new construction: Fresh Address: Double Vision at Orianna Street - 03/28/11 04:25 AM

This week's Fresh Address is extra fresh because we've got a 2-for-1 peek at New Construction in Northern Liberties. Check out 1134 and 1138 N Orianna Street...
This is Where It's At: If you're cool with cupcakes, coffee, and a friendly neighborhood of dog-lovers, then this neighborhood was created with you in mind. Nestled away on peaceful Orianna Street, a few blocks from Liberties Walk and the Piazza in Northern Liberties.
Come On In: It doesn't get much fresher than New Construction, and both of these 4-Story Homes have 3 Bedrooms and 2.5 Baths with Full Finished Basements and … (0 comments)

new construction: Breaking Ground: Meet the Team Behind 860 Reserve - 03/21/11 10:15 AM

When we first heard about this groundbreaking new project in Northern Liberties, we wanted to know all of the juicy details, including the architectural masterminds behind it.
860 Reserve, at 860 Leithgow Street, is a luxury townhome with over 3,000 square feet of space, a private driveway, a wealth of outdoor space, all on a serene block that only you live on...
860 Reserve is designed by local architect Ed Fink at Fusa Designs, award-winning interior designer Stephen Maffei at Abitare Design Studio,  and builder Andy Blumb of Turn Key Construction.
And we can't forget the co-founder of the project,  real estate developer Joe Jesuele.

new construction: Introducing...the Fishtown Mansion - 03/18/11 02:40 AM
So you've always wanted a mansion... Well, put those Powerball tickets aside, because we've got a mansion for you in Fishtown.
A very affordable, 90% new mansion, at that. And because this mansion is not yet completed, you can even have a say in the finishings and work with the developer to add those personal touches.
4 HUGE Bedrooms
3.5 Baths
2 Large Decks
A Sprawling Backyard
And a Completely Open Floorplan...
What will you do in your new mansion? Build a wine cellar, a game room, a library with a secret room that nobody knows about...? … (1 comments)

new construction: What's Happening at Howard & Master Streets? - 03/13/11 03:44 AM

Looks like a new development may soon emerge from the rubble at N Howard and Master Streets. This is only a handful of months after the amazingly fast sale of the Mascher Street Project last fall -- where we sold all 3 luxury townhomes within a week of listing them!  Will we see more of the same here at this corner in Old Kensington?
Meet the Builders Tour: Old Kensington. The Recap.


new construction: Own Your Own Block: 860 Reserve. - 03/07/11 01:39 AM
Hollywood stars and oil tycoons own their own islands. Mel Gibson, Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, the list goes on...
Just because you weren't in that blockbuster and don't rub elbows with supermodels on the regular doesn't mean having Your Own Private Retreat is off the table...
In fact, paradise is closer than you think. Try Northern Liberties.
860 Reserve, at 860 N. Leithgow Street, is your chance to Own Your Own Block in the heart of Northern Liberties, Philadelphia. Philadelphia's newest luxury townhome is one of the most unique residential properties ever developed in the City, and here's why:
2 car parking in private driveway and lots of … (1 comments)

new construction: So Fresh & So Clean in Fishtown - 03/02/11 02:23 AM

In Fishtown and East Kensington, the feeling of new has taken hold. By new, we mean plenty of fresh developments are in the works, including a new project from G8 Builders that will break ground in the next couple of weeks on Amber, York, and Dauphin Streets. G8's retrofit at 2045 York Street  is up for sale now and they are completing another  retrofit on Susquehanna Avenue. You can read more about G8's exciting developments in Fishtown  here.  Be sure to check out the videos for details of the "Greenovation" projects.
The LEED-Certified Coral Street Project is also in the … (1 comments)

new construction: Aerial View of Undisclosed New Project in Northern Liberties: 860 Reserve - 02/21/11 02:43 AM

Today we have a sneak peek of an exciting one-of-a-kind project in Northern Liberties. We'll have the finer details in coming months, but keep this on your radar. It's going to be BIG.
As you can see from the aerial view, there's a lot of land involved.
So what is it exactly? Who is involved? When will it be completed? All we can tell you right now is the name....860 Reserve. Stay tuned!

new construction: Trendwatch Philadelphia: The House Tattoo - 11/12/10 01:45 AM
They're skinny. They have tattoos. They're invading Fishtown.
They are homes.
We were checking out the Postgreen blog and saw that the final exterior images for the Skinny Project in Fishtown had been posted. The finishing touch? The house tattoos by local artist Candy Depew.
Tattoos aren't for everybody. But for houses? We think we love it. It gives a modern home some distinction from all of the other new construction projects that are going up. It's not enough to just be sleek these days, you've got to accessorize well.
We spoke with Nic Darling of Postgreen to see what … (2 comments)

new construction: PBC Tour in Fishtown: Pretzels, Beer, and Collins Street - 11/10/10 01:44 AM
If you like beer from Philadelphia Brewing Company (PBC) and you have a thing for new construction, we've got the ultimate Saturday tour for you.
Join us on Saturday, December 4 for the PBC Tour in Fishtown: Pretzels, Beer, and Collins Street We'll be hanging out at 2568-70 Collins Street from noon until 2pm, with fresh soft pretzels and delicious beer as you tour our 2 Impressive New Construction Homes in the Fishtown/East Kensington neighborhood. Enjoy a taste of the neighborhood, knowing that there's a soft pretzel factory on nearby Frankford Avenue and an amazing local brewery just a few blocks … (4 comments)

new construction: Catch A Christmas Carol in Fishtown - 11/08/10 04:31 AM
This holiday season, we have a new construction listing on Collins Street in Fishtown/East Kensington that we are really excited about. And while we were exploring the area, we noticed something else nearby, the Walking Fish Theatre, just a few blocks away. They are currently promoting their Holiday Show, B. Someday Productions' A FRACTURED CHRISTMAS CAROL. They describe it as:
"A Fractured Christmas Carol is a slap-dash, fast-paced, family-friendly adaptation of a favorite holiday ghost story with loads of audience interaction for everyone--young and old. Opening Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 2:00pm and running until December 30 at Walking Fish Theatre, … (1 comments)

new construction: New Construction in Fishtown: Meet the Builders Tour this December! - 10/27/10 04:19 AM
When there's a chill in the air...Let us invite you to come inside for our December Meet the Builders Tour in Fishtown.

We'll officially announce the date of December's Tour soon, but until then, we can only promise that we are hard at work on what will be our best tour yet! Not only will we be touring the latest new construction in Fishtown, we'll also get a taste of what the neighborhood is known for: fine beer. Who should attend?
Rehabbers and Investors looking for tips Those who want to get to know the area Buyers looking for … (0 comments)

new construction: What's Brewing at Collins Street? - 10/25/10 05:45 AM
Are you the kind of person who is always looking ahead for something new, something unique, something that will really satisfy your love of craft and functionality? Are you drawn to the energy of an emerging neighborhood, do you appreciate craftsmanship whether it be a building or a well crafted beer?
We've got something really cool to show you in the Fishtown/East Kensington neighborhood, and there's plenty of delicious brew to be had while you're there. This neighborhood is a haven for excellent beer and is the beer enthusiast's playground, with Philadelphia Brewing Company, Atlantis: the Lost Bar, and Memphis Taproom … (3 comments)

new construction: Our Mystery Listing… - 10/25/10 02:04 AM

I spy a New Construction Fishtown.
It has 3 Bedrooms...
2.5 Baths...
A large rear yard...
The first floor is over 1,000 sq feet with an open lay out where you can see straight through the living area to the kitchen through the french doors to the rear yard. The Contemporary yet Classic styling features include crown molding and chair rails reminiscent of the Victorian era. Master bedroom suite is on third floor.
It's in walking distance to Kraftwork, Sketch Burger, Johnny Brenda's, and Milk Crate Cafe...
And that's all we can tell you for today. You'll just have … (5 comments)

new construction: Meet the Builders Tour: Old Kensington. The Recap. - 09/13/10 07:01 AM
Thanks to everyone who came out to our Meet the Builders Tour in Old Kensington - it was a great evening in an exciting neighborhood with some new construction to match.
We started off at 1353-57 Mascher St, which gave us sunny bedrooms, handsome floors, and endless views of the city from the deck. We sipped some "House" wine and snacked on quesadillas, sopes, and chips from nearby taqueria, Taco Riendo. Then David Gleeson (Crane Arts and other development projects) stopped by to clue us in on new construction in Kensington South/Old Kensington and the future of the neighborhood. What we … (0 comments)

new construction: Meet the Builders Tour is Tonight! Shall we Review? - 09/09/10 04:21 AM
We will see you in Old Kensington this evening for a sneak peek at two new additions to the neighborhood. It all starts at 5:30 pm at 1353-57 Mascher St. Featuring sips and snacks from Taco Riendo and a 2nd Thursday tour of the Crane Arts building.
Until then, a refresher:
Your Meet the Builders Tour Schedule with map and directions.
Details on both new construction properties that we are touring: New Construction in Old Kensington: Meet the Builders Tour is Back!
2nd Thursday Art Reception Listings: Check Out 2nd Thursday in Old Kensington
To RSVP to this event, … (1 comments)

new construction: Meet the Builders This Week in Old Kensington. Won’t you Join us? - 09/07/10 02:47 AM

Here are the facts:
New Construction in Old Kensington: Meet the Builders Tour is Back!
Here's your handy schedule:
Your Meet the Builders Tour Schedule
Complimentary refreshments and drinks at each tour stop.
And don't forget, it's 2nd Thursday and we'll be touring Crane Arts, where several galleries will have opening receptions. All in all, a great night to venture out to Old Kensington.
Thursday, September 9th 5:30-7:30 pm 1355 Mascher St To RSVP to this event, text your email to (215) 650-3454.  

new construction: Your Meet the Builders Tour Schedule - 09/02/10 10:39 AM
For next week's Meet the Builders Tour in Old Kensington, we are touring 2 new construction properties, but there's much more in store for our guests this time around. We are really digging into the neighborhood of Old Kensington, because we want to get it out there: Old Kensington is stimulating, cultivated, and ripe for your perusal.
What is Old Kensington? Why should I care?
We'd love to answer that for you on September 9th. Consider it a key part of our tour schedule:
5:30 - Chillax with Snacks & Cocktails - Tour Begins at 1353-57 Mascher St 6:00 - Meet … (2 comments)

new construction: New Construction in Old Kensington: Meet the Builders Tour is Back! - 08/30/10 07:36 AM
The Meet the Builders Tour is back for September. The timing was right for two projects in Old Kensington that have been on our radar, and so, north of Girard we go!
Meet the Builders Walking Tour: Old Kensington Thursday, September 9th 5:30-7:30 pm 1353-57 Mascher St  
Come join us on a Fun Walking Tour of 2 Old Kensington New Construction Projects where you can actually meet the builder ! Meet builders, ask questions, get insider tips and rub elbows with the pros. Then stick around to enjoy 2nd Thursday in Old Kensington, a night of new art exhibits at … (2 comments)

new construction: Beating the Odds at the Flats at Girard Pointe - 08/30/10 05:20 AM
The odds are at
1221-1233 North 3rd Street...
You'll find an urban oasis that's hard to beat.
Odds that meld 3 desires of today's urbanite: Eco-minded construction, an eclectic atmosphere to live in, a price that's not flat-out intimidating. The Flats at Girard Pointe at 1221-33 North Second 3rd St. in Old Kensington are your chance to embrace the odd - Getting what you want for a price that's right in a creative and rapidly-growing neighborhood. The highlights?
Just North of Girard and Northern Liberties, this new construction mod-style living experience sets you one block North of Liberties … (0 comments)

new construction: Fishtown New Construction Project Nearing Completion - Don't Just Imagine Living Here! - 08/25/10 10:41 AM

As this new construction project nears completion, we wanted to share the great features of these 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom Townhomes located in Fishtown.
2568-70 Collins Street is a 3 Story New Construction Project with Garage Parking, Balcony, Yard, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, and a 10 year Tax Abatement.
Check out the floor plans below to get a feel for the spacious layout and visit our website to view the property flyer.
The first floor features include:
a foyer entrance 1 car garage coat closet a powder room hardwood flooring mechanical closet spacious eat-in kitchen that leads to a … (0 comments)

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