust growth in Center City, Philadelphia. Comcast seeks to secure an additional 65,000-75,000 square feet of office space near its John F. Kennedy Boulevard headquarters, which excludes any additional space it may need if its…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for March 1-7: REITs’ Wallets to Remain Wide Open in 2014: U.S. REITs are projected to spend and acquire property heavily during 2014, reports CoStar. Safeway’s $9 Billion Deal Is Bet Chain Can Ward Off Foes: In…

Llenrock Local: Parkway Unveils Plans for North Broad, PREIT Buys on Walnut, More Student Housing for U City

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Please enjoy this week’s edition of the Llenrock Local: Developers continue to develop surface parking lots and abandoned buildings on the strip of Broad Street between Center City and Temple University. Just this week, Parkway Corporation unveiled plans to build a massive complex they’ve dubbed “Hanover North Broad”  at Broad and Callowhill Streets.…

The Experience Economy

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About a week ago, New York Times commentator David Brooks wrote a fascinating piece on boutique hotels, titled “The Edamame Economy.” Edamame is a metaphor for many contemporary boutique hotels that offer luxury and style in order to differentiate themselves…

Llenrock Local: PREIT Eyes Upscale Retail, New Multifamily in Rittenhouse, Hill International Comes to Center City

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Please enjoy this week’s edition of the Llenrock Local: Can PREIT transform the downtrodden Gallery Mall in Center City?  In its October 25th earnings call, PREIT’s CEO Joseph Coradino promised to bring upscale retail to the Gallery that would be “transformative – not just [for] the property, but probably…