Construction & Real Estate

Feb 21, 2023

January home sales drop across Pennsylvania

Housing sales in Pennsylvania were down dramatically at the start of the year. 

Feb 20, 2023

With increasing demand, Lehigh Valley Planning Commission raising fees

Citing an increased demand in development, the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission said it is raising fees for the first time in six years. 

Feb 15, 2023

Lehigh Valley housing prices, inventory trend upward for January

While closing sales dipped in the housing market in the Lehigh Valley in January, the good news is inventory is up meaning there’s more houses for buyers to choose from. 

Feb 14, 2023

Archer Music Hall approved by Allentown planners

City Center Investment Corp., the real estate development company behind much of the development in downtown Allentown, said that it has received approval from the Allentown Planning Commission to build a 31,000-square-foot music hall at 935-939 Hamilton St.

The Da Vinci Science Center is under construction at 8th and Hamilton streets in Allentown. PHOTO/COURTESY BARRY ISET & ASSOCIATES
Feb 14, 2023

Bringing STEAM learning to Downtown Allentown

The Da Vinci Science Center celebrated a major milestone with the groundbreaking of its new three-story, 67,000-square-foot facility in downtown Allentown last April, with an anticipated completion date in the spring of 2024. 

Rendering of the planned 144-bed behavioral health hospital Lehigh Valley Health Network begans to build starting next spring. IMAGE/COURTESY LVHN
Feb 13, 2023

LVHN to build behavioral health hospital in Hanover Township

Lehigh Valley Health Network has announced plans to build a 144-bed behavioral health hospital that would create more than 300 jobs to the Lehigh Valley 

Feb 10, 2023

GLVR reports on 2022 Lehigh Valley housing market

The Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors (GLVR) has released its report on the 2022 local housing market. 

Rendering of the concert and events venue City Center wants to develop at Downtown West in Allentown. PHOTO/COURTESY CITY CENTER INVESTMENT CORP.
Feb 8, 2023

Music hall, boutique hotel pitched for downtown Allentown

City Center Investment Corp. will be seeking preliminary approval from the Allentown Planning Commission Feb. 14 for plans to bring a smaller scale concert and events venue and a boutique hotel to the area it refers to as Downtown West. 

Map of the area planned for the 144-unit Cumberland Apartments in Allentown. PHOTO/COURTESY FEINBERRG REAL ESTATE ADVISORS
Feb 8, 2023

Land purchased for proposed Cumberland Apartments in Allentown

The Yasin Khan 2021 Family Trust has purchased property from Cottage Investment LP at 6th and Cumberland Streets for a planned 144-unit apartment complex in Allentown.   

Feb 7, 2023

Lehigh Valley office vacancy rate up

The commercial office vacancy rate in the Lehigh Valley was on the rise at the end of 2022. 

Al Perry
Feb 6, 2023

Pennsylvania Association of Realtors names 2023 president

Al Perry, a second-generation Realtor has been sworn in as the 100th president of the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors. 

Feb 2, 2023

LVHN boosts education programs with new investments

Leadership training is a top priority for Dr. Robert Barraco when it comes to educating physicians.