Category: Commercial Real Estate

The Buccini/Pollin Group, Inc. Thursday announced the launch of WilminGO, an app-based golf cart taxi service founded by fellows of the BPG-Horn program. The service is now available across a 39-block area in Wilmington for a flat-fee of $3 for one or two people and $5 for more than three passengers. The app is available…

The Delaware Prosperity Partnership recently released an online portal, called Zoom Prospector, designed to help companies find information about developments available in Delaware. The site is powered by a geographic information system (GIS) technology and incorporates multiple layers of data, including demographic, site and building specifications and labor and business resources. “We make it easy for…

By Ken Mammarella  Special to Delaware Business Times The new SpringHill Suites by Marriott at 402 Ogletown Road in Newark held a grand opening event Thursday. “The gateway to Newark has a grand new showcase,” said George Danneman, president of Danneman Hospitality, which owns the hotel property. The 132-suite hotel, Marriott’s first in Delaware, is…

The promise and peril of Fort DuPont

By Dan Linehan Special to Delaware Business Times After more than four years of planning, construction will begin in the coming months on the first new homes at the Fort DuPont Complex in Delaware City. It’ll be the latest and most concrete sign of what developers are hoping will be a massive redevelopment project along…

Q&A: Sean Healy on construction, skyscrapers and laser scanners

Sean Healy is vice president of Healy Long & Jevin, a fourth-generation family construction business based in Wilmington that began in 1891. The company is constructing a 19-story high-rise apartment building for a private developer next to the Temple University campus in North Philadelphia. It is currently adding a new floor to the cast-in-place concrete…

Market Street revival in Wilmington picks up pace

By Christine Facciolo Special to Delaware Business Times There’s a saying: Miss a day, miss a lot. If you haven’t walked down Market Street in awhile, you may be surprised at just how quickly things can change. Downtown Wilmington has been on the upswing for years. But over the past several months, a steady clip…

By Kathy Canavan Special to Delaware Business Times Wills Elliman, senior managing director of the Wilmington office of Newmark Knight Frank, a commercial real estate advisory firm, spoke with Delaware Business Times about office vacancies, leasing for the next phase of the STAR Campus and the desirability of North Wilmington for commercial tenants. 1. The…

By Ken Mammarella  Special to Delaware Business Times The Delaware Blue Coats on Wednesday joined local officials for the groundbreaking of the 76ers Fieldhouse on the Wilmington Riverfront. The sports complex and training facility will host the Blue Coats and serve as a venue for amateur sports teams, concerts and graduation ceremonies. Michael Hare, executive…

With new construction nearing completion, The Buccini/Pollin Group has rebranded the Concord Plaza office park at 3535 Silverside Road. The formerly underused commercial property is now called The Concord, a planned mixed-use community with 341 apartments, high-end restaurants and office space. New developments include four five-story and two four-story buildings and a new 60,000-square foot office building. Phase…