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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...

The Buccini/Pollin Group Offers Learning Pod Program for Associates with Children

October 29, 2020 8:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

To accommodate for virtual learning this fall, BPG offered a Learning Pod in our headquarters for associates with children. Through WAVE, a dedicated Guide was available at all times to help students with remote learning and provide emotional support during this challenging time. With WAVE’s charitable business model, our learning pod also helped sponsor a community pod so it could be accessible to those in need. Learn more about the program on Delaware!

The Buccini/Pollin Group Mentioned In Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Penguins, Partners Secure Last Financing Needed for FNB Tower at Former Civic Arena Site

October 10, 2020 4:13 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

  by Mark Belko for Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The Pittsburgh Penguins and their partners hope to start construction on the new First National Bank headquarters at the former Civic Arena site next spring after securing the final piece of financing. Minority-owned Clay Cove Capital LLC provided the capital commitment — joining the team and its developer, the Buccini/Pollin Group, as equity investors in the $230 million, 26-story office tower. The amount invested was not disclosed. In an...

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

By Jacob Owens for Delaware Business Times 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...