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Thursday, October 18, 2018

(Updated): Dot Foods plans to open $36 million Bear distribution center in fall 2019

 Dot Foods ground Tuesday  on its dozenth distribution center and already has a trucking operation in place in Delaware. The  $36 million facility will be constructed on 35 acres  in Bear, near Route 1.The 188,000-square-foot facility...

Delaware gains high rankings on tax environment

Kiplinger and the Tax Foundation  have  ranked Delaware as one of the most tax friendly states. for consumers. Click here  for more information on the Kiplinger ranking. The First State was ranked seventh from the top...

Updated: 2 hotels proposed for Main Street Newark

Two hotels have been proposed for Main Street in Newark.  Lang Development Co. and the Danneman family have proposed the hotels,  according to the  Newark Post reported.  Lang is a leading developer in Newark, primarily specializing in...

Wilmington transit hub coming next year as Rodney Square shutdown controversy lingers

DART First State reports that ground will be broken this fall for a transit center as the controversy continues to swirl around the Rodney Square bus hub in downtown Wilmington. A community coalition continues to...

Speakman commitment to community will live on in Riverview Works Fund

Since 1869,   the year  Joseph and Allen Speakman opened a  workshop in Wilmington, The Speakman Company was a part of the community. To this day, its  brass showerheads and  plumbing fittings are known worldwide. The company...

Delaware outpaces region in job growth

Delaware’s economy is outperforming its neighbors on the employment front, according to a monthly report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Total employment rose 2.4 percent between August 2017 and August 2018. That was far...

Prosecutors agree to shorter sentences for former Wilmington Trust execs

The U.S. Attorney’s for Delaware has agreed that shorter sentences four former Wilmington Trust  are warranted. DelawareOnline reported that life sentences were possible in the case that involved hiding bad loans from regulators and shareholders. However,...

UD grads help GE fly high: From UDaily

By  Eric Ruth Photo by Evan Krape Consider the humble coffee cup. Its simple duties conceal a deceptively formidable character: The ceramic it is made of is harder than steel, and the scalding liquids it holds...

Sussex posts big wage gain, but pay remains well below national average

Sussex and New Castle counties saw  significant gains in wage growth, with the state’s southernmost county also seeing a big gain in overall employment. The Bureau of Labor Statistics report noted that total employment in Sussex rose 2.7...

Wells Fargo Foundation continues funding of west side business improvement program

Twenty-four local business owners in Little Italy and other areas on Wilmington's west side  have invested more than $260,000 in their buildings. The facade improvement and security camera programs were undertaken  by Cornerstone West CDC...
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