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Governor, legislators comment on redevelopment of former GM Boxwood Road manufacturing facility

Date Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2016
Categories:  Office of Governor Markell

Governor Markell and state legislators today expressed support for job creation and economic development efforts at the site of the former General Motors manufacturing facility near Wilmington following the announcement that CBRE Group, a global commercial real estate services firm, will begin soliciting bids for the redevelopment of the Boxwood Road facility on behalf of their client, Wanxiang America. The project aims to maximize the value of the site for future economic development opportunities.

Governor’s Weekly Message: Sustaining Delaware’s Strong Economy through Employment Growth

Date Posted: Friday, October 7th, 2016
Categories:  Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County Weekly Message

Wilmington, DE – In a guest weekly message, Delaware Economic Development Officer (DEDO) Director Bernice Whaley reviews the state’s efforts to sustain Delaware’s strong economic growth through efforts to attract and retain employers who recognize the value in Delaware’s welcoming business climate, highly-skilled workforce, and high quality of life.

Delaware Awarded Record $282,636 to Support Local Export Activities

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
Categories:  Department of State International Trade News

The Small Business Administration has granted Global Delaware an FY 2016 State Trade and Export Promotion Program award totaling $282,636 to support the state’s efforts to help Delaware companies enter and develop markets overseas. This year’s grant is the largest STEP award the state has ever received.

Governor Signs Balanced Fiscal Year 2017 Budget that invests in Delaware’s Future Prosperity

Date Posted: Friday, July 1st, 2016
Categories:  Office of Governor Markell

Early this morning, Governor Jack Markell signed a balanced Fiscal Year 2017 budget funding programs that build on the progress made to increase Delawareans’ opportunities to make the most of their talents. The budget reflects changes realized and reinforced by the Administration and the General Assembly over eight years, helping the state achieve the fastest job growth in the region while raising the quality of life for all Delawareans.

Building and Sustaining a Stronger, More Prosperous Delaware: Strengthening Our Economy

Date Posted: Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
Categories:  Kent County New Castle County Office of Governor Markell Sussex County

The video below addresses the progress of the state’s economy and how Delaware’s business climate encourages companies to locate and expand in Delaware. These results have happened as the state has pursued an approach of working with private, public and non-profit partners to support innovative technology, workforce development, and job-creating capital investment.



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