“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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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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