Philly Planning Board OKs $100M Whole Foods Project

Law360, New York (March 21, 2013, 3:17 PM EDT) -- The Philadelphia City Planning Commission on Tuesday approved a plan to rezone a parcel just north of the city’s downtown to allow a $100 million mixed-use development that will be anchored by a Whole Foods Market.

The 55,000-square-foot project, announced in November 2012, will include 250 luxury apartment rentals and retail, in addition to the grocery store, which will be one of the largest Whole Foods locations on the East Coast.

The zoning bill heads next to the Philadelphia City Council for approval.

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