Month: November 2017

The Buccini/Pollin Group and the Philadelphia 76ers have partnered to create a 140,000-square-foot sports complex off Route 13 and Garasches Lane in Wilmington. The facility, called the Fieldhouse, will serve as the home to the Delaware 87ers, the Sixers’ NBA G League affiliate, starting next season. Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment, the owner of the…

Waggies by Maggie & Friends, a Wilmington nonprofit dog treat company that employs people with intellectual disabilities, has won the $10,000 grand prize in M&T Bank’s first Understanding What’s Important Business Challenge. M&T invited local businesses to share their stories about community organizations that are important to them, and Janssen’s Market in Greenville nominated Waggies.…

State looks to infrastructure for economic boost

By Jon Hurdle Special to Delaware Business Times On a gray November day in Kent County, backhoes and pickup trucks tended a freshly graded embankment adjoining new concrete bridge supports that sprouted bare lengths of rebar. Temporary wooden fences separated the site from the speeding traffic of Del. 1 a few yards away, while hard-hatted workers…

The Delaware Division of Revenue and the IRS, in honor of National Tax Security Awareness Week, have some tips for keeping your information safe through the holiday shopping season. The tips include: Shop at familiar online retailers. Avoid unprotected Wi-Fi. Learn to recognize and avoid phishing emails that pose as a trusted source such as…

(AP) — North Carolina officials say tests have detected elevated levels of an unregulated compound at 34 additional wells near a chemical company’s manufacturing facility. The Fayetteville Observer reports the results announced Monday bring the total number of wells contaminated by the potentially harmful GenX compound to 85. The verified results from 107 tests conducted…

AP) — A former state senator who owns and operates a dry cleaning business in Sussex County is challenging a verbal decision by Delaware’s environmental secretary regarding clean-up of the property. The state Environmental Appeals Board scheduled a daylong hearing Tuesday in Dover to hear the appeal from Joseph Booth and his wife Margaret, who…

Emory Hill & Company has begun renovations at the Little Falls Centre on Centreville Road in Wilmington. The center consists of two four-story, glass-exterior buildings, each with 100,000 square feet of Class A office space. The renovations, designed by Mitchell Associates and being constructed by Emory Hill & Company, include a new café and coffee…

Secrets of Successful Networking

  Website As a managing director at AB&C, I often attend events on behalf of my firm, where I walk into a room and strike up a conversation with complete strangers, or give the opening remarks to a crowd of unfamiliar faces. Today, I get excited about these opportunities to promote our agency. But once…