PhillyDeals Archive: September, 2010

Govt-backed GMAC stops home evictions: Updates

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The fourth-largest US home lender, "Ally Financial Inc.’s GMAC Mortgage unit" majority-owned by the US government after a 2008... Read more

PA weighs $45 million grant for Blatstein's new hotel

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Pennsylvania legislators will weigh plans to give developer Bart Blatstein $45 million for a new hotel-mixed-use project near his Piazza at... Read more

New tower near Penn; big new Temple dorm; Mormons

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Philadelphia City Planning Commission meets Tuesday Sept. 21, 1 pm, upstairs at 1515 Arch St., to talk about, among other things: - A "mixed-use... Read more

Factory owner: Government helps best by going away

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Dennis St. Germain, chief executive of I&I Sling Inc. and Slingmax Rigging Solutions, of Aston, Delaware County, says he's bemused to read... Read more

Sunoco-Wawa merger? (Updates)

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As my colleague Andy Maykuth points out here, Sunoco boss Lynn Elsenhans, who's sold or shut several of Sunoco's lower-profit oil refining... Read more

College costs flat, for once

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College costs have flattened, which ought to mean less ridiculous tuition hikes in the years to come. "The fiscal-year 2010 Higher Education... Read more

SEC: Why we didn't name names in NJ pension bust

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Mark H. Zenher, Phialdelphia-based head of the Securities and Exchange Commission's municipal securities and pensions task force, at Bloomberg... Read more

PA pension fund warns of weak results

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The $24 billion Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System "will require continued improvement in the financial markets over the... Read more