PhillyDeals Archive: August, 2010

US to subsidize city, Comcast, Carpenters' retiree care

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The Affordable Care Act (Obama-care to its critics) made $5 billion available to help employers pay health insurance for retirees aged 55 to... Read more

Philly culture projects keep some builders busy

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Construction at local "eds and meds" - that's colleges and hospitals - are keeping Philly-area contractors busy, often at reduced... Read more

Exelon to spend nearly $1 billion on windmills: Update

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Exelon Corp., Chicago-based owner of Philadelphia's Peco Energy and its electric-power affiliates, says it's agreed to pay $860 million, and... Read more

Cigna seeks customers outside U.S.

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Cigna, the Philadelphia-based, mostly U.S.-focused health insurer, has doubled its expatriate employee benefit system, serving Americans, Europeans... Read more

Class war in Delaware

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Stoltz Real Estate Partners, Bala Cynwyd, is stepping up its plans to spend three-quarters of a billion dollars converting a former DuPont... Read more

Del Monte leaves Camden, cuts pay

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A top longshoremen's union official is threatening job actions and boycotts against Del Monte produce in East Coast ports after Del Monte moved... Read more

Big 30th St job ends 'on time, under budget'

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Brandywine Realty Trust, Radnor, says it's "completed and delivered" the $252 million renovation of the Depression-era 30th Street... Read more

Baseball fantasy: 'Bring the Athletics back to Philly'

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A fan group wants to bring the Oakland Athletics back to their old home, Philadelphia, writes Hayden Mitman in the Inquirer's Star weekly newspapers... Read more