Month: February 2019

Recognizing Delaware’s Fastest Growing Companies ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Fastest 50 Awards will be the largest and most anticipated Delaware Business Times awards program of the year. This program recognizes 50 of Delaware’s fastest growing, companies. These companies represent the future of the Delaware’s economy and embody the entrepreneurial spirit critical for leadership and success.…

John Long, a senior official at the University of South Florida, has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer at University of Delaware. His appointment is effective March 11. Long currently serves as chief operating officer and special adviser to the senior vice president of strategic financial strategies at the University of South Florida,…

Christiana Care Health System on Feb. 25 announced a partnership with Apple to make patient health records available on iPhones. The Apple Health app serves as a digital platform for health records provided by partnering institutions. The app covers allergies, conditions, immunizations, lab results, medications, procedures and vitals. All data is encrypted for protection. Users receive…

Wilmington PharmaTech has announced plans to open a $17 million research and manufacturing facility on 2309 Sunset Lake Road in Newark. The firm currently employs 37 workers in the U.S. and operates out of four smaller locations in New Castle County. Dr. Ke Li, director of operations at PharmaTech, today presented the company’s growth plans…

Division of Revenue officials have noted an uptick in Delaware returns reporting overstated Delaware income tax withholding. “We are reviewing all returns that have overstated withholding, and they may be treated as fraudulent returns,” said Division of Revenue Director Jennifer R. Hudson, Esq. The appropriate amount to report is limited to the total in Box…

University of Delaware’s STAR Campus marks another year of big changes

By Dan Linehan Contributing Writer At the peak of its employment, in 1978, the Newark Chrysler plant employed 5,500 people and was the beating heart of the city’s economy. The cracks started to show a few years later, when Delaware became the first state to issue Chrysler a bailout loan. At the end of 2008,…

A $71 million redevelopment at the site of the former Claymont Steel mill will feature a brand new SEPTA station. Construction is set to begin Spring 2019. The larger project, called First State Crossing, will feature retail, office, industrial and residential space. The Claymont Regional Transportation Center was funded by a U.S. Department of Transportation grant…