Posts Tagged: Pandemic

Demand for Store Space Drives Philly Retail to New Lows

Steady Demand for Store Space Drives Philadelphia’s Retail Availability to New Lows

Despite concerns of a retail apocalypse over the past decade from the threat of online shopping, which was heightened during the pandemic, recent leasing performance on the part of Philadelphia retailers tells another story. Retail space listed on the market in the Philadelphia region is now at 18.7 million square feet — 20% below the… Read more »

Sugar Factory chain to open Philadelphia restaurant with ‘insane milkshakes,’ celebrity-designed cocktails

Las Vegas restaurant chain Sugar Factory American Brasserie is taking over the former Porta space in Center City.  Sugar Factory is known for over-the-top offerings like sliders with rainbow buns; “insane milkshakes” served in chocolate-covered mugs and decked out with sweets like candy necklaces, candy bars and cookies; and a 24-scoop King Kong Sundae topped with marshmallows,… Read more »