Construction & Real Estate

Sep 1, 2014

Berks home sales show cautious growth

Whether you like to live where you get your hands dirty in fertile farmland, prefer the convenience of easy access to urban arts and culture or somewhere in between, Berks County offers a variety of residential housing options.

Sep 1, 2014

New technology, aging population drive boom in health care construction

The significant growth of health care in the region continues to rise, and, with it, so does the construction of new facilities to meet the demand for services.

Sep 1, 2014

Allentown building revived as business hub

It’s no secret that vibrant economic development in downtown Allentown’s urban center has garnered much attention.

Sep 1, 2014

Easton ramps up development downtown and beyond

Easton's downtown revival continues to bring startling changes to a city whose comeback has been gradual but steady.

Aug 28, 2014

Commercial real estate agency to auction as many as 15 properties; charities to benefit

A commercial real estate broker and a number of Monroe County area property owners are partnering for the third year of an innovative fundraiser to benefit a number of charities in the region.

Aug 27, 2014

Bank counts on continued growth with new location in Lower Nazareth

A new bank branch with a fresh look is on its way to Lower Nazareth Township.
Serfass Construction of North Whitehall Township will break ground in late September on a new bank branch for Lafayette Ambassador Bank, said David Serfass, president.

Aug 21, 2014

PREIT plans to sell Bon-Ton anchor pad

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust of Philadelphia said it entered into an agreement to sell an anchor pad underlying a Bon-Ton store in Bethlehem connected to Westgate Mall.

Aug 19, 2014

More work ahead

Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that the Construction Backlog Indicator reached an all-time high in the second quarter of 2014.

Aug 19, 2014

Mo’ne in the bank

How is it that my 10-year-old daughter’s all-time favorite movie is the 1992 film, “A League of Their Own?”

Aug 18, 2014

Slightly fewer sales, yet homes going faster

Home sale settlements in the Greater Lehigh Valley cooled a bit in July, except for the Poconos and Berks County.

Aug 18, 2014

SET IN CONCRETE Berks concrete company a major player in Allentown revitalization

Imagine this — 360 football fields of concrete.

Aug 15, 2014

Route 22 to benefit from new transportation plan that adds $2B a year

The Pennsylvania Transportation Commission has announced the latest update to the Act 89 transportation plan, which will add about $2 billion a year over the next 12 years when compared to the last update issued two years ago. The increase will begin in the 2017 fiscal year.