Goldman Sachs real estate fund buys Chestnut Hill Village for $170 million

Featured Post, News | August 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Will McQuillan Chestnut Hill Village Apartments and Blossom Row, a 45-acre complex consisting of 704 apartment units and 117 two-story rowhomes, was purchased by Goldman Sachs Asset Management Private Real Estate for $170 million, it was announced Wednesday. The sale was completed on July 27. Denver-based Apartment Investment and Management Co. (Aimco) previously purchased […]

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Home builder, preservationists at odds over Abolition Hall development in Whitemarsh

Featured Post, News | July 18th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Elizabeth Coady A zoning conflict between a developer and Whitemarsh Township residents eager to preserve Pennsylvania’s most renown Underground Railroad stop is provoking debate over how a community’s desire to retain its heritage should weigh against the rights of private property owners. K. Hovnanian Homes wants to build The Villages at Whitemarsh, a 67-townhouse […]

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City adds stop signs to Ardleigh-Evergreen intersection

Featured Post, News | July 11th, 2018 | 2 Comments

by Will McQuillan On East Evergreen Avenue, child-sized figures made of bright green plastic line the sidewalk. “They’re out there to slow down people who just need a reminder they’re going too fast,” said Kristi Baker, who lives in the 200 block of East Evergreen. “Our street is a busy pass-through between Stenton and Germantown. […]

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Hill Harry Potter Fest downsize will not affect Quidditch Tournament, college  conference

Featured Post, News | July 5th, 2018 | Leave a comment

By Pete Mazzaccaro When news broke last month that the annual Chestnut Hill Harry Potter Festival was going to be dramatically downsized, there were rumors that Chestnut Hill College’s Brotherly Cup  Quidditch Tournament would also be curtailed or even cancelled altogether. Kathleen Spigelmeyer, Chestnut Hill College general counsel and assistant to the president told the […]

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Chestnut Hill Business District accounts for past successes, sets goals at annual meeting

Featured Post, News | June 21st, 2018 | 1 Comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro Members of the Chestnut Hill Business District met on Wednesday June 13 for its annual meeting. The organization serves as an umbrella for the Chestnut Hill Business Association, Parking Foundation and Business Improvement District. Part of the meeting was to fill board seats at the organization. The board of the Chestnut Hill […]

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