Industry Recognition

Dranoff Properties has been continuously recognized for its groundbreaking developments and the company’s reputation for progressive design, long-term investment and a keen ability to consistently be at the forefront of the Philadelphia Real Estate market.


"How Carl Dranoff dug himself out of the '89 recession"
“On Black Monday, Oct. 19, 1987, the stock market lost nearly a quarter of its value in one day and set in motion a recession that crippled the nation into the early 1990s.”
"How a kid from Oxford Circle became one of city's most successful developers"
“Growing up in Oxford Circle, with a drycleaner father and a stay at home mom, developer Carl Dranoff didn't come from money.”
"Want to be a success? Pay promptly, Philly developer says"
“Carl Dranoff, 69, developer of the Symphony House, 777 S. Broad St., Locust on the Park and the Victor in Camden, went to Drexel for engineering, a fine career. ”
"10 Hottest Suburban Philadelphia Towns"
"Ardmore: A Downtown That’s Making a Comeback"
"Is Newark the new Brooklyn?"
"When Isabel Livingston opened a shop in Newark’s Teacher’s Village development in 2015, she had no intention of moving there, too. "
"SNEAK PEEK: Must-see photos of Carl Dranoff's One Riverside"
“Set to open in April, Carl Dranoff's condominium development One Riverside is one of the most anticipated projects of the year.”
"Women to Watch 2017"
“During the 2016 presidential election, a slogan that entered into popularity in the 1970s was given new life.”
"Who’s Building Philly: Carl Dranoff"
"The mega-builder with three careers may well be the ultimate survivor in Philadelphia’s development community."
"Preliminary work to begin next month on Ardmore One Project in Ardmore"
"Lower Merion Township officials expect the long-awaited One Ardmore Place project on the current Cricket Avenue parking lot to get underway in the next few weeks with preliminary utility work beginning in early March."
"Strengthening Economy Encourages Various Development Trends"
"These four projects span price points and regions of the country, each targeting a particular demand."
"Bi-level penthouse at One Riverside with 4 terraces wants $7M"
"A bi-level penthouse at One Riverside that has four terraces is looking for its first owner who’s willing to shell out $7 million."
"Mapping the 26 high-rises under construction in Philly right now"
"It seems like the Philly skyline changes almost daily, with plenty of cranes rising and towers topping out."
"New high-end developments bring the city to the suburbs"
"How new mixed-use communities embrace urbanism and placemaking, ditch golf courses and malls"
"Positively Philadelphia: Dranoff Properties"
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"Dranoff Properties’ One Riverside high-rise residences is the first new construction of its kind in Center City since the financial market meltdown of 2008."
"FYI Philly: New Luxury Living"
"Check out some new luxury living options."
"Hard Hat Tour: One Riverside"
"The first tenants will move in starting in March. Dranoff Properties is sprinting towards having things ready for them when they come. There are also a couple of samples for those still looking to move in."
"Breaking Ground For Luxury Apartment Tower, Dranoff Calls Newark ‘Undiscovered’"
“In an exclusive interview with, developer Carl Dranoff explained that his successful developments in the Philadelphia area...”
"Newark luxury apartment construction begins"
“For the first time in more than half a century, luxury apartments are being built in Newark,another sign of revitalization in the state's largest city.”
"NJPAC breaks ground on long-awaited high-rise project"
“City and state leaders Monday joined in a ceremonial groundbreaking on a 22-story residential high-rise that was first proposed more the a decade ago... ”
"Groundbreaking gives backers chance to tout perseverance behind One Theater Square project"
“Newark's first luxury residential high-rise in more than 50 years has begun construction and is anticipating significant interest from a priced-out New York City and Hudson County resident market.”
"Theater Square Project Seen as Latest Example of Newark Resurgence"
“Twenty years have come and gone since the New Jersey Performing Arts Center first opened its doors. The idea then was that a new neighborhood would rise around the arts center. ”
"Newark breaks ground on 245-apartment building downtown"
“A who's who of current and former officials including former Gov. Tom Kean and Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno broke ground Monday on the city's first major market-rate residential building in more than five decades.”


2016, Renter’s Best, Philadelphia
#1 Management Company in Philadelphia
Philadelphia Inquirer
Industry Icon Award, Carl Dranoff
Smart CEO
Marcum Innovator of the Year Finalist, Carl Dranoff
Philadelphia Business Journal
Heavy Hitters of Real Estate, Most Influential Developers, Carl Dranoff
Philadelphia Business Journal
Heavy Hitters of Real Estate, Best Deals, One Riverside
LEED Silver Certification
Southstar Lofts