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Construction & Real Estate

Net zero construction nets attention

With reports on the global impact of climate change gaining more attention, some say net zero buildings will become more common. Aside from environmental concerns, proponents also cite the benefits of better productivity and a shorter payback time on the investments made by building owners in green technology.

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Plan to redevelop historic inn shows progress

Developer Atul Patel has been seeking to redevelop the property that includes the historic King George Inn and sits along a heavily traveled corridor: Hamilton Boulevard in South Whitehall Township. He plans to keep the historic character of the inn while adding a hotel, pharmacy and bank to the land surrounding it.

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West Chester borough, university spar over stormwater charge

A legal case over a stormwater levy enacted in 2016 by West Chester borough, one of dozens of municipalities around Pennsylvania that have added the fees over the last few years to cope with stormwater runoff and comply with environmental regulations, has pitted it against West Chester University, one of the borough largest economic engines.

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