Welcome AAEDC CEO Jerry Walker

Allison Akers

This February AAEDC welcomed new President & CEO Jerry Walker to the team. Previously, Mr. Walker served for two terms on the Anne Arundel County Council representing the Seventh District. He also spent 22 years in the private sector serving as a Vice President at DCA Imaging Systems, a local office technology company. Mr. Walker…

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MARYLAND WORKSMART NAMES NEW DIRECTOR

Karen Glenn Hood

Melanie Koorey from Anne Arundel Community College will lead employee training program BALTIMORE, MD (February 14, 2019) – The Maryland Department of Commerce and the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) today announced that Melanie Koorey has been named the new director of the Maryland WorkSmart program. Started in 2016, Maryland WorkSmart is a joint effort between Commerce…

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Leadership Maryland Announces Class of 2019


Lindsay Herbert

52 business and community leaders chosen to complete eight-month professional development program Annapolis, Md. (February 12, 2019) – Leadership Maryland officially announces the Class of 2019, consisting of 52 business and community leaders from across the state chosen to participate in the professional development program dedicated to building a better Maryland. The Class of 2019,…

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World Famous Crawfish Boil and Muskrat Stew Festival

Sandy Sponaugle

Muskrats, crawfish, brews and tunes create an unconvention- al, but tasty, event every February in downtown Cambridge. The Crawfish Boil and Muskrat Stew Fest boasts the most unique festival menu on the East Coast and features muskrat stew, smoked muskrat, muskrat gravy fries, muskrat chili dogs, boiled crawfish, crawfish cakes, crawfish mac & cheese, crawfish…

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“Shore” Opportunities in Kent County, MD

Sandy Sponaugle

The Kent County Commissioners are pleased to announce the release of an economic development video titled ‘Shore Opportunities in Kent County, MD’ to promote economic activity and positive engagement in our community on February 8, 2019. The video features local businesses in a variety of industries including manufacturing, agribusiness, retail, education, culinary, real estate, and…

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GILLIS GILKERSON REDEVELOPING 200 EAST VINE STREET IN SALISBURY

Sandy Sponaugle

GGI Build Out for CoreLife is Underway with Additional Available Space to Lease SALISBURY, MD – January 29, 2019 – Gillis Gilkerson, one of the most stable and trusted Construction Management, General Contracting and Development firms on Delmarva, today announced it acquired 200 East Vine Street in Salisbury, Maryland. “This is our third project with…

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STATE LEADS DELEGATION TO ARAB HEALTH 2019

Karen Glenn Hood

Maryland Commerce awards Export MD grants to local companies  BALTIMORE, MD (January 29, 2019) – The Maryland Department of Commerce is leading a delegation of Maryland companies this week to Arab Health 2019, the world’s second largest healthcare exhibition. Held in Dubai, this is the sixth year Commerce has exhibited at the trade show, promoting the…

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MAJOR FLOORING RETAILER SELECTS TRADEPOINT ATLANTIC FOR NEW DISTRIBUTION CENTER

Sandy Sponaugle

Floor & Decor will add 150 new jobs at eastern Baltimore County logistics hub BALTIMORE, MD (January 24, 2019) – Floor & Decor, a leading specialty retailer of hard surface flooring, announced plans today to open a 1.5 million square-foot distribution center at Tradepoint Atlantic in eastern Baltimore County. The project is expected to create 150 full-time…

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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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