Category: Residential Real Estate

Working together, state’s health and housing goals are within reach

For better health outcomes, the evidence is clear that safe and affordable housing must be a priority not just for public sector agencies but for nonprofit organizations, health care providers, and private sector employers.

Baltimore developer to build 150-unit Riverfront complex

WILMINGTON – The Riverfront building boom is continuing with a new player, as a Baltimore-based development company announced plans Tuesday, Dec. 17, to build a 150-unit apartment complex near the Walnut Street Bridge. Washington Place Equities (WPE), a development, ownership and management firm, acquired several parcels running from 301 to 401 A St. in South…

NCC Council punts septic subdivision ban debate to 2020

WILMINGTON – The New Castle County Council tabled its discussion of a permanent moratorium on the use of septic systems in subdivisions, delaying action on the legislation until next year when legislators may choose to delay longer. Councilman Bill Bell, one of two representatives for southern New Castle County where the proposed bill will have…

Buccini/Pollin breaks ground on 92-unit complex

  WILMINGTON – What was once a furniture store in the Lower Market neighborhood of the city will become the Buccini/Pollin Group’s newest apartment complex in early 2021. Company officials, joined by Mayor Mike Purzycki and City Council President Hanifa Shabazz, broke ground Wednesday, Dec. 11, on The Cooper, a 92-unit complex located at 210…

Habitat to finish stalled WHP housing project

WILMINGTON – Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County and the City of Wilmington recently announced that the nonprofit would be stepping in to pick up the pieces of the Bennett Street redevelopment left in limbo by the collapse of the Wilmington Housing Partnership (WHP). Habitat is already working on building five homes along the…

Redevelopment plan for former Claymont steel mill detailed

CLAYMONT – The public got its first up-close look at the updated redevelopment plans for the 425-acre former Evraz steel mill on Dec. 3. More than 100 residents came out to the meeting hosted by the Claymont Renaissance Development Corp., a public-private nonprofit tasked with fostering the revitalization of the north Wilmington unincorporated community, and…

To build or not to build? NCC debates southern county future

MIDDLETOWN – As the Middletown, Odessa and Townsend area continues its decade-long course of explosive growth, county officials are left wondering if unabated growth is the best path forward. Much of the building underway south of the C&D Canal is in New Castle County’s planned growth corridor, largely the area between Del. 896 and U.S.…