14C — October 12 - 25, 2018 — Pennsylvania — M id A tlantic

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Southern Land Company develops The Laurel THG provides structural engineering services in Phila. P managing principal at The Harman Group. “We are hon- ored to be part of the project and celebrate the milestone of the last undeveloped parcel on Rittenhouse Square.”

H I L A D E L P H I A , PA — The Harman Group (THG) , a firm specializing in structural en- gineering and parking plan- ning and design, is pleased to announce the groundbreaking of The Laurel, an ultra-luxury residential development lo- cated at 1911 Walnut St. in Philadelphia. At 48 stories, The Laurel will be the tallest residential building on the last undeveloped parcel on Ritten- house Square. The Harman Group is pro- viding structural engineering services for the development, which is being developed by Southern Land Company and designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB) . “The Harman Group has designed structural systems for some of the tallest build- ings in Philadelphia, so it is fitting for us to work on the tallest all glass residential building in Philadelphia,” said PHILADELPHIA, PA — David Fahey , Avison Young principal and managing direc- tor of the company’s Phila- delphia region, announced the strategic hiring of highly regarded industry veteran Bill

The $300 million, ultra-luxu- ry mixed use tower will include 74 condominiums in addition to long- and short-term resi- dences with separate lobbies and entrances. The Laurel will also feature 24,000 s/f of high-end retail that wraps around Walnut, Sansom, and 20th Streets. Tim Downey , CEO and founder of Southern Land Company, Mayor JimKenney, Darrell L. Clarke, Philadelphia City Council President, Anne Fadullon , director, Philadel- phia Department of Plan- ning and Development and Clara Wineberg, AIA , princi- pal, Solomon Cordwell Buenz gave remarks before the offi- cial groundbreaking ceremony was held at the site.  his specialty of corporate ten- ant representation. Finnegan brings 20-plus years of com- mercial real estate experience to Avison Young, most recently as a senior vice-president with Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL). 

The Laurel

Kirk Harman , president and

Avison Young welcomes industry veteran Finnegan

Finnegan. Ef f e c t i ve immed i a t e l y , Finnegan becomes a principal of Avison Young with a man- date to help grow the company’s Philadelphia Center City office. He will also continue to focus on

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