Permits have been issued for the construction of a multi-family affordable housing development at 2604 Island Avenue in Eastwick, Southwest Philadelphia. Upon completion, the building will stand three stories tall, with 45 residential units. The project will also include an off-street parking lot. The building is expected to yield 45,000 square feet. Construction costs are listed at $7.625 million.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a 12-story commercial high-rise at 3200 Arch Street in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects an Kendall Heaton Associates, the new tower will rise 252 feet and hold 423,450 square feet of lab space, as well as 12,365 square feet of retail on the two lower floors. The project will feature 141 parking spaces.
A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that excavation work continues at 3151 Market Street in University City, West Philadelphia. The project rises on the north side of Market Street between North 30th and North 32nd streets, with John F. Kennedy Boulevard to the north. Designed by Gensler and developed by Brandywine Realty Trust, the building will rise 226 feet and 14 stories and will span 495,000 square feet. The structure will house office and laboratory space, as well as retail on the ground floor.
Permits have been issued for the construction of a six-story, twenty-unit apartment building at 3308 Fairmount Avenue (full address 3308-12 Fairmount Avenue) in Mantua, West Philadelphia. The development will rise on the south side of the block between Mantua Avenue and North 34th Street. Designed by Haverford Square Designs, the structure will span 15,124 square feet and will feature elevator service, roof decks, and parking for three cars and four bicycles. Permits list Haverford Sq GC as the general contractor.
Renderings have been revealed for a large mixed-use development at 3801 Chestnut Street in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by Perkins and Will and developed as a joint venture by Sterling Bay of Chicago and Botanic Properties of New York, the massive structure will hold 310,000 square feet. The 13-story building will include retail space at the ground floor, while the upper floors will contain lab and office space targeting life sciences.