In Germantown, Weinstein Invites The Competition

  • NewsWorks talks to Ken Weinstein, a developer who aims to offer Germantown the “push” he says it needs. But Weinstein isn’t “your average real-estate mogul looking to come in and take over a neighborhood,” the article stresses. Rather, the owner of some 100-tenant units openly invites competition for the sake of Germantown. Weinstein asks: “isn’t that what everyone in Germantown wants…for their properties to go up in value?” More on the same subject HERE And for a story on another Germantown developer with considerable impact, click HERE.
  • The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is impressed by Philadelphia’s Master Plan for the Central Delaware, bestowing its highest honors to the project, reports Flying Kite. AIA praises the plan’s “strong balance between urban design and economic reality,” and its proposal for “both public and private development to transform and regenerate six miles of waterfront.”
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