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Kelly Lyons

  • Sizing up the legal cases that shaped the 2016 playing field

    Which 2016 Delaware Supreme Court and Chancery Court decisions should local Delaware business leaders pay attention to? Francis G.X. Pileggi, member-in-charge of Eckert Seamans’ Wilmington office, has compiled an annual list of key Delaware business decisions from Delaware courts for the last 12 years. Summarizing key decisions throughout the year, he picks the most noteworthy […]
  • Nason to manage major project on Centreville Road

    Associated Press Nason Construction Inc. of North Wilmington has been chosen as construction manager for the Corporation Service Co. project at 2801 Centreville Road. The project will expand the company’s Delaware campus to a second building directly across the street from their new global headquarters, adding about 80,000 square feet of office space. The building […]
  • Time to get your ducks in a row before tackling your 2016 taxes

    Few of us like to think about paying taxes, but it’s a good idea to start planning now, so you have time to make decisions now that will save you some money when you file your 2016 returns. Fortunately, tax planning will be a bit easier this time because Congress late last year passed the […]
  • People on the Move • December 6, 2016

    Accounting Certified Fraud Examiner certification given George E. Luff II has been awarded the globally preferred Certified Fraud Examiner credential from The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). In order to become a CFE, Luff has met a stringent set  of criteria and passed a rigorous exam administered by the ACFE in Washington, D.C. Luff […]
  • Bancorp teams with Varo for mobile-only banking

    WILMINGTON — The Bancorp, a Wilmington company that issues credit cards and services the needs of non-bank financial companies, has signed an agreement with Varo Money Inc., a mobile-only banking start-up, to provide private label banking services. The Bancorp services will support Varo’s mobile checking and savings products, while other companies will provide processing and […]
  • Economic impact of the first development districts

    Since early 2015, the Downtown Development Districts program has helped finance major new private development in the original districts in Seaford, Wilmington and Dover, with $14 million in state grant funding leveraging more than $290 million of private investment. Below is a list of the large projects from the first Downtown Development Districts that are […]
  • Tech is the last place for startups to cut corners

    So you are thinking of starting your own business.  Congratulations. It’s a big step that can be very rewarding and hopefully profitable, but it requires planning and organization. Many would-be entrepreneurs are experts at their chosen profession, but do not know how to even begin to put together a solid and scalable IT infrastructure. In light […]
  • Tonight is crunch night for state legislators

    DOVER— State lawmakers are entering the final day of this year’s legislative session with plenty of work still left to do. While the House and Senate have passed a $4 billion operating budget for the fiscal year that starts tomorrow, a controversial school redistricting plan for Wilmington backed by Gov. Jack Markell is languishing in the […]
  • Kraft Heinz gets $1.2 million from state to create jobs

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Kraft Heinz Co. is set to receive state funds to create 28 full-time jobs at its Dover plant. The Delaware Council on Development Finance on Monday approved two grant requests totaling about $1.2 million for the factory. $1.05 million will be used to upgrade the plant’s bakery division, while an addition $131,130 […]
  • Giorgi Kitchens & Designs, Inc.

    218 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809 www.giorgikitchens.com business briefing Headquarters: 218 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809 Founding: 1960 Industry: Kitchen and Bath Design/Remodel Number of employees: 12 Number of family members: 6 Number of family board members: 2 Principal owner(s): Joseph Giorgi, Jr. and Thomas Giorgi In their own words What sets your business apart? […]