Lehigh Valley Business LVB Business News http://www.lvb.com LVB News Business News en-us Copyright 2017 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:38:04 EST Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:38:04 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170816/LVB01/170819903&source=RSS Talen to leave PPL Plaza, move down the street It's good news and bad news for downtown Allentown in a decision just announced by Talen Energy that it will be keeping its presence in the city's center, but not in the financially beleaguered PPL Plaza where it is currently located. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:50:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170816/LVB01/170819903&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170816/LVB01/170819903/AR/0/AR-170819903.jpg Talen to leave PPL Plaza, move down the street http://www.lvb.com/article/20170816/LVB01/170819904&source=RSS Construction to start on logistics park near airport developer seeks rezoning With FedEx Ground's major East Coast hub expected to open in Allen Township next year, the owner and developer of that property is moving forward with plans for future buildings nearby to serve a growing logistics corridor. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:21:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170816/LVB01/170819904&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170816/LVB01/170819904/AR/0/AR-170819904.jpg Construction to start on logistics park near airport developer seeks rezoning http://www.lvb.com/article/20170816/LVB01/170819905&source=RSS Greater Lehigh Valley United Way named worldwide 'Center for Excellence' hosts event to share success United Way chapters from around the country are in Allentown today to learn what the Greater Lehigh Valley chapter is doing right with its workplace campaigning. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170816/LVB01/170819905&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170816/LVB01/170819905/AR/0/AR-170819905.jpg Greater Lehigh Valley United Way named worldwide 'Center for Excellence' hosts event to share success http://www.lvb.com/article/20170815/LVB01/170819928&source=RSS Da Vinci Center seeks feedback on planned 130M Easton aquarium project The Da Vinci Science Center of Allentown will update Northampton County residents on plans to build a large aquarium as part of its Da Vinci Science City project in downtown Easton. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:24:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170815/LVB01/170819928&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170815/LVB01/170819928/AR/0/AR-170819928.jpg Da Vinci Center seeks feedback on planned 130M Easton aquarium project http://www.lvb.com/article/20170815/LVB01/170819929&source=RSS Bank awards 50,000 grant to Cedar Crest College for job-readiness program The Provident Bank Foundation said it awarded a 50,000 signature grant to Cedar Crest College in Allentown to support the launch of its Student Employment Center's &#8220Preparing for that First Job&#8221 program. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:09:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170815/LVB01/170819929&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170815/LVB01/170819930&source=RSS Philadelphia apartment renters most likely to relocate to Allentown, survey says Philadelphia apartment renters are most likely to relocate to Allentown over other cities in the state, according to a national survey released today by Apartment List. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170815/LVB01/170819930&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170815/LVB01/170819930/AR/0/AR-170819930.jpg Philadelphia apartment renters most likely to relocate to Allentown, survey says http://www.lvb.com/article/20170814/LVB01/170819946&source=RSS Charter school finances raise concerns about future During its first year of operation, Innovative Arts Academy Charter School has had to weather the resignation of its CEO, low enrollment and blistering public criticism from former employees. But its biggest threat may be the financial burden that has weighed heavily on the fledgling institution, which ended the year with 243 students from 11. . . Mon, 14 Aug 2017 10:10:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170814/LVB01/170819946&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170814/LVB01/170819947&source=RSS PennEast asks feds to 'promptly' approve the pipeline Just days after two new commissioners took their seats on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission FERC, the PennEast Pipeline company asked the body to promptly approve the project that would carry natural gas from Pennsylvania to New Jersey. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 10:06:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170814/LVB01/170819947&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170814/LVB01/170819949&source=RSS Business Bitcoin surges past 4,000 on speed breakthrough Bitcoin soared past 4,000 for the first time on growing optimism faster transaction times will hasten the spread of the cryptocurrency. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 09:35:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170814/LVB01/170819949&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170814/LVB01/170819950&source=RSS Nation Merck CEO resigns from Trump council after Charlottesville Merck Co Inc Chief Executive Kenneth Frazier resigned from U. S. President Donald Trump's American Manufacturing Council on Monday, saying he was taking a stand against intolerance and extremism. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 09:30:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170814/LVB01/170819950&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170814/LVB01/170819951&source=RSS World Trump set to order China trade investigation Donald Trump is set to launch an investigation into China's trade practices later, a move which could lead to the US imposing sanctions. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 09:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170814/LVB01/170819951&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170814/LVB01/170819952&source=RSS Out of the ordinary 16-year-old is running for Kansas governor seat He won't even be able to vote, but a 16-year-old Wichita high school student says he's serious about his bid to run for governor of Kansas. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 09:16:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170814/LVB01/170819952&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170814/LVB01/170819960&source=RSS Newsmakers MKSD architects based in South Whitehall Township added two project designers to its staff. Gina Vary is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-certified accredited professional with experience in construction document production, project management and interior and exterior designs that integrate with landscape architecture. Vary earned. . . Fri, 11 Aug 2017 14:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170814/LVB01/170819960&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170814/LVB01/170819961&source=RSS For Your Information Business Notes Fri, 11 Aug 2017 14:13:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170814/LVB01/170819961&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170814/LVB01/170819962&source=RSS Business Calendar Tuesdays, Aug. 15 to April 17 Fri, 11 Aug 2017 14:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170814/LVB01/170819962&source=RSS