Resources & News - Reading Redevelopment Authority

In The News

2015

RRA's role in Reading's new Doubletree Hotel by Hilton

Thursday, December 10, 2015
Singing Praises for New Doubletree

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Timeline for New Doubletree

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
New Doubletree Opens in Reading

Sunday, November 29, 2015
Showtime for Doubletree Downtown


RRA & Riverview Industrial Park

Monday, December 7, 2015
Uniform Company Possible 1st Tenant

Monday, November 23, 2015
Ideas for 600-700 Clinton Street

Saturday, October 10, 2015
Potential Client

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Consideration of Several Prospects & Proposals




Tuesday, December 29, 2015
ReDesign Reading Reinventing Economic Development

Monday, November 30, 2015
4th & Elm Streets Renovated Row Houses

Thursday, November 5, 2015
Preliminary Approval for Two New Family Dollar Stores

Monday, October 20, 2015
243 Washington Street Three-Story Home Conveyed to Our City Reading

Monday, August 24, 2015
Destination Paradise to Help Transform Reading

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Volunteer Clean-up

Saturday, July 18, 2015
Bicycle Park & Garden

Thursady, June 18, 2015
RRA Considers Benefits of Establishing a Land Bank

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Tom Masano Auto Takes over Former Baldwin Hardware Manufacturing Complex

Saturday, May 2, 2015
301 Washington Street Redevelopment

Friday, February 20, 2015
Bond Refinancing to Aid Alvernia

2014

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Redevelopment proposals reviewed by Reading officials
Renewed revitalization effort for city with 3 key development sites

Saturday, March 15, 2014
Repositioning Reading requires economic development
Repositioning Reading for regional turnaround with 49-acre Riverview Industrial Park


2013

Monday, November 25, 2013
RRA board starts setting priorities for industrial site
Authority starts talking about priorities for 50-acre industrial tract

Saturday, November 9, 2013
RRA buys 50-acre bottling-plant site
Site is in a Keystone Opportunity Zone and fits the City's Act 47 recovery plan

Friday, June 14, 2013
Program profiles Reading redevelopment efforts (263K PDF)

Wednesday, January 13, 2013
Line of credit a shot in the arm (400K PDF)


2012

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Analysis called a 'road map' to drive money where needed (200K PDF)

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
What is The Reinvestment Fund? (490K PDF)

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
City maps out economic development strategy (430K PDF)

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
New City of Reading MVA Study Unveiled (3.5MB PDF)

Thursday, October 4, 2012
Reading backs Live plan
York-based Think Loud Development formally announced its $20 million investment in the Buttonwood Gateway.
(550K PDF)

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Developer tied to band Live plans project at Reading site (400K PDF)

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Albright cafeteria plans get a pass (386K PDF)

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
GoggleWorks' guts of steel (938K PDF)
The apartments project uses an unusual steel framing process.

Friday, February 17, 2012
Panel likes plan for 'pocket' park (360K PDF)

2011

Monday, December 12, 2011
GoggleWorks Apartments on Schedule (550K PDF)

November 23, 2011
One neighborhood waits, work for Reading renaissance (460K PDF)

Monday, October 17, 2011
Seeds sown for garden, neighborhood in South Reading (800K PDF)

Friday, September 23, 2011
Board hears about new mapping tool, New City Redevelopment Map Proposed (416K PDF)
Exploring new market value analysis (MVA) tool

Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Loan for GoggleWorks Shops a welcome development (412K PDF)
$1 million state loan secured

Tuesday, July 12, 2011
City Council targets funds at Ricktown Arts District (612K PDF)
Allocating up to half of $75,000 from Major Systems Rehabilitation Program