incyte bracebridge

Incyte’s move into MBNA buildings will add up to 500 new jobs

Betsy PriceBusiness, Headlines

Incyte will buy two former MBNA buildings in downtown Wilmington, Bracebridge I and Bracebridge III, which will allow the biopharmaceutical company to move about 850 jobs into the city, expand its laboratory space in Alapocas, and move 300 jobs into Delaware. The 517,307 square feet in the Bracebridge buildings will almost double the company‚Äôs Delaware footprint. Incyte will focus first …

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Middletown-area warehouse developer sues New Castle County

Karl BakerBusiness, Headlines

This story was originally published on¬†Spotlight Delaware.¬† A development company that has built distribution centers for Amazon and Walmart is suing New Castle County, claiming that government inaction has improperly delayed its controversial plan to construct a nearly 2.4 million-square-foot warehousing complex near Middletown. The lawsuit¬†follows months of outcry in the Middletown area¬†against the development of massive warehouses, and the …

On Oct. 7, American Airlines will offer bus service from Wilmington Airport to Philadelphia International.

American to start bus service between Wilmington, Philly

Ken MammarellaBusiness, Headlines

American Airlines, the dominant carrier¬† at Philadelphia International Airport, on Oct. 7 will launch a service where passengers can park and clear security at Wilmington Airport and ride a bus to the Philadelphia airport. With this arrangement, American says it will be the only U.S. airline serving all 50 states. American and and The Landline Co.¬†in 2022 began offering the …

Education incyte

Widener Law, DSU nursing may join $57M Wilmington education hub

Betsy PriceBusiness, Headlines

Longwood Foundation, Bank of America and area governments plan to invest $57 million in an education hub that will go into one of the former MBNA buildings near Rodney Square. The hub, to be called The Bridge, is expected to bring the Widener University Delaware Law School, University of Delaware Associates program and Delaware State University nursing to the building …

Incyte state grant

Incyte in line for $14.8M state grant to expand in Wilmington

Betsy PriceBusiness, Headlines

Incyte Corp, which gave up on a bid to build a five-story building near Wilmington Friends School, is in line for a $14.8 million grant from the state to expand in Wilmington. The agenda for the Council on Development Finance’s meeting on Monday, May 20, says Incyte is requesting a Delaware Strategic Fund grant in that amount. Usually, by the …

Port of Wilmington terminal expansion

State, port operator to build new $635M port terminal in Edgemoor

Betsy PriceBusiness, Headlines

The state of Delaware and Enstructure, the current private operator of the Port of Wilmington, will build a $635 million new terminal in Edgemoor that will quadruple its capacity for container cargo ships and serve larger ships. The Edgemoor industrial site was purchased in 2017 by the taxpayer-owned Diamond State Port Corp., which subsequently secured the necessary permits to construct …

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Hospital board bill on to full Senate; deal saves Medicaid tax

Betsy PriceBusiness, Headlines

A controversial bill that will establish a board to review and change hospital budgets is headed to the Senate floor after a lively committee hearing. There were some surprises and revelation of a compromise in the Senate Executive Committee Tuesday evening. Surprise one: Dr. Kara Odom Walker, who was secretary of the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services when …

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Delaware Live wins 10 Delaware Press Association awards

Staff WriterBusiness, Headlines

Delaware LIVE reporters won 10 awards, including five first place ones, in the 2024 Delaware Press Association 2024 Professional Communications Contest. Editor Betsy Price won three first place awards, including feature story for online publications for “Delaware Wedding: Matt Meyer, Lauren Cooksey marry in Rehoboth;” arts and entertainment coverage for “Winterthur’s Ann Lowe exhibit: History, fashion on parade;” and hobby/crafts …

Chipotle Mexican Grill is coming to Claymont, the Claymont Renaissance Development Corp. announced on Facebook.

Chipotle coming to Claymont, as it thinks about its future

Ken MammarellaBusiness, Headlines, Summer

Chipotle is planning its 12th Delaware restaurant on Philadelphia Pike in Claymont, replacing a Boston Market that closed a year or so ago. ‚ÄúAfter months of negotiations with the shopping center owner, Chipotle Mexican Grill has signed a long-term lease and will completely rehab the existing building, which is still very structurally solid,‚ÄĚ the Claymont Renaissance Development Corp announced on …

Delaware's liquor stores are facing tough times. Addie Olichon photo from Pexels.

Is the party over for Delaware liquor stores?

Ken MammarellaBusiness, Headlines

This post has been updated. Liquor stores that boomed during the pandemic, when so many Delawareans were sheltering at home, are now reporting declines in revenue. ‚ÄúEveryone I‚Äôve talked to is down‚ÄĚ in revenue, said Edward Mulvihill, who networks a lot as president of the Delaware Small Beverage License Council and a board member of American Beverage Licensees. He‚Äôs also …