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Commercial Real Estate Prices in the US Fall for First Time Since 2011
17th May, 2023

Post Brothers recently bought a Washington office building that went for $92.5 million in the fall of 2019 for $67 million, while Clarion Partners is offering a San Francisco office tower for roughly half of what it paid around a decade ago.

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Piazza Alta Brings Light-Gauge Steel Technology to Large Apartment Complex
31st March, 2023

At just under 700 units, Post Brothers’ Piazza Alta is the largest residential development in the United States employing prefabricated light-gauge steel for its walls. The project’s size, and its use of new technology, has earned it a 2023 CoStar Impact Award for multifamily development in Philadelphia, as judged by real estate professionals familiar with […]

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EV Charging at Commercial Properties Gets a Federal Jolt
14th March, 2023

“I’m finding it’s completely based on tenant demand,” said Mike Pestronk, CEO at Post Brothers, a Philadelphia-based Class A multifamily developer, of the push for landlords to add EV charging stations to their properties. “We’re in the consumer product business. We want to give people what they want. The IRA has lots of good stuff […]

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D.C.’s office-to-residential pivot is happening
6th March, 2023

Michael Pestronk, co-founder of the developer Post Brothers, tells Axios that the plans are to convert two 1960s-era towers into apartments — One of the largest projects envisions 600 to 650 units across from the Washington Hilton near Dupont Circle.

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D.C. Launches Conversion Abatement Fund As Planned Downtown Projects Stall
9th February, 2023

Washington, D.C., led the nation in number of units converted from office to residential during 2020 and 2021, according to data from Yardi Matrix. That includes two conversions of old Coast Guard office buildings in Buzzard Point, and several additional conversions have moved forward over the last year. That includes Post Brothers’ 500-plus-unit conversion proposed […]

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Northern Liberties grows up as high rises for families come to Philly’s most gentrified neighborhood
13th January, 2023

The centerpiece of the action is a 1,126-unit apartment complex from the Post Brothers, a high-end development that the neighborhood hasn’t previously seen.

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3 D.C.-area developments to watch in 2023
6th January, 2023

Developer Post Brothers is turning 1825-1875 Connecticut Avenue NW into an apartment building called The Geneva. It’s a fitting name for the embassy-filled neighborhood.

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Will DC Office to Multifamily Conversions Continue in 2023?
2nd January, 2023

One major trend is converting office space to residential units, and the Washington, D.C. region, which reached more than 20 million square feet of vacant office space this year, was a leader in the trend in 2022.

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KKR Purchase of Philadelphia Apartment Complex Sets City Record
1st November, 2022

As the economy shows signs of weakness, however, investments such as Presidential City are getting a second look because they have high occupancy levels with regular cash flow and the prospect of growing rents at a steady pace, said Mark Thomson, a broker at JLL who represented the apartment complex’s seller, local real-estate developer Post […]

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Breakfast With Berdon: Category-Killer Multifamily Project Driven By Groundbreaking Construction Technology
6th October, 2022

The new episode features an interview with Michael and Matthew Pestronk, co-founder and CEO and co-founder and president, respectively, of Philadelphia-based developers Post Brothers.

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Yardi: Office-to-multifamily conversions pose cost, logistical challenges
8th August, 2022

Major upcoming projects in D.C. include a Post Brothers project in Dupont Circle, purchased for $225 million.

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Post Brothers Enters DC With Two-Building, $228M Office Acquisition
31st May, 2022

Post Brothers has acquired a duo of neighboring office buildings at 1825 and 1875 Connecticut Ave. NW, known as Universal North and Universal South, the Philadelphia Business Journal reports. Post paid seller JBG Smith $101.5M for the 460K SF Universal North and $102.2M for the 302K SF Universal South for a total purchase price north […]

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Post Brothers Enters D.C. Market With $200M Acquisition Of 2 Office Buildings
12th April, 2022

Post Brothers has acquired a duo of neighboring office buildings at 1825 and 1875 Connecticut Ave. NW, known as Universal North and Universal South, the Philadelphia Business Journal reports. Post paid seller JBG Smith $101.5M for the 460K SF Universal North and $102.2M for the 302K SF Universal South for a total purchase price north […]

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South Broad Megaproject Gets a Makeover
30th March, 2022

Sometime around two years from now, the first phase of a new mixed-use apartment/retail complex will open at the northeast corner of Broad Street and Washington Avenue, where four Greater Center City neighborhoods meet.

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Post Brothers Closes $400M Construction Loan for Long-Awaited Philly Megaproject
19th January, 2022

Post Brothers and Tower Investments have closed $400 million in financing for their 1.9 million-square-foot mixed-use project at Broad Street and Washington Avenue in Philadelphia, Commercial Observer has learned, and have now broken ground on the mega-development. 

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How Flexible Work Arrangements Will Impact Demand For Multifamily Amenities
11th August, 2021

Post Brothers, a Philadelphia-based multifamily developer, decided to replace entertainment amenities with more coworking space in common areas.

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Pandemic-Induced Development Challenges Could Push More Developers To Adaptive Reuse
14th April, 2021


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Nearly 10,000 Apartments Under Construction in Philly, With More Coming
12th April, 2021

Post Brothers is tackling one of the largest multifamily projects currently under development as it continues to transform the Piazza in Philadelphia’s Northern Liberties neighborhood.

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Société Générale Refis Post Brothers’ Philly High-Rise With $165M Debt Package
16th February, 2021

Philadelphia real estate investor and developer Post Brothers has nabbed a $165 million debt package from French investment bank Société Générale (SocGen) to refinance The Atlantic, a 22-story residential high-rise in Downtown Philadelphia, Commercial Observer has learned.

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TikTok Studios, Zoom Rooms and Co-Working Spaces Are the New Must-Have Home Amenities
22nd October, 2020

Michael Pestronk, chief executive of Post Brothers, a developer of rental buildings in Philadelphia, said that once the pandemic hit, he eliminated movie theaters, game rooms and social-lounging areas to create 3,000 square feet and 10,000 square feet of co-working space, respectively, in two buildings under construction. The first will be completed next month and […]

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Philadelphia Inquirer: A Luxury Philadelphia Apartment Where ‘It’s Like Being On Vacation’
20th August, 2020

“When I visited the penthouse where we live, I just fell in love with it,” said Noel, co-owner of NoelSy Art and Beauty hair salon with Kraisoraphong and Betty Lin Sy in nearby Bala Cynwyd. “You can’t really find these spaces and amenities in the city, and the grounds are amazing. It’s like being on […]

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The Philadelphia Inquirer: Philly developers propose thousands of new apartments in a rush to beat the tax abatement change
10th August, 2020

The Piazza Terminal will eventually have 1,100 apartments. Most units at the Terminal are the usual one- and two-bedrooms, but Post is so optimistic about Philadelphia’s future that it is now planning a 102-unit project aimed at families.

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Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal: The Atlantic’s ATMOS Home System Sets Standard for Indoor Environments in Apartment Buildings
24th July, 2020

The Atlantic’s developers, Post Brothers, also installed ATMOS Home, a best-in-class apartment technology system, in its apartments in order to give residents full control over the quality of their home – helping them create the best conditions for their physical (and mental) health. ATMOS can adjust lighting, environ- mental controls, and even the Lutron-powered window […]

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Philadelphia Magazine: Inside The Cove, an Immersive Hideaway Unlike Anything Else in the World
6th July, 2020

For a serene escape, some Philadelphia residents need not travel far. An out-of-this-world pool and spa club is opening in the heart of Northern Liberties this summer. The Cove at The Piazza provides the ultimate escape to Piazza residents—except it’s right outside their doors.

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Forbes: From Bayonne To North Bergen, New Jersey’s Got Virtual Renting Covered
19th June, 2020

Post Brothers has implemented virtual leasing offices and microsites for each of their apartment communities. Prospects wanting to know more about North Bergen’s The Duchess can tour the property virtually or set up FaceTime sessions with leasing agents.

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Philadelphia Business Journal 2020 Best Places to Work: Post Brothers
18th June, 2020

The Philadelphia Business Journal has once again teamed with Quantum Workplace to identify the region’s Best Places to Work. Our 2020 list includes 90 companies from across Greater Philadelphia, ranked by employee feedback. Nominations were accepted from the public, and employees were asked to complete an online survey conducted by Quantum Workplace. Quantum Workplace employee […]

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Philadelphia Business Journal 40 Under 40: Rebecca Frisch
21st May, 2020

Rebecca Frisch is the vice president of design at Post Brothers Apartments. Rebecca Frisch designed the interiors of The Atlantic in a way that blends modern amenities with a respect for history of a building constructed in 1922 as oil company headquarters. She was also responsible for pushing the design envelope during Post Brothers’ renovation […]

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Constructing Leadership with Josh & Karin Podcast: Episode 7: Sarina Rose, Senior Vice President of Development, Post Brothers
22nd April, 2020

Episode 7: Sarina Rose, Senior Vice President of Development, Post Brothers Sarina Rose oversees the day-to-day development for all of Post Brothers elaborate projects from start to finish. Sarina focuses on reinventing herself, her contractors, and finding the true “win-win” between all parties involved in a project.

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The Philadelphia Citizen: Building A Better Workforce
27th March, 2020

Larry Platt, from The Philadelphia Citizen, caught up with our President Matt Pestronk to discuss how Post Brothers is leading the charge on tackling workforce development and creating more opportunities in local Philadelphia communities. “There will be renewed emphasis to create entrepreneurship and housing within urban neighborhoods that benefits the people there already, while welcoming […]

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Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia: Cheers For Chop
6th March, 2020

Thank you to everyone who made this year’s Cheers for CHOP an astounding success! With your help, we raised more than $775,000 to support breakthroughs in pediatric research and care at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and we had a blast doing it, thanks to the entertainment by Philly’s own DJ Jazzy Jeff, as well as the nationally renowned […]

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The Piazza Is Philly’s Most Convenient Place to Live
19th February, 2020

From its start, the Piazza has always stood at the heart of Northern Liberties. Walk into the central square now, though, and you’ll find luxury residences and modern amenities revitalizing the former site of Schmidt’s brewery. The glass-wrapped spaces offer the latest in city living, all at the nexus of one of Philly’s most vibrant neighborhoods. Here’s what […]

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Inside Philly’s Most Palatial Penthouses
23rd January, 2020

Dressing rooms, standalone soaking tubs and saltwater pools aren’t perks typically associated with apartment living  — but it’s not fair to call the penthouses at Presidential City simply apartments, either. The luxe suites centrally located on City Avenue in Philadelphia don’t skimp on size or substance, with spacious layouts and unparalleled amenities that would impress both Center […]

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Post Bros. promised to hire more minorities to work on their buildings. Here’s how they’re doing.
19th December, 2019

Post Brothers partnered with West Poplar neighborhood association, Richard Allen New Generation to bring a more minority workforce to their most recent project, The Poplar.  Check out Summer Wood’s story as she went through the program and now on her way to set herself for a long successful career. 

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Lured by a once-graffitied warehouse, Coast Guard chief lands in West Philly
10th December, 2019

Check out The Irvine and the resident spotlight on Nick Gerszi.  Dive into why he chose The Irvine, and how his move from California and the Coast Guard started with a brand new apartment in and a brand new city – a true fresh start. 

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Post Brothers readies $500M final phase of Piazza in Northern Liberties
10th December, 2019

Post Brothers is embarking on the next and final phase of the Piazza in the Northern Liberties neighborhood of Philadelphia with a $500 million development of 1,100 apartments in multiple buildings. 

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Beyond The Bio: 16 Questions With Post Brothers President Matt Pestronk
4th November, 2019

Post Brothers President Matt Pestronk has never shied away from speaking his mind, especially when it comes to the political infrastructure of his hometown of Philadelphia’s policies surrounding development. But he has made just as many waves with his company’s developments in the Philly area and beyond.

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5 Questions For Philly’s Power Women: Post Brothers Senior Vice President Sarina Rose
23rd October, 2019

With its ambitious projects and outspoken CEO, Post Brothers is one of the more visible development companies in Philadelphia. Senior Vice President of Development Sarina Rose only contributes to one of those factors, but leading market-setting projects like Presidential City and the recently completed Atlantic at Broad and Spruce streets are achievements that prove she deserves a little […]

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Inside The Piazza’s Total Makeover, Indoors and Out
22nd October, 2019

Is that you, Piazza? The Northern Liberties central square is changing at a whirlwind pace judging by the all-new apartments and amenities popping up in the neighborhood. The total transformation is all part of the Post Brothers’ ongoing mission to make NoLibs a premier place to live in Philly.

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With Permanent Pod Parks And Traveling Beer Gardens, Philadelphia Pioneers New Approaches To Placemaking
4th October, 2019

This past weekend marked the end of another record-breaking season for a festive Philadelphia tradition called Parks on Tap, a roving beer garden that, combined with additional social activities, showed once again how Philly is serving as a national model for using beer, wine and liquor to drive urban placemaking and fundraising.

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Smart Tech Pays Off for Multifamily Operators
14th August, 2019

At The Atlantic, a 268-unit community in Philadelphia’s Center City, that rent—ranging from $2,095 for a studio to $7,725 for a three-bedroom—includes tech goodies like an iPad installed on the wall of each unit to manage lighting, the Atmos Home automated environmental control system, and Lutron-powered window coverings. While all of that is built into […]

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What $20,000 a Month Rent Will Get You in Philadelphia
7th August, 2019

A look at the poshest – and priciest – rental apartment on the market. Looking for “Billionaire’s Row”-style luxury but don’t want to move to Gladwyne or care for a lawn? You can have it right on the Avenue of the Arts for a mere $19,995 per month, no mortgage or long-term commitment required. What’s more, […]

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The Irvine Apartments Opening
31st July, 2019

On July 31, 2019, Post Brothers Apartments celebrated the opening of The Irvine Apartments which are located in the redeveloped West Philadelphia Warehouse. Guests arrived at the newly redeveloped building where they were greeted by a glass of champange before being whisked to the upper floors to see sample apartments. Afterwards, everyone gathered on the first floor patio […]

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Brotherly Love: How 2 Brothers Took Over Philly’s Multifamily Scene
5th June, 2019

Post Brothers President Matt Pestronk believes there’s a small window within every business cycle in which it’s best to cultivate relationships with financiers.  

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Post Brothers completes West Phila. conversion, set sights on other project
28th May, 2019

Post Brothers has completed a $30 million conversion of a 100-year-old warehouse in West Philadelphia into apartments. The building at 780 S. 52nd St. near the Baltimore Avenue corridor has 150 units. In 2017, Post Brothers paid $2.4 million for the 115,835-square-foot building that had sat vacant for more than 10 years and moved ahead with […]

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New Northern Liberties ‘Piazza Pod Park’ to feature play area, al fresco dining
11th April, 2019

A new park just feet away from the Piazza in Northern Liberties will soon feature something for everyone. The park located on Germantown Avenue at N. 2nd Street and owned by Post Brothers, will feature dining, art, civic space, kids and fitness components on 35,000 square feet of outdoor space. “When we purchased The Piazza […]

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Meet the Brothers Who Think They Can Fix Northern Liberties
6th April, 2019

Post Brothers purchased The Piazza in 2017 and will begin their complete overhaul of the 80,000 square foot site starting with renovating units, adding a lux pool & fitness club, & bring in new retail and restaurants that fit better with the Northern Liberties neighborhood. 

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Apartment Profile: A First Look at The Atlantic
6th March, 2019

Get a first look at The Atlantic Building located on 1401 Spruce Street. Starchitect Rafael Viñoly adds a historic conversion to his portfolio of Philadelphia projects.

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Post Brothers CEO Honored as a Most Admired CEO by Philadelphia Business Journal
27th November, 2018

We are proud to announce that Post Brothers CEO Mike Pestronk has been selected as one of the Most Admired CEOs by the Philadelphia Business Journal. The notable honorees of this annual award come from companies across various industries throughout the greater Philadelphia area, and are evaluated on their leadership skills, professional and personal accomplishments, […]

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Presidential City Wins Two 2018 ABC Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter Awards of Excellence
27th November, 2018

We are excited to announce that our Presidential City property has won two ABC Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter Awards of Excellence for 2018: First Place for the Excellence In Construction Award for Best Restoration/Renovation Over $10 Million, and the Champion of Merit Award. The Excellence in Construction Award recognizes outstanding construction practices in the region, and […]

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Hamilton Court Gains Six New Eateries
16th October, 2018

New restaurants have arrived at our Hamilton Court apartments. The ground floor retail level will now offer Philly-favorite Steve’s Prince of Steaks, Halal Guys, I-CE-NY Philly, Bonchon, Tea Do and Creamery Cafe ice cream shop to the public, but particularly to our large population of University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University attendees.

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Post Brothers VP Yvette Stewart-Glimp Listed As Woman of Distinction for 2018
9th October, 2018

We are proud to announce that Yvette Stewart-Glimp, our vice president of property management, has been named among Philadelphia Business Journal’s Women of Distinction 2018. The annual list recognizes 35 influential business women from all industries in the Philadelphia area with outstanding achievements, both in their profession and within their community.

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Who’s Building Philly: Matt and Mike Pestronk
6th June, 2018

The opportunity-seeking duo have a knack for finding diamonds in the rough, polishing them, then marketing them with a flair for showmanship. From their beginnings in Germantown in the mid-2000s, the actual brothers behind Post Brothers, Matt and Mike Pestronk, have had a bloodhound’s ability to pick up the scent of an apartment building that wasn’t living up […]

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Kushner Cos. Sells Stake in Apartment Complex
25th May, 2018

“They made a great buy and did a good job, but I think they knew the property could be more than it is today,” Mike Pestronk, chief executive officer of Post Brothers, said of the Kushner-Oaktree partnership. “Over time, they came to realize that they could use a local partner with a little bit more […]

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Post Brothers to take over Piazza in Northern Liberties
25th May, 2018

The Philadelphia real estate company is involved in a transaction that will give it a controlling interest in the mixed-use community that has defined the Northern Liberties neighborhood since it was developed in 2009.

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Best Historic Preservation Project 2017 – Presidential City
30th March, 2018

We are proud to announce that Presidential City has been chosen by the Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal as the Best Historic Preservation Project of 2017. As Philadelphia’s largest residential redevelopment project, Presidential City underwent a $100 million renovation and is now a thriving rental community that rivals the most upscale rental properties in Center […]

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The Duchess | North Bergen, NJ
25th February, 2018

New York-based blogger The Bergen Skinny joined us for our grand opening event at The Duchess, and fell in love with the building. The spacious apartments with walk-in closets and NYC skyline-views did not disappoint. Check out her rundown from the event, and review of the building. 

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All About The Duchess: Ultra Luxe Apartments With NYC Views
22nd February, 2018

Jersey’s go-to blog Hoboken Girl gives the overview of The Duchess, North Bergen’s hottest rental community. The spacious homes boast skyline views and top-of-the-line finishes and appliances, complimented by a generous amenity package. Check out what Hoboken Girl had to say about The Duchess after their tour. 

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A look inside The Duchess on the North Bergen waterfront
21st February, 2018

NJ.COM came to our opening event at The Duchess and we gave them an exclusive tour. Check out their photo gallery of our model residences, amenities and stunning city views.

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Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal: 30 Under 30 Spotlight, Zak Klinvex
9th February, 2018

Post Brother’s Zak Klinvex was named one of Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal‘s 30 Under 30 for his work on The Atlantic financing deal. Check out what Zak had to say about working in real estate and his biggest influences in his career thus far. 

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Philadelphia’s Luxury Apartments Have Infinity Pools, Saunas & Tiki Bars, Rivaling Fancy Resorts
11th January, 2018

Highly amenitized buildings are popping up all over Philadelphia, capitalizing on the super-luxe  trend that’s hit New York City, Miami and Los Angeles. From fire pits and lounge areas with flat screen TVs, to year-round swimming pools, saunas, and gyms with every fitness option available – these aren’t your standard building amenities.

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Post Brothers Buys Duchess For $166M
2nd November, 2017

Post Brothers have officially closed on the purchase of The Duchess in Edgewater, NJ. The multifamily residential project features Situated adjacent to Hackensack Hospital, The Duchess offers a mix of studio and one-, two- and three-bedroom homes with interior design by Paris Forino. This acquisition marks Post Brothers’ first project outside of Philadelphia, and signals […]

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Post Brothers Finishes $100M Renovation At Presidential City
20th October, 2017

The Post Brothers have announced the completion of The Adams, the fourth and final apartment tower at Philadelphia’s Presidential City. Comprising 1,000 apartments, The Adams milestone marks the completion of the largest redevelopment residential project in the city, which the Post Brothers began in 2014. At the heart of the massive apartment complex is the […]

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Multi Family Executive Awards 2017 Grand Renovation
17th July, 2017

Post Brothers received Grand status recognition from the Multi Family Executive Awards for best renovation for the $120 million repositioning/redevelopment of Presidential City. The successful initiative was the single largest residential redevelopment in the Philadelphia region.

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Philadelphia Business Journal’s Best Places to Work 2017
25th June, 2017

We are honored to be named one of the Philadelphia Business Journal‘s Best Places to work in 2017. We have a great team and are proud of the work they do in Philadelphia and the Northeast.

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Fox 29’s Mike Jerrick Peeks In A Penthouse In Post Brothers’ Presidential City
29th May, 2017

Mike Pestronk takes FOX 29 on a tour of Presidential City to show off the transformation that Post Brothers has achieved with its renovations. From the graciously-sized penthouses to Sora pool club, the complex’s much lauded year-round outdoor pool and lounge area, it’s easy to see why Presidential City has been such a success.  

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Philadelphia Business Journal Best RE Deals of 2016: Presidential City
9th March, 2017

We are proud to have been included in the Best Real Estate Deals of 2016 for Presidential City, the largest residential redevelopment in the Philadelphia area. 

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Ooh La La! The Adams Gets a Parisian Makeover
22nd February, 2017

Post Brothers has tapped celebrated French architect Philippe Maidenberg to design the lobby and model residences at the fourth and last tower to be rebuilt at Presidential City.

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