IT’S A SMALL WORLD: Tiny houses slowly catching on, signaling trend toward tighter, more efficient homes
Henry David Thoreau may have been the nation's first celebrity advocate of the tiny house when he went to Walden Pond in Concord, Mass., in 1845 to build a cabin in which "to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life."
Allentown industrial site gets marketability boost with $2M loan
A local economic development organization will use a $2 million state loan to help rejuvenate a long-dormant industrial site in Allentown.
Two Valley companies to expand with help from state loans
Two Lehigh Valley manufacturers will be expanding with the help of low interest loans from the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority.
Retail enhancements underway; Wawa headed to busy corridor
A shopping center along a busy corridor in South Whitehall Township is getting a makeover as a Berks County developer continues its $9 million redevelopment efforts.
$28M bridge opens in Jim Thorpe, a major artery for commerce
After more than two years of construction, the $28 million four-lane bridge in Jim Thorpe opened Friday – potentially the most significant transportation project in Carbon County in decades, a state official said.
Lehigh County Real Estate Transactions
Documents on file in Lehigh County government offices listed these recent real estate transactions. Information 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.
1,400 Guardian employees get new home
Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America has opened its new regional headquarters.
$14M upscale fitness club headed to Airport Road, pending final approval
The evolution of the fitness club continues in the Greater Lehigh Valley with a plan to open a high-end wellness center next summer that includes outdoor pools, waterslides, an indoor rock climbing wall and cafe.
VF Outlet Center, one of first of its kind, to get new owner
VF Outlet Center in Wyomissing is under agreement to be sold to a Philadelphia-based real estate company that wants to redevelop the site for office and retail use, according to the seller.
Home sales continue to soar, and summer is expected to roar
Brisk homebuyer activity shows potential for a strong summer in the Greater Lehigh Valley, as well as a change.
Manufacturing companies sought for future industrial park off Route 33
With warehouse and distribution development continuing to sprout along the Route 33 corridor of Northampton County, investors are looking further north for untapped potential.
Strong rental demand spurs construction start on 276 apartments
For the developers of a mixed-use project in Bethlehem Township, the demand for apartments is outpacing supply, prompting the start of construction on nearly 300 additional units.