Real estate

Sep 18, 2012

West Manchester Mall sold to Texas investors

A Texas-based investment group with 2 million square feet of commercial space in its portfolio — mostly in the South — has purchased the West Manchester Mall in York County.

Sep 14, 2012

Business Record

Bankruptcies, liens, mortgages

Sep 14, 2012

RealtyTrac reports 41% increase in Pa. foreclosure activity for August

California-based RealtyTrac has reported a 41 percent increase in foreclosure activity in Pennsylvania in August in a year-over-year comparison and that deferred foreclosure activity “boiled over” in several states.

Sep 14, 2012

Stahr Center tenants seek new homes

Pennsylvania's Department of Labor & Industry has given the organizations located in Lancaster's Stahr Center until Oct. 2 to wrap up business operations there.

Sep 14, 2012

In brief: Bennett Williams ends affiliation with Coldwell Banker Commercial

Midstate firm Bennett Williams Realty Inc. has decided to end its affiliation with Coldwell Banker Commercial and is now doing business as an independent, the company said.

Sep 14, 2012

Foreclosure activity remains an issue

Despite billions of dollars in reported consumer relief through a national mortgage settlement, foreclosure activity remains high in parts of Central Pennsylvania, with no clear sign of slowing down.

Sep 13, 2012

Midstate senator proposes city redevelopment bill

Pennsylvania Sen. Lloyd Smucker, who represents parts of York and Lancaster counties, proposed a bill today that would allow third-class cities to jumpstart economic revitalization and redevelopment.

Sep 12, 2012

Report: Midstate borrowers continue to regain positive equity

While mortgage conditions are improving in much of the midstate, the York-Hanover area took a step back in the second quarter, according to California-based real estate research firm CoreLogic.

Sep 11, 2012

Second and State ribbon-cutting set for Wednesday

Harrisburg-based WCI Partners LP will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday for its $7 million Second and State building, located in the heart of the capital city's downtown about a block from the state Capitol.

Sep 10, 2012

RAYAC: Home sales up in Adams, York counties through August

The number of homes sold in Adams and York counties through August is up compared with the first eight months of 2011, but the median sales prices in each county have declined slightly, according to the Realtors Association of York & Adams Counties Inc.

Sep 7, 2012

RioCan, Cedar Realty dissolve joint real estate venture

Dissolution of a joint real estate venture will give RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust full ownership of several local commercial properties.

Sep 7, 2012

In brief: Lancaster housing market continues to strengthen

The Lancaster County housing market has grown by 13.7 percent through July compared with the same period a year ago, according to the Lancaster County Association of Realtors.