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Christopher Plant

Design Entrepreneur


Christopher Plant is a super entrepreneur on a passionate mission to build spaces that facilitate creative interactions and make the world a more curious and engaged community. Christopher worked for many years as a set and lighting designer in New York City alongside an extraordinary stable of modern dance geniuses, allowing him to travel extensively throughout Europe, South America, the US and Canada. In 1997, Christopher was part of the team that launched the wildly successful and groundbreaking GALAPAGOS ART AND PERFORMING SPACE in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, where he first began implementing his creative vision into commercial applications.

Christopher has been active in the Philadelphia real estate market for more than 15 years. With more than 500 transactions throughout his career, he is a tried and true professional that has expanded his suite of services beyond traditional brokerage to consulting services related to all manner of real estate, development, construction and execution. Since 2007, Christopher has purchased, renovated and resold more than 20 homes through partnerships and on his own. In 2016, Christopher expanded his capacity even further by opening his own design/build general contracting company, Fritz General Contractors.

Christopher is the founder, owner and operator of KISMET COWORK and RADIOKISMET, which he founded in 2017 and has grown to include 3 locations in tertiary markets in Philadelphia, with more than 30,000 square feet under management. As a natural outgrowth of his commitment to helping people amplify their missions, Christopher launched GREATPHL, a TED-style 24-hour Ideas Festival with a spotlight on Philadelphia’s most inspired, curious and engaged citizens dedicated to working to make the city more equitable and prosperous. Christopher also hosts a podcast called Live From RADIOKISMET with Christopher Plant where he interviews creative minds in a conversational style that allows for deep and meaningful interactions. Christopher balances his artistic endeavors with a successful commercial and residential real estate consulting practice helping individuals and businesses choose Philadelphia with MoveToPhilly.com.

He holds an MBA in Strategic Design from Jefferson University and has served in various positions with numerous non-profits. He lives in Philadelphia in a large stone home built in 1899 with his wife, two rowdy boys and a cute little puppy monster.