Berks Biz

Dec 1, 2017

See the rankings: Best Places to Work in PA 2017

Companies from all over Pennsylvania were recognized Thursday night at the 2017 Best Places to Work in PA event.

Nov 30, 2017

Take steps now to get REAL ID driver’s licenses, PennDOT says

The nearly 11 million holders of Pennsylvania driver's licenses and identification cards can take steps now to make sure their documents comply with REAL ID regulations.

Nov 30, 2017

Most importantly – be kind

Not exactly sure when I recognized that I was old.

Nov 28, 2017

$12M Fleetwood road project enters final phase, expect road closures, detours

A $12 million road reconstruction project in Fleetwood begun in 2016 is entering its final phase, but will require the temporary closure of a highly traveled road.

Nov 17, 2017

Professional services firm acquires tax advisory firm to lead consulting network

Reading’s Stevens & Lee Griffin is expanding its tax and consulting services with the acquisition of BSB Advisors, which is run by Reading-based Scott Balestrier, an accounting and tax consultant with more than 26 years’ experience.

Nov 17, 2017

Berks bridge to get $2M from state for repair

The 111-year-old Glendale Bridge in Berks County will get $2 million in federal funds for repairs.

Nov 11, 2017

Seller’s real estate market should continue in 2018 in Berks

The outlook for home sellers in Berks County looks positive because of a very low inventory and a strong job market.

Nov 10, 2017

Current rankings

Just because I can, here are my current rankings, noting that they can change at any moment:

Nov 10, 2017

Berks housing and industrial market tight; growth expected to continue

Berks County's hot housing and industrial real estate market is expected to continue for the next several years, mirroring patterns in the Lehigh Valley and benefiting from its warehouse and distribution center boom, experts said Thursday at the third annual Berks County Real Estate & Development Symposium held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Reading Hotel.

Nov 7, 2017

Tower Health paid $418M for five southeastern Pa. hospitals

Tower Health System, formerly known as Reading Health System, bought five acute care hospitals in southeastern Pennsylvania from Community Health Systems last month for $418 million, according to news reports.

Nov 3, 2017

UGI energy services increases midstream assets

UGI Energy Services of Wyomissing has acquired midstream assets from Rockdale Marcellus LLC through its subsidiary, UGI Texas Creek LLC.

Nov 3, 2017

Crossroads Heritage Museum opens in Upper Bern Township

In 1995, Corinne Tetz started collecting authentic transportation artifacts from the 18th and 19th centuries, and now she has a brand new building to house her growing collection.