Lehigh Valley Business LVB Business News http://www.lvb.com LVB News Business News en-us Copyright 2017 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:42:01 EST Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:42:01 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170428/LVB01/170429857&source=RSS Lehigh Financial Group to move closer to Allentown's revitalization The recent flurry of redevelopment activity that's drawing tenants to office space in downtown Allentown continues with one firm already in the city looking to get closer to the action. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:39:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170428/LVB01/170429857&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170428/LVB01/170429857/AR/0/AR-170429857.jpg Lehigh Financial Group to move closer to Allentown's revitalization http://www.lvb.com/article/20170428/LVB01/170429858&source=RSS Schuylkill plumbingheating company buys Reading commercial refrigeration business Losch Services Inc. , a plumbing and heating company in Schuylkill Haven, bought Wolf's Commercial Refrigeration based in Reading. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170428/LVB01/170429858&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170428/LVB01/170429858/AR/0/AR-170429858.jpg Schuylkill plumbingheating company buys Reading commercial refrigeration business http://www.lvb.com/article/20170428/LVB01/170429860&source=RSS With 3.9M raised, Civic Theatre begins renovations Calling it the anchor of the West End of Allentown and a great driver of jobs, the economy and real estate values in the neighborhood, Allentown-area officials and theater supporters Thursday afternoon kicked off renovations to the 19th Street Theatre. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170428/LVB01/170429860&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170428/LVB01/170429860/AR/0/AR-170429860.jpg With 3.9M raised, Civic Theatre begins renovations http://www.lvb.com/article/20170427/LVB01/170429877&source=RSS Trump tax plan short on details but could be good for large and small businesses As local accountants pore over what few details were offered Wednesday in the Trump administration's single-page tax plan, they say businesses large and small would benefit from a significant tax cut but were concerned by the proposal's vagueness, especially on how it would be financed. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:10:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170427/LVB01/170429877&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170427/LVB01/170429877/AR/0/AR-170429877.jpg Trump tax plan short on details but could be good for large and small businesses http://www.lvb.com/article/20170427/LVB01/170429878&source=RSS City Center plans to build 1,400-seat event center in downtown Allentown On the heels of announcing his latest expansion plans and construction timeline for the 300 million Five City Center campus, the developer said he also wants to build an event center as part of the project. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170427/LVB01/170429878&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170427/LVB01/170429878/AR/0/AR-170429878.jpg City Center plans to build 1,400-seat event center in downtown Allentown http://www.lvb.com/article/20170427/LVB01/170429879&source=RSS 'Chair-ity' art auction lets architects and designers show off their seat stuff PHOTOS Greater Lehigh Valley architects and designers weren&#8217t about to take an opportunity for a good pun and a good cause sitting down. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:18:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170427/LVB01/170429879&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170427/LVB01/170429879/AR/0/AR-170429879.jpg 'Chair-ity' art auction lets architects and designers show off their seat stuff PHOTOS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170426/LVB01/170429889&source=RSS Developer reveals expanded plans for 300M Allentown project Though it's been tabled for a couple of years, J. B. Reilly announced today expanded plans and a construction timeline for his 300 million Five City Center campus. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:39:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170426/LVB01/170429889&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170426/LVB01/170429889/AR/0/AR-170429889.jpg Developer reveals expanded plans for 300M Allentown project http://www.lvb.com/article/20170426/LVB01/170429895&source=RSS SBA lending up in the Greater Lehigh Valley after record 2016 After a record-breaking fiscal year, the Small Business Administration&#8217s Guaranteed Loan Program loaned even more money so far this year in the Greater Lehigh Valley as of the close of the second quarter of fiscal 2016-2017, the SBA said. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:03:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170426/LVB01/170429895&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170426/LVB01/170429895/AR/0/AR-170429895.jpg SBA lending up in the Greater Lehigh Valley after record 2016 http://www.lvb.com/article/20170426/LVB01/170429896&source=RSS New strip mall sells for 1.3M in Lower Macungie Colliers International&#8217s Upper Macungie Township office said it finalized the sale of a 5,500-square-foot retail strip mall at 5248 Hamilton Blvd. in Lower Macungie Township for 1. 3 million. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:33:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170426/LVB01/170429896&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170426/LVB01/170429896/AR/0/AR-170429896.jpg New strip mall sells for 1.3M in Lower Macungie http://www.lvb.com/article/20170426/LVB01/170429897&source=RSS Pa. House passes liquor reform bills The state House on Tuesday passed a package of liquor reform bills that are likely to be vetoed if they make it to Gov. Tom Wolf's desk this session. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:16:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170426/LVB01/170429897&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170426/LVB01/170429897/AR/0/AR-170429897.jpg Pa. House passes liquor reform bills http://www.lvb.com/article/20170425/LVB01/170429911&source=RSS Looking to buy or sell your business? Here's what to do Whether you are looking to sell your company or buy a new one, it pays to be prepared. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170425/LVB01/170429911&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170425/LVB01/170429912&source=RSS PLCB returns 2M in liquor license fees to host municipalities The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board said it has returned more than 2 million in licensing fees to 1,123 municipalities in which liquor licensees are located. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:30:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170425/LVB01/170429912&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170425/LVB01/170429912/AR/0/AR-170429912.jpg PLCB returns 2M in liquor license fees to host municipalities http://www.lvb.com/article/20170425/LVB01/170429918&source=RSS Nearly 500 LVHN employees to relocate to downtown Allentown Lehigh Valley Health Network said it agreed to move almost 500 of its employees from information services, enterprises analytics and clinical informatics to offices at Three City Center in downtown Allentown, starting in November. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:03:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170425/LVB01/170429918&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170425/LVB01/170429918/AR/0/AR-170429918.jpg Nearly 500 LVHN employees to relocate to downtown Allentown http://www.lvb.com/article/20170424/LVB01/170429936&source=RSS Independent bookstores to celebrate on Saturday In this age of e-books, online bookstores and the Amazon juggernaut, independent bookstores in the Greater Lehigh Valley will join nearly 500 indie book shops across the country Saturday to celebrate their niche in the marketplace. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:09:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170424/LVB01/170429936&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170424/LVB01/170429936/AR/0/AR-170429936.jpg Independent bookstores to celebrate on Saturday http://www.lvb.com/article/20170424/LVB01/170429937&source=RSS Two TechVentures startups to move out to larger spaces Two companies are moving out of a business incubator into larger offices as they capitalize on their growth prospects. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:58:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170424/LVB01/170429937&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20170424/LVB01/170429937/AR/0/AR-170429937.jpg Two TechVentures startups to move out to larger spaces