Philadephia-based Houwzer is branding itself itself as a modern real estate company that can save customers thousands of dollars. The U.S. Department of Justice has encouraged more competition in the real estate industry.
As a micro-hotel with small rooms aimed at cost-conscious travelers who plan to spend most of their visits out and about, the Moxy would join the Pod Hotel under construction near the southeast corner in Center City.
Contractor Harvey Figgs was killed when the property he was demolishing by hand collapsed, dumping bricks and rubble on top of him. OSHA determined that his employer, Gama Wrecking Inc., had not properly braced walls and floors, or set up a "personal fall arrest system."