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Momentum towards our mission: the Beury Building receives a RACP grant

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Shift would like to thank Governor Wolf, Mayor Kenney, Representative Emilio Vazquez and Senator Sharif Street for working with us to secure $2 million in RACP (Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program) grant funds for the Beury Building. “The RACP funds move us one step closer to realizing the vision for the legendary Beury Building,” said Shift’s […]

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Shift is proud to announce we have received a B for our work. We are a Certified B Corporation®.

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Shift Capital, a social impact real estate group, is proud to announce it is a Certified B Corporation®. Shift joins the global community of Certified B Corporations (“B Corps”) with one unifying goal – to use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Corps are certified by the nonprofit B Lab […]

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Building cleaner, safer neighborhoods along Kensington Avenue and at the Beury Building

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Over the last few years, our team at Shift Capital has focused on re-energizing the neighborhoods in Kensington north of Lehigh Ave as well around the intersection of Broad Street and Erie Avenue. We have invested in revitalizing commercial and residential properties, empowering local entrepreneurs and businesses, and partnering with community organizations. Two of our […]

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A boost in funding to preserve an historic icon

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The Beury Building received $200,000 in state historic rehab tax credit. This funding stream continues the momentum and energy around Shift Capital’s reimagining of the legendary Beury and its restoration as the cornerstone of the community. “The new Beury will be revisioned combining both old and new to reinvigorate an intersection, a community, and, in […]

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Shift Capital Announces Artist in Residency: Jeffrey Stockbridge

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Shift Capital is proud to announce its first Shift Artist in Residency program. Beginning June 6th, photographer Jeffrey Stockbridge, creator of Kensington Blues, will host a pop-up portrait studio at 3200 Kensington Avenue at the intersection of Kensington and Allegheny Avenues. Stockbridge will offer Kensington residents free portrait sessions and invite them to share their stories of hope […]

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Shift Capital adds General Counsel: Chris Hill

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Shift Capital adds General Counsel: Shift Capital welcomes Christopher D. Hill as its new in house General Counsel. Chris focuses his practice in financing, real estate development and corporate matters, and joins Shift after fourteen years in corporate law where he specialized in assisting in the acquisition and development of real property. As General Counsel, […]

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Launch of MaKen Office

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  Shift Capital is excited to announce the launch of MaKen Office. Located in our MaKen South building, Shift Capital is seeking tenants to join the growing community in North Kensington – one dedicated to a vibrant and inclusive neighborhood. With over 400,000 SF of creatively designed living and working space that is both online and scheduled to come […]

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Tenant Spotlight: Tyrone Manuel, Goodwill Industries

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In May of 2017, Shift signed a lease with Goodwill Industries of Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia for 22,000 sq ft of warehouse space at 1440 Erie Avenue. The site houses an employment program for returning citizens. Less than 3% of participants in Goodwill’s re-entry program return to prison (3%) which is substantially lower than […]

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Job Opportunity: Asbestos Abatement Workers and Supervisors

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On February 19, 2018, React Environmental Professional Services LTD began work on the clean-up of the Beury Building. React is currently seeking to hire additional asbestos abatement workers and supervisors during the contract period which is 120 days from February 19th, 2018. An up-to-date license issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry is required. […]

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Remediation Work Begins on the Iconic Beury Building

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After almost 4 decades of dormancy, Shift Capital is proud to announce that abatement work has begun at the Beury Building.  On February 19, 2018, environmental workers began work on the clean-up of the site, a first step towards the return of the North Philadelphia iconic building.  The entire building will be remediated of all […]

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