$140M Philly Whole Foods Project Clears Final Hurdles

Law360, Philadelphia (October 9, 2013, 4:03 PM EDT) -- A $140 million Philadelphia development featuring a flagship Whole Foods store and nearly 300 apartment units cleared the final obstacles standing in its way Wednesday, receiving crucial zoning waivers from the city less than 24 hours after a neighborhood dropped its opposition.

After Neal Rodin, the developer for project known as Rodin Square, reached an agreement with the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, the city's Zoning Board of Adjustment approved four variances and a special exception for the project. Groundbreaking is expected in January.

An August ZBA...
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