29 Aug 2017
Pictured: The Green Line Cafe, A Storefront Improvement Program Beneficiary - Image Source: The Green Line Cafe
Written by: Jon Tehrani
Do more with less. But how?
From small groups of neighbors to community development corporations with multi-million dollar budgets, civic focused non-profit organizations run the gamut of size, capacity, and purpose. While these entities can be quite different, they all face similar challenges of understanding and supporting their ever-changing service areas and constituents.
If you recently asked yourself one of the following questions, then this post is for you:
24 Jul 2017
Written by: Jon Tehrani
The transformations are beautiful.
Vacant factories - once the production sites for shoes, textiles, bicycles - revived in new incarnations as loft apartments or commercial, mixed use. With such a rich industrial history, and a population on the rise, we at FixList decided to explore the current landscape for industrial land in Philadelphia (for this report, land with an I-1, I-2, or I-3 base zoning). Where are industrial parcels located? How is the land currently being used? What trends are emerging in sales and otherwise?
20 Jun 2017
First came the Goldtex, then Hanover, 990, and soon the Rail Park, Target & Yards.
With each passing month, investment in Callowhill grows.
We at FixList are excited to release our latest trend report, this time in partnership with Lauren Gilchrist of JLL, focusing on the resurgence of the Callowhill area. What was once an industrial wasteland is now a rapidly changing neighborhood, and we’ve got the numbers to provide you with a lay of the land.
02 May 2017
Change is in the air at FixList.
Heads down through the winter, spring has sprung and we are excited to share an array of great news. From new features, to the expansion of our business, there is much opportunity on the horizon, for us and for you.
24 Jan 2017
As we leave 2016 behind, we at FixList wanted to reflect on some data-driven indicators on new construction in our hometown, the City of Philadelphia.
In particular, we analyzed zoning permit and building permit issuance for new construction projects between 2011 and 2016. These two permit types are standard when developing brand new buildings in Philadelphia with zoning permits preceding building permits. Here’s what we found.