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WSFS and WLA

April 04, 2018
WSFS joined the other WLA founding members, literally meeting in each other’s boardrooms, along with PMG Consulting, to devise ways to think about a vision for Wilmington’s future and how they can help affect that future. A big part of this grew out of necessity, and frankly, negativity. In a recent interview with WSFS leadership,...

Coded by Kids Comes to Wilmington!

April 03, 2018
Coded by Kids is celebrating an expansion into Wilmington, Delaware. Supported by Capital One and the Kingswood Community Center, the Philadelphia-based nonprofit is furthering its mission of increasing tech education to underserved youth within the state of Delaware. Coded by Kids’ first program in Delaware is currently underway at the Kingswood Community Center in the...

The Buccini/Pollin Group Launches BPG|360

March 24, 2018
As part of its 25th anniversary year celebration, The Buccini/Pollin Group, Inc. (BPG) is thrilled to announce the re-launch of its commercial division to BPG|360, an organization that manages more than six million square feet of commercial properties in the Mid-Atlantic region, including both properties controlled by The Buccini/Pollin Group, as well as third-party...

Wilmington’s Dual School Proves to Be One of the Most Innovative Education Programs in Delaware

February 26, 2018
You may not have heard of Dual School, the newly-nonprofit idea incubator for high-schoolers that meets at 1313 Innovation on Tuesday afternoons, but it’s a big...

New CSC Headquarters are Sure to Wow

February 25, 2018
CSC might not be a household name to the same extent as DuPont, but its impact on the First State is just as significant. Delaware’s current General Corporation Law, basically the legislative framework that has made the state a corporate destination since 1899, was drafted by Wilmington attorney Josiah P. Marvel. Just a few years earlier, New Jersey passed the most competitive incorporation laws in the nation, so other states scrambled to do the...

Delaware Maintains Highest GDP Growth Nationally

April 04, 2018
Finance and Insurance Industry Maintains Rapid Growth Delaware officially has the fastest-growing economy in the United States. The big growth story in Delaware has been its finance and insurance industry. Finance was a boost for every state, but Delaware’s finance and insurance industry has been on fire. In fact, 4.57 percentage points of Delaware’s 5.7%...

Delaware Schools Rank High in National Best High Schools 2017

February 22, 2018
Among the Delaware schools recognized in the 2017 U.S. News Best High Schools, there are two gold medal schools, four silver medal schools and three bronze medal...

Wilmington Poised for Strong Real Estate & Construction Growth in 2018

February 24, 2018
Things may be looking up in real estate and construction for 2018, depending on which county you’re sitting in. Here are things to watch for in the new...

There Du Pont to Speak at New Castle County Chamber of Commerce’s 96th Annual Dinner

February 22, 2018
The NCCCC 96th Annual Dinner will be held on March 12th from 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm and will be a celebration of the critical role that Delaware businesses have played in building stronger and more vibrant communities....