Chipotle Mexican Grill is coming to Claymont, the Claymont Renaissance Development Corp. announced on Facebook.

Chipotle coming to Claymont, as it thinks about its future

Ken MammarellaBusiness, Headlines, Summer

Chipotle is planning its 12th Delaware restaurant on Philadelphia Pike in Claymont, replacing a Boston Market that closed a year or so ago. “After months of negotiations with the shopping center owner, Chipotle Mexican Grill has signed a long-term lease and will completely rehab the existing building, which is still very structurally solid,” the Claymont Renaissance Development Corp announced on …

claymont rail front

SEPTA train service starts Dec. 4 at new Claymont station

Ken MammarellaGovernment, Headlines

SEPTA commuter train service to the new Claymont Transportation Center starts Dec. 4, increasing the community’s attractiveness to businesses and residents and reducing hassles for commuting into – and just visiting – Philadelphia The new station is a centerpiece of redevelopment of 425 acres on Philadelphia Pike, just south of the Pennsylvania line, that for decades was a steel mill. …

Renovations are underway at the Darley House. (Claymont Renaissance Development Corp.)

Darley House envisioned as home for Claymont entrepreneurs

Ken MammarellaBusiness, Headlines

  A new chapter is being written for the Darley House, a Claymont landmark where illustrator Felix Darley in 1862 created an important archetype of the modern Santa Claus. The state (which owns the half-acre property, on Philadelphia Pike and Darley Road) and the Claymont Renaissance Development Corp. (which rents it) are moving forward on plans to renovate the house …

Claymont Electric Arc Park (Coastal Resilience Design Studio for the Claymont Renaissance Development Corp.)

Claymont eyed for new park with marina, amphitheater

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

  A marina, an amphitheater and 4.4 miles of trails are among the features suggested in a proposal for a large new park in Claymont. “We have a team ready … to make it a first-rate amenity,” said Brett Saddler, executive director of the Claymont Renaissance Development Corp., referring to a group of Delawareans with expertise in the environment, recreation …