real estate

Dec 14, 2018

Housing data buoyed by low unemployment but inventory levels continue to drop

Low unemployment continues to benefit home sales and new listings in the real estate industry, while inventory shrinks with the lack of new construction.

Dec 14, 2018

Tenants cite increased visibility, proximity, as draws to City Center

YWCA Allentown and TWG Security are the two newest tenants to lease space at 702 Hamilton St. in Allentown.

Dec 11, 2018

Tower Health to break ground for Behavioral Care Pavilion

Tower Health will break ground Wednesday for its Behavioral Care Pavilion on 82 acres in Bern Township.

Dec 11, 2018

Developers have yet to submit request for 21-story tower demo

Though the owners of Bethlehem's Martin Tower have demolished the vacant buildings surrounding the 53-acre, long-dormant site, they have not requested a permit to raze the iconic 21-story tower. They also have not submitted a plan to the city for what they would like to build on the site.

Dec 10, 2018

Trends for property managers to know and watch in 2019

The property management industry is estimated to be worth over $50 billion a year. The industry has almost 700,000 employees and has seen growth for many years. This past year has seen a decline in vacancy rates and a 4 percent increase in rental rates. Property management is big business and it takes savvy property managers to drive future success.

Dec 10, 2018

Behind the List with Tom Skeans of SVN Imperial Realty

The Greater Lehigh Valley continues to see new residential and commercial building. At the forefront of those projects are developers, engineers, contractors and more, all working together to foster economic growth.

Dec 3, 2018

Factory overhaul advances in Northampton

Once an active, bustling factory, the former Dixie Cup plant in Wilson Borough has laid dormant for more than a decade.

Nov 30, 2018

Strayer University opening downtown Allentown campus

Strayer University will be opening a campus in downtown Allentown.

Nov 30, 2018

Allentown State Hospital to be demolished, sold as green space

It was most recently the backdrop for scenes in the upcoming Bruce Willis movie, “Glass,” but now the state Department of General Services is looking to demolish the buildings on the Allentown State Hospital campus.

Nov 28, 2018

Large expansion underway at Carbon County’s Country Junction

A popular Carbon County store and attraction is expanding more than a decade after it was nearly destroyed by fire.

Nov 26, 2018

Glen-Gery Corp. sold to Australian brick-making company for $110M

Glen-Gery Corp., a Wyomissing-based brick and stone manufacturer, has been acquired by Brickworks Limited of Australia.

Nov 26, 2018

Lehigh health college to operate on two tracks

The last time Lehigh University opened a new school was about 75 years ago. That will change in fall 2020 when the Bethlehem university accepts the first students to its College of Health.