real estate

Sep 26, 2018

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.

Sep 25, 2018

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.

Sep 25, 2018

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.

Sep 24, 2018

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.

Sep 24, 2018

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.

Sep 24, 2018

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.

Sep 24, 2018


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Sep 20, 2018

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.

Sep 20, 2018

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.

Sep 19, 2018

Catty Corner to reopen under new ownership

A once popular Catasauqua bar and restaurant will be returning to life under new ownership.

Sep 17, 2018

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.

Sep 17, 2018

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.