Category: Commercial Real Estate

A DNREC brownfield development agreement meeting turned into a Harvey Hanna love fest Thursday night as company president Thomas J. Hanna fielded questions about what he’s going to do with the former GM plant his company bought. By the end of the meeting, several residents thanked Hanna for cleaning up the site and erecting a…

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…

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…

Beebe Healthcare has selected a number of design, engineering and construction firms for its planned expansion this year. The downstate healthcare system plans to use what’s called Integrated Project Design for the construction of new facilities and services at three of its campuses. The approach allows firms working on the expansion to collaborate and communicate…

Kent County defies slower, lower nickname

Kent County, long upstaged by the city to its north and the resorts to its south, is suddenly turning heads. In Smyrna alone, more than 77 new businesses opened in the past 36 months. Known principally for its state prison for decades, the town is now a draw for entrepreneurs who are turning vacant buildings…

Harvey, Hanna & Associates purchased the 142-acre former GM Boxwood Road assembly plant site from Wanxiang America Inc. yesterday. The price was not disclosed. The site includes more than 3 million square feet of space that was automobile manufacturing space until the plant closed in 2009, The site was purchased by Boxwood Industrial Park, an…

(AP) — The owner of a defunct Delaware country club property is facing fines of $250 a day after inspectors say the 111-acre site has fallen into disrepair. The Brandywine Country Club outside Wilmington closed in 2015, but developer Louis Capano III bought the site with plans for a housing development with more than 500…

How Buck Simpers designs for education

Buck Simpers was always drawn to the education arena. But it took a dry teaching market and a pivot to architecture to get him there. Today, natural light, soaring two-story spaces and the absence of dark corridors are some of the hallmarks of Buck Simpers Architect + Associates, Inc. (BSA+A) designs, which include a growing…

David Banks, executive chef at Harry’s Seafood Grill, has purchased the riverfront restaurant from his Harry’s Hospitality Group partner Xavier Teixido. The price was not disclosed. Banks sold his shares in Kid Shelleen’s at 1801 W. 14th Street back to Harry’s Group principals Teixido and Kelly O’ Hanlon for an undisclosed sum. They began talking…

The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded LEED Platinum certification to the Sultana Education Foundation’s new center in Chestertown, Maryland. Emory Hill & Company constructed the center, making it the second project by the Delaware firm to receive LEED Platinum status. Emory Hill has built more than ten LEED certified projects, including the Delaware Technical…