real estate

Oct 24, 2016

Reading hotel to close, convert to apartments

The historic Abraham Lincoln hotel in downtown Reading will close Nov. 1 and be converted into apartments.

Oct 20, 2016

Fleetwood truck equipment company expanding into second building

DESCCO Design & Construction of Fleetwood said it has begun construction of a new, second facility for Levan Machine & Truck Equipment of Fleetwood.

Oct 20, 2016

Working from home hurts efficiency back at the office

Everywhere they turn, baby boomer bosses are bombarded with the notion that they must acquiesce to what millennials want in terms of work-life balance.

Oct 19, 2016

20-acre Reading brownfield to be cleaned, redeveloped

A Missouri company that will clean a 20-acre site contaminated by a former paint manufacturing plant in Reading plans to redevelop the site.

Oct 17, 2016

Grant spurs start of $10.6M biotech center expansion

A massive biotechnology incubator in Bucks County got a federal grant that allows for the center to start a $10.6 million expansion project.

Oct 17, 2016

The Waterfront in Allentown awarded $2.28M PennDOT grant

Allentown’s The Waterfront development has landed a major boost from the state.

Oct 14, 2016

Reading Hospital to debut $354M expanded ER, trauma center

Reading Hospital, which has the busiest emergency department in Pennsylvania, will open its expanded $354 million emergency room and trauma center on Monday.

Oct 14, 2016

First-half report card for Penn State: Not bad

Penn State is one play away from being 5-1 and possibly in the Top 25.

Oct 12, 2016

Mortgage firm on the move to updated shopping center

To welcome in the new year, a leading Greater Lehigh Valley mortgage firm will move to an updated shopping center in January.

Oct 11, 2016

280,000-square-foot warehouse in Berks closer to construction

Construction of Berks61, a proposed 278,000-square-foot warehouse on Route 61 in Muhlenberg Township, is closer to starting now that township officials approved development plans.

Oct 10, 2016

Univest goes west for first foray into Lancaster County

The sixth largest county in the state was just to the west, and Souderton-based Univest Bank saw an opportunity.

Oct 10, 2016

Experts: Washington mortgage ruling has no impact here

Imagine that you’ve missed a few mortgage payments and return home to find the locks on your doors have been changed by your lender.