Hearthside Happenings

The Future For 1,400 Acres of Waterfront Property at South Philly's Refinery

Following the refinery explosion and closure what does the future hold for Schuylkill's waterfront property?
Posted by Joe Carelli on July 17, 2019 in  Coldwell Banker  Coldwell Banker Hearthside  Navy Yard  PA  Pennsylvania  Philadelphia  Philadelphia Energy Solutions  Philly  Real Estate  Refinery  Schuylkill  Southern Philadelphia  Southern Philly
In June Philadelphia Energy Solutions made national headlines following a fire at the largest refinery on the east coast. The explosion produces a fireball so overwhelming that it registered on the National Weather Service’s infrared satellite and transformed the Southern Philadelphia skies into a bright orange glow. The Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery on the Schuylkill waterfront is set to be decommissioned in late 2019, which may open up more than 1,400 acres of prime waterfront real estate. The refi... read more
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Philly Sets Sights on 2026 FIFA World Cup

Could 2026's World Cup Be Set at Lincoln Financial Field?
Posted by Joe Carelli on July 08, 2019 in  Coldwell Banker  FIFA  Philadelphia  Philly  soccer  world cup
As we celebrate the inspiring U.S. Women's team for winning it all in yesterday's World Cup we look toward what's on the horizon. Philly is hoping to be the first US city to host the World Cup in more than 30 years with their bid for the 2026 FIFA tournament. If successful, it would be the first World Cup held in the United States since 1994, when 9 venues across the country hosted games. The FIFA World Cup is among the most watched events- sporting or otherwise- on the planet, with nearly 1 billion viewers tuning ... read more
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Nation's First E-Sports Arena Coming to Philly

This 50 million dollar project will call the area close to Citizens Bank Park, Wells Fargo Center and the Linc home.
Posted by Joe Carelli on June 21, 2019 in  Construction  E-Sports  New Construction  pennsylvania  Philadelphia  Philly  Real Estate
Comcast-owned Spectacor announced that they are going to begin construction on the first gaming-exclusive arena in the United States, for Philadelphia's Fusion e-sports team. The project is slated to cost up to 50 million dollars and is a tangible reminder of the substantial growth in the popularity of e-sports, where gamers challenge each other in video game contests in front of packed arenas. Spectacor is set to break ground on the project in the summer of 2019 at the complex stadium site in South Philly. The ne... read more
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The Philly Fashion District: What You Need To Know

The Philly Fashion District is set to open Sept. 2019 bringing a wealth of new business to the area.
Posted by Joe Carelli on June 17, 2019 in  Attractions  Commercial  Fashion District  pennsylvania  Philadelphia  Philly  Real Estate  real estate industry
Philly's former Gallery Mall has been reborn as the Philadelphia Fashion District. The renewed area is under development by the Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT) and will feature a diverse collection of local and homegrown businesses, like Dolly's Boutique, South Fellini, and American Hats. The new space will house close to 5,000 sq feet of retail space on the concourse level of the development. Working with PREIT to develop the space is the California-based real estate development firm Macerich. ... read more
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Philadelphia's Top Museums

Philadelphia is a hub for culture, art and history! Here are some of the best museums to explore!
Posted by Joe Carelli on May 23, 2019 in  activities  Art  Culture  Entertainment  Fun  History  Museums  pennsylvania  Philadelphia  Philly  Tourism
Philadelphia is a fantastic city to enjoy diverse museums and historical monuments. Since Philadelphia is one of the places where America was essentially founded, there is a great deal to explore for both locals and tourists alike.   Which Museums Are Best to Enjoy in Philadelphia?   Philadelphia Museum of Art The Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the most popular art museums in the United States and Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Museum of Art is overlooking the Schuylkill River and has an excellen... read more
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