Phila. City Council Finalizes Legislation To Allow Gallery MakeoverCouncilman Mark Squilla, whose district includes the Gallery shopping mall, says final passage of the Gallery renovation measures was a long time coming.
City Council Initial Approval of Gallery Shopping Mall Remake Moves ForwardThe plan includes a huge city tax break for the owner, worth $55 million.
Plans For Gallery Mall Makeover Move Ahead With City PlannersPhiladelphia Planning Commission members were impressed by the detail and the commitment of the development group.
Councilman Backs Tens of Millions in Tax Breaks For Gallery OwnersFirst District councilman Mark Squilla, whose district includes the mall, agreed to introduce a package of bills that includes the tax break, known as "Tax Incremental Financing" (TIF).
New York Fashion Retailer 'Century 21' Is New Tenant For Strawbridge's Site"(It's) the first department store to open on Market Street in decades," noted Joseph Coradino, CEO of the owner of the real estate.
Kmart Closing 2 Philadelphia StoresThe closures will affect 289 employees.
Is An Upgrade To Gallery Mall and Market East In The Wind?There have been a lot of guesses on how they might be able to transform that slightly frayed mall and its surrounding area, including the possible addition of an anchor store like a Bloomingdale's.
Delaware Valley's Best Known Shopping Malls Prepare For Change of LeadershipJoseph Coradino will become CEO in June of the company that owns several shopping malls around the Delaware Valley.