It’s no coincidence that Amazon’s two HQ2 winning regions represent the top two homes for tech workers in the United States. Techies are more likely to live in New York City or the Beltway than almost anywhere else. So, in the end, Amazon went where the experts are. So what does that mean for Philadelphia’s Center City? It means we need to find our place in the world and make ourselves a destination for a few major industries.
Posts by Glenn Blumenfeld
The new Opportunity Zones created in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”) are the darlings of real estate right now. And for good reason. These Zones could potentially enable trillions of dollars in current and future capital gains to be deferred, discounted and even fully exempted from…
Every day at Tactix they do one thing and one thing only: fight to protect the interests of tenants in the tri-state area and make sure they get the best terms possible. Now, through the Tenant Advocacy Project, they’ll be able to extend those same tenant advocacy and protections to Philadelphia’s most vulnerable families in the residential context.
Many tenants put themselves in conflicted situations with their brokers that they would never allow, or even consider, in any other relational aspect of their life or business. Read these comparisons of situations outside of commercial brokerage to see how brokerage conflicts of interest hurt tenants, and why you should never agree to them.