Month: January 2015

By Christi Milligan If we require another sign that the recession is behind us, Delaware’s popular business-meeting venues can offer it: Reservations are up. Advanced technology capabilities, flexible meeting sites, “feel-good” activities, and gluten-free menu options are just a few of the trends that may characterize 2015, and general managers and sales directors said they’re…

Wilmington, Del. — DuPont and The Grand Opera House announced the signing of an agreement for The Grand to purchase the DuPont Theatre business, its related assets and lease of the building. The transaction is expected to close on Jan. 20. Terms are confidential. DuPont will continue to manage the theatre until the transaction closes, after…

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The local Delaware economies continue to gather strength, as is demonstrated in the positive national trend of employment numbers, housing activity and prices, broader coincident and leading indexes, and anecdotal evidence based on conversations with our customers and business colleagues. Here are three trends that will impact the Delaware banking landscape in 2015. Continued pressure…