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PhillyDeals: Bill Glazer's Keystone Property Group, best known before now as a investor in bargain-priced aging office buildings in Philadelphia and its suburbs, has unveiled a new plan for One Conshohocken, a redevelopment scheme including a public plaza, a 300,000 sq. ft. office building, a 200-room hotel, and shops and restaurant space, including renovation of the 136-year-old firehouse as a bar.
A federal judge in Camden has dismissed a lawsuit in which two Moorestown couples alleged that their families were exposed to health risks and a loss of property value because of underground contamination caused by a toxic chemical spill at a plant now owned by Lockheed Martin.
Burlington County is preparing to create a discount electricity supply program for residential consumers, officials say, but it won't know what the savings will be until towns sign up.
Eggland's Best L.L.C. has flown the coop. After seven years perched just off the Trooper Road exit of Route 422 in Montgomery County, the producer of higher-nutrition eggs, each stamped with a red EB, relocated its headquarters last month to Malvern.
NEW YORK - A summer swoon for the stock market appears to be over for now. The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed within six points of its all-time high Tuesday, less than two weeks after slumping on concerns about rising tensions in Iraq and Ukraine.
A North Jersey business group on Tuesday unveiled a $1.17 billion plan to add two hotels with casino floors and conference facilities to the Meadowlands Sports Complex, which is already home to MetLife Stadium and Meadowlands Racetrack.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that homeowners' warranties against defects apply only to a property's first buyer, and cannot be passed along in subsequent sales.
In the Region VantaCore bought for $205M VantaCore Partners L.P., a Philadelphia-based quarry and asphalt plant operator, agreed to be acquired by...
Genesis HealthCare Corp.'s proposed merger with Skilled Healthcare Group Inc., if completed as expected early next year, will mark the Kennett Square firm's return to the ranks of publicly traded companies after a seven-year absence.
The first things customers saw as they walked into the Modell's store on Chestnut Street late Tuesday afternoon were a display counter loaded with blue Taney Dragons T-shirts and the looming presence of Anthony Townsend.
Drugmaker AstraZeneca said Tuesday that the U.S. Justice Department had notified the British-based company that it was no longer investigating allegations of manipulation of clinical testing data for a key drug that the company hopes will eventually generate billions of dollars in revenue.
LONDON (AP) - Consensus among policymakers at the Bank of England has been shattered, with two of nine members of the monetary policy committee voting to increase interest rates from a record low of 0.5 percent.
BEIJING (AP) - China announced Wednesday it will fine 12 Japanese auto parts suppliers a total of $202 million for colluding to raise prices in an unfolding anti-monopoly probe of the country's auto industry.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Fewer U.S. homeowners are falling behind on their mortgage payments, a trend that has reduced the late-payment rate on home loans to the lowest level in six years, according to credit reporting agency TransUnion.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Utah restaurant where a woman unknowingly drank iced tea mixed with chemicals, and nearly died, was cited seven months earlier for improper food labeling.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Singer Ray J has pleaded not guilty to groping a woman at a Beverly Hills hotel bar and resisting arrest afterward.
Bowing to pressure from investors, PetSmart Inc. said Tuesday that it is considering putting itself up for sale.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is promising to change the way travelers can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of suspected terrorists banned from air travel.
Behold the cascade of baby photos, the flood of funny kid anecdotes and the steady stream of school milestones on Facebook. It all makes Sonia Rao, a stay-at-home mother of a 1-year-old in Mountain View, California, "a little uncomfortable."
PhillyDeals: That's the title of the final installment of's 'Comcast Confessions' series, based on interviews with 150 current or former Comcast installers, phone service workers and supervisors.