Monthly Archives: April 2016

New technology brings efficiency to commercial real estate

On behalf of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. posted in Commercial Real Estate on Apr 30, 2016.

Technological innovations available to real estate brokers and agents allow them to access data and communicate with buyers and sellers more effectively than ever before. No longer do Pennsylvania agents who are showing a property have to wait until returning to their office to access the latest comparable properties. Mobile technology brings the office to the field to allow the agent to immediately access the data and show it to the prospective buyer.


Refinance of commercial construction loans may be possible

On behalf of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. posted in Construction on Apr 21, 2016.

Throughout the Philadelphia area there is a demand for real estate. The way in which the property will vary depending on a variety of factors including where it is located. In many areas, mixed-use developments are popular. This type of development was recently completed in Philadelphia’s Center City. As is the case with many developments, the funding of the construction was a major component.


Restaurant’s appeal to zoning board successful

On behalf of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. posted in Land Use & Zoning on Apr 7, 2016.

For many Philadelphia communities, zoning laws help to preserve the character of neighborhoods located throughout the city. For developers, these laws—which are created by zoning boards and planning agencies—can make it difficult to accomplish their goals. Fortunately, the existence of these laws does not always mark the end of a real estate development. In some cases developers may be able to secure approvals for their projects.


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