Category Archives: Business News

Wawa on Ridge Pike in Plymouth Meeting to Open on May 12th

April 26, 2017

The new Wawa coming to 1300 Ridge Pike in Plymouth Meeting is set to open on Friday, May 12th. The doors will open at 8:00 a.m. and a ribbon cutting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. More to come.

Avison Young Promotes Patrick Brady to Principal

April 24, 2017

Avison Young Philadelphia which is based in West Conshohocken recently announced the promotion of Vice President Patrick Brady to Principal. Brady, a founding member of Avison Young Philadelphia in September 2013, has distinguished himself in in the local commercial real estate market. Over the past 3.5 years, Brady has executed over 125 transactions and leased more than 1,000,000 sf of […]

Inside the Recently Opened Mission BBQ in Plymouth Meeting

April 22, 2017

Today, we checked out the recently opened Mission BBQ  in Plymouth Meeting.  The concept is fast-casual, so you order at a counter and take a seat with a tray. However, the seating is more like a sit-down restaurant. The restaurant is decorated with tributes to the military and local first responders. One interesting thing is that everyday at noon the restaurant […]

Vacancy Rates Low and Rents Rising in Conshohocken’s Commercial Real Estate Market

April 18, 2017

Joe O’Donnell from Omega Commercial Real Estate sent us the data for the commercial real estate vacancy rates in the Conshohocken sub-market for the first quarter of 2017. In the fourth quarter of 2016 the vacancy rate for Class A space was 7.9%. In the first quarter of 2017 that number has dropped to 5.6%. Class B space had a […]

Bistro Society Coming to Plymouth Meeting

April 12, 2017

Today we saw the pictured signs in the windows of the small shopping center where Starbucks is on Germantown Pike across from the mall in Plymouth Meeting. We have searched the far reaches of the Internet for information on Bistro Society, but have only been able to find more formal restaurants in Lebanon (the country, not the town in Pennsylvania) and […]

Conshohocken-Based Quaker Chemical Merges with Houghton International

April 12, 2017

Conshohocken-based Quaker Chemical Corporation and Valley Forge-based Houghton International Inc., companies with a combined 250-year history as providers of process fluids, chemical specialties, and technical expertise to the global primary metals and metalworking industries, today announced that they have executed a definitive agreement to combine the companies. “The proposed combination of Quaker Chemical and Houghton International represents the next phase […]

Bags n’ Bangles in Lafayette Hill is Closing at End of May

April 9, 2017

Another Lafayette Hill retail shop is closing its doors. In March, Bags n’ Bangles announced it will be closing on May 31st. In very recent memory, Shoe Bar, First Impressions and Claire Dickson Boutique have all closed. Non-fashion related, the pharmacy closed at the corner of Germantown Pike and Joshua Road. Only the Claire Dickson space was replaced with another retailer, GiGi’s […]

Update on the Wawa Coming Soon to Ridge Pike in Plymouth Meeting

April 7, 2017

The Wawa under construction on Ridge Pike at Diamond Avenue in Plymouth Meeting is moving towards opening in mid-May. We will keep you posted on when the first shorti will be officially served.

Update on the CVS Coming to Butler Pike at Plymouth Road in Plymouth Meeting

April 6, 2017

A source tells us that the CVS at the corner of Butler Pike and Plymouth Road in Plymouth Meeting is targeted to open in June. Bad weather could delay meeting that completion date.

Mission BBQ in Plymouth Meeting Opening April 10th

April 5, 2017

Mission BBQ is opening its Plymouth Meeting location (601 West Germantown Pike) on Monday, April 10th at noon. The location is the old Houlahan’s, which was torn down and completely replaced by a new building. The restaurant is hosting a kick-off event that is a Military Appreciation Charity Night on Friday, April 7th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. This event […]