PhillyDeals Archive: May, 2011

Curtis, Public Ledger for sale at post-08 prices

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Apollo Global Real Estate, New York, hopes to raise more than $180 million from the sale of the Curtis Center and the Public Ledger Building... Read more

US home prices fall to 2002 levels

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"Nationally, home prices are back at 2002 levels," after falling an average 4.2% in the first quarter of this year, and 3.6% last fall, according... Read more

Comcast to spend $1B+ on theme parks: report

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Comcast Corp. has agreed to pay investor Blackstone Group more than $1 billion to buy the half of Universal Studios Florida and Islands of... Read more

Yeadon box firm raises $3.5 million, plans growth

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Michael K. Pearson has bought out his partner and plans to expand his business, Union Packaging LLC, of Yeadon, which makes packaging for Burger... Read more

Stock market's Top 10: The rich get richer

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Ted Aronson, the veteran Philadelphia money manager, just pulled up a list of the most valuable US companies (based on share price), and compares... Read more

Family Court plan in contractor fight

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(Updated) Site prep has started on the proposed $140 million Family Court building that general contractor Daniel J. Keating has agreed to... Read more

Suburbs' end? No new malls: Stores move online, downtown

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Will shopping-mall construction, which shaped the suburbs, ever resume? Andrew DiZio, analyst at Janney Capital Markets, asked that question... Read more

What Tastykake brings to Flowers

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Tasty Baking Co. was the fastest-growing snack cake brand in the US when it was being sold at a fraction of its former value to Georgia-based... Read more