real estate

Feb 1, 2016

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 and sale price. Unless otherwise noted, the property has a commercial use.

Jan 28, 2016

Snow on my roof: A potentially costly and dangerous situation

The winter brings a more heightened awareness of what a major snowstorm can do to our commute to school or work, and to our voicemails if we are a property manager.
However, with the heavy snow comes a very real potential for structural failure of a roof system that may have tragic results.

Jan 26, 2016

Impeded by legal issues, FedEx Ground eyes new site for megahub

Though FedEx Ground has been planning to build a large distribution center near Lehigh Valley International Airport the past two years, the company is now exploring an alternative site in South Bethlehem.

Jan 26, 2016

PREIT has agreement of sale for Palmer Park Mall

PREIT, the Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust which once owned a number of malls in the Lehigh Valley, is moving forward with plans to sell its final fully owned property in the area.

Jan 25, 2016

Kutztown University completes $8M dining overhaul; 24-hour meal plan to launch

Along with the excitement of Kutztown University's 150th anniversary celebration this school year, students are rejoicing with this month's completion of the Cub Cafe on campus.

Jan 22, 2016

Second auction in works to find buyer for Inn at Buck Hill Falls

Even after a spring 2015 auction drew in sealed bids from people interested in the historic and long-abandoned Inn at Buck Hill Falls in Barrett Township, there still is no buyer.

Jan 22, 2016

Shopping center near Route 33 sold for $53.7 million

DDR Corp., an Ohio-based commercial real estate firm, bought Southmont Plaza in Bethlehem Township from Morris Bethlehem Associates LP for $53.7 million, according to Northampton County property transactions.

Jan 18, 2016

Long-time Allentown machinery business sells property to startup

An Allentown family business, a mainstay for more than 60 years, is no more.

Jan 18, 2016

In today’s marketplace, opportunities for buyer and seller

Residential real estate in the Greater Lehigh Valley seems to be hit or miss, however, one thing is certain: there is a distinction between what sells and what sits.

Jan 18, 2016

All about price, and positioning for largest pool of buyers

“Sold” is music to anyone involved in real estate.

Jan 18, 2016

Valley a microcosm of the colossal retail battlefield

Analysis of the retail market today requires taking a hard look at two very different sides of the same coin.