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Monday, May 08, 2017
Board members Leo Addimando and Kevin Gillen set the record straight on the 10-year tax abatement as guest columnists in the Philadelphia Business Journal. Read: Dispelling common myths about Philadelphia's 10-year tax abatement
Categories: Economic
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Building Industry Association of Philadelphia (BIA) board member Ori Feibush of OCF Realty was the victim of a heinous and senseless crime this week. According to the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms’ Philadelphia division, a person, or group of individuals, intentionally set fire to Ori’s project in Point Breeze, razing four townhomes and damaging many others. Arson ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Philadelphia’s Housing Market Shows Unusual Seasonal Pattern in Q1 Both price appreciation and home sales volume exhibit uncharacteristic strength. May 2, 2017 : During what is typically the slowest time of year, Philadelphia homebuyers were quite active this past winter. However, the atypical rise in both sales and prices was not evenly spread across all areas of the city. Further coverage ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article
Monday, May 01, 2017
May is membership month and the BIA is holding its first member drive of 2017. The goal is to bring in 30 new members by May 31. The member who recruits the most will win two suite-level tickets to the Phillies-Padres game Saturday, July 8 at 4:05 pm, generously sponsored by Tru-Fit Frame and Door Corporation . Help make our spring member drive a success by inviting your business associates and ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Since Philadelphia launched the 10-year tax abatement in 2000, many years of hard data are now available to assess its impact. Late last year, BIA commissioned economist Kevin Gillen to research the size, location, distribution and other outcomes of the tax abatement program. BIA’s new report, based on that research, clearly demonstrates that the tax abatement program is significantly ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Papers/Research