In 2019, Philadelphia City Council announced a major change to the 10-year tax abatement for residential development. The 20-year-old program that originally encouraged residential development in the city will drastically reduce incentives for new homeowners and developers—but now they don't go into effect until 2022. Here's what you need to know about the 10-year tax abatement changes and other development tax bills that recently passed.Read More >
The real estate development scene in Philadelphia remains active despite the coronavirus pandemic in 2020. No matter the neighborhood, construction can be seen on nearly every block. Our team has analyzed available data regarding properties, zoning, and permits to get a clearer picture of the state of development.Read More >
Designblendz has made the 2020 Philadelphia100®, marking the third time in a row the architecture, visualization, and construction company has been recognized among the fastest-growing companies in the region. Here’s how we got here.Read More >
When it comes to the Philadelphia Architectural Zoning Process, there are plenty of unknowns and complex processes required to get buildings approved. It is advised to hire a zoning professional when your project does not meet a by right scenario. When presenting a project that is owned by an LLC, you are required to have a lawyer appear at the Zoning Board of Adjustments in Philadelphia.
Between the architectural design process, zoning submission, talking to the local RCO's, standing in front of ZBA, it is best to put together a rockstar team. We are now half way through the year 2019, and we have compiled a list of the 20 most active zoning attorneys in the City of Philadelphia with their current results.Read More >