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Philadelphia’s Musical Fund Hall – Case Study for a Real Estate Development Project

In the mid-twentieth century, some of the nation’s concert halls experienced financial challenges and fell into disrepair as the orchestras they incubated moved on to other performing locations.Although Philadelphia's Musical Fund Hall was not demolished, it no longer hosts concerts. Rather, in 1981, a developer purchased Musical Fund Hall and redeveloped it as condominiums.

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The “Tourte” of a Real Estate Investment

Most people have heard of Antonio Stradivari, who likely is the most renowned violin maker of all time.  Few outside of the violin world, however, have heard of Francois Tourte, who developed the modern violin bow and has been called the “Stradivari of the bow.” Just as the violin student may overlook the importance of the bow, the real estate investor may overlook the importance of financing options and structure.

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