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    DECON First report: Residential construction dips; resale market stays active

    After news of a spin-off  of its newspaper properties, Gannett’s Delaware newspaper is poised for a major restructuring of its newsroom. Last week, reports surfaced that the News Journal joined a round of sweeping reorganizations of newsrooms at Gannett. News Journal management has been mum on the possible moves, although their counterparts elsewhere were touting [...]

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    News-Journal makes moves toward editorial reorganization that will reduce staff

    The decision by Gannett Co. to spin off its print and television properties received little attention locally. But that has not stopped speculation that big changes are ahead. Those changes were felt late this week when the News Journal joined a round of sweeping reorganizations of newsrooms. The process involves  staff applying for fewer available [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Matt Haley

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

    Tributes poured in for Matt Haley, founder and CEO of Rehoboth Beach, Del.-based Matt Haley Companies. He died last week  from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident in India. His compelling life story included  battling substance abuse, coming out of the corrections system  and building  restaurant and food holdings. His achievements led to the Humanitarian [...]

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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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