Sign of warehouse growth: Major truck companies expand maintenance facilities in Berks
In a sign of the growth of distribution warehouses in the Greater Lehigh Valley, two of the largest trucking companies in the country have opened new maintenance facilities in Berks County.
Rooftop restaurant ready for November debut
In November, a $20M office complex long championed as a catalyst for helping to revitalize South Side Bethlehem will see its newest tenant open a rooftop restaurant.
Phillipsburg properties at heart of revitalization efforts hit the auction block today
A two-day online auction begins today on a well-known Phillipsburg building that had previously been considered as a new location for city hall but is now at the center of redevelopment plans in the region.
Pocono resorts owner expands in central Pa. with $76M acquisition
The Missouri-based owner of Jack Frost and Big Boulder Ski Resorts in the Poconos has just purchased the owner of a number of central Pennsylvania resorts for $76 million.
Homes sales rise, speed up in August
Low inventory continues to spark brisk buyer activity in the residential real estate market in the Greater Lehigh Valley. In August, homes sold an average of two weeks sooner than a year ago while average sales prices grew 3.8 percent. Closed sales grew 3.1 percent, but both pending sales and new listings fell, by 2.0 and 1.2 percent, respectively.
As baby boomers age, local housing market adjusts
Over the last two decades, baby boomers created a market for sprawling houses that sat on expansive, suburban lawns.
Hearst to move Bicycling, Runner’s World operations to Easton
Hearst Magazine, which purchased Emmaus-based Rodale’s magazine and book publishing divisions in January, has announced that it has signed a multi-year lease for the former Heritage Lanes bowling alley in Easton.
ADP to become largest downtown Allentown employer with move to Five City Center
A beam-signing today at Five City Center in downtown Allentown came with the announcement of a major tenant.
Catty Corner to reopen under new ownership
A once popular Catasauqua bar and restaurant will be returning to life under new ownership.
Last steel beam placed on top of the Women and Babies Pavilion at St. Luke’s Anderson
Construction of the $100 million Women and Babies Pavilion entered a new phase Monday as a crane hoisted the last steel beam and workers placed it on top of the four-story building on St. Luke's Anderson Campus in Bethlehem Township.
Berks County Real Estate Transactions
Documents on file in Berks County government offices listed these recent real estate transactions. Information listed for each transaction lists the municipality, seller, buyer, address, parcel, date of sale and sale price. Unless otherwise noted, the property has a commercial use.