Posts Tagged: Philly retail space

TD Bank Closing 81 Branches, Including 11 in the Philadelphia Region

TD Bank will close 81 of its 1,223 retail branches, almost 7% of all locations, as the Covid-19 pandemic accelerates the switch from brick-and-mortar to digital banking. Cherry Hill-based TD, the U.S. retail banking arm of Toronto’s TD Bank Group (NYSE: TD), said the closings will take place by April 23. They include locations in… Read more »

Giant to anchor $24M redevelopment of former Sears in Northeast Philadelphia

The Giant Co. will locate one of its grocery stores in a portion of a vacant Sears in Northeast Philadelphia that will undergo a $24 million redevelopment. Giant will occupy about 60,000 square feet of the three-story, 237,151-square-foot property at Great Northeast Plaza at the intersection of Bustleton and Cottman avenues. It is one of… Read more »

PREIT to Relinquish Primary Control of Fashion District Philadelphia Under Bankruptcy Agreement

  Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust will relinquish much of its involvement in Fashion District Philadelphia beginning Jan. 1, leaving its partner in the project, Macerich Cos., to control the operations and make decisions involving the Philadelphia retail center, according to Securities and Exchange Commission documents filed by PREIT. The arrangement arose as part of… Read more »

Goose Island Brewhouse in Fishtown Permanently Closes in Covid-19 Fallout

The popular Goose Island Brewhouse is Philadelphia’s Fishtown neighborhood has permanently closed after nearly two-and-a-half years of operation, the latest fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic. The 10,500-square-foot brewpub announced the shuttering late Friday afternoon via its Facebook and Instagram accounts. Goose Island Beer Co. is based in Chicago, and has been owned by Anheuser-Busch InBev… Read more »

Lidl, ALDI Open New Grocery Stores in Philadelphia

Two German markets continue expansion into region German grocery store Lidl is in the midst of a large expansion on the East Coast of the United States. Its latest store opened at 9175 Roosevelt Blvd. in Northeast Philadelphia. Above, a location in Middletown, Delaware. Apair of grocery stores run by German-based companies opened their doors… Read more »

Bankruptcy Court Approves PREIT’s Reorganization Plan

A month after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware approved a pre-packaged restructuring plan for Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust on Monday. The Philadelphia company expects to emerge from bankruptcy in early December, later than its initial expectation to be done with the proceedings by the… Read more »

$52M Redevelopment Planned for Vacant Sears in Philadelphia

A partnership has paid $28.75 million for a former Sears in Northeast Philadelphia and has plans to invest another $24 million to redevelop the vacant department store. Sears Holdings Corp. closed the store in April 2018 as part of a move to shutter 100 stores nationwide. The transaction was initiated six months before the onset… Read more »