Center City District in Philadelphia poised for growth and expansion

The Greater Center City area is the fastest-growing residential area in Philadelphia, which is why Center City District expects retailers to move in around Rittenhouse Square as the region's retail expands. The area, which has 2 million square feet of retail space under construction, could see a revival of its historic department store district as well. Read the Philly2Philly story here

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Union Square upgrades Martina to full-service eatery

Martina, a pizza concept created by Union Square Hospitality Group, has traded its fast-casual model for full service. The New York City restaurant, which opened in August 2017, closed for a week and reopened Monday with a new menu and table service. Read the Eater/New York story here

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Kimbal Musk to expand Next Door restaurant concept to Ohio

Ohio’s first Next Door restaurant, the urban casual concept from Colorado-based The Kitchen Restaurant Group, is open in Pinecrest development in Orange Village. Read The Plain Dealer story here

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Fairfield Inn & Suites coming to Crystal Lake, Ill.

Crystal Lake  believes the upcoming Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott will create jobs and have a positive effect on other area businesses. Read the Northwest Herald story here

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$2.7B streetcar project proposed in NYC

An estimated $2.7 billion streetcar project to connect Brooklyn and Queens is under consideration in New York City, but the project would not be completed until 2029. Eleven potential stations were identified in a recent report, but concerns have been raised about constructing the project along areas susceptible to flooding. Read the amNewYork story here

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Project adds to Cincinnati’s hotel building boom

A vacant building in Cincinnati is being remodeled into a 94-room boutique hotel, and the developer is seeking tax incentives. The project is part of a larger hotel construction boom in the heart of the city. Read the WCPO-TV story here

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Stop & Shop opening smaller-format store in Mass.

A location in Newton, Mass., will be used to build a smaller-format Stop & Shop store. The 21,000-square-foot site, originally set to be used as a location for the Bfresh concept, will be the first in Massachusetts to feature Stop & Shop's refreshed branding. Read the
Winsight Grocery Business story here

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Moline, Illinois, river development to add 2 Hyatt hotels

Twin nine-story Hyatt hotels are scheduled to open this month overlooking the Mississippi River in Moline, Illinois. The Hyatt Place East Moline/Quad Cities and Hyatt House East/Moline Quad Cities are part of The Bend, a mixed-use complex that is set on 132 acres and features a mile of riverfront and several miles of walking paths. Read the GlobeSt story here

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Marriott property coming to Hilton Head, S.C.

A new Marriott hotel is coming to Hilton Head’s Coligny Beach area, and the developer said it’s just the beginning of a Heritage Plaza revitalization project. Read The Island Packet story here

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Mountain of a hotel nears debut near Denver

A Dec. 18 opening is set for Colorado's largest hotel, the 15-story, 1,500-room Gaylord Rockies five miles from Denver International Airport. Among features of the Marriott property are seven bars and restaurants and a heated lazy river. Read The Daily Sentinel story here

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