Construction & Real Estate

Jun 29, 2017

SEF buys land for $4.5M net-zero office building

The Sustainable Energy Fund of Upper Macungie Township today closed on the sale of a parcel of land in Schnecksville where it plans to construct a net-zero office building – a building that produces as much or more energy than it uses.

Jun 26, 2017

Former Hampton Inn reopens as Allentown Park Hotel after $3M renovations

Choice hotels has opened the Allentown Park Hotel at 7471 Keebler Way in Upper Macungie Township.

Jun 26, 2017

Things are looking up – both in home sales and price

Continued low housing inventory and rising interest rates have buyers making quick decisions – and making multiple offers – on homes in the Greater Lehigh Valley.

Jun 22, 2017

Pair of Reading apartment buildings sold for $5.3M

A pair of apartment buildings in Reading sold for $5.3 million on Tuesday.

Jun 22, 2017

Apartment complex sells for $2M in Bethlehem

Marcus & Millichap, a commercial real estate investment services firm with offices throughout the U.S. and Canada, said it arranged the sale of Bethlehem Apartments, a 24-unit garden-style apartment community in Bethlehem for slightly more than $2 million.

Jun 21, 2017

Lehigh Valley’s first construction camp for girls hopes to plug skills gap

While everyone knows there is a skills gap for the trades and companies across the region, state and nation, the need is even greater for women in the construction industry.

Jun 20, 2017

Iron Run office building sold to tenant for $12.4M

A 59,910-square-foot office building at 7360 Windsor Drive in Upper Macungie Township has been purchased by the sole tenant of the building, Infinera Corp. of Sunnyvale, Calif.

Jun 20, 2017

Kalahari Resorts plans $30M expansion to triple its convention space

The need for meeting space continues to grow for Kalahari Resorts, so its newest location in the Poconos is embarking on an expansion set to open in two years.

Jun 20, 2017

$94M LVH-Muhlenberg Family Health Pavilion opens; campus to deliver babies for first time

More than 60 years after local leaders envisioned a hospital on a 102-acre alfalfa field off Route 22 and Schoenersville Road in Bethlehem, a $94 million building has been added to the expanding Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg campus.

Jun 19, 2017

Palmerton, Macungie senior communities sold for $13M

Care Investment Trust LLC of New York, a real estate investment company exclusively focused on the seniors housing sector, has joined with Inspirit Senior Living in acquiring two Greater Lehigh Valley properties for $13 million. Palmerton, Macungie senior communities sold for $13M

Jun 19, 2017

SteelStacks bests big city projects to take home gold urban excellence award

The Lehigh Valley is once again in the national spotlight for one of its economic development projects.

Jun 16, 2017

Facade grant funding available for business owners

Business and property owners looking to spruce up their facades can get help from state funds awarded to an Easton organization.