Berks Biz

Feb 21, 2019

Former arena manager tapped to lead Reading Royals

A familiar face is coming back to lead the Reading Royals hockey team.

Feb 20, 2019

Progress continues on $13M hotel near Kutztown University

Despite facing some delays on the $13 million project, Kutztown University is on track to open a 100-room hotel near its campus this year.

Feb 18, 2019

Medical device manufacturer to lay off nearly 60 employees

Teleflex Inc., a subsidiary of Arrow International, will lay off 59 employees at its Bern Township facility in Berks County.

Feb 18, 2019

Berks-based gardening e-commerce company expands westward

A Leesport-based e-commerce firm that specializes in linking independent growers, garden centers and consumers is expanding its presence in the Western U.S. with the addition of an Oregon independent grower, Oregon Pride Nurseries Inc.

Feb 12, 2019

Proposed business park will cater to small companies

Next month, a Berks County design-build firm will start construction on a business park off Route 222 in Maidencreek Township for small companies.

Feb 12, 2019

Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr.

Joseph A. Fitzpatrick, Jr. is a founding member and shareholder of the Firm and is recognized as one of Eastern Pennsylvania’s premier land use and development attorneys. In addition to land use and development, Mr. Fitzpatrick’s practice includes real estate, zoning and subdivision, commercial transactions, and general business representation. He has led clients’ development tea[...]

Feb 12, 2019

Colin J. Keefe

Colin J. Keefe joined Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, PC in 2012 and is now a shareholder in the firm’s transactional practice and the Chair of our Mergers & Acquisitions Group. His practice includes an emphasis on seller-side representation in eight- and nine-figure strategic and private equity transactions with national and international buyers.

Feb 11, 2019

Manufacturer leases space at Hamburg Logistics Park

Fleetwood Fixtures, a manufacturer of displays for high-end retailers, signed a lease to occupy space in an industrial building in Hamburg Logistics Park in Perry Township.

Feb 6, 2019

Tower Health adds Pediatric ER to Reading Hospital

Tower Health's Reading Hospital in West Reading has unveiled its new Pediatric Emergency Department, which is scheduled to begin operating Feb. 7.

Feb 4, 2019

Alvernia names new provost

Alvernia University in Reading has announced the appointment of Glynis Fitzgerald as the new provost.

Jan 30, 2019

Public hearing set for Hollywood Casino Morgantown proposal

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board will hold a public input hearing March 4 in the Caernarvon Township Building in Berks County to collect testimony on the application to build a Category 4 casino in the township.

Jan 28, 2019

Berks-based science education company promotes hands-on learning, accessibility

Jennifer Moorehead points to a safe, about six-feet-tall, that anchors one end of her Mohnton office. Knick-knacks line the shelves inside: variously-shaped rocks - dozens of them - and a hat on the bottom shelf that looks like an alligator head.