Month: July 2016

Market Watch: Condo units in Houston Acres

Houston Acres Location: Houston Avenue in Millsboro Asking price: $4.5 million Size: 55 condo units Price per unit: $81,818.18 Setting: One- and-two-bedroom rental units with garages and carports Features: This complex has a 92 percent occupancy rate, and tenants pay all utilities. Contact: Charlie Renschler of Mann & Sons at (302) 236-1703.      …

How the digital age changed the insurance landscape

Impact of ACA, concerns over data security move the needle by Michael Bradley Special to Delaware Business Times You set up the firewall, and you have the most recent updates in place to protect your data. There’s only one problem: The hackers are ahead of you. When they strike, you could well be helpless. You’re covered,…

Viewpoint: Numbers show insurance industry on firm ground

The objective of ECONOMIC INSIGHTS is to bridge the gap between the latest economic data and what it means for Delaware businesses. What’s happening?  Within Delaware’s financial services sector the industry of underwriting or selling insurance has been the most stable across the business cycle. While dropping 10 percent following the bottom of the 2008…

The madness in Dallas could happen in Delaware

SMH — that digital acronym our kids use for “shaking my head” — has to be the reaction so many of us felt when hearing the painful stories from Dallas and elsewhere about African-Americans setting out to slay white cops as “payback” for injustices, real and perceived, simply because they were white cops. What an…

At a signing ceremony today at Conrad Schools of Science near Wilmington, Governor Markell signed House Bill 234 which ensures that school-based health centers are established in every Delaware secondary public school. Over the past three decades, most Delaware public high schools have created on-site health centers and today more than 21,000 students are enrolled…

NEW YORK (AP) — Shareholders for agriculture and chemicals companies DuPont and Dow Chemical have approved their merger. After it’s complete, the century-old companies plan to break up into three parts. The companies held meetings where shareholders voted on the deal. Both Dow and DuPont were pushed by activist investors to break up or find…