Congratulations to Chris Moyer, Director of the Cecil County Office of Economic Development - OED, for his well-deserved recognition as one of North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers of 2019.
The industrial market continues to grow in Greater Baltimore. Merritt Properties announced their plans for an 860,0000-square-foot warehouse in Harford County at the new 98-acre Tower Logistics Center.
Northrup Grumman announces a $958 million contract win for full-rate production of a radar system produced at their Anne Arundel County plant.
This is big news - literally BIG! In case you missed it, the Port of Baltimore welcomed the largest container ship the Port has ever seen, but it won’t be the last. The Port is essential to the economic growth of the Greater Baltimore region and we are excited to see the expansion happening in our...
EAGB staff is on tour to gain fresh perspective and updates on the economic development assets and opportunities of the Greater Baltimore region. We recently visited Harford County to meet with Steve Overbay, Deputy Director, Community & Economic Development. Below are highlights from our tour:
This is just what the doctor ordered! Check out this truly innovative partnership between LifeBridge Health and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield to support digital health startups. Another reason the Greater Baltimore region is the place to start, grow and locate business.
The corporate headquarters of Coronis Health is relocating to Carroll County. Their CEO, Stephen Grubbs, shared, “We are excited about our move to Carroll County. We are in a state-of-the-art facility with lots of nearby amenities for employees. In addition, the location provides our fast growing...
For anyone who has been touched by cancer – tragically, this includes just about everyone – there is promising news coming out of Johns Hopkins. A new company called Thrive Earlier Detection Corp. has been licensed by Johns Hopkins to develop and market CancerSEEK, a test designed to detect cancer...
The EAGB is touring the Greater Baltimore region. We recently visited Cecil County for a tour guided by the Director of the Cecil County Economic Development Office, Chris Moyer. On our tour, we had a look at the site of a new Great Wolf Lodge, slated to open in 2022.
Check out what the Howard Hughes Corporation is planning for the Downtown Columbia Lakefront.
Under Armour prepares to open a new distribution warehouse at Tradepoint Atlantic in Baltimore County. With it, the Region welcomes 1,000 new jobs.
Listen to Lauren’s story and why this UMBC cybersecurity graduate decided to stay in Maryland. Lauren shares with Maryland Department of Commerce that “If you want to be a cybersecurity professional, Maryland is the place to be.”
The Wall Street Journal has named Baltimore one of three top “New Cities for New Grads.” Baltimore is attracting young professionals due to an abundance of ‘hot’ jobs, cheap rents, millennial enclaves, social life, and more. Don’t miss the highlights in the video at marker 2:25.
(Baltimore, Md.) – The Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore (EAGB) is pleased to welcome new staff members: Susanne Forno as marketing director, Carol Meek as office & programs administrator and Nick Henninger as research & data analyst.
Baltimore County will welcome Whole Foods Market as the anchor to the $350 million Towson Row mixed-use project.
Greater Baltimore hosted some of the brightest teens from across the country for The Cyber Patriot National Finals Competition. We’re excited to see future generations interested in STEM, including Baltimore County’s Loyola Blakefield school which had two teams represented in the national finals.
According to Bloomberg Businessweek’s latest U.S. State Innovation Index, Maryland is one of the Country’s top 5 innovative markets!
Carroll County’s Zeteo Tech LLC has raised $10M in new funding. A great achievement by this Greater Baltimore defense tech firm!
There are more trained cyberengineers in Maryland than in the rest of the U.S. combined! With nearly 110,000 cyber-related engineering and data science professionals, Maryland boasts the world's largest state-trained cyber workforce.
Paragon, founded in Baltimore nearly 30 years ago, is one of the largest and fastest-growing biotechnology companies in the state. The new cutting-edge biomanufacturing facility is expected add 500 new jobs by the end of this year!
Expanding its commitment to entrepreneurship, workforce development and partnership, Towson University – the Greater Baltimore region’s largest public university – has unveiled plans for the former Armory building in the heart of Baltimore County.
Healthcare is rapidly expanding in Harford County, but it’s more than “bricks and mortar.” Find out more about the upcoming advancements and why businesses should consider Harford County as a potential location.
The EAGB is proud (but in no way surprised!) to see Stanley Black & Decker and McCormick & Company, Inc. , both headquartered in the Greater Baltimore region, earning spots on the national “100 Most Reputable Companies in the US” list!
Smithfield Foods will become the latest manufacturer to open a new distribution center at Principio Business Park, bringing 240 jobs to Cecil County. We’re excited to see Cecil County continue to grow!
When it comes to overall economic impact, the Greater Baltimore region’s tech sector contributes $21.6 billion to the economy. The state also added 3,700 tech jobs between 2017 and 2018, and we’re eager to see that growth continue.
Seven new tenants have signed on to open in the upcoming Towson Station in Baltimore County.
According to SmartAccess.com, Baltimore moved up a spot to No. 2 on a study of the best cities for women in tech.
The 450-room Great Wolf Lodge resort in Cecil County is moving forward. It would create up to 600 full-time jobs and add between 450 and 500 hotel beds to the local tourism industry. Read more about the return on investment the county anticipates from an article released by the Baltimore Business...
Tradepoint Atlantic in the Port of Baltimore will soon be an import gateway for Volkswagen, Audi, Bentley and Lamborghinis as Volkswagen works to improve their vehicle delivery in the mid-Atlantic region!
Banking giant JPMorgan Chase & Co. recently announced that it and its partners will give $6.65 million to community groups in the Baltimore-Washington region that lend money to minority-owned businesses and entrepreneurs to help them start and grow businesses!
The deal is signed. Read more on this exclusive article from the Baltimore Business Journal.
Greater Baltimore is truly connected to it all - Already proven as a ground-breaking leader in innovation and technology, Baltimore's Under Armour is now preparing to break out of the Earth's atmosphere. The partnership announced today with Sir Richard Branson's space company Virgin Galactic will...
EAGB Names Michele Whelley CEO and Sharon (Markley) Schreiber COO The Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore (EAGB) announced the appointment of Michele L. Whelley as chief executive officer and Sharon K. (Markley) Schreiber as chief operating officer, effective Jan. 21st. Whelley succeeds veteran...
On Wednesday, Mayor Catherine Pugh announced a new apprenticeship program aimed at providing mechanical skills training and certification to help local residents gain employment in the energy sector.
Bridges to Biotech is a collaboration between the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, the National Institutes of Health, and the Maryland Department of Commerce to provide Ph.D.
The Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has selected St. John Properties, Inc., headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, as the 2018 Developer of the Year – the association’s highest honor.
The Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore named Bill Jones as its interim leader on Monday, and said it is exploring a new leadership structure.
The Maryland location represents the customer-facing side of business and includes the marketing and sales teams. Tech Adventures plans to add more staff to that office toward the end of 2018 as Protego "gets the product out the door."
“The Merriweather District represents the future of Maryland’s tech evolution, and as the future home of Tenable’s new headquarters, it also means hundreds of new jobs right here in Columbia,” Gov. Larry Hogan said in a statement.
"Infrastructure is going to be key to how this site builds out and the next important step in the redevelopment of this iconic site," said Aaron Tomarchio, SVP, Tradepoint Atlantic. "We're in a critical stage of the site's development."
Kohr succeeds Augie Chiasera, president of Greater Baltimore/Chesapeake for M&T Bank, who has served as chair of the public/private economic development organization since 2015.
Small and minority-owned Strum Contracting will provide welding services to install the tower, which is made up of "an intricate steel lattice." The company will also aid with welding needs at the Port of Baltimore.
The Camden Yards warehouse was built in 1899 by the B&O Railroad to serve historic Camden Station. Additions were made in 1905, and now the warehouse will have work done to improve the Orioles' iconic outfield backdrop.
UMBC president, Freeman Hrabowski writes: ""We’ve defied the odds before. Three decades ago, nobody believed you could close the achievement gap between white and underrepresented minority students, who were disproportionately likely to be lower-income and to be less academically prepared, without...
To determine the list, the personal finance website compared 182 of the largest cities in America and compared them across three dimensions; emotional and physical well-being, income and employment and community and environment.
Job security, higher salaries, and gender equality in the workplace keep us at the top of the list. Baltimore's tech scene has been booming over the last several years--by 36% to be exact, between 2013 and 2016--and has been ranked the 3rd best city in the country for women in tech roles; 32% of...
Bank of America owns the 377,000-square-foot complex at 11333 McCormick Road, which is located across the street from Hunt Valley Towne Centre. The bank has added space, upgraded interior, and increased parking at the site. Merrill Lynch, Bank of America's wealth management division, also has...
A group of entrepreneurs met President Barack Obama at his D.C. office. Among them was Catalyte CEO, Jacob Hsu, a Baltimore downtown tech company that recently closed a $27 million funding round.
"This public-private infrastructure investment will ignite job creation in Baltimore County and the entire region by speeding up the turnaround of Sparrows Point from a shuttered steelmaking site into a modern hub for global commerce,” Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said in a statement.
DataTribe is launching a new funding competition for young and potentially disruptive firms within the industry. Called the DataTribe Cyber Crucible, it will offer three finalist companies $20,000 in prize money to split. One company may be selected to receive $2 million in seed capital from...
Starting 2/4, the Maryland Transit Administration has reestablished daily transit bus service to Sparrows Point at Tradepoint Atlantic, connecting more Baltimore residents to an emerging job center.
As one of America's busiest deep water ports and the leader of roll on/roll off cargo, it's no surprise that starting in March, the Port of Baltimore will begin a new monthly shipping service to New Zealand and Australia.
Since the 2000-2001 academic year, a total of 413 African Americans have earned M.D.-Ph.D.s from institutions across the United States. More than 10 percent of those M.D.-Ph.D.s were awarded to UMBC undergraduate alumni who identify as African American.
Janish and Tonsmeire, who have been honing their craft as home brewers since 2005, plan to focus on barrel-aged, mixed-fermented beers as well as hoppy ales at the new brewery. The taproom will start out serving eight different brews and will adjust its offerings based on visitor response.
Over the course of two days, 24 students from Arundel Elementary Middle School visited the Bustin Boards headquarters at City Garage in Port Covington as part of an incentive program rewarding South Baltimore students for good behavior and consistent attendance at school.
The Sparrows Point distrubution center, which will open in 2019, will be a “state-of-the-art fulfillment center in historic Sparrows Point” and “continue innovation in a state committed to providing great opportunities for jobs and customer experience,” said Sanjay Shah, Amazon’s vice president of...
Baltimore is No. 31 in the country for economic opportunity, or the chance that a current business will remain open and a new business will prosper, according to San Francisco-based Yelp Inc.'s (NYSE: YELP) first ever "Local Economic Outlook" report.
Morgan State University's new 1,600-square-foot cyber laboratory aims to train engineers and researchers to protect national agencies from data breaches and cyber attacks. The lab, officially called Center for Reverse Engineering and Assured Microelectronics, or CREAM, will be housed in the...
The mission of universities is to prepare students for jobs, so it’s no surprise that nurturing startups is becoming a focus of colleges in this entrepreneurial age. Often, the reach goes beyond the university.
Baltimore ranked as the 31st best city for tourism in the country by Resonance. The study looked at cities that attracted 3 million people or more a year. Baltimore ranked 24th for entertainment and 66th for sports and adventure.
The artists and cultural leaders selected for Art of Change fellowships all have a demonstrated commitment to social justice, and reflect a powerful diversity of experiences and creative voices. Drawn from a wide range of artistic fields, the fellows span generations, backgrounds, geographies, and...
Based on the rankings of factors such as: buying power of women, percentage of women-owned businesses, and wage gap between women and men, Baltimore is recognized as the top city in the U.S. for businesswomen.
Reuters just published a list of the 100 most innovative universities in the world, and one local school cracked the top 25. Johns Hopkins was the only Maryland school to make the list, ranking 22nd.
According to a newly released report by job site Glassdoor, Charm City is the 19th best place to look for a job in the country; Baltimore gets placed inside the top 20 Best Cities for Jobs.
Baltimore ranks highly in the tech field as one of the eight U.S. cities with the most tech jobs being created, according to Indeed.com.
Unemployment continues to fall in Maryland for both the private and public sectors, with rates dropping to 4.1 percent in June. Overall, Maryland has gained 56,100 jobs in the last 12 months.
Job search site ZipRecruiter recently analyzed its database of more than eight million active jobs, and ranked the 20 fastest-growing tech markets.
Last year, Southwest carried more than 9 million origin and destination passengers at BWI, contributing $3 billion to the Baltimore-area GDP.
Maryland has moved closer to getting an offshore wind farm. The state's Public Service Commission announced Thursday that two developers, Skipjack Offshore Wind LLC and U.S. Wind Inc.
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