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    • A publicly subsidized W Hotel is proposed for 15th and Chestnut streets in Center City

TIF districts generate less property tax revenue than expected

When city officials decided to create a $5 million tax-increment financing (TIF) district for Bart Blatstein’s Avenue North project near Temple University, in 2005, they had a few figures in mind.…

    • Report: CDCs contributed $3.3 billion to local economy since 1992

Report: CDCs contributed $3.3 billion to local economy since 1992

Community development corporations in Philadelphia have made a combined, direct contribution of $2.2 billion to the local economy over the past 20 years, according to a report issued Wednesday morning by…

    • Stream buffer bill won’t be finalized for at least two weeks

Stream buffer bill won’t be finalized for at least two weeks

On Wednesday, City Council’s Committee on Rules heard from architects and developers, designers and environmentalists. It heard from economists and city planners, from bicycle advocates, engineers, and district councilmembers. It considered…

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