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...

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...

U.S. Census Estimates Scranton Population is Growing

U.S. Census Estimates Scranton Population is Growing

Scranton may have increased its population to 77,291, which is up about 1.5-percent or 1,200 people over the last few years. Jessica Kalinoski of Admiral Management has helped...

The Leonard Theater Looks To Improve Adams Avenue By Drawing Crowds

The Leonard Theater Looks To Improve Adams Avenue By Drawing Crowds

Hundreds of party-goers took a trip back to the 80's as The Leonard Theater in Scranton hosted a "Back To The Eighties Show" The bash featured the...

Scranton’s downtown boasts elements for success

Scranton’s downtown boasts elements for success

Scranton benefits from several key elements that help spur downtown renewal: preserved historic buildings; numerous government facilities and nearby hospitals, colleges and other institutions; and a daily influx...