Mission First Housing Group

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New Market West

5901 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA

Year Developed

2018

Development Costs

$49.5 million

Goal

Reverse disinvestment along Market Street corridor; bring high quality childcare, healthcare and  retail to underserved community; add and retain over 300 jobs in a low income community and support businesses there

Description

Mission First Housing Group’s New Market West development is a four story, LEED certified 90,000 square foot commercial building that will create a hub for retail and community services near the 60th and Market Street El stop in West Philadelphia on a 1.5 acre vacant site.  New Market West will bring high quality early childhood education, primary health care, support for previously homeless single parent families, behavioral health services,  and community-serving retail to a transit-accessible location together with affordable rental housing (later phase) in neighborhood deeply in need of these services.