12 01, 2021

Groundbreaking – Alvernia University’s CollegeTowne Project

2021-01-15T03:34:14-04:00January 12th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Groundbreaking was held on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 for Alvernia University’s CollegeTowne project. Below: Alvernia University President John R. Loyack smashes a wall Tuesday as the university celebrates the beginning of work on its Reading CollegeTowne project at 401 Penn St. In February, 2020, [...]

6 01, 2021

Drexel, Tower Health medical school set for July finish

2021-01-06T20:27:28-04:00January 6th, 2021|News|0 Comments

The Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health is taking shape in Wyomissing, with completion set for July. "The hope would be that as students come out here and train out here, they will fall in love with the area and will [...]

2 01, 2021

Equus Sells Three-Building Portfolio in Wyomissing, PA to an Affiliate of Kawa Capital Management

2021-01-02T10:50:22-04:00January 2nd, 2021|News|0 Comments

Equus Capital Partners, Ltd. (“Equus”), one of the nation’s leading real estate investment managers, announced Dec. 28, 2020 the sale of a three-building office and lab portfolio within The Knitting Mills, a 53-acre campus in Wyomissing, PA. The properties were originally part of [...]

1 01, 2021

The End of an Era for the Outlet Industry in Wyomissing

2021-01-01T10:22:16-04:00January 1st, 2021|Businesses-Industry, News, Outlet|0 Comments

In 1970, M.O. Lee, then-president of VF Corp., introduced the outlet concept. But it was Kitty Solomon who helped spawn the outlet industry. Under the leadership of Kitty Solomon, the Berks County Pennsylvania Dutch Travel Association turned to tourism to increase area earnings. [...]

31 12, 2020

There’s a new A-Plus in downtown Reading

2020-12-31T06:29:16-04:00December 31st, 2020|Businesses-Industry, News|0 Comments

On Dec. 15, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held for a new A-Plus convenience store at the corner of Fourth and Washington Streets. The 3,500 square-foot store, which sits across the courtyard of the Washington Tower apartment building's lobby, features typical products, such as [...]

27 12, 2020

Workers begin renovation of the Madison Building

2020-12-27T21:37:36-04:00December 27th, 2020|Landmarks, News|0 Comments

The Madison Building at 400 Washington Street was sold for $2,500,000. Developer David Hasenfeld, owner of Madison 2020 LLC, New Castle, Delaware, has an adaptive reuse plan to create 85 high-end apartment units with both one and two-bedroom floor plans. [...]

8 12, 2020

Roadside America closing and auctioning off pieces and buildings of its miniature village

2020-12-08T02:40:14-04:00December 8th, 2020|Landmarks, News|0 Comments

Roadside America, known as the “world’s greatest indoor miniature village,” announced November 21, 2020 that it is permanently closing after 85 years in business. Roadside America Corporate was unable to disclose the buyer or the buyer’s plans for the property but said that [...]

6 12, 2020

New Life for the Madison Building

2020-12-27T21:18:42-04:00December 6th, 2020|Landmarks, News|0 Comments

The Madison Building at 400 Washington Street was recently sold for $2,500,000. Developer David Hasenfeld, owner of Madison 2020 LLC, New Castle, Delaware, has an adaptive reuse plan to create 85 high-end apartment units with both one and two-bedroom floor plans. The Madison [...]

1 12, 2020

Paper Mill Dam Removal on Cacoosing Creek in Berks County

2020-12-01T14:51:34-04:00December 1st, 2020|News|0 Comments

American Rivers was awarded $275,441 for the Removal of the Paper Mill Dam on Cacoosing Creek. Cacoosing Creek is an 11.4-mile-long (18.3 km) tributary of the Tulpehocken Creek in Berks County, Pennsylvania in the United States. It starts in Fritztown and flows northeast, [...]

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