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This real estate firm wants your ideas for revitalizing Kensington’s commercial corridor method

Oct. 27, 2017 12:55 pm

This real estate firm wants your ideas for revitalizing Kensington’s commercial corridor

How would you use an empty property on Kensington Avenue? Tell Shift Capital as part of the social impact real estate developer's Kensington Avenue Storefront Challenge.
LISC and Barra Foundation are helping build out Ken Weinstein’s Jumpstart program funding

Jan. 27, 2017 7:34 am

LISC and Barra Foundation are helping build out Ken Weinstein’s Jumpstart program

What started as the developer's bootstrapped effort to revitalize Germantown has become a scalable program other neighborhoods are coveting.
Pa. is having trouble paying for both of these neighborhood development programs funding

Jan. 9, 2017 12:51 pm

Pa. is having trouble paying for both of these neighborhood development programs

WHYY's Keystone Crossroads takes a look at the state's reinvigorated Neighborhood Assistance Program and its struggle funding Keystone Opportunity Zones.
These Kensington developers are taking a cue from revitalization efforts in Germantown method

Sep. 6, 2016 12:53 pm

These Kensington developers are taking a cue from revitalization efforts in Germantown

Development firm Shift Capital is piloting the community-focused Jumpstart Kensington, modeled after Ken Weinstein's successful Germantown program of the same name.
Gregory Heller believes social impact real estate is ‘critical to the future of our cities’ people

Jul. 19, 2016 2:33 pm

Gregory Heller believes social impact real estate is ‘critical to the future of our cities’

The former American Communities Trust CEO now heads up the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority. Heller explains social impact real estate in his TEDxPhiladelphia talk.
“It’s all about leveraging the resources you have” — Dignity Housing’s new ED people

Apr. 28, 2016 3:09 pm

“It’s all about leveraging the resources you have” — Dignity Housing’s new ED

John Ungar says he'll preserve the nonprofit's individualized approach to quelling homelessness while seeking new kinds of partnerships in Germantown.
In South Kensington, a nonprofit goes to court to keep its community garden alive purpose

Mar. 24, 2016 9:18 am

In South Kensington, a nonprofit goes to court to keep its community garden alive

In the 1980s, the Catholic Worker turned an abandoned lot into a community garden. Now, that garden is being threatened by development.
Here’s a social impact developer’s take on Councilman Johnson’s RCO bill purpose

Mar. 11, 2016 10:12 am

Here’s a social impact developer’s take on Councilman Johnson’s RCO bill

Philly Office Retail founder Ken Weinstein weighs in on the bill that would set a code of conduct, of sorts, for registered community organizations hosting zoning meetings.
Here are two approaches to using real estate for social impact method

Mar. 7, 2016 2:39 pm

Here are two approaches to using real estate for social impact

Whether you're for-profit or nonprofit, putting power back into the hands of the community is key.

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