Posts Tagged: Philadelphia

Puttshack To Open First Philadelphia Location in Center City

Puttshack opened its first two U.S. locations in Atlanta and Chicago in 2021, joining its four locations in London. New locations in the United States will open this summer in Boston and Miami, followed by Denver, Houston, Pittsburgh, Scottsdale, St. Louis, Dallas, Nashville and its second Atlanta location in 2023. Its Center City location is set to include four tech-driven mini golf courses powered… Read more »

Developer buys historic property with plans for mixed-use complex

A developer has purchased an historic building at 6th Street and Girard Avenue in Philadelphia for $1.5 million and plans to develop what was originally known as Farmers’ Market House & Hall into a mixed-use complex.  The sale of the prominent property at 527-37 Girard Ave. took more than two years to get done —… Read more »

Amazon Fresh supermarket to open in Delaware County amid ongoing expansion

Amazon Fresh

An Amazon Fresh grocery store, the burgeoning supermarket concept from the e-commerce giant, is expected to open in the near future at a shopping center in Delaware County. Signage for the grocery store went up this week at the Broomall Commons Shopping Center, 2940 Springfield Rd., next to the Planet Fitness and PetSmart stores. *Article… Read more »

Wawa considering adding stores with gas pumps closer to Center City

Wawa is “still active in the city,” CEO Chris Gheysens said, despite some high-profile Philadelphia store closures during the pandemic that included the landmark location at Broad and Walnut streets and the outpost at 9th and South streets.  “We have closed some stores and I think it’s a reflection of, in some cases, bad site location. Others [it’s] just the business,… Read more »

Wharton Realty Group buys two Philadelphia-area retail centers in separate deals totaling roughly $140M

Wharton Realty Group has made two retail acquisitions, buying Deptford Landing, a power center in Deptford, New Jersey, and Exeter Commons, a grocery-anchored center in Reading, in separate transactions that settled at roughly $70 million each.  The two retail centers were sold by ShopCore Properties, which is a division of Blackstone Group. They properties add… Read more »

Federal Donuts lands equity investment from NewSpring to fuel major Mid-Atlantic expansion

Federal Donuts, South Philly

Local favorite Federal Donuts is looking to add dozens of new locations throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond after receiving a growth equity investment from Radnor-based NewSpring.  The capital infusion comes from the Main Line private equity firm’s NewSpring Franchise arm, which focuses on growing what it identifies as innovative, multi-unit concepts.  As part of… Read more »