• Left to Right: Fred Fortunato of Benchmark Builders, Michael J. Murphy, Sr. & Michael J. Murphy, Jr. of Murphy Homes and Matt Thompson of Thompson Communities.

    Town of Whitehall announces guild comprised of area home-builders

    The Town of Whitehall has announced the creation of a Builders Guild. Also offered were details on the vision for the community near Middletown. The Builders Guild includes area builders. Benchmark Builders of Wilmington, will construct neighborhood cottages and courtyard homes. Murphy Homes of Newtown Square, Pennsylvania will build estate and custom homes, and Thompson [...]

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    MCB Real Estate & Acadia Acquire Eden Square for reported $25M

    A  joint venture between affiliates of Baltimore-based MCB Real Estate, LLC and Acadia Realty Trust through Acadia Strategic Opportunity Fund IV LLC, acquired  the  235,508 square foot Eden Square shopping center off Route 40 in Bear. The News Journal reported the sales price was around $25 million. CBRE’s Kevin McClernon and George Schmitt represented the seller, Bellevue Holdings, in the [...]

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    (Video tribute) Sussex restaurant owner Haley dies in motorcycle accident in India

    Matt Haley, founder and CEO of Rehoboth Beach, Del.-based Matt Haley Companies, on Monday has died from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident in India. According to his management company, died while on a medical transport plane en route from Leh to  New Delhi. He died late Tuesday  night eastern time. Tributes began to pour in as [...]

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    Check out the Aug. 20-26, 2014 Business Bulletin

      Delaware’s jobless rate rose slightly to 6.2 percent as better economic news led to more people looking for work. And in a stunning development State Treasurer Chip Flowers decided not to seek re-election as a former deputy treasurer leveled charges of harassment.  Meanwhile, DuPont found itself involved in a probe of soil dumped at [...]

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    Medical marijuana center, headed by lobbyist & former state trooper, could open in early 2015

    Delaware is moving toward the use of medical marijuana with the state’s Department of Health and Social Services authorizing the first center in an industrial park near Wilmington. The center will be headed by a lobbyist, retired state trooper  and former county director for U.S. Sen,. Tom Carper. Click here for background information on medical [...]

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    Former Robino executive gets two years in prison for embezzlement of retirement funds

    Michael A. Stortini,  former managing member and part owner of the Frank Robino Companies was sentenced Monday  by United States District Court Judge Richard G. Andrews to 24 months in prison  for embezzling $606,500 in retirement savings from his employees’ 401(k) plan, as well as failing to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in payroll taxes [...]

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