Delaware daily roundup: Workforce housing in DE Senate; $90M facility in Dover; Flood relief for Southbridge?

Plus, the Tech Council of Delaware has a new magazine.

Messages on the Wilmington riverfront (Holly Quinn/

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Workforce housing legislation to watch

Wilmington has seen an influx in luxury apartments over the past few years as the city tries to draw professionals to local jobs. But the city needs more than luxury apartments to support a thriving workforce and business community.

A package of affordable housing bills is moving through the state Senate — and its prospects look good: It has the endorsement of the Business Roundtable.

➡️ Get all the details on what the legislation would do

Check out the Tech Council’s new publication

The Tech Council of Delaware, in collaboration with, has launched the first issue of its new three-part storytelling publication, The Chronicle.

The first edition, available online, explores the original purpose of the Tech Council of Delaware, the gaps it aims to fill and the various programs, committees, events and resources established to date. It also has reference information from various Council partners.

➡️ Check out the first edition of the mini magazine in our client post

News Incubator: What else to know today

• Delmarva Corrugated Packaging showed off its $90 million high-tech manufacturing facility in Dover that has created jobs for 160 people. [Town Square Delaware]

•  A Delaware bill that prohibits discrimination based on someone’s housing status in employment and professional activities has passed the House and is heading to the Senate. [Delaware Public Media]

• The Sports Tourism Capital Investment Fund Review Panel announced $11.3M in awarded money for four facilities spanning all three Delaware counties [Delaware Business Times]

• Low-lying Southbridge may finally get long-awaited flood relief. [Spotlight Delaware]

🗓️ On the Calendar

• June 25-26 — Tech Ecosystem Conference [Details here]

• Tuesday, July 16 —  Networking mixer at Stitch House Brewery [Details here]

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