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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.

March 5, 2021
Marketing Talk, Straight Up: Millennials and the Multifamily Marketplace
March 1, 2021
Philadelphia’s Housing Market Moves from Red Hot to White Hot in Q4
February 27, 2021
BIA Celebrates Black History Month: Jordan Parisse-Ferrarini
February 25, 2021
BIA YP Speaker Series: Brian Emmons, Southern Land Company
February 20, 2021
BIA Celebrates Black History Month: Rick Young
February 13, 2021
BIA Celebrates Black History Month: Paul L. Badger, Jr.
February 6, 2021
BIA Celebrates Black History Month: Herb J. Reid III
February 5, 2021
Marketing Talk, Straight Up: Keys to Launching a Successful Real Estate Project
January 28, 2021
Philadelphia’s New Lead Disclosure & Certification Law Now in Effect
January 13, 2021
SillDry: The Future of Building Envelope Protection
December 13, 2020
Why BIA Supported the Abatement Bills AND the 1% Tax on Residential Development
December 10, 2020
PGW EnergySense Provides Cost-Saving Opportunities
November 19, 2020
Philadelphia’s Suburbs Surge Forward in Q3 while the City Pauses
October 31, 2020
Design Your Buildings for Safer Passage
October 26, 2020
Updated Philadelphia House Price Indices: 2020 Q3
October 8, 2020
It’s a wrap! 2020 Builders Conference a Virtual Success
September 17, 2020
Consumer Housing Trends in a Changing Market
September 13, 2020
Prevent Falls in Construction
September 6, 2020
L+I Issues Code Bulletin For Fire Watch
July 27, 2020
Preparing to Dig: Planning and Safety Tips for Construction Excavation in an Urban Environment
July 13, 2020
New Postal Guide for Builders and Developers
June 23, 2020
Building Affordable Now a Win-Win for Private Market Developers
June 21, 2020
eCLIPSE Q&A
June 16, 2020
Intro to L+I Audits & Investigations and more from the GA Committee

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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.