Cristo Rey Philadelphia

This private high school opened in 2012 through a unique partnership of local educators, businesses, and universities. Their mission is to provide a world-class, private education to low income students in 9th through 12th grade. At Cristo Rey Philadelphia, every student works five days per month in a real job, for real wages. Jobs accelerate […]

West Philadelphia Institute

This project involved the historic renovation of a 3-story, square foot commercial office building. In February 2017, U3 Ventures acquired the dilapidated yet historically significant office building at 40th and Ludlow Streets in West Philadelphia, originally designed by Frank Furness. In 1876,the building was originally named “The West Philadelphia Institute,” because its purpose was to […]

Powel Elementary School and Science Leadership Academy Middle School

To expand educational opportunities for children and support families in West Philadelphia, Drexel University undertook the challenge of expanding the capacity and improving the facilities of two existing neighborhood public schools in West Philadelphia. The schools are in the federally designated West Philadelphia Promise Zone where the poverty rate is over 50%. This project brings […]

Ralph J. Roberts Boys & Girls Club

The Boys and Girls Club of Philadelphia project is the renovation of a 3-story 64,405 square foot community facility to house the creation of the Ralph J. Roberts Germantown Boys & Girls Club. Over the course of five years, Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia (“BGCP”) plans to implement the Bold Change for Kids initiative, […]

Provident Public Health Center

Provident Public Health Center is the renovation of the historically significant Provident Mutual Life Insurance Building which has been vacant for over 20 years, into a medical campus in a medically underserved area. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Public Health Management Corporation will serve as the anchor tenants and provide essential medical care to the […]

Cobbs Creek Commons

Acquisition and renovation of a 33,938 SF building by an MBE developer providing below-market leases to three small MBE tenants in a low-income community. Tenants are an electrical supply company, a commercial cleaning company, and a church.

Career and Advanced Technology Center at the Community College of Philadelphia

Finances a 75,000-square-foot Career and Advanced Technology Center at the Community College of Philadelphia’s West Philadelphia Regional Campus. The Center will offer rigorous career-based education and training using the latest technology and equipment to provide hands-on training and employment skills, fulfilling a regional need for skilled workers in automotive technology, advanced manufacturing, health care, and […]

The Met

Redevelopment of a 113,300 sq. ft. historic, abandoned opera house built in 1908 into a state-of-the-art live entertainment venue, with additional rent-free office space for community non-profits.

Ronald McDonald House of Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s Ronald McDonald House (PRMH), as a part of the worldwide network of Ronald McDonald Houses, provides temporary residence to families with children suffering from serious and life threatening illnesses. PRMH sought a 93,000 square foot expansion to its Philadelphia facilities, more than doubling the square footage of PRMH’s existing 72,000 square foot facility, for […]

Project HOME

Financing for an organization providing support services and shelters for the homeless and people in poverty.

Progress Plaza

A new, full-service, 46,000 sq. ft. Fresh Grocer anchoring a commercial project, creating 240 jobs.

New Market West

New Market West is a four story, LEED certified 135,700 sq. ft. commercial building that creates a hub for retail and community services near the 60th and Market Street El stop in West Philadelphia on a 1.5-acre vacant site.

Community Legal Services

Financing for the construction of a new three-story building totaling approximately 19,000 square feet.

Center for Health Literacy

The Center for Health and Literacy is a cooperative project between the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the City of Philadelphia.

600 N Broad St

The conversion of the former Wilkie Buick service center into a mixed-use residential and retail building.