Commercial real estate giant, CBRE analysis shows Delaware is creating highly sought-after tech jobs.

In 2016 Delaware placed 12th in the Bloomberg 2016 State Innovation Index and No. 6th by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, ranking the most innovative states in the country.

According to the CBRE analysis, New Castle County beat out its neighbors in technology employment growth of its Philadelphia Metro neighbors – “by a lot.”


According to the  Bureau of Labor Statistics figures, New Castle County added 4,000 new technology jobs, CBRE noted.

“With a total population under one million, Delaware may be small, but these rankings and data are reflected in the reality on the street – threaded around Wilmington’s Market Street corridor and in the LOMA (Lower Market) district are all manners of tech and creative design firms, a great number of which have sprung up in the past few years,”  CBRE reported.

CBRE took note of companies like the Archer Group, a marketing and tech firm; the Zip Code Wilmington coding program; 1313 Innovation and its affiliation with Philadelphia-based Benjamin’s Desk;  and expansion taking place at  The Mill co-working center after its 12,000 square feet of space was quickly filled in 2016.

Head to Delaware Business Now (link here) to read the full article.
Stay Up-to-Date on Business News in Delaware.
Sign Up for Our Weekly Newsletter!

feature image: iStockPhoto/Ultima_Gaina

  • Show Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

comment *

  • name *

  • email *

  • website *


You May Also Like

Readers Make Leaders: Imani Henry’s Inspiring Story

As a young child, Imani would memorize books before classes. In second grade the ...

The Formal Dedication Of Burton Place & Unveiling Of A State Historical Marker

WILMINGTON, DE- Wilmington-based developer, The Buccini/Pollin Group, Inc. along with The City of Wilmington, ...

Educational Quality through Innovative Partnerships (EQUIP) expands to Wilmington

Delaware Business Times   August 16, 2016 August 16, 2016,  Zip Code Wilmington, Wilmington University ...

Ladybug Release Party this Wednesday, May 2nd!

Friends of Wilmington Parks and Gable Music Ventures are hosting the first LADYBUG RELEASE PARTY ...

Wilmington’s Restaurant Week Is Here!

You heard that right! All this week starting on Monday, April 16th through Saturday, ...

The Downtown Development District Incentive Program

Grant REBATES of up to 20 percent are available to qualified investors with qualified real property ...

Copyright © 2019
Designed and Developed in Partnership with
Tapp Network - Mission-driven Marketing & Technology
Located in Wilmington, DE