Month: October 2015

Hagley Museum presents a new exhibit “Driving Desire: Automobile Advertising and the American Dream” which examines the psychology behind a truly American symbol. The exhibit documents the rise of the first car ads from 1912 to the era of “Mad Men”  marketing — and invites visitors to question their relationships with their vehicles.  It focuses…

New board members at Catholic Charities Rich Kolodgie was elected board chair of the Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington. Kolodgie is currently senior career transition coach for Barton Career Advisors in Wilmington, and has over 25 years of experience in human resources. New board members are Cindy Hayes Mann and Benjamin Ryan. DelTech…

While the global energy marketplace continues to change in far-reaching and dynamic ways, the Delaware River port complex is uniquely positioned to serve as one of this nation’s more innovative energy transportation hubs. Our local petroleum industry enjoys an adaptive and resilient nature, amply evidenced by the creative and visionary spirit shown by business leaders…

Multi-family property  Location: 500 N. Rodney St., Wilmington Asking price: $500,000 Size: 5,100 square feet, nine units Price per unit: $55,555.56 Features: Well-maintained solid masonry nine-unit apartment building with separate electric, heat and hot water. Upgraded kitchens and bathrooms. Operating income of $44,394. Private, fenced off-street parking. Setting: Blocks from St. Francis Hospital. Contact: Peter…

Historic Oddfellows building Location: 34 S. Main St., Smyrna Asking price: $285,000 Price per square foot: $111.76 Size: 2,550 square feet Features: Freestanding retail building, 100 percent occupied. Currently on three-year lease to stable restaurant operator, and second-floor studio apartment is leased on a month-to-month basis. Major systems have been updated and extensive work done…

WSFS Financial ascends to next tier

By Sam Waltz It may come as a huge surprise to most that Delaware’s own WSFS Bank — once known as Wilmington Savings Fund Society — is now is the largest bank and trust company headquartered in the Delaware Valley region of Greater Philadelphia, Delaware and the abutting South Jersey counties. In addition, it likely…