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Virgin NOLA Ribbon Cutting

The Buccini/Pollin Group Celebrates Virgin Hotels New Orleans Grand Opening with Sir Richard Branson

October 20, 2021 5:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

On Thursday, October 8th, members of the The Buccini/Pollin Group’s hotel development team traveled to New Orleans to celebrate the city’s resilience and continued growth as an international destination with the opening of Virgin Hotels New Orleans, the most recent hotel from Sir Richard Branson’s expanding brand of lifestyle hotels. Sir Richard arrived on property, baton in hand, accompanied by the Marching 100, St. Augustine High School’s internationally acclaimed band from nearby Lafayette Square. Hotel owners The Buccini/Pollin...

BPG Associates Surprised with Fun on the Run

October 15, 2021 3:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

At The Buccini/Pollin Group, we recognize that a successful company cannot exist without happy and healthy associates. The everyday choices we make can help us live healthier, happier, and more fulfilling lives – both at work and at home. And that’s why BPG prides itself on the BPG Experience, which provides associates with exclusive perks and company events that allow our teams to take time out of their busy days to relax and blow off some...

BPG Gives Back to 12 Local Organizations Through Annual Day of Service

October 5, 2021 3:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Buccini/Pollin Group takes pride in supporting our neighbors within the community. Through the efforts of our associates and guided by our values, we transform the communities we serve, not only through our development activities but also through our community outreach. Every year, BPG associates spend an entire day giving back to the local community by providing volunteer services during our annual Day of Service. Through a coordinated, associate-led effort, we were able to help...

Congratulations to Fred Reigel, Our September Associate of the Month!

October 5, 2021 1:43 am Published by Leave your thoughts

As a member of the BPG|360 team, Fred Reigel handles all the daily responsibilities at Swedesford Park, a 4-building, 254,000 SF office park. Fred is frequently onsite long before his shift begins, and he has even checked the buildings on weekends on his own time. His response time on work orders is almost immediate, and his property tours are comprehensive. A recent example of Fred’s dedication is that during the historically heavy rains, Fred arrived...

BPG|SPORTS was proud to host the Southbridge Community Youth Sports Day

September 29, 2021 3:55 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

BPG|SPORTS, operator of the Chase Fieldhouse and affiliate of The Buccini/Pollin Group, was proud to host the first Southbridge Community Youth Sports Day last Saturday, September 25th, in collaboration with the Southbridge Civic Association. This inaugural event was held at the brand new Chase Fields, located at 708 A Street in Wilmington. An estimated 70 neighborhood children, ages 8-16, participated in the Youth Sports Day, which included a number of activities ranging from soccer skills...

Rendering of FNB Financial Center in Pittsburgh Lower Hill district

The Buccini/Pollin Group Achieves Significant Development Milestones for $1B Pittsburgh Lower Hill District

September 29, 2021 2:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Wilmington-based developer, The Buccini/Pollin Group, Inc. (BPG), F.N.B. Corporation (FNB), the Pittsburgh Penguins, and Clay Cove Capital are delighted to announce the closing on over $200 million of construction financing for the 26-story FNB Financial Center project, located in the Lower Hill District of Pittsburgh, on Friday, September 10, 2021. Equity for the project has been provided by Clay Cove Capital, one of the largest minority-owned real estate investment firms in the country. This is...

Network Connect Donation Drop Off

BPG Collects Over 12 Bins of Donations Through School Supply Drive

September 14, 2021 3:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Buccini/Pollin Group, along with affiliates ResideBPG and BPG|360, held our 4th annual BPG Cares School Supply & Hygiene Drive in August to collect much-needed items for local students in need as they transition back to in-person learning. Thanks to the kindness of our associates, residents, and office tenants, BPG was able to donate over 12 bins filled to the brim with supplies and facilitate about $1,600 in monetary contributions directly to Network Connect. Network Connect is a...

Le Cavalier at the Green Room Grand Opening

Le Cavalier Celebrates Grand Opening at the HOTEL DU PONT

September 13, 2021 9:33 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Wilmington-based developer The Buccini/Pollin Group is please to celebrate the official grand opening of Le Cavalier at the Green Room, one year since opening its doors amid the COVID-19 pandemic! Joined by City of Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki, Chef-Partner Tyler Akin, and HOTEL DU PONT General Manager Greg Kavanagh, BPG and PM Hotel officials Dave Pollin, Rob Buccini, Chris Buccini, and Joseph Bojanowski cut the ceremonial ribbon (finally!) on the historically renovated restaurant last Thursday,...

Field Notes with Rob and Chris, Ep. 1 | James Baker and Ted Blunt

August 17, 2021 10:38 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Ep. 1 Filmed at the Queen Theater on Delaware’s historic Market Street, brothers Rob and Chris Buccini sit down for a candid conversation with 3-term Wilmington Mayor (2001 – 2013), James Baker and 8-year Wilmington City Council President (16-year City Councilmen), Ted Blunt. Serving as mentors, both Baker and Blunt inspired the brothers, native to Wilmington, and played a large part in the 25+ years of the Buccini/Pollin Group’s revitalization of Downtown Wilmington and the...

Congratulations to Sarah Lamb, De’Joun Lee, and Chris Haynes, Our July Associates of the Month!

August 13, 2021 6:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

BPG is proud to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of our BPG University founders, Sarah Lamb, De’Joun Lee and Chris Haynes as July Associates of the Month! With planning starting in the fall of 2020, this group worked tirelessly to build a comprehensive experience for the BPG U interns. Countless hours were spent mapping out the curriculum, working with internal teams to create a mock development project, organizing offsite field trips and scheduling both...