Through its Downtown Newark Partnership, the City of Newark, University of Delaware, and other stakeholder have continued to transform an already “alive” downtown district into a more attractive destination for Newarkers and visitors. In 2011, the
Partnership received the coveted Great American Main Street Award by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. In addition to work by the Partnership’s Events, Merchants, Parking, Economic Enhancement and Design Committees, work with developers to embrace Newark Design Guidelines and mixed-use development has been a key to the success in its vibrant downtown.
Lang Development Group in Newark, Delaware is a real estate acquisition, development, and property management company that operates in New Castle County. While the company controls 25 projects and 350,000 square feet of commercial space and over 200 residential units, Lang Development Group has experienced a large portion of its growth surrounding the University of Delaware community. LDG has 12 mixed-use developments, which provide retail shops and restaurants on the lower level with residential apartments on upper levels.