Aug 27, 2009

Commercial development inches forward on West Shore

Drive around Cumberland County, and sometimes it's difficult to see the gradual suburbanization that has gripped much of the county over the last 10 years.

Aug 27, 2009

More infrastructure funds mired, Specter tells midstate chamber

Stimulus-funded road and infrastructure projects underway in Pennsylvania will be followed by additional infrastructure initiatives if Congress can finish a transportation funding bill that's already been delayed 18 months, U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood told a group of businessmen and women today.

Aug 24, 2009

Capital-area homebuilders to consider forming lobby group

The Harrisburg Home Builders Association will hold a meeting at noon Thursday to discuss creating a developer's council to address building industry issues.

Aug 21, 2009

Going strong

Driving by South Branch Farms in southern York County’s pastoral countryside, one may be surprised to find the quaint homestead actually houses part of a group of firms that collectively generated $650 million in revenue last year.

Aug 21, 2009


PEOPLE: promotions, appointments and hires

Aug 20, 2009

State: Budget impasse delays $3.8B of stimulus

Pennsylvania's budget impasse is preventing about $3.8 billion in federal economic-stimulus funding from being appropriated by the commonwealth, state officials said this week.

Aug 20, 2009

Clause wouldn't make ‘card check' better

News reports have indicated congressional supporters of the deceptively titled Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA), aka "union card check," are dropping the controversial provision that would effectively eliminate the private ballot for union organizing. The latest "compromise" is anything but good news.

Aug 20, 2009

Urban renewal

Cork was once big business in Lancaster County.

Aug 19, 2009

Codo developers back away from York project

Investors in downtown York’s
Codo development projects have given up their option to purchase an old
steam-plant building at Philadelphia
Street and Pershing Avenue, said Eric Menzer, senior
vice president of Wagman Construction Inc.

Aug 19, 2009

RRTA offices to temporarily move downtown

Lancaster-based Red Rose Transit Authority (RRTA)
temporarily will relocate its main offices to make way for a $7.4 million
expansion and renovation of the facility.

Aug 18, 2009

Lancaster named one of nation's strongest housing markets

BusinessWeek has named the Lancaster
metro area as one of its 30 strongest housing markets in the U.S.

Aug 14, 2009

On the Move

REAL ESTATE NEWS: openings, contracts, transactions, relocations