Economic Development Leader Camoin Associates, Inc. Announces Its Acquisition of 310 Ltd.

Christa O. Franzi

Provides Full-Service Expertise to Help Communities Create Jobs and Economic Opportunities Tuesday, January 15, 2019, Saratoga Springs, NY – Nationally recognized economic development consulting firm Camoin Associates, Inc. announced today its acquisition of Richmond, VA based 310 Ltd., a direct marketing research firm, to create the only full-service economic development consulting and business investment lead…

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MARYLAND COMMERCE SUPPORTS RESEARCH PROFESSORSHIPS AT FOUR HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS

Karen Glenn Hood

Maryland Institute College of Art; Towson University; the University of Maryland, College Park, and Washington College raise matching funds to promote research and technology BALTIMORE, MD (January 15, 2019) – The Maryland Department of Commerce; Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA); Towson University; the University of Maryland, College Park; and Washington College have endowed a total of…

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Legislators to Economic Development Professionals: Education and Healthcare, that’s what Maryland Does

Sam Shoge, Economic Development Coordinator, Talbot County Government

Historic Inns of Annapolis hosted a gathering of economic developers from across the state of Maryland for the Maryland Economic Development Association’s (MEDA) annual Winter Conference. On the agenda was the “Maryland Legislative Outlook,” a panel discussion moderated by Laurie Boyer, Economic Development Manager for Montgomery County Finance Department’s Division of Fiscal Management. Panelists included…

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MARYLAND, MONTGOMERY COUNTY ANNOUNCE SUPPORT FOR U.K. BIOPHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

Karen Glenn Hood

Leader in cancer treatment will also have R&D, manufacturing in new Rockville facility, will create 170 jobs  BALTIMORE, MD (January 14, 2019) – Maryland today joined with Montgomery County to announce support for the new U.S. headquarters of Autolus, a U.K.-based biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing treatments for cancer. The company plans to create approximately 170 new…

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What business leaders say Maryland should learn after losing out on Amazon HQ2

Holden Wilen

Some have argued that Maryland losing out out on Amazon’s second headquarters was actually a good thing since the state won’t have to provide billions of dollars in tax incentives to the online retail behemoth and deal with more traffic congestion. Sean Looney could not disagree more. “It’s like the Orioles saying we didn’t win…

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Preakness makes more sense in Laurel, Senate President Miller says

Holden Wilen

The effort to rebuild Pimlico and keep the Preakness Stakes in Baltimore appeared to take a significant blow Thursday after Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. threw his support behind moving the race to Laurel. Miller, a Prince George’s County Democrat who is the longest- tenured Senate president in the entire U.S., said as…

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Maryland Ranks High on Milken Institute Report for Technology Economy Preparedness

Maureen Kilcullen

Maryland ranked first for technology and science workforce; third overall BALTIMORE, MD (January 7, 2019) – Maryland ranks among the top states for technology economy preparedness, according to a report that was recently released by the Milken Institute. The 2018 State Technology and Science Index (STSI), which is conducted every other year, ranked Maryland third in the nation…

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Canal HQ relocation becomes a ‘coup’ for Williamsport

Sandy Sponaugle

WILLIAMSPORT — There were numerous trips back and forth to Annapolis and Washington, D.C. Supporters had to wade through the federal bureaucracy, endure long waits for answers and meet with whomever they could to get some movement. And although some got nervous about a key funding element for the project near the end, a plan…

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Governor Larry Hogan Announces Maryland Opportunity Zone Expansion

Shareese Churchill

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Maryland Opportunity Zone Expansion Launches Maryland Opportunity Zone Task Force and Website, Will Introduce Legislation and Expand Workforce Development ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today announced a series of initiatives and legislation to further expand the thriving Maryland Opportunity Zone program. A total of $56.5 million will be dedicated to…

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Governor Larry Hogan Announces Cabinet Appointment

Shareese Churchill

Appoints Kelly M. Schulz as Secretary of Maryland Department of Commerce ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today announced the appointment of Kelly M. Schulz as secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce. Schulz currently serves as secretary of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR). “Secretary Schulz is a strong advocate for Maryland’s job…

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