Philadelphia currently ranks 3rd in the northeast for multi-family development. Multi-unit conversions are a development route poised to be better for profit, planet, and preservation. Not to mention an avenue to meet the demand for more affordable housing.
How do community-minded developers begin to navigate the challenges of a conversion? Call in an architect. 2021 AIA Pennsylvania President, Jeffrey Pastva, AIA, CPHC, sat down with real estate radio show, “Jumpstart Philly”, an offshoot of PhillyOfficeRetail.com, to discuss the critical safety, code, and zoning considerations as well as feasibility of taking on a multi-unit conversion in the City of Brotherly Love.