Posts Categorized: Wolf Commercial Real Estate

Philadelphia’s Suburban Office Challenges Began Before the Pandemic

Philadelphia's Suburban Office Challenges Began Before the Pandemic

Philadelphia’s office market reflects a tale of two cities, showcasing pre-existing challenges and those emerging post-pandemic. For over a decade, the Philadelphia suburbs have struggled with high office availability rates, significantly exceeding historical averages. This surplus of office space has become the norm for suburban areas. Conversely, the abundance of available office space in the… Read more »

Navy Yard’s Former GSK Office Faces Sheriff’s Sale Over $78M Foreclosure

Navy Yard's Former GSK Office Faces Sheriff's Sale Over $78M Foreclosure

The iconic office property at Philadelphia Navy Yard is slated for a sheriff’s sale in June. Originally praised for revolutionizing workspaces when constructed for GlaxoSmithKline over a decade ago, the building at 5 Crescent Drive is now entangled in foreclosure proceedings due to the owner’s outstanding $85 million mortgage debt. *Article courtesy of Philadelphia Business… Read more »

Philadelphia City Officials Project a Staggering $1 Billion Decline in Assessed Value for Office Buildings

Philadelphia City Officials Project a Staggering $1 Billion Decline in Assessed Value for Office Buildings

Philadelphia officials anticipate a substantial decrease of approximately $1 billion in the total assessed value of office buildings throughout the city, attributed to financial challenges faced by property owners and escalating vacancy rates. Finance Director Rob Dubow highlighted the necessity of accounting for these declining valuations in Mayor Cherelle Parker’s proposed budget for fiscal year… Read more »

Center City Office Portfolio of 4 buildings Returned to Lender, Sale Pending

Center City Office Portfolio of 4 buildings Returned to Lender, Sale Pending

In late December, a lender assumed control of a four-building Philadelphia office portfolio, and discussions are underway for the potential sale of two of the properties. KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. (NYSE: KREF), a subsidiary of New York-based alternative investment firm KKR, disclosed in its quarterly earnings filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission… Read more »

4-Star Hotel to Replace Former Family Court Building

4-Star Hotel to Replace Former Family Court Building

Frontier Development & Hospitality Group aims for “really prominent” food and beverage partners and a four-star designation for its redevelopment of the former Family Court building into a 215-key hotel, according to Managing Principal Evens Charles. The 247,196-square-foot structure at 1801 Vine St. is part of a broader development plan along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway…. Read more »

Mayor Parker is Considering More In-Office Days for City Workers to Boost Center City’s Recovery

Mayor Parker is Considering More In-Office Days for City Workers to Boost Center City's Recovery

Philadelphia City Hall, with its iconic oversized William Penn statue, symbolizes the city. The SEPTA station beneath connects the transit network, and Dilworth Park’s family-friendly attractions are popular among tourists and locals alike. However, the offices adjacent to this beloved Second Empire structure face significant challenges. Data reveals that among the six private-sector office buildings… Read more »

Philadelphia Office Property Trades Surpass $1 Billion in 2023 Despite Market Challenges

Philadelphia Office Property Trades Surpass $1 Billion in 2023 Despite Market Challenges

Despite the tumultuous fluctuations in the Philadelphia office market last year, resourceful developers, investors, and companies demonstrated resilience by engaging in office sales activities. Prior to 2020, office buildings were dominant, consistently commanding top prices in commercial real estate. However, the enduring impact of the pandemic disrupted this trend. As the future of in-person work… Read more »

Fully Approved Philly Medical Space for Sale or Lease

Wolf Commercial Real Estate, the leading Philly commercial real estate broker with experience in Philly commercial real estate listings and services, now has available fully approved, build-to-suit Philly medical space for sale or lease at 2201 East Allegheny Avenue Philadelphia PA. The main building of this Philly medical space for sale or lease contains +/-… Read more »

Well-Located Philly Retail Space for Lease on Passyunk Avenue

Wolf Commercial Real Estate, a leading Philly commercial real estate broker, is now offering premier Philly retail space for lease at 1804-1808 East Passyunk Avenue located in what is known as one of the country’s top restaurant neighborhoods. There is between 900 sf and 2,800 sf of retail space in Philly available for lease at… Read more »

Philly Office Space for Lease in Morrisville PA

Wolf Commercial Real Estate, a leading Philly commercial real estate broker with expertise in Philly commercial real estate listings and services, now has available Philly office space for lease at 6 East Trenton Avenue Morrisville PA. This Philly professional office space for lease at 6 East Trenton Avenue Morrisville PA has two suites of finished… Read more »