PhillyDeals Archive: May, 2009

GM bankruptcy 8 am Monday: reports

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General Motors is ready to file for bankruptcy reorganization at 8 am Monday. Bondholders approved the plan, more or less, says Reuters here... Read more

Sotomayor: Who's afraid of a 'wise Latina'?

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I can see how some sheltered persons could be intimidated by a Supreme Court justice nominee who was quoted saying, as Sonia Sotomayor told... Read more

NJ's Norcross has a new HQ

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George E. Norcross III, chairman of $1 billion (yearly sales) insurance brokerage Conner Strong Cos. Inc., chairman of Cooper University Hospital... Read more

Cash-strapped Starbuck's pushing landlords for rent breaks

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Deflation Watch: Starbucks is using brokers from the Cushman & Wakefield commercial real estate brokerage to push landlords to reduce rental... Read more

Harvard in decline

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Harvard University, with Yale and Princeton, was among the first U.S. institutions to invest heavily in venture capital. Commercial real estate... Read more

Would Comcast buy Time Warner?

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Now that TimeWarner has spun off AmericaOnline and Time Warner Cable, WSJ's Deal Journal blog offers this "most attractive option"... Read more

Brandywine rises on stock sale

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Shares of Brandywine Realty Trust topped $7 for the first time in four months yesterday after the Radnor-based office landlord sold 35 million... Read more

National healthcare backers to rally in Philly, Princeton

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Walter Tsou, former Philadelphia health commissioner and former head of the American Public Health Association, along with hospital union leaders... Read more