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Notre Dame of Maryland Ranked Among Best Women’s Colleges

Notre Dame of Maryland University located in northern Baltimore City was named the #11 Best Women’s College in America in College Choice’s 2015 ranking. The ranking is based off of factors that college freshmen identified as most important to their … Read more

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Baltimore Listed Among the Best Startup Cities in America

Popular Mechanics ranked the 14 startup cities in America, focusing on the next wave of cities building an ecosystem to turn innovators into entrepreneurs, and placed Baltimore #5 on the list. Popular Mechanics’ description of Baltimore tells the story of … Read more

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The Importance of the Arts in Economic Development

Recently, Richard Florida of The Atlantic‘s CityLab published a synopsis of a study detailing extensive research that linked arts clustering to widespread economic development in nearly every metropolitan region across the country. The Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore elected to … Read more

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Greater Baltimore Ranked as a Top 5 College Destination

The American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) considers Greater Baltimore the #5 best destination for college students, according to its 2014-2015 College Destinations Index. Neighboring Washington, DC ranked #2. Greater Baltimore received high marks for student life and student opportunity. … Read more

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Port of Baltimore Opens New $22 Million Automobile Berth

The Port of Baltimore is looking to double down on its key areas of operation by opening a new $22 million berth for automobile shipping. Baltimore’s Port handled more roll-on/roll-off cargo and automobiles than any other port in the country … Read more

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Greater Baltimore & Maryland Towns Ranked Among Best Places to Live

CNN Money Magazine’s annual Best Places to Live ranking has been released, and towns from around the region and State of Maryland feature prominently on the list. Columbia and Ellicott City in Howard County jointly rank as the #6 best … Read more

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Towson Ranked Among 100 Best Places to Live

Livability and the Martin prosperity Institute teamed up to produce Livability’s second annual Top 100 Best Place to Live ranking. The ranking draws on the local economy, health, hosuing, education, infrastructure, and amenities of small and mid-sized cities and towns. … Read more

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Three Baltimore Suburbs Among Best for Education

Movoto Real Estate created a list of the best suburbs for education in America. Parents looking for the best places to educate their kids need to look no further than Greater Baltimore, which boasts 3 of the 10 best suburbs … Read more

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57 Greater Baltimore Companies Make the Inc. 5000

The master list of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in America in 2014 released by Inc. includes 57 companies from Greater Baltimore. Three Baltimore companies were in the top 10% of the fastest growing companies in the country: #123 Securityhunter … Read more

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Baltimore and Maryland Maintain Small Business Friendliness

In its third year, the Tumbtack.com and the Kauffman Foundation gave both Baltimore and Maryland a C- for overall small business friendliness in the Thumbtack.com Small Business Friendliness Survey. Baltimore and Maryland both received a C in 2013. Baltimore earned … Read more

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