Month: April 2018

The City of Wilmington on Monday posted a job offer for a “Small & Minority Business Development Manager” within the Office of Economic Development. The position would be responsible for analyzing the impact of economic development projects, sizing incentive packages for companies seeking Strategic Fund investments, assessing the financial viability of businesses seeking other forms…

The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce and Delaware Manufacturing Association will host its annual Spring Legislative Brunch and Manufacturing Conference on April 9. The Delaware Technical Community College (DTCC) will host. Gov. John Carney will keynote the legislative session at 11:00 a.m. Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester, DTCC President Dr. Mark T. Brainard, and State Chamber President Rich…

CompTIA, a non-profit trade association for the information technology industry, has released a report showing a slight dip in Delaware technology jobs. The group’s annual CyberState report, which tracks technology employment by state, found that Delaware lost 280 tech jobs in 2017. The drop continues a two-year decline totaling 550 lost jobs. Net tech employment totals…

(AP) — Plans to establish a homeless shelter in southern Delaware have hit a snag after a judge ruled that a local government board erred in granting a special-use exception to zoning laws. The judge late last week overturned a decision by Sussex County’s Board of Adjustment clearing the way for the proposed Immanuel Shelter…

By Jared Brey Special to Delaware Business Times The Buccini/Pollin Group used a Chevy pickup truck to cut the ribbon on its brand new parking garage in downtown Wilmington Monday morning. The event, which was attended by Mayor Michael Purzycki, City Council President Hanifa Shabazz, and other officials, marked the opening of the Mid-Town Park…

By Joyce L. Carroll Special to Delaware Business Times Chris Grundner’s professional journey has mirrored that of a roller coaster ride. He was at the top of an ascent in the corporate marketplace at the century’s start. Grundner was among the youngest senior vice presidents for cobrand credit card business development at what is now…

The Buccini/Pollin Group has acquired the Sheraton Society Hill Hotel in Philadelphia. PM Hotel Group, a national hotel management company based in Washington, D.C., will manage the hotel. “The Sheraton Society Hill is a remarkable asset in an unmatched location surrounded by numerous business and leisure demand generators, from the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall…

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and Delaware Division of Public Health have announced plans to distribute potassium iodide tablets to Delaware residents living within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations in New Jersey. Potassium iodide helps protect the thyroid glad from radioactive iodine getting ingested or inhaled. In the event of a…