Region's Business: Philadelphia Edition

The Far-Reaching Impact of Pennsylvania Tourism

By Charlie Gerow A comprehensive approach to enhancing tourism will create jobs and stimulate the economy statewide.     Tourism is big..

July 22, 2014

More Business Taxes Won’t Give Area Students The Help They Need

By Elizabeth Stelle Simply pouring money into a broken system won’t solve our struggling school’s problems.  SunnySide Supply, a..

July 22, 2014
Philadelphia Has Fewer Home Owners in Last Decade

Philadelphia Has Fewer Home Owners in Last Decade

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau and The Pew Charitable Trusts shows that homeownership has declined more in Philadelphia than in..

July 22, 2014

Pennsylvania Ranks Third in Private Equity Investment

Pennsylvania is the third state with the most private equity investment, up from sixth on the annual rankings published by the Private..

July 22, 2014
Q&A With Jennifer Eckinger: From Grape To Glass

Q&A With Jennifer Eckinger: From Grape To Glass

By Michelle Boyles An ever increasing number of locally-owned wineries can be found across the Keystone State. Region’s Business spoke..

July 22, 2014

Exploring Pennsylvania’s Opportunity to Modernize Energy

By Brian Kauffman Advancing energy efficiency standards and technology could simultaneously lower costs and improve the state’s..

July 22, 2014
Beating The Odds On Luxury Condos

Beating The Odds On Luxury Condos

By Brandyn Campbell  Identifying a new, high-end real estate market has paid dividends for this local developer. Historic Philadelphia..

July 21, 2014

Could New Regulations Impact the City’s Hospitality Sector?

By Rick Grimaldi and Lori Armstrong Halber A variety of federal and local issues have the potential to cause restaurant owners..

July 21, 2014

A New State Budget, But Not A Solution

By Eric Boehm Three key failures by Pennsylvania lawmakers mean the state’s long-term financial problems will continue.            ..

July 21, 2014

Ask A StartUp: Practices to Keep Focused

By Joanne Lang Internal communication and regular updates are key to maintaining a motivated and accountable startup staff.  Question:..

July 21, 2014
Bringing Big Convention Business Back to Philadelphia

Bringing Big Convention Business Back to Philadelphia

After a downtrend in business over the last several years, changes at the Pennsylvania Convention Center are bringing large meetings back..

July 21, 2014
Kimmel Gives $110 Million to Jefferson Medical School

Kimmel Gives $110 Million to Jefferson Medical School

Thomas Jefferson University’s medical school will have a new name soon: The Sidney Kimmel Medical College. This comes after The Sidney..

July 21, 2014

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