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Tuesday, September 26, 2017
There is strength in numbers. Join the BIA/PBA member drive!At PBA’s 2017 Summer Board Meeting 2017 President Andrew Kaye issued a challenge to all PBA members. “We have strength in numbers," Andrew said. The health, vitality, and influence of PBA are dependent upon maintaining a vibrant and active membership base. If we can bring PBA’s membership back up to 4,850 builder and associate members, I ...read more
Monday, September 18, 2017
On August 4, 2017, the Philadelphia Water Department filed a proposed new regulation, Section 504.0, detailing requirements for sewer connections with the Department of Records. This section has now been approved and incorporated into Chapter 5. Click here to download the new regulations. Section 504 is effective as of 9/5/17, and we will begin formal implementation of the program on October 1st. ...read more
Categories: Legislation/Regulation, L+I, PWD
Monday, September 11, 2017
The Friends of Neighborhood Education (FONE) is an association of two dozen or so "Friends" groups that have formed to support neighborhood public schools. The BIA Board of Directors promotes the work of FONE and encourages members to get involved and support the local schools in neighborhoods where you are building or doing business.Currently, Waring Elementary has a critical need for support. ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Sunday, September 10, 2017
BIA Board Member Kevin Gillen announced the debut of the Philadelphia Condo Price Indices.  It will follow the same format and quarterly updates as his housing reports, but will exclusively cover the condo segment of Philadelphia's real estate market.  The report is made possible through the generous support of Allan Domb Real Estate.Philadelphia’s Condo Market Shows Mixed Results Since ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Economic
Friday, August 18, 2017
BIA Board Member Kevin Gillen recently completed a study analyzing how much a parking space adds to a dwelling's value in Philadelphia at the request of one of BIA's newest members, Houwzer. According to Houwzer, the answer is complicated. Click here to download the report from Houwzer's website.WHYY and PlanPhilly posted a story on the report as ...read more
Categories: Economic, Papers/Research