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Phase II Is Alive : New Homes in Newbold

South Philadelphia is getting even greener with Phase II of reNewbold. As the first affordable green housing in the neighborhood, the reNewbold community is almost complete with the addition of seven new rowhomes and two new condos over a retail space. Featuring energy efficient systems and finishes, on-site parking, and green roof decks offering 360-degree views of the skyline, the reNewbold homes are bringing sustainable living within walking distance of the SEPTA Broad Street Line, Ultimo, South Philadelphia Taproom, East Passyunk, Snyder Ave, and more.


7 Rowhomes


  • 3-story homes with 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths

  • Private terrace off master bedroom

  • Green roof deck with skyline views

  • On-site parking

  • 9' and 10' ceilings

  • Finished basement with 8' ceilings

2 Condos

  • Located above retail space on the second and third floors

  • On-site parking

1 Retail Space


Features & Amenities

Distinct Finishes (Customization Available)
  • White oak flooring or strand bamboo flooring (Upgrade) throughout 

  • Pine trim throughout

  • Custom built-in charging stations on each floor

  • Recessed lighting

  • Stackable washer and dryer (Upgrade)

  • Modern spacious kitchens

  • Richlite (certified paper-based composite material) and GEO’s recycled glass surface countertops (Upgrade)

  • SS Frigidaire and Bosch appliances including induction range and vented hood

  • Garbage disposal

  • Grohe modern plumbing fixtures

  • Sleek wall-mounted vanity in master and hall bathrooms

  • 24” x 12” subway tile in bathrooms

  • Dual flush Toto toilet

  • Kohler Archer bathtub

  • Sliding glass door leading to terrace

  • Oversized casement windows

  • Solid core interior doors

  • Upgraded hardware on all doors

Energy Efficiency


  • Energy Star appliances, lighting, HVAC, water heater, and white roof

  • Less than half the utility bill of a code-built home

  • Triple pane, insulated frame, double-sealed fiberglass windows from Inline Fiberglass in Canada

  • Insulated fiberglass front door with double lock for air sealing and security

  • Ceiling fans in all rooms except kitchen

  • Heat Recovery Ventilation that exchanges heat and fresh air to keep home healthy and warm with continuous fresh and filtered air

  • Low flow plumbing fixtures for reduced water usage

  • ZIP system insulated sheathing with all seams taped for extreme air tightness and durability

  • 9-10" thick walls with R-31 value or higher

  • 2 x 6 insulated exterior walls reduces sound transmission and exterior noise.

  • 16" of insulation on roof for almost R-50 value

Quality Structure
  • Engineered I joist floor/ceiling assembly providing a straighter floor

  • 2 x 6 stud walls for added strength and sound proofing

  • Tongue and groove subfloor for improved strength and durability

  • Poured basement walls with damp proofing and rigid insulation applied and trench drain

  • Premium ZIP sheathing system for improved water resistance and durability

  • Metal cladding system with vented rain-screen (commercial detail) for improved durability

  • Cementitios siding

  • Casement windows

  • Commercial TPO roof

  • Custom steel entry stairs and awning


Green Standards
  • Green roof deck
  • Bamboo flooring

  • 100% permeable landscaping (no concrete)

  • Recycled content in concrete and drywall

  • Low VOC paints, cabinetry, and flooring

  • Rainwater harvesting system to collect roof runoff for watering lawns

  • Drivable grass matts over 70% sand 30% organic granular material mix

  • Low flow faucets and shower heads in all baths

  • Dual flush toilets


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