By Philadelphia City Biz List
AKA Rittenhouse Square announced they will be donating five floors of furnishings to Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia’s Restore. AKA Rittenhouse Square, located on the corner of 18th and Walnut Streets, will be contributing kitchen cabinetry and appliances, countertops, bathroom vanities, televisions and more from 35 suites, as the thirteen-story historic landmark undergoes design renovations. The property enhancements, to be unveiled in spring, will feature a newly designed lobby, a collection of reimagined suites, exciting new amenities, and more.
Pat Gallen reports on how the ReStore serves the Home Repair Program.
By Esther Yoon, phillymag.com
For store employees and future homeowners like Clifton Carter, the $1 million mark meant something more than just a financial achievement.
Theresa Clement of MyFixItUpLife turns castoffs from ReStore into treasures. She’s showing how in a DIY workshop.
Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore is prospering after moving from Kensington to Point Breeze.
Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia’s ReStore offers a unique and significant opportunity for the organization to increase revenue and, in turn, build and repair more homes for Philadelphians living in poverty. Despite a strong business model and success in other cities, the local ReStore had struggled financially. Determined to diagnose the problem and turn the fledgling business around, Habitat enlisted professional counsel on retail management and real estate and determined that the store’s location was dramatically hindering its potential.
By Pat Loeb, CBS Philly
A Habitat for Humanity store opened its doors in South Philadelphia, with the proceeds going towards building homes for people in need. (WPVI)