HHA Welcomes American Driver Training Academy to Delaware River Industrial Park

HHA Welcomes American Driver Training Academy to Delaware River Industrial Park

 

Harvey, Hanna & Associates, Inc. (HHA) is pleased to welcome American Training Driver Academy to the Delaware River Industrial Park in New Castle.

American Driver Training Academy recently celebrated the opening of their new facility by hosting an open house and ribbon cutting celebration on Friday, February 24th with the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce. Local businesses, clients and vendors attended the event which also featured truck demonstrations, door prizes, giveaways, food and refreshments.

“We are excited to welcome American Driver Training Academy to the Delaware River Industrial Park. Their business concept is an ideal fit with its immediate proximity to the Port of Wilmington, Delaware Memorial Bridge and access to the full interstate interchanges of I-95, I-295 and I-495,”said Thomas J. Hanna, COO / managing director, HHA.

American Driver Training Academy recently opened the new training facility by leasing 4,685 sf of office and 1.5 acres of training space at 618 Lambson Lane located at the Delaware River Industrial Park (DRIP) managed by HHA in New Castle, Delaware.

American Driver Training Academy is one of the premier truck driving academies in the region,

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Commercial Real Estate Delaware

Bert Root of Harvey Hanna & Associates Appointed President of CIRC!

Congratulations to Albert “Bert” Root of Harvey Hanna & Associates for his recent appointment as President of the CIRC Board. Root has served on the CIRC (Commercial-Industrial Realty Council of New Castle County, Delaware) Board for the last two years as vice-president.

CIRC is a non-profit organization bringing together a group of members with similar interests in commercial and industrial real estate to network and keep current with the latest real estate and business transactions in the Delaware Valley community. CIRC meets monthly except for the months of July and August. The lunch meetings are for networking and socializing. Typically there is a guest speaker that touches on topics of mutual interest to the membership.

Root, Director of Commercial Leasing at Harvey Hanna & Associates, manages and oversees all leasing activity associated with HHA’s extensive portfolio of commercial, industrial and retail properties. He came to HHA in 2012 and has held a variety of positions in the commercial real estate industry.

In addition to his position on the CIRC Board, Root is the Golf Committee Chairman for CIRC’s annual Golf Outing held at Hartefeld National.

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How to Compute the Square Footage for Your Combined Office and Warehouse Space

How Much Space is Enough Space?

­If you are currently looking for warehouse space and know what features you’ll need in that space, then the next step is figuring out how much square footage you’ll need.

Sometimes, a business needs a combination of office and warehouse space, so figuring out the office needs is a good beginning. With more traditional office scenarios where you’re providing actual work stations, you can estimate 175-250 square feet per employee. However, if you’ll need a couple of larger executive offices then you need to estimate more square footage for additional space. Somewhere in the range of 150-400 square feet. While secretarial or administrative space will range from 60-110 square feet.

Don’t forget to compute conference rooms, allowing for 25-30 square feet per person for a traditional conference room arrangement or 15 square feet per person for a classroom type setup.

If you require a reception area, plan on about 300 square feet for groups of 6-9 people arriving and waiting in your reception area at a time or around 200 square feet for smaller groups of 3-5.

Other space requirements to consider should be filing areas,

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