Oct. 27, 2017 12:55 pm
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.
Jan. 27, 2017 7:34 am
What started as the developer's bootstrapped effort to revitalize Germantown has become a scalable program other neighborhoods are coveting.
Jan. 9, 2017 12:51 pm
WHYY's Keystone Crossroads takes a look at the state's reinvigorated Neighborhood Assistance Program and its struggle funding Keystone Opportunity Zones.
Sep. 6, 2016 12:53 pm
Development firm Shift Capital is piloting the community-focused Jumpstart Kensington, modeled after Ken Weinstein's successful Germantown program of the same name.
Jul. 19, 2016 2:33 pm
The former American Communities Trust CEO now heads up the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority. Heller explains social impact real estate in his TEDxPhiladelphia talk.
Apr. 28, 2016 3:09 pm
John Ungar says he'll preserve the nonprofit's individualized approach to quelling homelessness while seeking new kinds of partnerships in Germantown.
Mar. 24, 2016 9:18 am
In the 1980s, the Catholic Worker turned an abandoned lot into a community garden. Now, that garden is being threatened by development.
Mar. 11, 2016 10:12 am
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.
Mar. 7, 2016 2:39 pm
Whether you're for-profit or nonprofit, putting power back into the hands of the community is key.