Plan calls for remake of old button factory in Scranton into counseling center

Plan calls for remake of old button factory in Scranton into counseling center

The project by Charles Jefferson of Jefferson- Werner LLC calls for renovating a vacant, former button factory on Cedar Avenue at Cherry Street in South Side, and moving...

Developers pitch plans for Lackawanna County’s Administration Building

Developers pitch plans for Lackawanna County’s Administration Building

"The building needs to pop when you drive into town, and it should, because it’s an awesome building," Jefferson said while detailing his plans for street-level restaurant and...

Downtown Focus Correct

Downtown Focus Correct

Downtown Scranton is in the midst of a revival and transformation. The conversion of the Marketplace at Steamtown from a retail mall to a mixed-use lifestyle center and...

Small Cities on the Rise

Small Cities on the Rise

As businesses continue to invest in downtown districts and people continue to move back to cities, the question becomes, does this trend trickle down to smaller cities in...

Lehigh to Convert Storage Facility into Apartments

Lehigh to Convert Storage Facility into Apartments

Charles Jefferson, the founding principal of Jefferson-Werner, said the project should be completed and ready for residents to move in by August 2018. The building will have...

Demolition Work Underway at Former Samter’s Building

Demolition Work Underway at Former Samter’s Building

Renovations have begun at the former Samter building at the corner of Lackawanna and Penn Avenues. The building which is directly across from the Marketplace at Steamtown...

Apartments Pitched for Former Ice House in Bethlehem

Apartments Pitched for Former Ice House in Bethlehem

Developer Charles Jefferson plans to create the next cool place to live in a building that started out as a 19th century icehouse in south Bethlehem. Inside a...

Lehigh University to get in on South Bethlehem Boom with Apartments

Lehigh University to get in on South Bethlehem Boom with Apartments

Lehigh has selected developer Jefferson-Werner, LLC, to convert the building into apartments. Tuesday night Bethlehem City Council was scheduled to vote to issue a certificate of appropriateness for...

Downtown Lofts Opening Doors for Mixer

Downtown Lofts Opening Doors for Mixer

Owner Charles Jefferson and the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce plan a free mixer event to showcase the Samters Lofts from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Lackawanna...

Peach Music Festival Returns to Montage Mountain for Weekend of Music, Camping, and More

Peach Music Festival Returns to Montage Mountain for Weekend of Music, Camping, and More

Peach Music Festival rocks its sixth year at the Pavilion at Montage Mountain Thursday, Aug. 10, through Sunday, Aug. 13. Started by the Allman Brothers Band and pavilion...