2222 Market Street. Credit: Gensler

Remote Work-Friendly Features Announced for 2222 Market Street in Center City West

A set of new remote work-friendly features has recently been revealed at 2222 Market Street, a 295-foot-tall, 19-story office building under construction in Center City West. Designed by Gensler and developed by the Parkway Corporation (alternately Parkway Commercial Properties), with IMC Construction as the contractor, the building will offer 329,100 square feet of tenant floor area, with 324,826 square feet of Class A office space and 4,274 square feet of retail. Parking for 47 vehicles will be available in an underground garage. The development was built to spec for Morgan Lewis, a major law firm that will use the building as its new headquarters.

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One uCity Square. Credit: ZGF Architects

Construction Progresses at One uCity Square, Bringing 389,000 Square Feet of Office, Lab, and Retail to University City in West Philadelphia

The 29th Place on Philly YIMBY’s December 2021 Development Countdown goes to One uCity Square, a mixed-use building currently under construction in University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by ZGF Architects and developed by Wexford Science & Technology, the University City Science Center, and Ventas Inc., with Turner Construction as the contractor, the $280-million 13-story building will hold 389,000 square feet of office, laboratory, and retail space. The 250-foot-tall building, also known as Wexford One uCity Square, is part of the greater mixed-use uCity Square development, which will feature 10.5 million square feet within 15 existing and 10 newly-constructed buildings. New construction will account for three-quarters of the total square footage.

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Rendering of 4154 Chestnut Street. Credit: Coscia Moos Architecture.

Permits Issued for 136-Unit Building at 4145 Chestnut Street In University City, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for a 136-unit mixed-use building at 4154 Chestnut Street, in University CityWest Philadelphia. Designed by Coscia Moos Architecture, the 152,230-square-foot building will rise seven stories tall and will feature commercial space on the ground floor and a roof deck at the top. Construction costs are listed at $14.6 million.

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One Cathedral Square. Credit: Solomon Cordwell Buenz

Topping-Out Nears at 244-foot-tall, 23-story One Cathedral Square Condo at 1701 Race Street in Logan Square, Center City

The 30th Place on YIMBY’s December 2021 Development Countdown goes to One Cathedral Square, a 244-foot-tall, 23-story residential structure that currently stands nearly topped out at 1701 Race Street in Logan Square, Center City. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz and developed by the Exeter Property Group and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, the building will feature 273 condominium residences, as well as retail space at the ground floor. Hunter Roberts Construction Group is the project contractor.

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