DEWEY BEACH, DE—The developers of the Lighthouse Cove project here have put off planned renovations to some existing hospitality space and instead are looking to add more condominiums and hotel space.

“We didn’t know whether the hotel was going to work or not. It’s worked beautifully,” says E. Thomas Harvey, president of Dewey Beach Enterprises, which owns Lighthouse Cove’s block between Dickinson Street and Van Dyke Street. “So we’re doing it a piece at a time. That’s allowing us to do what we try to do on every project of this scale, which is find the market as we go.”

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