Category: Commercial Real Estate

New Castle County has granted a demolition permit to Boxwood Industrial Park, LLC and redevelopment partner Harvey Hanna & Associates for the redevelopment of the former General Motors plant on Boxwood Road in Wilmington. The demolition of the three-million square foot former plant structure is the first step in Harvey Hanna’s redevelopment of the former…

By Ken Mammarella Special to Delaware Business Times Mike Davis, the late chief estimator for Diamond Materials, LLC, is the first posthumous winner of the Delaware Contractors Association Lifetime Achievement Award. The association announced the winner Wednesday night at its 49th annual meeting inside the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington. He was honored…

Wilmington City Council approved a public/private partnership between the City and Salesianum School to reconstruct the Baynard Stadium athletic complex. The complex is still formally city property, but the Salesianum School will lease the stadium and commit an estimated $15 to $20 million to rehabilitation. “We recently unveiled a plan to renovate and improve two…

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…