SOSNA Office Hours
1901 Christian Street
Tues: 1:00 PM - 7:00PM
Wed - Thurs: 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Call us at 215-732-8446
for an appointment.
for an appointment.
Why South of South
Southwest Center City is the place for your business!
Southwest Center City presents unparalleled opportunities for business investment and development. Close proximity to Center City, a rapidly growing population, increasing property values, low taxes, and attractive real estate prices and leases present a highly attractive environment for establishing a new business or expanding your existing business.
Just a few blocks from Rittenhouse Square, Southwest Center City boasts historic landmarks, garden blocks, new businesses, and one of the hottest real estate markets in the city. With commercial properties priced well below Center City, the area is prime for continued growth.
A center of activity, the Southwest Center City neighborhood is delineated by the bustling commercial corridor of South Street, Avenue of the Arts, the Schuylkill River, and by the Washington Avenue building trades and design center. A variety of small businesses is springing up on emerging mixed-use corridors on Christian Street, 20th Street, 22nd Street, and on corner commercial properties throughout the neighborhood.
Tourism. Southwest Center City is part of a major new tourist marketing initiative by visitphilly.com, a website with millions of hits per year. As a result your business stands to benefit from this exposure.
Choose Southwest Center City
Named by Philadelphia Magazine in 2013 as one of the five hottest Philadelphia neighborhoods for its walkability, affordability, proximity to Center City, low crime rate, and the neighborhood’s strong investment in its schools.
The strong residential growth from 2000-2010 has continued with a 23% increase in residential sales from 2011 to 2012.
More than 50% of all Southwest Center City homeowners have purchased their homes since 2000, creating an increasingly educated and affluent, yet younger customer base. In other words, folks who have money, who like to spend it and are willing to invest here.