A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has noted that construction continues to progress at The Vale, a five-story, 36-unit mixed-use development at 3515 Midvale Avenue in East Falls, Northwest Philadelphia, with the structure having been topped out since our last visit in May. Designed by Bright Common and developed by the Argo Property Group, with Tester Construction as the contractor, the structure rises from a 13,050-square-foot footprint and spans 40,500 square feet, with 36 apartments and three commercial spaces on the ground floor, measuring 2,800, 1,200, and 565 square feet, respectively. The development will also feature a roof deck and 12 bicycle spaces. Permits list construction costs at $5.6 million.
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A zoning permit has been issued for the construction of a four-story, 67-unit residential building at 6327 Musgrave Street in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia. The property is situated on the northeast side of the block between East Washington Lane and East Duval Street. Designed by KJO Architecture, the building will span 56,140 square feet and will feature elevator service, a partial basement, a courtyard, balconies, parking for 24 bicycles, and a green roof.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has discovered that construction work has made significant progress at Station Square, a five-story, 49-unit mixed-use development taking shape at 308 West Chelten Avenue in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia. The project, also known under its full address of 308-16 West Chelten Avenue, is designed by Coscia Moos Architecture and developed by R+M Development Partners and Zatos Investments, with Tester Construction Group as the contractor. The development will span 42,459 square feet and feature a roof deck and full sprinkling. Permits list a construction cost of $6.5 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a five-story mixed-use building at 225 West Rittenhouse Street in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia. The structure will span around 40,000 square feet and will feature 37 residential units, commercial space, parking, and full sprinkling. Permits list Designblendz as the designer and TDAK Development & Construction LLC as the contractor. Construction costs are specified at $4.3 million.
Earlier this month YIMBY shared the news of developer Equus Capital Partners announcing the start of development on 400 West Elm, a 13-story, 348-unit residential high-rise at 400 West Elm Street in Conshohocken, PA, three miles to the northwest of Philadelphia. Designed by JDAVIS, the building will rise on the Schuylkill River waterfront, just to the northwest of the Conshohocken Station of SEPTA Regional Rail. Equus, in partnership with USAA Real Estate, have closed on a joint venture and first round of financing. Construction prep is currently underway at the site, with McDonald Building Co. as the contractor. Today we take a detailed look at the development and what it means for the spirit and ambitions of the rapidly growing town.