New life for historic office park in Fort Washington

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The Promoting Community/Economic Revitalization award is given Upper Dublin Township’s board of commissioners, staff, planners, and engineers for taking a thoughtful and assertive approach to revitalizing the more than 60-year-old Fort Washington Office Park. ( file photo)

It was more than 50 years ago that Philip and Nathan Seltzer, broke ground at what was one of the first office parks in the country. The stretch of land was located in Fort Washington, just off the PA Turnpike, and was considered revolutionary in its premise.

But over the years, the Fort Washington Office Park, like many of its peers, showed its age, struggling to attract and keep tenants, a problem compounded by persistent flooding. Now, with the help of local officials, the office park is enjoying a second life, writes Rebecca Heilwell, for philly,com.

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Aon Affinity, TruMark Financial, Lincoln Financial, and Ashfield Healthcare have all moved in.

To attract tenants back to the once-thriving office park, Upper Dublin Township first had to face its flooding.

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