Market West is the new name for five blocks that go from Market to West streets and Delaware Avenue and 12th Street. (Buccini/Pollin Group)

Market West is Buccini/Pollin’s new downtown Wilm. brand

Ken Mammarella Business, Headlines

The Buccini/Pollin Group, which has been called Wilmington’s largest private landowner, has rebranded its downtown holdings. Market West is the new name for five blocks that go from Market to West streets and Delaware Avenue and 12th Street. It features five buildings BPG bought from the DuPont Co. in 1999 and 2017 as the company downsized and moved to the …

The upcoming home of Tri-State Liquors will still be on the Tri-State Mall site. (courtesy of Andrew Byer)

One store’s still standing at Tri-State Mall

Ken Mammarella Business, Headlines

The news coverage of what’s happening at the old Tri-State Mall (which closed in 2015, leaving a small strip shopping center still running) has largely ignored a store that’s thrived there since 1984. Tri-State Liquors is still in business, as several signs on chain link fencing along Naamans Road proclaim, and it’s planning to move soon across the parking lot to …