Quantcast
Friday, December 6, 2019

The Trolley Square bear

Hello everyone, I don’t know about you, but I spent way too much time on Thursday following the exploits of a  bear that decided to wander into Wilmington’s  Trolley Square area. (The accompanying image is...

Digesting the latest energy news

Hello all, Don’t look now, but digesters that produce natural gas are on the way. As reported here and elsewhere,  Perdue sold its chicken litter composting plant near Seaford to a Washington, D.C. area company that...

Let’s get sensational

Hello everyone, Today, the News Journal  rolled out the following headline - “Businesses brace for negativity.” The piece dominated the front page, complete with an oversized photo of buildings in LOMA, (Lower Market Street) in...

November’s stories focused on Prices Corner area

Many of Delaware Business Now's most-read stories in November came out of the Prices Corner area. Ranking first was news that a restaurant and bank are planned for the former Sears Auto Center in the...

Small Business Saturday

Good afternoon everyone, American Express is again asking Delawareans to shop on  Small Business Saturday. The long-running event, which has support from downtown organizations in Delaware and elsewhere,  comes the day after a busy  Black Friday....

Tolls, trucks and $1.2 million

Hello everyone, Word that Delaware agreed  to spend $1.2 million to help repair damage to Cecil County, MD  roads drew a spirited response. The Delaware Department of Transportation, its counterpart in Maryland,  and Cecil County have...

Going up – The trend toward high-rise logistics centers

Hello everyone, It may have come as a surprise when it was learned that Nevada-based developer Dermody submitted plans for a five-story logistics center at the General Motors Boxwood site. Dermody and locally-based Harvey, Hanna and...

The coal mine saga that played  out in Delaware

Good afternoon, Earlier this year tale of coal mines in Wyoming and Montana quietly played out 1,800  miles to the East in  Delaware. Earlier, Navajo Transitional Energy received the go-ahead to acquire  Cloud Peak Energy at...

A stock slide for owner of the Board of Trade

Good afternoon everyone, A follow-up to last week’s column on the Delaware Board of Trade’s plan to ask New Castle County to take the stock of the company as payment for a $3 million loan...

Our transpacific newsletter

Hello everyone, Our Australia trip is coming to an end and with the final flights  come  additional challenges in posting this newsletter. Qantas does not yet have Wi Fi access on its transpacific routes and it...