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Center City Owners Association

On the block in Center City

Eleven Center City office buildings totaling more than 5 million square feet are up for sale in one of the most robust investment markets Philadelphia has experienced. The abundance of buildings on the market has produced a rare occurrence in which an entire city block comprised of 10 Penn Center, 11 Penn Center and 1800/1880 John F. Kennedy Blvd. is for sale.
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Center City Job Loss

Study Says Center City Job Loss Erodes Downtown Office Market
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Bad for Business

A Letter to the Editor written by Dave Campoli, President of the Center City Owners Association.
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Rapid rise in tower leases

The challenging condition of Center City's office market can be reflected in recent leasing activity in two of its trophy towers: Bell Atlantic and One Liberty Place.
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New tax credit

Philadelphia City Council approved a new tax credit, called The Keep Philadelphia Competitive Tax Credit bill, which would give 2 percent of new job wages back to employers.
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Hiring tax credit

Businesses that create new jobs will now have a choice of tax credits thanks to the Keep Philadelphia Competitive Tax Credit bill signed into law by Mayor John F. Street.
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National interest

BuzzCommunications garners national interest in Philadelphia's KOIZ issue
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Comcast KOZ Bill Stalled

Hotly contested legislation that would put a Keystone Opportunity Zone in the heart of Philadelphia's Central Business District has stalled in the Pennsylvania Senate finance committee.
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Keep Philly Competitive!

Keystone Opportunity Zones (KOZ), state-designated areas in Pennsylvania where businesses are exempt from state and local property and business taxes for fifteen years, offer the possibility of significant revitalization for run-down and poor communities.
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