Seven years ago, Kim and Jesse Hill purchased the Mann building in downtown Lebanon. It was the Lancaster couple’s first venture into commercial real estate.
In December 2011, the Hills opened Cowork Vibe, a shared workspace on the fifth floor of the historic property at 815 Cumberland St. The coworking concept is designed to provide professional, affordable office space and a supportive atmosphere for freelancers, startups, small businesses and nonprofits.
Swatara Township-based U-Gro Learning Centres Inc. isn’t on the Top 100 list yet, but continued success is bringing it closer and closer to making the list. Started in 1973, the company now has 12 centers across Central Pennsylvania and a story of how changing culture shaped its business plan.
"Bid briefing" is an attempt to highlight some midstate projects out for bid and awarded contracts, as tracked by Harrisburg-based Mid Atlantic BX. It will be a regular blog feature and run the last Wednesday of each month.
Tom Royer, senior vice president and chief operating officer of Lebanon County-based Royer’s Flowers and Gifts, talks about his business travel to suppliers in the flower-growing regions of Colombia. Royer makes the trip to South America two to three times a year to maintain quality control and avoid surprises during high-volume holidays such as Valentine's Day and Mother's Day.