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BUILDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION of Philadelphia

News & Resources

STAY UP-TO-DATE ON BIA NEWS AND ISSUES OF CONCERN TO OUR FAST-CHANGING INDUSTRY.

BIA is your one-stop-shop for news and updates from city departments and agencies that impact the real estate development community. Check-in here for association and building industry news and resources.

September 7, 2021
Center City District: Monitoring Philadelphia’s Economic Recovery
July 14, 2021
C-PACE Project Financing: A Case Study with Mosaic Development Partners
July 1, 2021
New PWD Process for Scheduling Water Connections
June 24, 2021
BIA YP Speaker Series: Ken Wellar, Rittenhouse Realty Advisors
June 15, 2021
Tax Abatement Timeline 2021
April 28, 2021
BIA YP Speaker Series: Brett Altman, Elon Development Company
April 18, 2021
BIA’s Blueprint for Attainable Housing
March 23, 2021
Philadelphia’s Condo Market Continues Its Mixed Performance in Q4
February 25, 2021
BIA YP Speaker Series: Brian Emmons, Southern Land Company
January 28, 2021
Philadelphia’s New Lead Disclosure & Certification Law Now in Effect
December 13, 2020
Why BIA Supported the Abatement Bills AND the 1% Tax on Residential Development
October 31, 2020
Design Your Buildings for Safer Passage
July 27, 2020
Preparing to Dig: Planning and Safety Tips for Construction Excavation in an Urban Environment
June 10, 2020
Attention Property Owners and Developers: Learn More About Philadelphia’s C-PACE Financing Program
June 5, 2020
Best Practices for Managing Moisture

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BIA Policy Agenda

The new 2020 City Council has been active from the start with a significant number of bills and resolutions targeting real estate development and construction.

City departments are also proposing changes to building regulations and implementing changes to application and permitting procedures. Click below to view a summary of what's currently on the BIA's watch list.