Month: April 2016

Brandywine Toastmasters, the oldest Toastmasters club in Delaware, will celebrate its 70th anniversary at a dinner May 16. The dinner will feature guest speaker Kate Olsen, who will share  how Toastmasters helped her heal from a traumatic brain injury. The event is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. at Ed Oliver Golf Course, 800 N. DuPont Rd,…

Location: 716 N. Market St., Wilmington Asking price: $529,000 Size: 6,420 square feet Price per square foot: $82.40 Setting: Three-story building is located in the Market Street retail corridor, within walking distance of the Queen, the Grand Opera House, DCAD and downtown offices and government buildings. Features: The first floor and second-floor mezzanine are leased to…

A new study shows average total compensation of state employees — excluding teachers and law enforcement — substantially exceeds compensation for workers in Delaware’s private sector who have similar levels of education and experience. A Delaware Public Policy Institute study found state employees earn about 12.4 percent less than similarly qualified private-sector workers but they…

Is your team ready to follow other Delaware companies in the agile-office concept? Delaware’s strategically focused companies are all about disruption, turning the old office model on its head. Technology, connectivity, and perceptions about how work gets done are changing so rapidly that the focus of today’s discussions about office space design has changed from…

Senate Republicans recently unveiled an 11-point plan to combat inter-generational poverty in Delaware and they deserve a lot of credit for stepping forward on the issue. Not all the ideas will become law, but some will, and all deserve an honest debate. The objective is to make Delaware the lowest-poverty state in the nation by…