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Collaborative discussion: Two years in since Highmark/Penn State partnership

Central Penn Business Journal played host to a sponsored roundtable discussion earlier this fall with key representatives from Highmark, Penn State Health and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg. The talk centered on the collaborative partnership between Highmark and Penn State Health, which was announced in December 2017 and it highlighted why the collaborative makes ...

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How to navigate a business sale – as a buyer and seller

More than 10,300 businesses were sold in the U.S. in 2018 — an increase of 31.5% over the number of businesses sold in 2016, according to the BizBuySell Annual 2018 Insight Report. A stronger economy has resulted in more financially strong businesses, more financing options and more willing buyers and sellers. The silver tsunami of retiring baby boomers also fuels this trend.

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Oakwood Hills development officially opens

Rider Musser Development LLC, along with government officials and representatives of the college, were on hand for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the first phase of Oakwood Hills, a multi-phase mixed-use development located in Upper Allen Township.

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Pa. Senate bill legalizing cannabis strives to be business friendly

A new bill that would not only legalize recreational use of cannabis in Pennsylvania, but also ensure small business owners aren’t crowded out of the market by larger players, has been introduced in the state Senate. Senators Daylin Leach, D-Montgomery/Delaware, and Sharif Street, D-Philadelphia, co-sponsored Senate Bill 350 to end what they described as the state’s prohibition ...

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D&H Distributing kicks off new era in 101st year

D&H Distributing, a major provider of small-to-medium-sized business, education and consumer technologies in North America, and one of the largest privately-owned companies in the nation, formally opened its new headquarters in Lower Paxton Township Wednesday. The 101-year-old business, founded in Williamsport and headquartered on Seventh Street in Harrisburg for the past 67 years, is now ...

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