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The Boxwood Project Update – June 2018 Edition

June 18, 2018

Last week, Harvey Hanna & Associates had the pleasure of convening with residents, officials, and other members of the Wilmington-area community to discuss our current and future plans for the former General Motors plant on Boxwood Road.

Along with representatives of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, our engineering firm Apex Engineering, and a number of area elected officials, we heard plenty of positive feedback from residents excited about our plans to create a modern business and distribution campus at the plant property. We also heard several quality-of-life concerns about the changes that would accompany its transformation.

As a local firm with deep ties to New Castle County, we remain committed to maintaining an open dialogue with residents throughout this process, and will schedule future meetings every 4 to 6 months to ensure the highest degree of transparency and public input. While a new business campus will not generate the same level of activity than the GM plant at its peak, it will have far-reaching implications across Wilmington and the rest of the region. By continuing to work together, we can help create thousands of new jobs, and a better, more prosperous future for our community.




The Delaware River Industrial Park is Now Leasing 100,000 S.F. Warehouse

February 20, 2018

Harvey Hanna is NOW LEASING its brand new 100,000 SF building at Delaware River Industrial Park that is conveniently located in New Castle, Delaware. The fully improved 45 acre park offers quick access to the entire northeast corridor –Delaware Memorial Bridge, I-95, I-295 and I-495.

The Delaware River Industrial Park is 34 miles from Philadelphia and minutes from the Port of Wilmington, which is the top banana port in the United States. It’s also the nation’s biggest fruit and juice concentrate importer with the largest dock-side refrigeration business.

It is located within a ‘targeted zone’ offering comparably low property taxes and other possible credits and incentive. The brand new park offers modern construction with ample load and trailer storage. Delaware is the rated #1 in ‘business friendliness’ according to CNBC’s 2014

It features 6.45 acres of 100,000 square feet of space zoned “HI”, allowing for a wide array of uses including warehouse, manufacturing, R&D or laboratory. The building has a 32 foot clear ceiling height, ESFR sprinkler system and 4 loading docks.

The park is completely improved with heavy-duty roadways and all utilities including, electric, gas, water and storm water retention. Special improvements at the park include a fire control system with a 312,000 gallon on-site water tank and high flow fire pump.

Delaware is centrally located on the northeast corridor with easy highway access. This, along with Delaware’s lower property taxes and skilled labor force, makes it attractive to the national and regional companies.

“The logistics industry can be a very, very strong source of growth for Delaware because of our workforce. Those people who lost their jobs at Chrysler and GM when those plants closed and the people who were downsized in the Dupont Corp., a lot of those folks are still here. They didn’t go away. If we’re wise about handling it, logistics can really provide a source of employment for those people,” Hanna said.

Harvey Hanna already owns 2.58 million square feet of warehouse, distribution and logistics space in the Delaware, ranging from 5,400 square feet to the 430,000-square-foot former Five Below distribution center in their Twin Spans Business Park in New Castle.

For more information call: Thomas J. Hanna (302) 323-9300 Ext.112 thanna@harveyhanna.com / www.harveyhanna.com


Happy Hour & Tour of Twin Lakes Brewing Company's new Facility

November News at Harvey, Hanna & Associates

November 17, 2015

This fall has been a busy time for Harvey Hanna & Associates, a commercial real estate agency offering prime office space, manufacturing and warehouse facilities to businesses wishing to reside in the business-friendly state of Delaware.

Young Networkers Check Out the New Twin Lakes Brewery Company Location in Newport Delaware

Young Networkers Check Out the New Twin Lakes BreweryNetworking is always a bit more fun when there is beer and food involved. Tie in a little community service by making the ‘admission ticket’ a canned good. Offer a unique opportunity to look behind the scenes of the new Twin Lakes Brewery facility and you’ve got yourself a stellar event.

Two Thursdays ago, Harvey Hanna partnered up with Twin Lakes Brewery to co-host the Delaware Young Professionals Networking Group from the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce (DSCC). There were a lot of canned goods collected and donated to the Sunday Breakfast Mission . Much merriment, as Twin Lakes Brewing Company offered up its Oktoberfest, Tweeds Stout and Pale Ale to the young networkers. Delicious food whipped up by Sugarfoot Fine Foods , as everyone got a taste of what Twin Lakes Brewery will soon have to offer to the community.

Twin Lakes Brewery Ingredients DisplayJack the Brew Master creatively displayed a variety malts and leaf hops, the ingredients used in the brewing process. Twin Lakes Brewing Company has been offering premium American ales and lagers to the Delaware area for the last 9 years. The company recently moved to Newport Industrial Park, located in the historic town of Newport, Delaware. It outgrew its previous location; a 25 barrel, five vessel brew house and tasting room located at a re-purposed barn on historic Twin Lakes Farm in Greenville, Delaware.

This new location will make for easy access to a growing number of visitors seeking out craft beer tastings and allow Twin Lakes to up the amount of hours that the tasting room will be open to the public. Harvey Hanna is very excited to add the brewery to its list of valued tenants.

HHA Welcomes CVA Logistics to the Family

Harvey Hanna is also pleased to welcome CEVA Logistics to their Twin Spans Business Park located in New Castle, Delaware. CEVA Logistics is one of the world’s leading non-asset based supply chain management companies that specializes in the design and implementation of industry-leading solutions for freight management and contract logistics. Click Here to find out more.

 Delaware KIDS Fund Receives DonationDelaware KIDS Fund Receives Donation

The company champions many community service projects and associations throughout the state and is grateful for the Wells Fargo donation of $1000 to the Delaware KIDS Fund as part of their Annual Community Connections Giving Program. Delaware KIDS Fund is a non-profit organization founded by Thomas J. Hanna, VP of HHA. Delaware KIDS Fund is an acronym for ‘Kids in Distressed Situations’ that helps at-risk children in Delaware who may face violence, abuse, family financial troubles, or other distressing situations.

As Thanksgiving approaches, those of us at Harvey Hanna asks that those of you in a position to do so, find it in your heart to make this Holiday Season a little more joyous for those in need. There are a wide variety of opportunities available to show your support to those in need in our community. If everyone does a little bit, it can make a BIG difference in the lives of others.


Delaware Anti-Hunger Conference 2015

Delaware’s Regional Anti-Hunger Conference Takes Place Next Monday, May 4th

April 27, 2015

Delaware’s Regional Anti-Hunger Conference Takes Place Next Monday, May 4th

Delaware Anti-Hunger Conference 2015Delaware’s third annual hunger conference is to take place next Monday, May4th from 7:30 am to 3 pm at ‘The Chase Center’, 815 South Justison Street. This is the region’s first anti-hunger conference for both adults and children! If you’d like to participate, you’ll need to hurry as registration closes tomorrow, April 28th at noon.  Cost is $50; you can purchase tickets at Food Bank Delaware.

The Food Bank of Delaware, Brae’s Brown Bags and the Food Research and Action Center will presenting this year’s hunger conference titled Coming Together: A Community Response to Hunger. The title is meant to symbolize that it takes all of us; children, adults, nonprofits, government entities, businesses, faith-based organizations, educational institutions and others working together to end hunger in our communities.

Featured speakers include Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Former Chief Economist and Economic Adviser to Vice President Joseph Biden, Kevin Concannon, Under Secretary, Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Dr. Sandra Hassink, President, American Academy of Pediatrics.

Commercial Real Estate Developer teams up with Delaware KIDS FundCommercial Real Estate Developer, Harvey Hanna & Associates in partnership with The Delaware KIDS Fund is one of the many sponsors of the event. Delaware KIDs Fund is non-profit organization dedicated to providing goods and services to children at risk and in distressed situations. More than 500 adults and children are expected to attend the full day conference that will focus on innovative ways our community can work together to improve nutrition and alleviate hunger.

Click Here to see the full agenda for the day.