Month: August 2018

Comcast this week announced the opening of its second New Castle County Xfinity Store at the Christiana Mall. This is the first Xfinity Store in Delaware to employ the company’s interactive customer model. The 4,000-square-foot center allows customers to learn about and interact with the latest Xfinity product and services. Xfinity stores are organized by…

Gov. John Carney on Thursday announced a new career expo highlighting opportunities in the construction industry. This two-day event will take place in September and target both adults and students interested in starting their careers or transitioning into a new one. “We’re working hard to make sure that all Delawareans have the opportunity to succeed…

(AP) — A specialty chemicals company is seeking almost $4 million in taxpayer money from Delaware officials. Solenis LLC is asking for $3.9 million from the Delaware Strategic Fund for retaining and growing its headquarters and research and development operations in New Castle County. The Council on Development Finance will consider the request Monday. Solenis…

TrafficCast keeps eyes on the road from a new home

One of Wilmington’s newest tenants is a global provider of traffic data BY CHRISTINE FACCIOLO Special to Delaware Business Times Over the last 20 years, TrafficCast has become a global provider of digital traffic data and software. The firm develops technology, applications and content that forecast travel times, monitor road speeds and track construction activity…

By Kathy Canavan Special to Delaware Business Times Doug Ainsworth is chair of Vistage Worldwide, an invitation-only peer advisory group for CEOs in the Delaware Valley. Is there one challenge that all small business CEOs will face at one time or another? There are many challenges CEOs face while starting, building and growing businesses. If…

By Ken Mammarella Special to Delaware Business Times Delaware Route 1 is down to one traffic light on the 31-mile stretch between Dover Air Force Base and Nassau. The Delaware Department of Transportation is building overpasses at formerly busy intersections, smoothing out the popular beach route. The improvements are part of the agency’s Corridor Capacity…

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) this month announced the hiring of Jana Simpler as the new DMV director, effective September 4, 2018. Simpler currently serves as the director of the Delaware Office of Highway Safety. Her career in highway safety began in 1997. She held the position of deputy director of OHS through 2009…