Vision and Experience

Franklin Realty Development Corporation is a full-service commercial real estate development and management company with headquarters in Blue Bell, PA. Since its founding in 1985, Franklin has developed more than 800 acres of raw ground and constructed over 50 buildings totaling four million square feet with an aggregate value in excess of $500 million. From its start as a merchant developer focusing on projects from the ground up, Franklin has evolved into a multifaceted development company now concentrating on value-added projects as well as traditional development. It pursues these opportunities for its own account and for sale to third-party buyers/investors.

Franklin enjoys excellent financial relationships with the lending community and many national financial institutions including Chase Manhattan Bank, Merrill Lynch Capital, Credit Suisse First Boston, The Bancorp Bank, WSFS Bank, PNC Bank, American Bank, Beneficial Bank and Webster Bank. Additionally, Franklin has consistently provided its investors and business partners with excellent returns that exceed those available from comparable investment options.

Buildings Designed To Satisfy A Diversity of Business Needs

Tenants of

Franklin Realty Development Corporation buildings include, or have included:

  • Aetna
  • Air Products
  • ATX Communications, Inc.
  • Avantor Performance Materials
  • Bostik, Inc.
  • Brokerage Concepts
  • CBRE
  • Ceridian Corporation
  • Creditsafe
  • Duane Morris & Heckscher
  • EDO Corporation
  • Environmental Resources Management, Inc.
  • Fidelity Inspection One
  • Firstrust Savings and Loan
  • General Electric
  • GSA
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Icon Clinical Research
  • Insight Pharmaceuticals
  • K. Hovnanian Homes
  • LB Bohle
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Mont Blanc
  • Morning Call Inc.
  • Nationwide Insurance
  • Nicomatic
  • Paychex
  • Pfizer Specialty Minerals
  • Philadelphia Private Bank
  • PMA Insurance
  • QVC Network, Inc.
  • Regus
  • Roy E. Weston, Inc.
  • Selective Insurance Co. of America
  • Smith Kline Beecham Animal Hospital
  • St. Luke’s Hospital
  • State Farm Insurance
  • Stratis Business Centers
  • Swisslog
  • The Associates Corporation
  • The McGraw-Hill Company
  • Toshiba Business Solutions
  • Travelers Insurance
  • Verizon
  • Warner Lambert
  • Westinghouse ABB
  • Xerox