Construction & Real Estate

Mar 11, 2022

Lehigh Valley warehouse sprawl not easily contained

The rapid growth in the Lehigh Valley is a balancing act for those tasked with approving projects and improving roads and infrastructure. 

Mar 11, 2022

Lehigh Valley ranks among industrial growth leaders

According to a recent study of the top 11 regions in the country, there has been a 25% increase in growth in demand for Lehigh Valley commercial and industrial space since the global financial crises of 2007-2009.

Mar 10, 2022

Rita’s Italian Ice reopens under new ownership in Hellertown

The Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard of Hellertown is under new ownership and will hold a grand re-opening March 16. 

Mar 10, 2022

Australian manufacturer to hire 130 at new Allentown facility

Gov. Tom Wolf said today an Australian manufacturer will create 130 new jobs at its first U.S. facility in Allentown. 

Mar 9, 2022

What’s next for the Scherline building in downtown Allentown?

For many years, a building at 5th and Walnut Streets in Allentown served as the offices of Jay Scherline & Associates, a prominent local law firm.  But after the passing of Jay Scherline, the rest of the partners decided to change the firm’s name and move to a new location.  That left Scherline’s son, Lyell […]

Mar 4, 2022

Apartment Boom: Developers struggle to keep up with demand

The Lehigh Valley’s demographics are changing, and a growth in population and lifestyle needs has led to a boom in apartment construction – especially in urban centers, where developers can barely keep up with the demand. 

Mar 3, 2022

Domaci Home Pop-Up Shop to open in downtown Bethlehem

Domaci, a locally-based furniture and home decor retailer, will open its expanded Home Pop-Up Shop, on March 12th and 13th at 521 Main Street in downtown Bethlehem. 

Mar 3, 2022

Lancaster business that beat COVID-19 odds to open stand in Reading

Two Lancaster businessmen that beat the COVID-19 odds to open store will bring their treats to Reading soon. 

Mar 2, 2022

City Center has started pre-leasing apartments at The Hive

City Center Residential of Allentown said it is now begun leasing apartments at The Hive Residences, a 258-unit community at 7th and Linden Streets downtown.  

Mar 2, 2022

Morganelli Properties to move headquarters to iconic Bethlehem site

Morganelli Properties has purchased the iconic former ice cream shop and pharmacy building across from Liberty High School at 1124 Linden Street, Bethlehem, for its new headquarters.  

Mar 1, 2022

Lehigh Valley Public Media sells naming rights to multimedia facility in South Bethlehem

Lehigh Valley Public Media (LVPM) has entered into a multi-year naming rights agreement with Univest Financial Corp. for Univest’s facility on the Steel Stacks campus, South Bethlehem.  

Mar 1, 2022

Investors plan renovation to building housing students and commercial tenants

A building in downtown Kutztown with student housing and commercial space has been purchased by investors for more than $1.5 million.