24 03, 2021

Former Camp Hosiery building to become the home to Albright College’s Science Research Institute

2021-03-24T08:14:53-04:00March 24th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Dr. Jacquelyn S. Fetrow, Albright president, explained to City Council at its committee whole meeting Monday, March 22, about the renovations coming to the former Camp Hosiery building.The 1928-building next to Shirk Stadium will become the home to the school’s Science Research Institute and [...]

31 01, 2021

Woda Group completes 57 apartments for Seniors

2021-01-31T05:47:55-04:00January 31st, 2021|News|0 Comments

The Woda Group Inc., an Ohio-based property development firm specializing in affordable housing design, construction and management the water corporate companies, has completed 57 apartments on South Second Street for seniors to provide them with affordable housing. Barley Square is located on the [...]

30 01, 2021

Douglas Development Corporation to repurpose the Reading Station

2021-01-30T10:52:01-04:00January 30th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Douglas Development Corporation will repurpose the former Reading Station Outlet Center at 600 Spring Street by constructing 500 apartments over the next five years. Mayor Eddie Moran made the announcement, Friday, January 29, 2021 during the State of the City Address. Reading Station [...]

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. [...]

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