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BPG Mentioned in TRIB LIVE – Penguins’ Lower Hill Redevelopment Minority Workforce Plan Approved

April 5, 2021 1:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by Tom Davidson The mistakes and unfulfilled promises that were made in the 1960s when the Civic Arena was built in Pittsburgh’s Lower Hill District won’t happen again, one of the people involved with the redevelopment project for the site said Wednesday. The plans are different now. They’re inclusive of Black residents and others in the neighborhood, and there’s a commitment to revitalize the area in its entirety, said Kimberly C. Ellis, a Hill District resident who...

JPMorgan Chase Becomes Naming-Rights Partner of Chase Fieldhouse

February 16, 2021 3:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

 BPG|SPORTS, management organization of the 76ers Fieldhouse is proud to announce today that the Fieldhouse will begin operating under a new name and will be known as Chase Fieldhouse, effective immediately. The joint partnership with JPMorgan Chase that rebrands the state-of-the-art multisport arena in Wilmington and home to the Blue Coats as Chase Fieldhouse. The Chase Fieldhouse emblem can be seen from both the north and south sides of the 161,000 square foot facility, which...

BPG Affiliate Coreten Fitness & Titus Sports Academy Partner with ICANDO26POINT2KIDS in a Virtual Workout Series to Help Keep Kids Active this Winter

January 19, 2021 5:08 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by Delaware Public Media’s Tom Byrne and contributor Larry Nagengast The pandemic has upended how kids are learning as schools work in either hybrid or remote formats.  And that has raised questions about the impact on their mental health. But the pandemic can also affect children’s physical health – especially this time of year when going outside to play may be less of an option. Contributor Larry Nagengast looks how COVID is curtailing kids’ exercise....

Rob and Chris Buccini Discuss Twenty Years of Investment With Norman Oliver on DETV’s Community Crossfire Radio Show

January 11, 2021 5:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

 Delaware community advocate and entertainment personality, Norman Oliver interviews, Buccini/Pollin Group (BPG), Cofounder Rob Buccini and Co-President, Chris Buccini on this episode of DETV’s Community Crossfire. Hear them talk candidly about growing up in Wilmington, twenty years of investment in the city, navigating the uncertainty of the year 2020 and exciting new initiatives being launched in 2021.

Le Cavalier at The Green Room Receives Historic Hotels of America Best Historic Restaurant Award

January 4, 2021 10:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

From more than 250 nominees, Le Cavalier at The Green Room, located inside the historic DuPont Building has received the Historic Hotels of America (HHA) Best Historic Restaurant Award. This prestigious award recognizes the transformation yet preservation of this historic space originally constructed in 1913. Unique project features include the restoration of the The Green Room’s original mosaic tile floor, fumed oak paneling and ornate plaster ceiling. The restaurant’s overall design honoring the equestrian tradition...

Chris Buccini mentioned in Bisnow: How To Choose Your Next Spoke City: 4 Things Companies Should Look For

December 15, 2020 9:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

By Julia Troy Bisnow Custom Content Writer The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for businesses to be flexible about where their employees work. Remote work may not be a feasible long-term option for everyone, and bringing hundreds of employees back to a large headquarters may not be possible for some time. For companies looking for a solution, embracing the hub-and-spoke office model could be the answer.  This model, where a company has a primary...

BPG Support Local Artists Through Storefront Mural Arts Project

December 7, 2020 6:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In collaboration with Jonathan Whitney and Eliza Jarvis of Flux Creative Consulting, and Joe del Tufo of Moonloop Photography, BPG is humbled to contribute space for this powerful sidewalk art gallery at The Residences at Midtown Park, which will feature works by local artists James Wyatt, Erica Jones and JaQuanne LeRoy. Described as “scrappy” and “homegrown,” the team behind the Storefront Mural Arts Project wanted to connect local artists with businesses boarding up their windows...

BPG Digs Into Wilmington’s Rich History and Integral Role In The Underground Railroad

November 23, 2020 4:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Thursday, November 19th 2020, members of BPG’s Diversity and Inclusion Group (DIG), piloted “Footsteps to Freedom” a walking tour that will act as the foundation/launching point for providing BPG associates with a working knowledge of local and state history as it relates to the Underground Railroad and connected topics. By sharing stories, about the Quaker Legacy in Wilmington, Thomas Garrett, and Harriet Tubman, tour guide, Ashley B. Cloud, Executive Director of non-profit, Quaker Hill Historic...

Rendering of the I-579 CAP Park, Lower Hill Open Space and FNB Financial Center. Image courtesy of LaQuatra Bonci Associates

Mayor Peduto, Councilman Lavelle and BPG Announce Historic Partnerships in the Hill District and BPG Expansion to Pittsburgh

November 23, 2020 2:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Rendering of the I-579 CAP Park, Lower Hill Open Space and FNB Financial Center. Image courtesy of LaQuatra Bonci Associates PITTSBURGH, PA – November 19, 2020 – Mayor William Peduto, City Councilman Daniel Lavelle and The Buccini/Pollin Group (BPG) — the commercial redeveloper of the $1 billion Lower Hill mixed-use district — today announced a series of local partnerships to bolster project management, design expertise and community reinvestment, relying in large part on firms located...

The Buccini/Pollin Group Mentioned in Delaware Business Now: BPG Marks Topping off of Marlette Building and Leasing Success at The Concord

October 30, 2020 5:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Buccini/Pollin Group, Inc. (BPG), and BPGS Construction, announced the topping out of a new three-story, 60,000 square foot built-to-suit Class A office space for the financial technology company, Marlette Funding LLC. Marlette is the owner and operator of the Best Egg consumer lending platform. BPG also took note of the continuing redevelopment of The Concord, formerly Concord Plaza in north Wilmington. The State of Delaware and Gov. John Carney were praised by BPG for keeping the construction...