Posts Tagged: Retail

CEO of Chase Consumer Banking Announces Plan to Double Branch Count in the Region

Chase consumer banking CEO says it will double its branch count in the region

In less than five years since inaugurating its initial retail branch in the Philadelphia region, Chase Bank has achieved its target of establishing 50 locations here by 2024. At the recent “Banking on Philadelphia” event at City Winery, Jennifer Roberts, CEO of Chase Consumer Banking, announced the anticipation of doubling this number within the next… Read more »

Wing Zone Targets Philadelphia Market for Expansion

Wing Zone seeking expansion in Philadelphia

Fast-Casual Chicken Wing Chain Plans Expansion with 20 New Locations in Greater Philadelphia. Wing Zone Hot Chicken and Wings, is a Las Vegas-based eatery, that has set ambitious growth goals for Greater Philadelphia. They are actively seeking franchisees interested in multi-unit development agreements to open a minimum of 20 new locations in and around the… Read more »

Former Marshalls Space in Center City Filled with Ross Dress for Less

Former Marshalls space in Center City to get new retail tenant

The shuttered Marshalls store at 10th and Market streets will be filled by Ross Dress for Less, another discount retailer currently with space on Market Street. The Marshalls at 1044 Market St. closed in mid-January, leaving yet another vacancy on Market East across from the Fashion District. Now, Ross will relocate to the 26,000-square-foot space, according… Read more »

Philadelphia Suburbs Retail Rents Flourish but Not for Center City

As Retail Rents Flourish in Philadelphia’s Suburbs, Center City Stalls

As Philadelphia’s premier suburban retail districts continue to see strong interest from retailers and corresponding rent growth, retail locations in Center City’s downtown districts have seen average rents decline in the past year. The Market West, Market East and Independence Hall retail districts—all located in Center City—have decreased between -1.5% and -0.9%, falling behind the… Read more »

WCRE Completes Retail Storefront Lease in Montgomery Township, PA

PA 309 and Witchwood Drive Montgomery Township PA

WCRE is proud to have exclusively represented The Kibitz Room, in the lease of a 3,750 square-foot retail storefront being constructed at PA-309 and Witchwood Drive, Montgomery Township, Pennsylvania, joining  Wawa, Citadel Credit Union and Salvatore Outdoor. The Kibitz Room is operated by the renowned Owners of the popular Kibitz Room in Cherry Hill, NJ and… Read more »

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 »

PREIT Selling Both Exton Square Mall and Plymouth Meeting Mall

PREIT explores sale of Plymouth Meeting, Exton Square malls to shore up cash

PREIT said Thursday it’s still looking to sell Exton Square Mall, and now Plymouth Meeting Mall, the next move in its saga to generate cash with a pivotal loan deadline looming. The Business Journal reported Exton Square Mall was under agreement last spring to sell to Brandywine Realty Trust for $28.8 million, but PREIT revealed the deal… Read more »

Auto Body Repair Shop Available For Sale

6741 Essington Ave Philadelphia PA

Wolf Commercial Real Estate, the leading commercial real estate and advisory firm in South Jersey has been appointed the exclusive listing agent for 6741 Essington Ave in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Philly property is available for sale, priced at $899,000. The property is +/- 4,182 square-feet and is zoned I-2. Features of 6741 Essington Ave in… Read more »

David’s Bridal Laying Off More Than 9,000 Employees

David's Bridal Laying Off More Than 9,000 Employees

David’s Bridal is laying off more than 9,000 workers, including many in the Philadelphia region, and the company may be sold. The Conshohocken-based wedding gown chain said in a notice to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry that it would be laying off 9,236 people across the United States. A specific number for Pennsylvania… Read more »

Luxury Mattress Company to Open Brick and Mortar Store in Center City

Luxury online mattress store to open location in Center City Philly

A national luxury mattress retailer is coming to Center City.  Saatva, based in New York, will debut its ninth retail viewing room at 1712 Walnut St. in Rittenhouse Square on Feb. 13. The location was previously home to a Wells Fargo Bank branch. The e-commerce brand, founded in 2010, sells mattresses, bedding and other bedroom… Read more »