BISNOW’s Howard County Boom

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Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman and Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will discuss “Connecting Howard and Montgomery Counties and BRT” at BISNOW’s Howard County Boom on Thursday, February 23, 2017. Christopher Leinberger, Chair and Professor, Center for Real Estate and Urban Analysis at George Washington University will serve as the interviewer.

County Executives Kittleman and Leggett will address how US 29 BRT will improve transit options and unlock economic potential among key employment and innovation centers along the corridor.

Other topics to be covered during Howard County Boom include an update regarding the state of the commercial market in Howard County, along with a presentation from Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) CEO Lawrence Twele about the tools and resources being made available from Howard County for commercial real-estate professionals

Howard County Boom is organized by BISNOW, a nationwide publisher of commercial real estate and business news. Covering 26 metro areas in the US and Canada, BISNOW reports on trends and news through its online publications and newsletters as well as through special events held throughout the year.

What: BISNOW’s Howard County Boom

When:  Thursday, February 23, 2017, 7:30 – 10:30 a.m.
County Executives’ Presentation on BRT: 8:45 – 9:05 a.m.
Remarks From HCEDA CEO Lawrence Twele: 9:05 – 9:15 a.m.

Where: One Merriweather Office Building, 10980 Grantchester Way, Columbia

Directions: Street address for event is not in Google maps. If using Google maps, please enter: “SE corner, Little Patuxent & Broken Land Parkways, Columbia, MD”

General directions: From Rt. 29, exit onto Broken Land Parkway and follow signs to Columbia Town Center. Travel about one mile and turn right onto Divided Sky Drive. Entrance to parking garage is immediately on the left.


About HCEDA: The Howard County Economic Development Authority is a public-private partnership whose primary goal is to promote economic growth and stability by supporting existing businesses, targeting new businesses, and attracting corporate/regional headquarters. The Authority also maintains several programs aimed at the special needs of small and agricultural businesses. Additionally, the Authority strives to preserve the distinctive quality of life in Howard County. The Authority can be reached at Contact:



Brian Sheavly
Howard County Economic Development Authority
Office: (410) 313-6500
Cell: (443)-841-2265


Thu, Feb 23, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am

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One Merriweather Office Building
10980 Grantchester Way
Columbia , MD 21044

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