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The Buccini/Pollin Group Mentioned in Philadelphia Business Journal ‘Turning on the Titanic’: Deco Food Hall in Wilmington Reopens With Expanded Delivery, Takeout

September 14, 2020 4:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

By Laura Smythe  – Reporter, Philadelphia Business Journal Wilmington’s Deco Food Hall reopens for indoor and outdoor dining on Monday after a roughly six-month hiatus from the Covid-19 pandemic. Local developer The Buccini/Pollin Group decided to kick operations back into gear at the 13,000-square-foot concept as some office tenants begin returning to work in the surrounding downtown facilities, said Rich Snyder, Buccini/Pollin’s director of food and beverage. While the nearly 18-month-old food hall will look largely the same as pre-coronavirus times,...


The Buccini/Pollin Group Mentioned in Delaware Today: Long-Awaited Le Cavalier in Hotel DUPONT to Open in September

August 20, 2020 6:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by Meg Ryan for Delaware Today Finally, Tyler Akin can exhale a sigh of relief… sort of. Le Cavalier at The Green Room, the French brasserie restaurant opening in Wilmington’s Hotel Du Pont, is set to open on Sept. 1 after delays due to the coronavirus pandemic. The eatery, which will focus on lighter, brighter French food, won’t be cutting any corners with the interior redesign, and the menu will still reflect original intentions. The...


The 76ers Fieldhouse Wins Northeast Sustainable Communities Award For Development of A Brownfield Site

July 27, 2020 2:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 – Wilmington developer, the Buccini/Pollin Group has been awarded the Northeast Sustainable Communities Award for the Wilmington Sports Complex located at 401 Garaches Lane on the east side of the Christina River.  Known to many sports enthusiasts, the Fieldhouse is home to the 76ers’ G League affiliate, The Delaware Blue Coats and countless youth sports activities. Something less apparent is that the project is built on a Brownfield site. This achievement...


The Queen Will Reopen With Enhancements and A Renewed Focus on Local Entertainment

July 22, 2020 8:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Doors will reopen on Friday, June 24th, with new programming in the Knights Bar.   WILMINGTON, DE – July 21, 2020 – Wilmington-based developer The Buccini/Pollin Group (BPG) announced today that The Queen Theater will re-open this week, introducing the new Knights Bar. Located just off the main entrance to the right, the Knights Bar is a $400,000 new bar and terrace, with ample outdoor space to meet today’s socially distant seating requirements. The bar...


The Buccini/Pollin Group Mentioned in Delaware Business Times: BPG Acquires Baltimore Hotel For $80 Million

July 9, 2020 1:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

BALTIMORE – The Buccini/Pollin Group (BPG) has acquired the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, continuing to build its portfolio of Marriott-affiliated hotels around the nation despite the pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 622-room hotel located in the heart of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor district was purchased for $80 million, or about $129,000 per room, according to the seller, California-based real estate investment trust Sunstone Hotel Investors. The hotel, which also has meeting and event space, three food and beverage...


Virgin Hotels Nashville Developed By The Buccini/Pollin Group Opens On Music Row

July 2, 2020 4:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Virgin Hotels’ Newest Property Reimagines the Boutique Hotel Experience with One-Of-A-Kind Guest Chambers and Unique Dining Destinations Designed for Locals and Visitors Alike NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Virgin Hotels, the lifestyle hotel brand by Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson, opens the doors to Virgin Hotels Nashville on July 1, 2020. Conveniently situated at the helm of Nashville’s historic Music Row neighborhood at 1 Music Square W, Virgin Hotels Nashville delivers a one-of-a-kind hotel experience with 262 Chambers, including...


The Buccini/Pollin Group Mentioned In BisNow: Delaware Developer Buccini Is Bullish On Wilmington

June 28, 2020 3:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

By: Jonathan Berr / Bisnow  The Buccini/Pollin Group co-President Chris Buccini is as excited as ever about his company’s hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, even as the firm continues to grow a $5B real estate portfolio across more than a dozen states. The commercial real estate market in Delaware’s largest city weathered the coronavirus pandemic surprisingly well, Buccini said on a June 16 Bisnow webinar on the Northern Delaware market. BPG operates three hotels in Wilmington and manages residential properties along the...


The Buccini/Pollin Group Relocates to The Heart of Wilmington

April 28, 2020 7:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In the early 2000’s The Buccini/Pollin Group (BPG) opened it’s doors on the Wilmington Riverfront with just 10 employees and a shared vision of a revitalized Christina River shoreline and central business district in downtown Wilmington Delaware. After more than twenty-five + years in operation BPG has grown to employ over 100+ associates operating 3 hotels, managing  residential properties along the Riverfront, lining the Market St. Corridor and nestled within the central business district. As...


Co-founder and President of The Buccini/Pollin Group Discusses The Hospitality Market and Building Trust and Confidence Among Travelers

April 24, 2020 6:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Interview recorded  April 16, 2020 The hospitality industry has been hit hard due to the current situation, however, President and Co-founder of the Buccini/Pollin Group (BPG), Dave Pollin is optimistic about how his firm will fare within the coming months and looks to how that will continue to build confidence and trust among travelers. Hear from him in this interview with Darren Powderly, of CrowdStreet, a premium provider of online commercial real estate investment offerings,...


Spotlight On BPG in Pittsburgh Business Times: Penguins Development Team Working to Stay on Schedule with FNB Financial Center Through COVID-19 Emergency

April 20, 2020 4:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

By Tim Schooley  – Reporter, Pittsburgh Business Times Apr 16, 2020, 5:15pm EDT The development team of the Pittsburgh Penguins is working to stay on schedule with building FNB Financial Center on the former Civic Arena site in the Lower Hill. Kevin Acklin, senior vice president of the Penguins, and Boris Kaplan, vice president of Buccini/Pollin Group, the Penguins’ chosen developer for the arena site redevelopment, updated the board of the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh on progress on the $200 million office tower,...